Nursing Foundations

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 CIP Code: 51.9999

Instructors: Mrs. Cline, Mrs. Lenig-Zerby

Program Overview

Nursing Assistants work in long-term care facilities such as nursing homes. This program provides opportunities to gain experience in real life situations. Students can learn to feed, bathe, care for patients and monitor patient vitals. The hands-on experiences and training students receive will provide strong preparation for future careers.

Is this Career Right For You?

  • Do you want to help and care for others?
  • Are you adaptable?
  • Are you good with people?
  • Are you interested in the healthcare field?
  • Can you accurately manage several tasks at the same time?

Inside the Industry

Healthcare Technologists & Technicians, all other $43,120
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Workers, all other $82,870
Healthcare Support Worker $38,850
Nurse, Other Specialist $69,170


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 Possible Careers 

  • Registered Nurse*
  • Respiratory Technologist*
  • Licensed Practical Nurse*
  • Occupational Therapist*
  • Physical Therapist*
  • Physician's Assistant*
  • Pharmacist*
  • Certified Emergency Medical Technician*
  • Radiology Technologist*
  • Physician*
  • Laboratory Technologist*
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant*
  • Physical Therapy Assistant*
  • Respiratory Therapist*
  • Surgical Technologist*
  • Paramedic*
  • Certified Nursing Assistant*
  • Dental Assistant
  • Home Health Aide
  • Pharmacy Technician

*Requires additional training/schooling

 Potential Certifications 

  • Bloodborne Pathogen
  • First Aid
  • CPR
  • Home Health Aide
  • Direct Patient Care Provider
  • OSHA-10
  • Employability: Interviewing Skills
  • AMCA (American Medical Certification Association)
  • Medical Certification Association)
  • Medical Assistant
  • Certification (MAC)
  • Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Certification (CMAC)
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Certification (PCTC)
  • Nursing Assisting (NA)

 Statewide Articulation Agreements