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State-Approved CNA/PCT Program
Free Certified Phlebotomy Technician
The Phlebotomy Technician program educates students to draw and process blood specimens. Phlebotomy technicians typically work in concert with medical lab technicians in hospitals or other healthcare organizations. Topics covered include human anatomy, anatomical terminology, venipuncture, and clinical practice. Occupational Trends: Phlebotomists are employed throughout the health care system in hospitals, neighborhood health center, medical group practices, HMOs, public health facilities, and veterans' hospitals. No Cost for training, only pay for $400 for supplies, $100 registration fee.
Patient Care Technician NHA approved Testing program( Must be enrolled in CNA Program to add additional skills
The Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant assists doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals in providing direct patient care in a variety of healthcare environments. As a CPCT/A, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:
- Provide basic patient care including bathing, feeding, toileting and ambulating patients
- Acquire and distribute patient care supplies
- Change bed linens and process dirty linens properly
- Perform safety checks to keep patient rooms clean and clutter – free
- Maintain clear paths in hallways clear and return equipment that is no longer in use
- Obtain EKG readings
- Perform phlebotomy procedures
Benefits to obtaining a Patient Care Technician/Assistant Certification may include: more job opportunities, an increased pay scale, job security, and increased subject matter expertise.
Come and Join the Hope of Tomorrow!
Nursing education is a process through which individuals learn to practice safe and effective nursing care for clients with health needs. Nursing courses provide chronological nursing knowledge and experiences which enable the student to develop certain defined competencies (professional behaviors, communication, clinical decision-making, caring interventions, teaching and learning, collaboration, and managing care) necessary for the safe practice of nursing care in an organized, competent manner to individuals, families, groups or communities.
Nursing education has the responsibility to prepare graduates for employment in a rapidly changing healthcare environment where the focus is providing cost-effective, high-quality health care to diverse populations. Effective nursing curricula design is based on stated outcome criteria that provide students with a systematic framework for learning, safe nursing practice, and intellectual fulfillment.
Nursing education teaches students to provide a safe, effective care environment through the management of the client’s care while emphasizing safety and infection control. Clients are assisted with health promotion as well as the maintenance of health. Client’s psychosocial and physiological integrity are protected through nursing care activities that provide comfort and pharmacological therapies, reduce risk potential, and promote physiological adaptation.
The nursing program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing and the Commission for Independent Education. The student who has met all educational and institutional requirements from Hope College of Arts & Sciences is eligible to have his/her name submitted to the Florida Board of Nursing to be considered as a candidate for the National Council Licensure Examination for the Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN).
RN to BSN PROGRAM (12 Months)
The RN to BSN program at Hope College of Arts & Sciences (HCAS) is based on a core body of knowledge that includes both the science and art of the nursing discipline. The liberal arts approach to HCAS’s curriculum is fundamental to the development of well-rounded professionals and serves as an effective framework for the ability to solve complex problems; in addition, it addresses the health needs of society. HCAS RN to BSN on campus and online programs will prepare licensed registered nurses (RN) who are graduates of an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) for an enhanced career in today's demanding healthcare environment. Graduates from the programs will have the added preparation to communicate effectively, demonstrate cultural sensitivity, accept accountability, understand changes in the healthcare community, and integrate methods of research and scholarship, working with quarter patients and the community at large. Graduates will have the added preparation to assume roles that demand critical-thinking, decision-making, communication, and leadership skills. The BSN transition students are required for up to 77 Nursing Course Credits for the RN program and experiential learning
The Associate of Science Degree (ASN) Program is directed toward men and women who have the capability of, and interest in, becoming associate degree nurses. It has as its purpose the development of knowledge, attitudes, values, critical thinking, communication, and technical skills which enable the individual to assume responsibility in the role of the registered nurse. The graduate of the associate degree program collaborates with other healthcare professionals to provide safe and effective care to clients in a variety of settings. Associate degree nursing education encourages lifelong learning and professional growth.
The Associate of Science Degree in Nursing Program is designed to prepare the individual student for a career as a professional nurse. Hope College of Arts & Sciences mission is to prepare qualified entry-level professional nurses to work in diverse healthcare settings. Partnerships with members of the southeast Florida healthcare community are essential to the mission’s success.
The programs accomplish their mission by providing a challenging education that prepares students to think logically, critically, and analytically in order to problem-solve effectively and make sound clinical decisions; communicate effectively; and to integrate knowledge, skills, values, and professionalism in the delivery of high-quality health care, based upon applied scientific principles. The graduate nurse practices holistic nursing incorporating biophysical, psychosocial, spiritual, cultural, and wellness concepts.
The nursing program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing, and the Commission for Independent Education. The student who has met all educational and institutional requirements for an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing from Hope College of Arts & Sciences is eligible to have his/her name submitted to the Florida Board of Nursing to be considered as a candidate for the National Council Licensure Examination for the Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN©).
Hope College of Arts & Sciences’ practical nursing program prepares students to pass the National Licensing Exams for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN©) and to be well prepared to serve patients entrusted in their care. The knowledge and skills taught are consistent with the role and scope of practice defined by the Florida Board of Nursing and to be performed under the direction and guidance of a registered nurse, a licensed physician, a licensed osteopathic physician, a licensed podiatrist, or a licensed dentist. This program is offered to utilize an integrated curriculum designed to enhance students’ understanding and practical application of knowledge from the less complex and building to more complex concepts. It includes education in the areas of medical-surgical nursing, obstetrics, pediatrics, mental health, families and community, and geriatric nursing.
The Associate of Science in Nursing Degree Program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing and the Commission for Independent Education. The student who has met all educational and institutional requirements from Hope College of Arts & Sciences is eligible to have his/her name submitted to the Florida Board of Nursing to be considered as a candidate for the National Council Licensure Examination in the state of Georgia.
Hope College of Arts & Sciences
1200 SW 3rd Street Pompano Beach, FL 33069 Phone: 954-532-9614 Fax: 754-222-9835
For more information or to apply, please contact us. Phone: 954-532-9614 Fax: 754-222-9835 E-mail address: [email protected] Website: www.hcas.edu
New Hope Learning Center
4910 Jonesboro Rd. Ste. Union City, GA 30291
Phone: 770-882-7483 or 770-629-1686 Fax: 770-629-1757