The purpose of the Nursing Assistant program is to educate/train individuals to meet the basic care needs of a patient 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 (ADLs), 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 writers will earn a certificate of Completion and will hold the credential “Certified Nursing Assistant”.
Nursing Assistant Program:
Full approval of the Department of Health and Hospitals – State of Louisiana (DHH): 628 N. 4th Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 (Phone: 225.342.9500; Fax: 225.342.5568).