Health Care Assistant

The Health Care Assistant program prepares the individual to assist in providing health care as a member of the health care team under the direction of a health care professional.

The Health Care Assistant program is a one semester program. MDCC has two area programs located at the Greenville Higher Education Center in Greenville and at the Golden Age Nursing Home in Greenwood. The programs at the GHEC and Golden Age Nursing Home are day programs. All programs are taught each fall and spring semester. Clinical experiences are provided at area health care agencies.

A certificate of completion will be awarded to those who satisfactorily complete the HCA curriculum. Upon successful completion of the curriculum, students are eligible to sit for the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program Examination. Students who complete the program may qualify for employment as Homemakers, Nurse Assistants, Long-Term Care Aides or Home Health Aides in the Mississippi health care industry.

For more information on this program, read the
Gainful Employment Disclosure Information.

For further information, contact
Maegan Applewhite
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