Nurse Aide (C45840)

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.

This curriculum complies with the standard approved by the State Board of Community Colleges.

Students may be required to take developmental courses in Math and/or English as a result of high school GPA or pre-enrollment placement tests.  Therefore, the student may need more than the minimum number of semester hours listed for graduation. Consult a program advisor for more information.

This program of study does not qualify for federal and/or state financial aid.

Fall Semester  (6 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

NAS 101 Nurse Aide I

3

4

3

0

6

Spring Semester (12 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

NAS 102 Nurse Aide II
or
NAS 103 Home Health Care Nurse Aide

3
or
4

2

6

0

6

NAS 106 Geriatric Aide

5

0

3

0

6

 Total Semester Credit Hours in Program: 18