YouthBuild McLean County

Award / $21,300

Priority / Healthcare Workforce Development

Location / Normal, IL McLean County Focus

The lab will provide low income at risk high school youth an opportunity to learn and practice key skills to be successful in healthcare fields prior to their enrollment in Certified Nursing Assistant or Disabled Service Provider Programs.  The lab will create opportunities to master soft and medical skills including patient check in/charting, use of equipment, checking vital signs and learning human body systems. The lab will increase their chance for successful entry into the workforce by 70%.