While in the Nursing Program at West Career and Technical Academy, you will learn throughout your four years Health Science, Nursing Assistant , Nursing Assistant Lab, Student Tutor or Internship.This coursework will cover basic subjects such as nutrition, anatomy, and physiology and will also provide instruction regarding communication skills, patient care skills, and the rights of residents in a medical institution

      • Basic nursing skills
      • Anatomy and physiology
      • Nutrition
      • Infection control


Certified Nursing Assistant Clinical

This course is only for students who have successfully completed Certified Nursing Assistant - Classroom. All Clinicals are offered at long-term care facilities in various locations close to the site of the theory classes. Theory class locations include Asbury Methodist Village, Hebrew Home, Montgomery Village, and Takoma Park/ Silver Spring Campus in the Health Science Building. Additional Requirements for CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant): Students must understand and meet all requirements and/or standards imposed by recognized professional societies and all contract requirements imposed on College students by the institution or agency where the clinical practice is to occur.

Sterile Processing Technician

This intensive course is designed for healthcare individuals who require professional knowledge in the field of sterile processing. It prepare you for the Registerd and Certification exams. Many of the Health Sciences course descriptions include a variety of acronyms. To help you we have provided a key to the most commonly used acronyms.