Community Health

  • Program Description

    Bristol-Plymouth’s Community Health Program can help turn your caring nature into a rewarding career by training you to meet the evolving needs of patients. As a home health aid and Certified Nursing Assitant (CNA) you will develop interpersonal, technical, and critical thinking skills in the classroom, laboratory, and through clinical experiences. Upon completing your junior year, you’ll be prepared to take the state exam so you can earn your credentials to become certified as a CNA. You can also earn college credit for work completed in high school through the Dual Enrollment Program. A continuous demand exists for skilled health care professionals. Graduating will qualify you for a variety of entry-level positions and, with further education, advanced health care professions await involving even greater challenges, responsibilities, and gratification.

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  • Instructed Areas

    • Nursing Assistant Skills
    • Infection Control
    • Internships
    • Clinical Experiences
    • First-Aid Procedures
    • Medical Terminology
    • Nutrition
    • Technology Skills

    Program of Study

    Freshman Year: Heart Saver CPR and First-Aid Certification, basic health care skills.

    Sophomore Year: Medical office procedures, medical terminology/body systems, sports medicine basics, nutrition assistant certification, Occupational Safety Health Administration 10 hour Online Certification.

    Junior Year: Nursing Assistant Certification, Basic Life Support CPR and First-Aid Certification.

    Senior Year: Alzheimer’s Care Certification, medication administration training, Home Health Aide Certification, direct support professional, senior research project.

    Career Opportunities

    High School:

    • Certified Nursing Assistant
    • Dietary Aide
    • Medical Assistant
    • Home Health Aide
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Direct Support Professional

    Two Year College:

    • Occupational Therapy Assistant
    • X-Ray Technician
    • Physical Therapy Assistant
    • Registered Nurse
    • Respiratory Therapist
    • Human Services

    Four Year College:

    • Registered Nurse
    • Athletic Trainer
    • Registered Dietitian
    • Speech Pathologist
    • Social Worker
    • Medical Laboratory Technician

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