Nursing Assistant
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Program: Nursing Assistant

Degree Type: Certificate

The Certified Nursing Assistant Program educates individuals to become certified nursing assistants. The purpose is to educate/train individuals to meet the basic care needs of a patient/client base residing in a long term care facility or setting.

In this program the students will acquire competencies in the provision of activities of daily living (ADL’s), bedside care, and basic nursing procedures.

Students successfully completing the classroom, skills laboratory, and clinical competencies will be eligible to write the Final Competency Examination. Successful exam writers will earn a certificate of Completion (as mandated by the Department of Health and Hospitals – Health Standards Section) and will hold the credential “Certified Nursing Assistant.” Classes are taught in 7 ½ weeks sessions.


Please see your advisor or University Catalog for more information.