2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
    Jun 30, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Nursing Assistant Certificate


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Basic concepts common to all members of the health team in acute and long-term care settings. Basic principles of communication, nutrition, emergency care, medical terminology, environmental safety and comfort, and ethical/legal aspects of health care. Basic nursing skills based upon fundamental nursing concepts in giving individualized client care. To provide students with the necessary clinical time required for application for state certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Students will practice basic concepts common to all members of the health team in acute and long-term care settings, which include basic principles of communication, nutrition, emergency care, medical terminology, environmental safety and comfort, ethical/legal aspects of health care, basic nursing skills based upon fundamental nursing concepts in giving individualized client care.

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. be prepared to take the certified nursing assistant exam.
  2. utilize medical terminology appropriately.
  3. apply their understanding of patient rights.
  4. demonstrate scope of practice as a nursing assistant.

Total Certificate Credit Hours: 8


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