Are you at a crossroads in choosing a career path? Not sure if you want to take up a trade, attend a technical school, or university? Not necessarily keen on commuting or relocating to somewhere in central or western Massachusetts? Can’t find something that interests you at local universities?
Consider a career in a perpetually growing field: healthcare. Perhaps you’ve already considered that but unsure where to start. Are there professional facilities close by that offer study in healthcare and in a number of fields?
This program is state-certified and provides students with the skills needed to work in a variety of medical settings. Topics include physical and emotional care of patients, vital signs, communication skills, handling of stress, safety issues, and the aging process. The course consists of classroom instruction, followed by practice in a nursing lab.
In order to apply these skills in a clinical setting, approximately 24 hours will be spent in a nursing home under the supervision of the instructor.
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
• Communication Skills
• Vital Signs
• Ambulation with a gait belt
• Transferring to a wheelchair
• Body positions: supine, prone, lateral, Sim’s, and Fowler’s
• Range of motion exercises
* The course also includes Alzheimer’s Certification.
Day Classes are taking place April 29th, June 3rd, and July 22nd, Monday through Thursday from 9:00am-2:30am. Evening Classes are June 3rd-June 28th and July 8th-26th, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 6:00pm-9:30pm with four clinicals required from 4:00pm-10-00pm.
Coastal Career Academy is licensed by the Division of Professional Licensure since 1999 as a private occupational school in accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts’ general laws. The nurse aide program is approved by the State Department of Public Health.
Payment plans are also available.
Interested in registering? Visit coastalcareeracademy.com/product/nurse-assistant-training/
26 South Water Street
New Bedford, MA
288 Plymouth Ave., Suite 2
Fall River, MA 02721