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Program Overview

This course is designed to provide a review of the Nurse Aide I core content to prepare individuals who have been or are currently listed on a Nurse Aide I Registry, have successfully completed a state-approved training program, hold a state recognized health care credential from any state as or military personnelwho have had medical/corpsman training to sit for the Nurse Aide I State Exam.

The course is a minimum of forty (40) hours and must include the following Nurse Aide I curriculum content: Basic Nursing Skills, Personal Care Skills, Recognition of Mental Health and Social Service Needs, Care of the Cognitively Impaired Residents, Basic Restorative Services, and Resident Rights/ Lab activities are required but clinical rotations are optional. Nurse Aide I Refresher programs must be approved by the Division of Health Service Regulation.

Program Contacts:

Debbie Cave

Director - Allied Health

Margie Collins

Program Specialist - Allied Health

Workforce Certificate Courses

Nurse Aide Refresher

NUR-3242 Nurse Aide Refresher

Certification Testing: Pearson Vue

Program Costs

Cost: $126 plus associated books, tools, and supplies

Virginia residents pay the same tuition rate as in-state students.

Many grant and scholarship opportunities are available as well. Please complete the WTCE Scholarship and Financial Aid Form and a counselor will review your information to see if you are eligible for assistance.

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