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Nurse Assisting


Nurse Assisting is designed for students who are interested in discovering the field of health with an emphasis on Long Term Care. The program provides a study of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and an introduction to the basic skills needed for various medical professions. Students will have the opportunity to earn certifications in CPR, First Aid, Long-Term Care Aide, and Home Health Aide.



Applicants must complete a SouthernTech Application for Admission. Additional information and applications are available at the SouthernTech campus and online by visiting our Student Portal (please create an account prior to showing interest or applying by clicking the blue Sign In button). Enrollment for this career program is open to adults and in-district High Schools (juniors/seniors).


Financial Aid and Scholarships

This program is not approved for Federal Financial Aid; scholarships may be available for those who qualify.


Courses (525 hours)

  • Long Term Care Aide
  • Health Foundations
  • Physiology
  • Anatomy

Estimated time to complete: 10 months



  • 8:00-11:00 AM
  • 12:45-3:45 PM


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Kristina Frodsham

Nurse Assisting Instructor

 Becky Lyle

Nurse Assisting Instructor

Targeted Certifications and/or Credentials

  • Long Term Care Nurse Aide
  • CPR
  • First Aid

Certifications may vary by Program and are subject to change without notice.