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