Health Sciences

Medication Aide

If you have completed a Nurse Aide program or a Direct PatientCare certificate program you should consider adding this credential. Medication Assistants are allowed under the Code of VA to assist patients with medications in Assisted Living Facilities.

Phlebotomy

Phlebotomists collect blood primarily by performing venipunctures or finger-sticks. The duties of a phlebotomist may include properly identifying the patient, interpreting the tests requested on the requisition, drawing blood into the correct tubes with the proper additives, accurately explaining the procedure to the patients, preparing patients accordingly...

Massage Therapy

Therapeutic massage is the manipulation by touch of the soft tissues of the body to promote relaxation, to relieve stress and/or pain, and to promote well-balanced health within the body. Professional therapists are equipped with the knowledge and skill to treat numerous ailments, disorders and diseases of the body.

Nurse Aide

SVCC offers Nurse Aide courses throughout our service area through our Center for Workforce Development. Upon successful completion of the program students receive the certificate needed to take the Virginia NNAAP (National Nurse Aide Assessment Program) Exam to become a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA). The College offers this program year round throughout the service area, with some programs taught during the day and some programs in the evening.

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