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Become a Rehab Technician

Our Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide – Rehab Technician program is a comprehensive course designed to teach students the skills and abilities essential to the provision of basic care to residents, clients, and patients in long-term care facilities, hospitals, and home health care. This role best fits those who enjoy working in a compassionate, caring position.

Become a Rehab Technician

Our Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide – Rehab Technician program is a comprehensive course designed to teach students the skills and abilities essential to the provision of basic care to residents, clients, and patients in long-term care facilities, hospitals, and home health care. This role best fits those who enjoy working in a compassionate, caring position.

WHAT TO EXPECT

At the end of this ten-week course, students will have learned:

At the end of this ten-week course, students will have learned:

  • Providing basic nursing care skills, including vital signs.
  • Basic nutritional guidance in meal planning.
  • Assisting clients with bed mobility and other therapeutic exercises.
  • Proper infection control measures
  • Proper body mechanics in bed making, lifting, and turning patients.
  • Assisting clients in the use of self-help adaptive devices for daily living.

Once completed, students are eligible to take the state Competency Exam for Nurse Assistants through Pearson Vue, as well as taking the AMCA exam to become a Certified Physical Therapy Technician.

EXTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Students complete a 48 hour externship in a nursing home setting supervised by a Licensed Vocational Nurse, and a second 48 hour externship in a rehab setting.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates of this program can successfully step into a nurse aide role in nursing homes, clinics, home health care agencies, private care or hospitals.

What Our Students Say

“I would like to acknowledge Ms. Valles who went way beyond my expectations of an amazing professor. Thank you so much for getting me where I am at and what my future holds for my son and I. Your the best!!!”

Ana I.

“If you’re interested in extending your knowledge in the medical field, this is the best place to attend. The instructors are willing to work with you at all times and it is a different atmosphere than any other training school -  you’ll feel like family, not like a stranger here. I recommend it!”

Virginia C.

“Best decision I've ever made was choosing this school. Mrs. Hernandez (was amazing, I learned so much!!”

Mallory C.

PROGRAM DETAILS

There are 12 courses in this program for a total of 14 QTR credit hours.

  • 101.1 Introduction to Long Term Care
  • 102.1 Personal Skills
  • 103.1 Basic Nursing Skills
  • 104.1Restorative Care
  • 105.1 Mental Health & Social Service Needs
  • 155.1 Social Skills
  • 107.1 Nurse Aide Externship
  • 106.1 Home Health
  • 108.1 Job Readiness / State Exam Review
  • 109.1 Activities / Recreational Services
  • 110.1 Rehabilitations Services
  • 111.1 Rehabilitation Clinical

LOCATION AND SCHEDULE

Classes start every four to six weeks.

This course is offered at these locations

TUITION AND FINANCIAL AID

Our goal is to keep our tuition as affordable as possible so you can focus on starting your new career. Through financial aid including grants, scholarships, federal loans, and payment plans, we can help you make your time at The South Texas Training Center a success.

Please visit our Financial Aid page to learn more. 

READY TO GET STARTED?

Your new career is waiting for you.

READY TO GET STARTED?

Your new career is waiting for you.