The nurse aide programs in Seward, Alaska that are shown on this page offer the most recent and up to date certified classes that are open for enrollment. For more information about state approved training programs in the city of Seward, please call the number provided below.
Providence Wesley Rehabilitation
431 1st Street,
Seward, AK 99664
In order to get your nursing assistant certification in the state of Alaska it is necessary to have taken a state approved training program. The program needs to offer a total of 140 hours of training including 60 hours of classroom instruction, and 80 hours of practical experience in a clinical setting. When you take your classes you’ll receive skills practice utilizing a variety of different tasks such as: measuring & recording vital signs (respiration, blood pressure pulse, catheter care, transporting residents, range of motion exercises, CPR, Heimlich Maneuver, housekeeping, infection control procedures, safety protocols, assisting with bathing, nourishment, and recording skills.
Those who complete the course must sign up and pass the license exam in 24 months or need to retake the program. The exams are two part, a written or oral test, and a physical skills demonstration. The applicant must pass both parts in order to qualify for certification. Once certified you are added to the state registry and eligible to work long term in health care centers and nursing home facilities. For more details about the nursing assistant registry you can contact them at (907) 269-8161.
The city of Seward is situated in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The city was established back in 1903 and was named after William H. Seward, who was the Secretary of State under Lincoln. According to the 2010 census, their total population was around 2,693 people. It has a total area of 21.5 sq miles, where 7.1 square miles of it is water. The population density of the city is estimated to be 125.3/sq mile.
Examples of health care clinics and providers that you can find in the area include Take Care Clinic at select Walgreens, Skip Shewell Counseling, North Star Dental Clinic, Glacier Family Medicine Center, Hensel Michelle MD, and Reeg Robert MD. photo attribution: ajburcar