Pontotoc Technology Center - Ada
Advanced Acute Care Nursing Assistant (Pre-Nursing)
The Health Careers Core Curriculum (Technology Center), Medical Terminology and Anatomy and Physiology are included in this major. Students in this career major complete a long-term care aide career major and the first two courses of the Licensed Practical Nurse career major. The advanced acute care nursing assistant cares for patients with routine healthcare needs, bedside care, and basic nursing procedures often times in acute care facilities. Students must pass the Oklahoma State Department of Healthâ€™s certification exam for long term care aides to work in most facilities as a nursing aide.