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NUR 070 - Hospital-Based Certified Nursing Assistant Classroom and Laboratory

Registration Option: Restricted/Requires approval of department:Program Application Required

Total Course Hours: 88

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This course is designed for students who are interested in becoming a certified nursing assistant in the acute hospital setting. Through lecture, discussion, and hands-on practice, you will learn basic nursing skills such as taking vital signs, assuring patient safety, and caring for patients with a variety of diseases. 

You must pass this class with an average of 80% in order to advance to the hospital-based clinical classes. 


Attending the CNA Orientation session; scoring at least 80% on both the mandatory reading and math tests;  and passing a basic computer competency skill.  

You would be required to have a criminal background check, obtain a CPR Health Provider certification and up to date immunizations (MMR, Varicella, Hep B, TDap, Influenza) and TB skin test or chest x-ray before the midterm exam. 


Students will learn basic nursing skills such as taking vital signs, assuring patient safety, and caring for patients with a variety of diseases. Students successfully completing this class will be able to move onto the clinical portion of this program.