The Health Assisting department prepares students to enter the workplace in health care.
Health Assisting students may earn the following certifications:
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
- First Aid
- Basic Electrocardiogram
- Home Care Aide
Among the topics covered in the Health Assisting program are Basic Nursing, Business, Values, Office Management, Foods and Nutrition, Human Growth and Development, and Health Issues. Grade 11 students are eligible to meet the Massachusetts Department of Public Health requirements for Nursing Assistant Certification by participating in an externship program at a long-term care facility.