Nurse Assistants Program Graduates its 34th Class


The SMCC Nurse Assistant /Health Care Assistant Course completed its thirty-fourth semester as a regular 16 hour Career Technical Course.  Six students finished the course this semester under the direction of SMCC’s new instructor for the program, Mrs. Tangela Edwards, RN. 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 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 Nurse Assistant Program.

Front Row:  L to R:  Stephaney Osbey, Amirica Nimox, Linda Bullock, Mrs. Tangela Edwards, Instructor. 

Back Row:  L to R: Jew Prano Butler, Kenbriunna Carr, Zedrick Barnes 

Nurse Assistants Program Graduates its 34th Class