If you’re looking for a rewarding career in the healthcare industry, becoming a Nursing Assistant may be a great career path for you.
Earning your Certificate of Completion by completing our Nursing Assistant program** in Fayetteville, North Carolina can prepare you for a new career in as little as three months. So if you live in Hope Mills, Fort Bragg, Spring Lake, Raeford, Lumberton or Charlotte, read on to learn how our Nursing Assistant program can give you the training needed to enter the workforce.
What is a Nursing Assistant?
Nursing Assistants work directly with patients, helping them perform daily tasks while maintaining their dignity. They also assist doctors and nurses by monitoring patient behavior, condition, and overall well-being. Nursing Assistants can work anywhere medical services are provided, but are most often found in hospitals and long-term care facilities.
- Transferring patients between beds and wheelchairs
- Measuring and recording patient vital signs and reporting health concerns.
- Serving meals and helping patients eat and drink
- Helping patients bathe and dress
Is This Career in Demand?
Advancements in healthcare technology and an aging population have caused the healthcare industry to grow at a rapid pace. Healthcare workers are in demand more than ever before. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the demand for Nursing Assistants will grow 21% by the year 2022. That’s almost double the average growth for other jobs!
What Will I Learn in Miller-Motte College’s Nursing Assistant Program?
At Miller-Motte College, we have created a unique program that blends classroom instruction, practical training and career placement assistance to prepare you for the workforce. We’ll teach you what you need to know to find a job and succeed in your new career.
Listed below are some of the skills you’ll learn in Nursing Assistant classes:
- How to safely transfer patients from a bed to a wheelchair and vice versa
- How to properly collect and handle lab samples
- How to dress and groom patients
- Safety and infection control procedures
- Medical terminology
For more information on course offerings and program start dates, download our Course Catalog.
How Long Is Nursing Assistant Training?
At Miller-Motte College, you could start a new career in the healthcare field in as little as three months. Our Nursing Assistant program will teach you all of the skills needed to earn a Nursing Assistant credential and begin a rewarding career.
Launch Your Career as a Nursing Assistant Now! All it Takes is One Phone Call!
If you’re interested in earning a Certificate of Completion from our Nursing Assistant program and starting a new career, call the Admissions Representatives at Miller-Motte College in Fayetteville, NC. They’ll answer your questions and help you get started right away. They’ll even provide career advising, financial aid information and more.
on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/nursing-assistants.htm (visited July 18, 2015).
**This program is not within the scope of ACICS accreditation. This program is not eligible for Title IV funding.