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There are no prerequisites for the NAC (nursing assistant certified) course, however English 92 and 95 are recommended preparation since there is significant reading required.

Certificate of Proficiency - Nursing Assistant

This comprehensive training course prepares students to take the state nursing assistant certification exam and provides awareness of the role of the nursing assistant in nursing care.

Course requirements (effective fall 2010)

 NURS 100
 Nursing Assistant
 Subtotal  8
 Total  8


New! Certificate of Proficiency - Nursing Assistant Certified in Acute Care

This certificate offers specialized training in particular areas of challenges on the job for the NAC or caretaker. The acute care setting is emphasized with attention to safety, falls, and other "high risk to patient" areas. Further emphasis is given to care of the older adult and behavioral health issues.

Course requirements (effective spring 2018)

 NURS 100
 Nursing Assistant (HR)
 NURS 138  NAC Acute Care I 2
 NURS 139  NAC Acute Care II 2
 HLTH 193  Care of the Older Adult in Acute Care 3
 HLTH 194  Behavioral Health in Acute Care 3
 Subtotal  18
 Total  18