CIP Code: 513902
Program Type: Certificate
Program Length: 10 Semester Credit Hours
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The Certified Nurse Assistant program prepares students for employment in long-term care facilities, home health agencies, and hospitals where basic bedside nursing care is needed. Classroom instruction includes an introduction to health care, basic nursing skills, body structure and function, and infection control. Students participate in clinical activities under the supervision of the instructor. All OBRA Skill Standards are included in this competency-based curriculum. Upon completion of the program, the student is qualified for certification and employment in the areas of long-term home health, and acute care.