High school health science teachers are responsible for preparing the next generation of health care workers. With such an important goal, you need to plan and teach effective lessons - which is difficult if you don’t have a background in education. While you’re an expert with hands-on nursing skills, putting together nursing assistant lesson plans can be frustrating and time consuming. To help you better teach these important skills, we’ve put together a list of ideas to prepare your students for the workforce.
We've been asked several times by instructors and administrators, "Do you help prepare students in secondary CTE Health Science programs for CNA certification?" Our answer is: "It depends!" It depends on what you consider "preparing students for CNA certification." Depending on your goals in regards to strictly test prep versus overall, well-rounded CNA education and training, you may have a difference in opinion about how we prepare students for CNA in high school.
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