Certificate - Nursing Assistant (High School Career and College Promise)

What it’s about

The Nursing Assistant curriculum prepares individuals to work under the supervision of licensed healthcare professionals in performing nursing care and services for persons of all ages. They may be employed in home health agencies, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, extended care facilities, and doctors’ offices.

What you can get

Upon successful completion of all courses in this CCP pathway, the student will be awarded a Certificate in Nursing Assistant from DCCC. After completing NAS 101, the student will be eligible to take the Nurse Aide I state test for listing as an NAI on the Nurse Aide Registry (additional cost). After completion of NAS 102, students will be eligible to take the Nurse Aide II state exam.

Program specific details

Tuition and Fees FREE

Textbooks - $175.00
Student Course Packet - FREE
Student Kit - $5.00
BLS for Healthcare Providers, Manual Blood Pressure Cuff and Stethoscope - $80.00 (May be provided by High School)

Immunizations, Criminal Background/Drug Screen (costs vary based on the individual) - $105.00

ESTIMATED TOTAL COST (Student Responsible) $365.00
*Costs subject to change.

Minimum Placement Test Scores

Reading & Sentence Skills - 165
Math Score - 7
Math Modules - 010-050

After High School

Complete Certificate: NAS 102 Nursing Assistant II (Fall semester after graduation)
After Certificate: Ready for State Test 

High School Senior Year

Nursing Assistant I

Credit Hours: 

6.00
Home Health Care

Credit Hours: 

2.00
Geriatrics

Credit Hours: 

3.00

After High School

Nursing Assistant II

Credit Hours: 

6.00