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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.

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

Career and College Promise:

This program is offered through our Career and College Promise Dual Enrollment program.

Technical Standards:

Program Contacts:

Tiffany Hanes

Director - Allied Health Programs

Matthew Aschemeyer

Instructional Assistant - Allied Health & Mathematics

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

This certificate is offered to high school students through the Career and College Promise program (C45840X).

Students must be 16.5 years or older in order to enroll in NAS 101 Nurse Aide I.

Students on financial aid should speak with their financial aid advisors before enrolling in less than 12 credit hours per semester.

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 Nursing Assistant 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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