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Nurse Aide

The Nurse Aide Program prepares the student for employment as a nurse aide in hospitals, skilled care facilities, home health care, and hospice facilities. Basic nursing and personal care skills, legal and ethical issues for nurse aides, restorative services and recognition of the emotional, social, cultural, and individual rights of patients are all competencies covered in the coursework. Students practice these skills in the college lab and in an assigned clinical setting.

Program Strengths

  • Condensed format allows students to complete certificate in less than one semester

  • Clinical work experience

  • Courses fulfill the educational requirements needed to take the Certified Nurse Assistant's (CNA) Exam

Students must be 16 years old the day class begins in order to be registered. We reserve the right to cancel any class due to insufficient enrollment.

Learn more in our Information & Application Packet

2017 Nurse Aide Application

Upcoming Nurse Aide sessions:

 
                                                    
 
July 31, 2017 - August 31, 2017
5:00 - 9:00 PM ** Monday - Thursday
Clinicals **
September 4, 5, 6, 7, 2017

 

October 2, 2017 - November 2, 2017
5:00-9:00 PM** Monday - Thursday
Clinicals**
November 6,7,8,9, 2017

Emphasis/Degree Options

Certificate

Nurse Aide courses fulfill the educational requirements needed to take the Certified Nurse Assistant's (CNA) Exam
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program Sheet

Career Options

Doctor's offices
Hospitals
Nursing homes
Assisted living
Home health care
Hospice

Career Pathways

Career pathway programs prepare students for employment in industries while also providing a stepping stone to an associate degree, bachelor’s degree and beyond. Learn more about career pathways.

Career Pathways Certificate Length of Program
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) 1 semester (5 credits)