This certificate in nursing assistant provides the didactic and experiential learning outcomes to successfully provide the scope of care of the certified nursing assistant. This is a one semester certificate program.
Program Location: Greenwood
Program Coordinator: Deborah Hoffman
|FIRST SEMESTER||Credit Hours|
|AHS 102||Medical Terminology||3.0|
|AHS 106||Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation||1.0|
|AHS 163||Long Term Care||5.0|
|Total Credit Hours: 9.0|
Interested applicants for the NAC6 certificate should be referred to Carol Paguntalan for advising and enrollment.
Nursing Assistant certificate (NAC6) is eligible for Lottery Tuition Assistance. It is not eligible for Title IV funding (PELL, Loans). FAFSA Waiver can be completed for LTA.
Criteria for enrollment into AHS 163 includes: 18 years old by the first day of class. The pre-requisite for AHS 102 is RDG 100 or test score equivalent.
Additional costs for the AHS 163 class include: books/workbooks, blood pressure kit, navy blue scrubs, white shoes, background check, drug screening, clinical insurance and a two-step TB tests. The fees of the background check and drug screening ($82.50), lab fee ($20) and insurance ($25) will be added to tuition.
Applicants interested in completing the nursing assistant class through Continuing Education should contact Deborah Hoffman. This would not include the AHS 102 (Medical Terminology) or AHS 106 (CPR).
Students can still complete AHS 163 without being enrolled in the NAC6 curriculum. Students should consult with their financial aid counselor to confirm if it will be covered.
There are two options for AHS 106 (CPR) for NAC6 students for Fall 2014: Sat, 8/16, 9am - 3pm (17613) or Tues, 8/19 8am - 1pm (17614). Students in majors other than NAC6 who wish to complete the NAC6 certificate will receive an error message attempting to register for the AHS 106 class. An override must be done; please contact Carol Paguntalan for assistance.
Advisement Information updated 6/17/2014