PATIENT CARE ASSISTING PROGRAM
ADVANCED HEALTHCARE TRAINING
The program is designed to prepare students for employment as cross-trained nursing assistants, patient care assistants, nursing aides, or home health aides. Successful completion of this program prepares students for certification for employment as a nursing assistant in a nursing home. Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to take the state nursing assistant examination. Upon successfully passing the state examination, students will be certified by the Department of Health, Florida Board of Nursing, CNA Board.
290 hours, 19 weeks
• Standard career and technical program admission procedures (see General Information sheet);
Call (352) 671-7200 today for more information ON THE PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN PROGRAM. ALSO BE SURE TO CHECK OUT OUR MEDICAL ASSISTING, MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTING, MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN, NURSING ASSISTANT, PHLEBOTOMY, RADIOGRAPHY, AND VETERINARY ASSISTING PROGRAMS.
Prospective students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine financial aid eligibility. For more information contact Bille Strodl, Financial Aid Officer at CTAE, by phone at 671-7200 or via email at Billie.Strodl@marion.k12.fl.us.