Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

Nurse Aide CN21

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Practical Nursing and Related Programs

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description

The Nurse Aide Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students with classroom training and practice as well as the clinical experiences necessary to care for patients in various settings including general medical and surgical hospitals, nursing care facilities, community care facilities for the elderly, and home health care services. Students who successfully complete the Nurse Aide Technical Certificate of Credit may be eligible to sit for the National Nurse Aide Assessment program (NNAAP) which determines competency to become enrolled in the State nurse aide registry.

Program Approval

The Nurse Aide program is approved by the Georgia Medical Care Foundation.

Certification Information

Graduates of the Nurse Aide program are eligible to sit for the National Nurse Aide Assessment program (NNAAP) which determines competency to become enrolled in the State Nurse Aide registry.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

16

High School Diploma or GED Required

No

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (COMPASS)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

32

70

26

N/A

 

Other Conditions for Admission

Students enrolled in the Nurse Aide program may be required to successfully pass both criminal background checks and drug screening procedures to participate in clinical experiences with patients in licensed facilities.

Program Courses

Credits

ALHS 1040 - Introduction to Health Care

3

ALHS 1060 - Diet and Nutrition for Allied Health Sciences

2

ALHS 1090 - Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences

2

NAST 1100 - Nurse Aide Fundamentals

6

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

13