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Certified Caregiver

  • Gain on-site clinical training to provide support and care for the elderly and individuals incapable of caring for themselves.
  • Learn how to prepare meals, help patients follow a proper diet, escort them to appointments, engage them in recreational activities, check vital signs, dispense and monitor medication, participate in a citywide disaster drill, and assist with bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Study legal and ethical responsibilities, prevention of elderly abuse, neglect and exploitation, safety procedures, emergency care, and how to communicate effectively with a supervising nurse about patients.
  • Earn high school credit, CPR/First Aid certification, and your Caregiver certification to work in private homes or assisted living facilities.

Locations offering Certified Caregiver:

  • Pierson Vocational High School
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