Local FastTRAC Programs

Anoka Healthcare/Nursing Pathways

This project focuses on Universal Health Care Worker in Older Adult Services Certificate training with a special focus on low-income households. Courses identified include Introduction to Medical Terminology, foundational skills in reading, writing and math with a healthcare focus and building computer literacy skills. Integrated courses include credit based On Course, Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide, and Introduction to Holistic Healing. Students will also learn about Culture Change and Directing and Supporting Activities for Older Adults. Vocational guidance, job placement and retention supports is provided.

Credits Offered: 8
Certification: Certified Nursing Assistant & credits towards the Universal Health Care Worker in Older Adult Services Certificate   

Industry/Occupation: Healthcare     
Career Pathway: Therapeutic Services  
Career Cluster: Health Science

Adult Basic Education:  Metro North
Employers:  Crest View Senior Communities, Volunteers of America Benedictine Health Center
MnSCU:  Anoka Technical College, Anoka Ramsey Community College
Workforce Development:  Anoka Job Training Center