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Health Science | High School | Nurse Assisting

The 6 Best Nursing Assistant Lesson Plan Ideas for High School

By: Bri Stauffer
May 10th, 2018

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.

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CNA Certification | Health Science | Nurse Assisting

Smart Strategies for Teaching CNA in High School

By: Sarah Layton
June 9th, 2015

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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