Health Care Careers

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (CNA)

This program is designed to prepare individuals to care for clients in long-term care facilities, hospitals, and home health agencies. The course will consist of 75 hours classroom training and 100 hours of supervised clinical training. Upon completion of both components, the student will be eligible to take the final exam to become a Certified Nurse Assistant through the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Students must be 18 years of age at the start of the program. Program includes CPR certification. Student must complete program information packet before registering. Entry into the program must be approved by the Program Coordinator.


Certified Medication Technician (CMT)

This program is designed to prepare individuals to become a Certified Medication Technician. This program meets the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services requirement to take the state exam. The student must be a working CNA for 6 months. In addition to the classroom work the student will experience 16 hours of job shadowing with a licensed CMT and 8 hours of clinical practice. Upon completion of both classroom and clinical components, the student will be eligible to take the Missouri state exam to become a licensed CMT.

For information contact:

Terri Warmack
Health Careers Outreach Coordinator
636-584-6531
Terri.Warmack@EastCentral.edu