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Nursing Assistant


Nursing assistants perform basic nursing functions involving patient care, working under the supervision of a registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, or physician. In general, Nursing Assistants attend to matters related to personal hygiene, safety, nutrition, exercise, and elimination. Maintaining patient comfort is a priority.


Program Requirements 16 Credits

AHS 120 Medical Terminology 3.0 Credits

BIOL 154 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology 4.0 Credits

OEEM 101 BLS for Health Care Providers 1.0 Credits

NA 104 Certified Nursing Assistant Fundamentals 4.0 Credits

NA 105 Certified Nursing Assistant Clinicals 4.0 Credits