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Program Overview

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.

Image. Now Registering Spring Classes. Deadline is December 23, 2020. Classes start Janruary 6, 2021.

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.

Program Contacts:

Debbie Cave

Director - Allied Health

Margie Collins

Program Specialist - Allied Health

Dr. Yvonne Johnson

Associate Dean - Health Sciences

Certificate Curriculum

Fall Semester

NAS-101 Nurse Aide I 6
PSY-150 General Psychology 3

Spring Semester

NAS-102 Nurse Aide II 6
PSY-241 Developmental Psychology 3

Total credits needed to graduate: 18 Hours

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.

Program Costs

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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