Nurse Aide

Certificate

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

Topics include growth and development, personal care, vital signs, communication, nutrition, medical asepsis, therapeutic activities, accident and fire safety, household environment and equipment management, family resources and services, and employment skills.

Upon completion, the student may be eligible for listing as a Nurse Aide I and other selected Nurse Aide registries as determined by the local program of study.

Courses

Semester Course Course Name LEC LAB CLN CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA

Courses

Semester Course Course Name LEC LAB CLN CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA

Courses

Semester Course Course Name LEC LAB CLN CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA
Fall Fall
NAS 101 Nursing Assistant I 3 4 3 6
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
Spring Spring
NAS 102 Nursing Assistant II 3 2 6 6
PSY 241 Developmental Psychology 3 0 0 3

CEU Classes

Additional Classes

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Learning Outcomes

  • Practice supportive functions for nursing staff incorporating personal responsibility and accountability for competence
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with individuals, significant support person(s), and members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team
  • Implement caring interventions appropriate for the Nurse Aide for individuals in diverse settings.

Estimated Cost

Certificate In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $1,456.50 $4,912.50
Books and Supplies $33.00 $33.00
Total Cost $1,489.50 $4,945.50

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Program Contact(s)

Margie Collins
CCE Program Specialist - Allied Health, Computer Skills, & North Campus
(336) 386-3423
collinsmh@surry.edu

Debbie Cave
Director of Allied Health
(336) 386-3372
caved@surry.edu

Dr. Yvonne Johnson
Associate Dean - Health Sciences
(336) 386-3368
johnsony@surry.edu

Program Facts


$11.97 average salary per hour.

$24,890 average salary per year.

Sources for salary information obtained from O*NET. Salaries may vary for reasons including but not limited to years of experience, place of employment, and specific occupations within each industry.