Southwest graduates 43rd Nurse Assistants class

Published 3:06 pm Monday, December 5, 2022

SUMMIT — The SMCC Nurse Assistant /Health Care Assistant Course completed its forty-third semester as a regular 16-hour Career Technical Course.   Tonya Magee,  of McComb, Destinee Carson, of Tylertown, and Lydia Bilbo, of McComb, finished the course this semester under the direction of SMCC instructor Mrs. Tangela Edwards, RN, BSN.

This is a full semester program with four core courses including Homemaker/Home Health Aide, Basic Health Care Procedures, Body Structure and Function, and Special Care Procedures.  These students received their certificates and are qualified to work as Nurse Assistants, Long-Term Care Aides, or Home Health Aides in the Mississippi health care industry.

Participants in the program must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma, GED, or enrolled in the MI Best program.  The student must have an ACT score of 14 or above or a TABE score of 10 or above, and the applicants also must complete an application for admission to the Health Care Assistant Program.

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