Nursing Assistant Short-Term Certificate
Program Location: Dual Enrollment Only
Nursing and Allied Health Division
Length: One Semester
This course fulfills the 75-hour Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act requirements for training of long term care nursing assistants. Upon completion of the training certificate, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program examination. The examination is an evaluation of nurse-aide related knowledge, skills, and abilities. Upon successful completion of the exam, graduates are eligible to work in long-term care and other healthcare agencies as nurse aides.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Unconditional admission to Coastal Alabama Community College. Once admitted, students must provide a negative TB test, drug screen, background check, immunization records, and purchase specific apparel including a stethoscope.