CTE: Nursing Assistant

CTE: Nursing Assistant

Albany High School
Abrookin Career & Technical Center 99 Kent Street Albany, NY 12206


Part of Albany High School's Career and Technical Education (CTE) track, this program supplements required high school courses with a health sciences course in each of 3 years - grades 10,11, and 12. Students also obtain practical experience working as CNA's in a long-term care facility. Two additional medical science electives - medical technology, and anatomy and physiology - are offered for those interested in a premedical college track.

Format: 7 hrs/day x 4 years

Skills Taught

  • Ethics
  • Healthcare Delivery Systems
  • Infection Control
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Medical Terminology
  • Safety

Credentials Taught

  • Nursing Assisting (NOCTI)
  • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) License (New York State Department of Public Health)

Related Occupations

  • Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
  • Healthcare Support

  • Available via: trainer, online, classes
  • Eligibility restrictions: Limited to students in grades 9-12 who live in the Albany City school district. Application is through school counselors.