Medical Careers/Certified Nursing Assistant

Students in Medical Careers

Course Description

Medical Careers explored through body systems, medical terminology, Basic First Aid, CPR with an emphasis on Nurse Assistant skills and knowledge for certification and work in health care settings. This course is only offered to 11th and 12 graders.

  • Recommend Intro to Medical Careers or other related health courses prior to enrolling.
  • Must be 16 years of age to begin the course.
Program LengthProgram TimesHigh School Credits
Two SemestersAM: 8:20-10:45 AM
PM: 1:15-3:40 PM
15 Elective Credits
College Credit
Semester 1Semester 2
College credit and enrollment in the spring semester of the year long courseNUA 1001- Health Care Skills (4 credits)
NUA 1070- Clinical Experience (1 Credit)

Capstone completion: Must complete both semesters and pass in house or CNA state testing.

Industry Certifications

CNA License

  • If state CNA testing is not complete until after graduation, students must pass in house practice exams prior to completion of last semester in this pathway.
Related Careers

Speak with your school counselor about attending part-time or contact CEC Counselor, Zachary Williams for more information.