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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Care Assistant


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.


Campus Locations:

Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center - 601.376.4844

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.