Career Majors - Advanced Acute Care Nursing Assistant

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Northwest Tech offers the following career majors within the Health Science Cluster.

Therapeutic Services Pathway Career Majors

Advanced Acute Care Nursing Assistant (Pre-Nursing) - Fairview Campus only
The Health Careers Core Curriculum (Technology Center), Medical Terminology and Anatomy And Physiology are included in this major.  Students in this career major complete a long-term care career major and the first two courses of the Licensed Practical Nurse career major.  . The advanced acute care nursing assistant cares for patients with routine healthcare needs, bedside care, and basic nursing procedures. Students must pass the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s certification exam for long term care assistants to work in most facilities as nursing assistants.

Career Major Length: 897 hours

SOC Code: 31.1011
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Health Careers Core Curriculum 225
Core Medical Terminology 45
Core Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid 15
Anatomy and Physiology 120
Long Term Care Aide 91
Concepts of Nursing 40
Fundamentals of Nursing 160
Home Health Aide 16
Feeding Assistant 45
Clinical I Basic Nursing 80
Restorative Care Aide 60


Campus Location: Fairview

Financial Aid Eligible: Financial Aid Eligibility Pending upon Approval of US Dept. of Ed

Who Can Enroll: High School Juniors and Seniors & Adults

Student Organization: Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)

Tuition and Materials Use Fees:
Full-time in-district adult tuition - $1,794
Full-time out-of-district adult - $3,588
Full-time materials use fees - $448

Salary Range: $8.62/hour

Helpful Attributes and Abilities:

  • Reading and math skills at the 10th grade level or above
  • A positive attitude
  • A general interest in health careers
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to relate to people in a caring, empathetic manner
  • Good eye-hand coordination
  • Good physical and mental health
  • Dependability
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of personality types

Cluster: Health Science

Pathway: Therapeutic Services

Fairview Instructor: Mrs. Debra Button

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Updated 6/9/15