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Health Science: CNA

                Instructor:  Mrs. Sara Wood ([email protected])
                                           Mrs. Wood
Prerequisite: None
Course Description:

Students in this two-semester course participate in a more individualized plan of study; therefore, it best suits students with a pre-determined career goal.  The curriculum includes CPR and 1st Aid certification, projects relating to individual career interests, participation in community service and development of leadership skills through membership in Health Occupations Students of America, life skills needed to manage one’s personal life, job seeking skills, and completion of a personal portfolio.  Students have the opportunity to obtain certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).  Dual credit is offered with acceptable level placement scores. (3 credits per semester, 2 semester course)


Certifications Available:
Dual Credit:
Ivy Tech Dual Credit Equivalent:  HLHS 107 CNA Preparation, 5 cr.; HLHS 100 Intro to Health Careers, 3 cr.; HLHS 113 Dementia Care, 3 cr.; HLHS 121 Customer Relations in Healthcare, 3 cr.
Job Opportunities:
  • CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant
  • RN - Registered Nurse
  • Dental Assistant
  • X-Ray Technician
  • EMT - Emergency Medical Technician
  • LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Medical Assistant
  • Doctor
  • Dentist
Click below for an interactive Health Sciences experience: