Allied Health

Allied Health [Nursing Assistant and Certified Medication Aide]

Site: Northern Career Institute-Eastlake
COLLEGE CREDITS - Tech Prep/CT2
Two-year program: grades 11-12
 
Junior year of the program is designed to provide the basic healthcare skills necessary for an enty-level position in healthcare. Students will learn to assist patients with daily living and fundamental tasks, assist with restorative therapy and learn to work in a healthcare setting. Senior year of the program is designed to describe the role and functions of a certified medication aide. Students will relate the function of safe medication administration to the promotion of residents' rights. Career opportunities for students completing the Allied Health program may include: Certified Medication Aide, STNA, home health aide and dietary aide.
 
 
Instructor: Ms. Danielle Blood
  • Education: Lakeland Community College (Associates Degree in Applied Science- Nursing), Registered Nurse, Wound Care Certified Nurse.
  • Work Experience: 4 years as a Psychiatric Nurse, 12 years as the Assistant Director of Nursing in LTC and Skilled Rehab, 4 years Allied Health Instructor.
  • Hobbies: Traveling, Spending time with kids sporting activities (basketball, baseball, competitive cheerleading)

Additional Information

Credits: 3 credits each year (2 Courses/yr-1.5 credits each)
 
PROGRAM CONTENT
The student will learn:
    •    Medical Law & Ethics
    •    Data Collection
    •    Anatomy & Physiology
    •    State Tested Nursing Assistant
    •    Patient Education
    •    CPR/First Aid
    •    Administering Medication (MA-C)
     •    Sterile Environments
     •    Career Assistance
COURSES
    •    Principles of Allied Health
    •    Patient Centered Care & Diagnostics
    •    Pharmacology
    •    Medical Terminology
 
POST SECONDARY ARTICULATION
   •      Lakeland Community College-up to 6 credits

   •      University of Akron-up to 10 credits
   •      CT2: up to 3 sem hrs/all OH public colleges
   •      Cuyahoga Community College-up to 4 credits 

CERTIFICATION AVAILABLE
    •    Certified Medication Aide
    •    State Tested Nursing Assistant [STNA]
    •    CPR/First Aid
    •    OSHA-10 hr Healthcare Certification

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
     •    State Tested Nursing Assistant [STNA]  
 
    •    Certified Medication Aide
     •    Home Health Aide
    •    Hospice Aide
     •    Mental Health Counselor
     •    Restorative Aide   
    •    Hospitality Aide

 
 
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