Advanced Unlicensed Assistant Career Major - Overview

Advanced Unlicensed Assistant

Advanced Unlicensed Assistant
Campus
Health Careers Center
(Springlake Campus)
Career Major Length
765 hours
Who Can Enroll
Seniors
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$0.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$10/hr

Students in this career major will learn the functions of an Advanced Unlicensed Assistant, which includes performing more advanced functions in an assistive role with a licensed practical nurse or registered nurse in acute care facilities. They will complete a long-term care course and then proceed into the advanced curriculum and learn how to perform sterile specimen collection, urinary catheterization, and feeding per gastrointestinal tube. Advanced Unlicensed Assistant (AUA) certification must be obtained from the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.

Career Major Length
765.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Health Careers Core Curriculum
225.00
Medical Terminology
45.00
Anatomy
60.00
Physiology
60.00
Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid
15.00
Long Term Care Assistant
120.00
Advanced Unlicensed Assistant
240.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading and math skills at the 10th grade level or above
  • A positive attitude
  • A general interest in health careers
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to relate to people in a caring, empathetic manner
  • Good eye-hand coordination
  • Good physical and mental health
  • Dependability
  • Ability to do work effectively with a wide variety of personality types

Required Prerequisites

  • Currently enrolled in high school and Metro Technology Centers with a 3.0 GPA and 92% attendance
  • Completed the Nurse Aide career major

Certifications Available

  • Advanced Unlicensed Assistant (AUA)
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
  • CPR