This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Health Science career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of Health Science career cluster. This program is designed to prepare students for employment as nursing assistants (SOC 31-1014 Nursing Assistants). The content includes but is not limited to interpersonal skills, medical terminology, legal and ethical responsibilities, safe and efficient work, gerontology, nutrition, pet-facilitated therapy, health and safety including Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – heart saver level, and employability skills.
|Course #||OCP||Course Title||Hours|
|HSC0003||A||Basic Healthcare Worker||90|
|HCP0121||B||Nurse Aide and Orderly (Articulated)||75|
Traviss Technical College
3225 Winter Lake Road
Evening Program – Traviss Only
The Nursing Assistant (Articulated) program is approved by the Florida State Board of Nursing. Successful completion of this program from an approved school prepares the student for certification for employment as a Nursing Assistant, in accordance with Chapter 464.203, Florida Statutes. Upon completion of this program, students are eligible to apply to take and pass the Certified Nursing Assistant exam, to be employed as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).