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    The Patient Care program is an excellent opportunity for students interested in any career in healthcare.  Specifically, the Patient Care program focuses on nursing and preparing students to pursue a Michigan Certified Nursing Association (CNA) license.  Classroom instruction is divided between lecture and hands-on learning.  This program provides a solid foundation in the basics of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and medical math.  Students can become certified through the American Heart Association in CPR and First Aid.  Students interested in this program should have an interest in the healthcare field as well as enjoy working with people of all ages, cultures and backgrounds. Success in this program would include the ability to work on a team, good communication skills and most importantly, having care and compassion towards people. For information about articulation, please click here.

    For information about high school credit options, please visit our academic credit guide.

     "I like that all of the things I learned and practiced in class are things that will definitely benefit me in my desired field." - Student 


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  • Program Content

    • Hands-on Patient Care Skills
    • Human Anatomy
    • Medical Math
    • Employability Skills
    • Professionalism
    • Job Shadow Experiences
    • Community Service Projects
  • Related Career Fields

    • Certified Nurse Aide
    • Patient Care Assistant
    • Entry Level Basic Patient Care
    • Home Health Aide
    • Hospice Aide
    • Medical Office Clerical Assistant
    • Long Term Care Assistant
  • High School Credit

    • 4th Related Math
    • 3rd Science
    • World Language


    • CPR
    • First Aid
    • CNA