The Nurse Assistant program is a great starting place for the student interested in working as a supportive caregiver in a healthcare setting or in further education in practical nursing or other health-related disciplines. Many students go on to pursue further education to become licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, physicians or more.
Fast Facts on certified nurse assistants
Information provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
How Capital Region BOCES CTE can get you there
The one-year program provides training in total patient care both in the classroom and through off-campus, supervised clinical experiences. Students prepare for the New York State Certified Nurse Assistant examination. Certification qualifies individuals to work in any nursing home in the state.
All seniors create a portfolio which they present to teachers, administrators, peers and/or industry professionals. The portfolio includes employability information and exemplary work in technical and communication skills that students have created and developed over the course of the year.
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