This program introduces the nursing process that includes development and delivery of basic nursing skills in a health care facility or community setting. Clinical experiences are correlated with classroom instruction so that students learn required skills. Students learn to provide physical and emotional support to patients by providing therapeutic, rehabilitative, and preventive health care services. This program will allow students to test for State Tested Nurses Aide.
Many of the fastest growing occupations are concentrated in the health services field and 14% of ALL job growth will be in health services. Factors contributing to continued growth in this industry include the aging population, which will continue to require more services, and the increased use of innovative medical technology for intensive diagnosis and treatment. The Department of Labor projects a 26% increase in just the number of health care job openings. Health care careers will remain the rising stars of employment outlook.