Nov 30, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog

Health Care Assistant


(VC-HCA)

Program Description:


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.  This curriculum references standards based on the State of Mississippi Nurse Aide Candidate Handbook Exam Content Outline.  Graduates of the one-semester program will be awarded the Certificate of Health Care Assistant.  Students who complete the program may qualify for employment as Homemakers, Nurse Assistants, Long-Term Care Aides, Home Health Aides, Sitter and/or Phlebotomists.

Notes:


Campus Locations:


Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center - 601.376.4844 • Utica - 601.885.7128

Total: 16 SH


**Completion Award: Career Certificate for Health Care Assistant 16 SH



**Additional Graduation Requirement:

  • Orientation - Any student (first-time, transfer, and part-time) who begins at Hinds Fall 2007 and later will be required to take Orientation (LLS 1312 /RST 1312 ) to graduate from the College. Exception: Orientation credit (1-3 hrs) transferred to Hinds from another college will satisfy our orientation requirement.