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Health Careers

Enhanced Nurse Aide - Certificate I

Degree Type: Certificate

Semester Credit Hours: 16

First Semester - 16 SCH

HITT 1305 - Medical Terminology I
MDCA 1309 - Anatomy & Physiology for Medical Assistants
NURA 1301 - Nurse Aide for Health Care
NURA 1260 - Clinical - Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
GERS 1301 - Introduction to Gerontology
HPRS 1202 - Wellness and Health Promotion

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Marketable Skills

  • Assisting and Caring for Others
  • Communication techniques
  • Documenting/Recording Information

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the competencies to successfully complete the duties and requirements of a Certified Nurse Aide.
  • Demonstrate the competencies to perform the duties of a phlebotomist.  
  • Demonstrate the competencies to successfully perform as an Emergency Care Attendant.
  • Communicate the legal requirements of managing a long-term care facility.
  • Communicate appropriate medical terminology in English and Spanish.

Expected Salary

  • Texas wage data: workers on average earn $28,240; 10% of workers earn $21,600 or less; 10% of workers earn $38,920 or more.

Career Opportunities

Hospitals; Clinics; Long-term care facilities; Home health agencies.

High School Endorsements

Public Service

Additional Educational Opportunities

Students may pursue a vocational nursing certificate.