Grade level 12. Students are selected by application process and letters of recommendation. Foundation in ASD Health Care/Medical Academy classes and recommended. Approximately $300 in fees required for clinical requirements and CNA licensing exam.
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) class is a rigorous and fast-paced class designed to meet the curriculum requirements of the Alaska State Board of Nursing. This class includes supervised skills training and practice, and approximately 60 hours of clinical experience outside of the classroom with clients in long term care (nursing home) and assisted living facilities. Upon successful completion of the course, students qualify to take the Alaska state exam for a nationally recognized CNA license. CNAs are qualified to work in a variety of entry-level healthcare positions in hospitals, nursing homes, and home health. CNAs provide direct hands-on care which requires a strong concept of safety and high-level of maturity. Excellent attendance, teamwork and participation are critical for student success.
1.5 elective credit
AHA BLS Healthcare Provider CPR
UAA Tech prep credit
Adrienne Voss - Instructor
Ms. Voss is certified in Medic First Aid, is a CPR Instructor and holds a State of Alaska Type C- School Nurse certificate. She has hospital nursing experience in internal medicine, surgical, long-term care and emergency room. She has community nursing experience at Romig Middle School. Social services experience includes AWAIC Shelter, Alzheimer’s Resource Agency and as a lifeguard. She loves to spend time hiking, cross-country skiing and camping.