The Nurse Aide curriculum prepares individuals to work under the supervision of licensed health care professionals  such as Registered Nurses in performing nursing care and services for persons of all ages.

Course work emphasizes growth and development throughout the life span, personal care, vital signs, communication, nutrition, medical asepsis, therapeutic activities, accident and fire safety, and equipment management; family resources and services; and employment skills. 

This course is 6 credit hours. It will include 48 hours of lecture, 64 hours of lab, and 48 hours of clinical. The lecture and lab will be on campus, and the clinical will be held at a hospital or nursing home facility. 

Graduates of this curriculum may be eligible to be listed on the registry as a Nurse Aide I. They may be employed in home health agencies, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and doctor’s offices. Graduates must pass the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) examination in order to be licensed.

To get started with Nurse Aide I, contact our Recruiting Specialist for additional information. 

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