Southwest Mississippi Community College’s Nurse Assistants Program Graduates its 36th Class


The SMCC Nurse Assistant /Health Care Assistant Course completed its thirty-sixth semester as a regular 16 hour Career Technical Course.  Nine students finished the course this semester under the direction of SMCC instructor Mrs. Tangela Edwards, RN, BSN. This is a full semester program with four core courses including Homemaker/Home Health Aide, Basic Health Care Procedures, Body Structure and Function, and Special Care Procedures.  These students received their certificates and are qualified to work as Nurse Assistants, Long-Term Care Aides, or Home Health Aides in the Mississippi health care industry.  Participants in the program must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma, GED, or enrolled in the MI Best program.  The student must now have an ACT score of 14 or above or a TABE score of 10 or above, and the applicants also must complete an application for admission to the Health Care Assistant Program.

 

Front row L to R: AngelaThornton, Linda Hunt, Ashley Williams, Rosie Harris

Back Row L to R:  Freida Dardar, Roshunda Burton, Pamela Stallings, Shamicka McElveen

Not pictured: Krystal Turner 

Picture of graduates.  Front row L to R: AngelaThornton, Linda Hunt, Ashley Williams, Rosie Harris  Back Row L to R:  Freida Dardar, Roshunda Burton, Pamela Stallings, Shamicka McElveen