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Nurse Aide Certificate (C45840)

The Nurse Aide curriculum prepares individuals to work under the supervision of licensed nursing professionals in performing nursing care and services for persons of all ages.

Topics include growth and development, personal care, vital signs, communication, nutrition, medical asepsis, therapeutic activities, accident and fire safety, household environment and equipment management, family resources and services, and employment skills.

Upon completion, the student may be eligible for listing as a Nurse Aide I and other selected Nurse Aide registries as determined by the local program of study.

Current classes for Nurse Aide Training are listed on the McDowell Technical Community College Website under Academic Department: Nursing

In addition to the courses listed below, students may be required to take transition/co-requisite classes based on RISE criteria. These classes do not count toward hours required for graduation.

Major Courses

Title

Class

Lab

Clinical

Credit

MED 121

Medical Terminology I

3

0

0

3

MED 122

Medical Terminology II

3

0

0

3

NAS 101

Nurse Aide I

3

4

3

6

NAS 102

Nurse Aide II

3

2

6

6

Total Credits

18

 

 

 

 

Recommended Semester Schedule

Major Courses

Title

Class

Lab

Clinical

Credit

First Year-Fall Semester

 

 

 

 

NAS 101

Nurse Aide I

3

4

3

6

MED 121

Medical Terminology I

3

0

0

3

  

 

 

 

 

First Year – Spring Semester

 

 

 

 

NAS 102

Nurse Aide II

3

2

6

6

MED 122

Medical Terminology II

3

0

0

3