Health Care in nursing is a career field which is one of the highest demanded occupations in the United States. Nurses play a critical role in the health care system, and there are projections that 2,000,000 + more jobs will be available for nurses between 2014 and 2024 (which is an employment growth rate of 16+ percent, higher than most occupations).Skilled nursing facilities and general medical and surgical hospitals employ the largest percentage of Nurses, HHA, CNAs, MedTechs, LPNs, followed by physician offices and home health care agencies.
A Home Health Aide(HHA) performs a variety of services for a patient in his or her home.
Nursing Assistant curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers in health care under the supervision of a licensed nurse.
The Certified Medication Aide program is designed to prepare students to provide routine medication by oral, inhalation, topical and instillation routes when appropriate direction and monitoring is provided.
According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS), employment of Allied Health Care professionals is expected to grow 23 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations, which are expected to grow around 7 percent. Allied Health Education programs are among the fastest-growing careers in America. By becoming a certified Allied Health Care professional, graduates will be highly recognized by healthcare employers.
A certified clinical medical assistant is a multi-skilled allied healthcare professional that specializes in procedures commonly performed in a health caresetting like hospitals, clinics, urgent care centers, and doctors’ offices.
Certified Medical Administrative Office Assistants keeps healthcare offices running efficiently and effectively, and it is a highly rewarding profession.
Information technology professionals plan, design, install,program and manage computer hardware and software. Regardless of the size of an IT department or the organization it supports, common qualities for all IT professionals include an interest in learning and motivation to keep their skills current. IT personnel plan technology solutions for business needs and keep computer and networking systems.
CompTIA A+ is the foundation of IT career, preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles. It is about much more than PC repair. Candidates are better prepared to troubleshoot, and problem solve.
CompTIA Network+helps develop a career in IT infrastructure covering troubleshooting, configuring, and managing networks. Network+ ensures an IT professional has the knowledge and skills.
CompTIA Security+ isa global certification that validates the baseline skills students need toperform core security functions and pursue an IT security career.
Private Security Training Programs are designed to train individuals to protect people and properties
This course will also discuss the role of the private security officer, according to Virginia Regulations and Legal Authority. Please understand that the overall goal of a private security officer is to eliminate and prevent crime. Participants will learn the motives behind patrol and patrol techniques that make security officers more alert, observant,communicate and write an accurate report on duty.Learn More
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Certified to Operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing
Salvation Academy Alexandria Branch
4609 Pinecrest Office Park Drive
Alexandria, VA 22312
United States of America
*Salvation Academy Nurse Aide Program is on conditional approval contingent upon terms and conditions are met.