Health Care Assistant
The Health Care Assistant Program prepares the individual to assist in providing health care as a member of the health care team under the direction of a health-care professional. This curriculum references standards based on the State of Mississippi Nurse Aide Candidate Handbook Exam Content Outline. Graduates of the one-semester program will be awarded the Certificate of Health Care Assistant. Students who complete the program may qualify for employment as Homemakers, Nurse Assistants, Long-Term Care Aides, or Home Health Aides in the Mississippi health care industry.
The Health Care Assistant Program is one semester-long and successful completion results in a Career Certificate. Participants also have the option of taking a Phlebotomy course.
The Health Care Assistant program does not require a separate application from the Holmes admission application. To enroll, in the program, follow these steps:
- Review the Admission Requirements for this program.
- Choose Health Care Assistant as your Pathway in the Holmes application process or request to Change your Pathway in My Holmes if you are already a current student.
- Request Advising/Alternate PIN within My Holmes.
- Once you have been advised and received your PIN, add the Health Care Assistant classes as advised in Create/Change My Schedule in My Holmes.
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