Nursing Assistant – A Great Career Opportunity
NAs or Nursing Assistants play a vital role in the field of health care. They work directly with the Physicians, Practical Nurses or Registered Nurses. NAs are also referred to as direct care staff members, orderlies, care partner, nurse aides, patient care technicians, and patient care assistants.
The main role of an NA is to assist with the patient’s daily activities and monitor their routine care. In certain facilities, NAs are allowed to perform direct care procedures, such as checking for vital signs, repositioning and turning of patients, finger stick blood sugar testing, grooming, dressing, feeding, and so on.
Nursing Assistant Program
Programs offered by PRUDENTIAL HOME HEALTH will lead to an effortless entry into the healthcare field.
NAs are important members of a healthcare team and they work closely with patients on a daily basis to offer important care and assisting doctors and nurses with medical procedures. Nursing assistant programs provided by PRUDENTIAL HOME HEALTH are accredited by Illinois Department of Public Health and they prepare you to become a qualified nursing assistant to work in various settings, including hospitals, medical offices, rehabilitation centers, assisted living facilities, and home health care.
The student is responsible for the following:
- Background Check (Fingerprinting)
Nursing Assistant Program: Admission Requirements
In order to get admission in our Nursing Assistant program, you have to meet the following requirements:
- 16 years of age or older
- Speaks the English language
- Must have a high school diploma or GED
- Submit to a Background Check
- Submit a completed health-physical and Tuberculosis Skin Test (2 step)
Prudential Home Health Services, Corp. is approved to operate by the Private Business and Vocational Schools Division of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
Prudential Home Health Services, Corp. is not accredited by a US Department of Education recognized accrediting body.
Illinois Board of Higher Education
1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Ste. 333
Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377