The Nursing Assistant curriculum prepares individuals to work under the supervision of licensed health care professionals in performing nursing care and services for persons of all ages.
Course work emphasizes growth and development throughout the life span, personal care, vital signs, communications, nutrition, medical asepsis, therapeutic activities, accident and fire safety, household environment and equipment management, family resources and services and employment skills.
Graduates of this curriculum are eligible to be listed in the registry as a Nursing Assistant I or Nursing Assistant II. They find employment in home health agencies, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, extended care facilities and doctors’ offices.
Nursing Assistant certificate (C45480)