Nurse Aide Program for High School

What is the Nurse Aide program?

Always working under the direction of a nurse (RN or LPN/LVN) the nurse aid provides hands-on nursing care to patients, residents, clients, and customers in a variety of health care settings. Nurse aides typically provide assistance with bathing, dressing, eating, toileting, and oral care to people who cannot do these tasks alone.

What will I learn?

This program will include residents’ rights, communication, safety, observation, reporting, and assisting residents in maintaining basic comfort and safety, with clinical experience of instruction providing detailed educational training and work-based skilled experience in direct patient care at a clinical site.

What can I do with this course of study?

Certified Nursing Assistant

What's special about the program?

Upon completion of the program, the Certified Nurse Aide student will have completed an entry-level nursing assistants training to achieve a level of knowledge, skills, and abilities essential to provide basic care to residents in long-term care facilities.

Students will have completed an entry-level nursing assistants training to achieve a level of knowledge, skills, and abilities essential to provide basic care.

Contact Information

Program Director:
Bonnie Hobbs
bhobbs15@alamo.edu
210-486-2099
MLK Center for Health Professions (CHP), 100C