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This program provides classroom and clinical experience each week. Curriculum content includes basic anatomy and physiology, nursing process, personal care skills, medical surgical care, geriatrics, obstetrics, newborn, pediatrics, and rehabilitation. Clinical experience occurs at the Atlantic Rehabilitation and Nursing Center during the first semester and at the Calais Regional Hospital for the second half of the year. Through both the classroom and clinical experiences, the students will gain knowledge and skills leading to state certification as a C.N.A.
C.N.A. graduates are prepared for either immediate employment or post-secondary education in the health occupations. Students planning to continue their education in nursing, , X-ray technician, medical lab technology, physical therapy, or other health fields after high school can gain first-hand care experience and strengthen their applications to college.