Students successfully completing the program will be awarded the certificate of proficiency and will be eligible to sit for the state registry examination for certified nursing assistants.  Classes required for the certificate are:

N A 1002 Nursing Assistant Training 2
N A 1012 Nursing Assistant Skills Laboratory 2
N A 1022 Nursing Assistant Practicum 2
HIT 1003 Medical Terminology for CNAs 3
HS 1011 Ethics and Professionalism 1
HS 1001 Basic Computers or CSCI 1003 1
HS 1021 CPR and First Aid 1
Total Hours 12

Basic Studies Requirements:

Students who score less than ACT 19, ASSET 42, or COMPASS 82 in reading are required to take the Nelson Denny Reading Test in The Learning Center for placement in the appropriate basic studies reading course. Students must test out of or enroll in BSTD 0103 as a corequisite to the nursing assistant program.

If you are interested in further information regarding this program, contact:
Dean of Health and Natural Sciences
Phone: 870-864-7102; Fax: 870-864-7140