A: Refer to the "Prerequisites" tab above.
Start your health and medical or nursing career by preparing for two state certifications: Long-Term Care Nurse Assistant and Home Health Care Nurse Assistant. This class provides core knowledge based on the Oklahoma State Department of Health Guidelines. Upon certification, you can begin your career as a Long Term and Home Health Care Nurse Assistant, and additionally you are prepared to continue your education in the health care industry. Nursing Assistants perform delegated tasks under the supervision of a licensed nurse. Nurse Assistants focus on the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of the resident and their family.
- Experience the joy and satisfaction of helping others with activities of daily living in long term care and home health settings
- Perform therapeutic treatments, take vital signs, and provide mobility assistance
- Develop a foundation to provide compassionate care for patients and their families that will make a positive difference
Build your nursing career foundation by learning Certified Nurse Aide skills! Nurse aides are also known as nursing assistants, certified nursing assistants, geriatric aides, and patient care technicians. Nurse Aides provide hands-on care and perform routine tasks in long term care facilities, hospitals, and patients' / residents' homes under the supervision of nursing and medical staff.