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.
- 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.
$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.