NURSING ASSISTANT

Would you like to enter the health care job market? Nursing Assistants are vital members of the health care team and are in high demand.

Course Number: 
CRN10020
Course Name Abbreviation: 
Nursing Asst
Important Notes: 

Lab fee: $40.00 plus cost of CPR course

Deadline: All applications are due by March 16, 2018.
This course includes:
• Nursing Assistant skills
• Basic Anatomy and Physiology and infection control
• Emphasis on communication, professionalism and compassion
• Preparation for state Nursing Assistant Certification exam

Additional Information:
• Uniform and watch required for labs and clinical.
• The course also has a clinical component which includes off-site patient care. The student must have the following before entering into the clinical setting:
o Reliable transportation to clinical site
o Medical release that student is able to perform Essential Functions
o Negative TB test
o Updated immunizations including the influenza vaccine.
o CPR Certification
• To participate in the clinical portion of the course, clinical settings may require documentation such as Social Security Number and proof of citizenship.
• Students are required to successfully complete two semesters in both the clinical and classroom portions to be qualified to take the state certification exam.

Clinical portion:
May include some afternoons, evenings, and Saturdays

Credits Per Semester: 
1.0
Grades: 
12
Course Length: 
Full Year
Credit Information: 
2.0 Practical Arts Credit or 1.0 per semester
Prerequites: 
• 2.5 cumulative GPA • MUST be a SENIOR next year • 1 year of Biology with minimum of C grade for each semester • Letter of interest must be emailed to whitney_k@aps.edu by March 15, 2019
Session: 
Session IB
7:25 - 9:50 am Tuesdays and Thursdays (Also Clinical)