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Nursing Assistant Courses

Nursing Assistant Courses

Enter the Health Care Field with Hands-On, Practical Skills. Prepare to help people with in-demand skills needed to be a nursing assistant. In as little as a month, you would be prepared to sit for the Nursing Assistant State Board Exam.

Students will prepare for the future through 80 contact hours of academic work including:

Major: Nursing Assistant

Certificate: Nursing Assistant
Contact Hours: 80
Time: 4 weeks

Objective:
This program is designed to present the theory as well as the hands-on practice needed to prepare students for an entry-level position as a Nursing Assistant. Upon completion of the theory and skills learned, students will have hands-on experience and knowledge in regards to long term care in different facilities in the Pueblo, CO, area. In these facilities, students will have the opportunity to interact one-on-one with clients in a setting comparable to what a student can expect in the field. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to apply for the State Board Exam to become a Certified Nursing Assistant.

Course Number Course Name Contact Hours
NA-100 Nursing Assistant Basic Care 60
NA-101 Nursing Assistant Externship 20
  TOTAL CONTACT HOURS 80.0

NA-100 Nursing Assistant Basic Care

Credit Hours: 60
Prerequisite(s): None

Students will learn theory and hands-on skills necessary to perform the duties of a Nursing Assistant. Students are taught the twenty-two (22) skills following the precise steps as listed in the Colorado Nurse Aid Candidate handbook with emphasis on the critical element steps.

NA-101 Nursing Assistant Externship

Credit Hours: 20
Prerequisite(s): NA-100

Students will have hands-on experience and knowledge in regards to long term care in different facilities in the Pueblo, CO area. In these facilities, students will have the opportunity to interact one-on-one with clients in a setting comparable to what a student can expect in the field.