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Nurse Aide

Do you like the idea of working in the medical field? Would you like to make a career out of helping others?

If so, you might consider enrolling in nursing assistant school and training for a career as a nurse aide. Many health care professionals find that completing a nurse aide training program is a great first step towards a rewarding career in the nursing field.

Nurse Aide Training

The nursing assistant school program at Jolie Academy provides students with nurse aide training in:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Medical terminology
  • Basic nursing skills
  • Personal care skills
  • Infection control
  • Care of the cognitively impaired
  • Safety and emergency procedures

Through this clinical and hands-on training, students in the Jolie nurse aide training program are well prepared for careers in the healthcare field. Upon completion of the program, graduates may apply for jobs as nursing assistants, home health aides, caregivers or personal care assistants. The nurse aide program is offered at the Wilkes-Barre, PA location.

Nurse Aide Program

Nurse Aide Career

Few career opportunities provide the same levels of day-to-day satisfaction as that of a nurse aide. These healthcare professionals are on the front lines of the healthcare industry where they provide a high level of compassionate care to patients and residents in hospitals, long-term care facilities, and nursing homes. From helping their patients bathe, to checking vital signs and improving a patient’s physical comfort, those in the nurse aide career field spend most of their time helping and improving the lives of others. The advantages of working as a nurse aide also go well beyond the daily rewards of helping others.  Being a nurse aide you can expect job growth, plenty of career opportunities, and short program lengths.

Nurse Aide License

Once you complete your nurse aide training program, you’ll be eligible to sit for the Pennsylvania state licensing exam, the final step in beginning your new career as a professional nurse aide. This exam tests the theoretical and practical knowledge you learned in school through both a written and hands-on examination. Upon passing the exam successfully, you’ll be ready to begin your new career as a healthcare professional.

To learn more about how you can start a career as a Nurse Aide, call now! 1-800-619-5135

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Program only available at the Wilkes-Barre Campus.