CNA Class Information

Main Areas of Focus

Basic Patient Care
Safety in the Workplace
Legal/Ethical Standards
First Aid/CPR Certification
Medical Terminology
Mobility/Rehabilitation
Nutrition
Patient Assessment
Wellness
Basic Pharmacology

State of Michigan Curriculum Segments

Academic Foundations (Anatomy & Physiology) and Med Math
Medical Terminology (Anatomy & Physiology)
Communications
Teamwork
Safety
Systems
Legal (Charting) and Ethical
Technical Skills (CPR)
Health Maintenance
Employability
Information Technology
Work Based Learning

Certifications

Certified Nurse Aide 
CPR
First Aid
Medical OSHA Training (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)

High School Credit

Credit is earned at the local high schools when the course is completed. Students may be eligible to earn 4th year math-related credit, 3rd year science credit, VPAA credit, and credit for an online learning experience. Check with your counselor for the number of credits your high school offers for this class.

Student Leadership

Students in CNA have the opportunity for leadership, competition, and community service through membership in Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA).