Health Care Certificate - Fundamental Skills


The Fundamental Skills in Health Care Certificate is a set of core interdisciplinary courses, preparing students for the health care environment. The certificate includes basic workplace competencies: skills, values, inter-professional communication and cooperation necessary to perform effectively in a beginning level position in the health care workplace. Successful completion of core courses may be considered in the health science program application process. Skills attained may be used in health science careers or for personal interest.

The Nursing Assistant Health Care Certificate builds upon the Fundamental Skills of Health Careers Certificate and prepares the student to function in multiple roles in the clinical environment. This certificate includes basic workplace competencies; skills, values, inter-professional communication and cooperation necessary to perform effectively in an entry-level position in the health care workplace. The additional course prepares the student to sit for the written and practical examinations to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).