Nursing Assistant: Acute & Long Term Care

Nursing assistants taking blood pressure.
  • This course is designed to prepare students for employment as nursing assistants in nursing homes, hospitals, or other health care facilities.

    The content includes, but is not limited to, interpersonal skills, medical terminology, legal and ethical responsibilities, safe and efficient work, gerontology, nutrition, pet-facilitated therapy, health and safety including Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – heart saver level, and employability skills.

    Satisfies one EQ science credit toward high school.


    High school student admittance is based on current academic course history, grade point average, FSA scores, attendance record and faculty recommendation.

    Nursing Assistant Teaches:

      • (A) 8417100 Health Science Anatomy & Physiology (1 credit)
      • 8417110 Health Science Foundations (1 credit)
      • (B) 8417211 Nursing Assistant 3 (1 credit)

    Industry Certifications Offered in this Program

    Articulated:FDMQA002-Certified Nursing Assistant

     Next Start Date: August 2024