Location: Wabash Valley College
Phone: 618-262-8641 Ext: 3398
Health Occupations (2 Credits/1 Year, 12th Grade (Possible 15 credit hours)
Students will receive entry-level allied health care worker training and explore a variety of health care careers. The program integrates academic, clinical experience, and application-oriented curricula. Upon completion of the training, students will have the opportunity to become a certified nursing assistant (CNA). Course work will include supervised lab and clinical experiences. Attendance may be required on several Saturdays for the CNA certificate. Students must complete the application process, have excellent school attendance, maintain a “B” average or better, have available and dependable transportation, have an interest in the health field, current immunizations, carry a professional liability insurance policy, and complete a background check prior to any clinical experience.
This is a dual credit course. Dual Credit Students – A current high school junior or senior registered for a college course that earns both high school and college credit for that course. Registration is completed in conjunction with the admission process. Dual Credit registration is held at the high schools coordinated by the high school guidance counselors and the IECC Registration and Records Office.