Nevada Regional Technical Center
About This School
Nevada Regional Technical Center is one of fifty-eight Career and Technical Education Centers in Missouri. They serve high school students, as well as adult students. NRTC serves seven sending districts and Nevada as our home district. Districts include Nevada, Bronaugh, Butler, El Dorado Springs, Hume, Miami, Northeast Vernon County and Rich Hill School Districts. It is their goal to prepare students for the demands of industry and post-secondary education. Several dual credit offerings as well as articulation agreements with colleges in the state of Missouri.
The Health Sciences course is a one-year program for high school juniors and seniors interested in the health care field. This course provides the student with the opportunity to develop leadership skills, therapeutic communication, in-depth understanding and the ability to communicate using medical terminology, basic patient care skills, critical thinking skills, problem-solving, and a successful work ethic, necessary to become a successful healthcare worker. This program utilizes knowledge, skill and professional conduct to explore various careers available in the health field. Three days per week are spent on-the-job training at Moore-Few Care Center, Barone Alzheimer Care Center, and Medicalodge to earn certification in nurse assisting. Students also have the opportunity to work with health care professionals in areas such as radiology, surgery, physical therapy, dental hygiene, nurse practitioner clinics, pharmacy, lab, and other areas determined by student interest and availability.
Degree Programs Offered
Certified Nurse Assistant (C.N.A.)
This certification allows you to work in entry-level positions in health care settings such as acute care, long term care, home health, or private agencies. Certification is also a prerequisite for the majority of nursing schools and a foundation for any health care career.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Basic life-saving skill necessary to work in the health care field