Career Major - Restorative Aide

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

Therapeutic Services Pathway Career Majors

Restorative Aide - Fairview Campus only
This major allows students the opportunity to complete the requirements for being a long-term care aide and to continue their education to be a restorative aide. Restorative aides focus their care on patients in long term care facilities and they may help in the rehabilitation with patients with physical and mental impairments. Students must obtain CNA certification prior to completing the restorative care courses in the major. In this Career Major, students complete the Health Careers Core Curriculum (Technology Center), Core Medical Terminology and Anatomy and Physiology. Also, Core First Aid and Healthcare Provider CPR is included in this career major.

Career Major Length: 556 hours

SOC Code: 31.1011
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Health Careers Curriculum 225
Core Medical Terminology 45
Anatomy and Physiology 120
Core Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid 15
Long Term Care Aide 91
Restorative Care Aide 60


Campus Location: Fairview

Financial Aid Eligible: No

Who Can Enroll: High School Students only

Student Organization: Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)

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

Alva Instructor: Debra Button

Last updated on 6/23/13