Nurse Assisting

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The Nurse Assisting Program consists of theory and clinical experience. This program meets the Colorado OBRA certification requirements; successful graduates are eligible to take the state certification exam.

A reading test is required for entrance into the program. Additional costs, which are not included in the tuition, for this program include book, uniforms, watch with second hand, and fees associated with state board testing. Proof of a negative TB test is required prior to the clinical rotation.

This program is approved by the State Board of Nursing.

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Additional Program Information

Gainful Employment Information

 

2016 - 2017 Program Dates

Part-Time (M-Th, 7:30–11:30 a.m. or 12-4 p.m.)

  • 8/22/2016 – 10/05/2016 (two cohorts)
  • 10/06/2016 – 11/29/2016 (two cohorts)
  • 11/30/2016 – 1/31/2017 (two cohorts)
  • 2/1/2017 – 3/20/2017 (two cohorts)
  • 3/21/2017 – 5/1/2017 (two cohorts)
  • 5/15/2017 – 6/28/2017 (two cohorts)

Part-Time (M, W 5–9 p.m.)

  • 9/7/2016 – 11/12/2016
  • 1/9/2017 – 3/18/2017
  • 3/20/2017 – 6/3/2017

Full-Time (M-Th, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

  • 6/29/2017 – 7/20/2017

 

Program Cost

  • Total Contact Hours: 92
  • Total Credit Hours: 5
  • Cost per Credit: $80
  • Additional Fees: $130
  • Estimated Program Cost: $530 (books may add to your final cost)

 

Courses

Code Course Credits
NUA 101 Nurse Aide Health Care Skills 4.00
NUA 170 Nurse Aide Clinical Experience 1.00

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Earning Potential

Entry-level
Hourly Pay = $11.48
Annual Salary = $23,872

Experienced
Hourly Pay = $15.34
Annual Salary = $31,915

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • CNA positions
  • Companion aide
  • Home health aide
  • Primary care provider

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Assisted living centers
  • Boarding homes
  • Home health agencies
  • Hospice
  • Mental health facilities
  • Rehab centers
  • Schools
  • Senior day care centers
  • Temporary nursing agencies

Upcoming Related Events

Friday, June 3, 2016
Graduation Celebration - UPDATED
Time: 10:00am

From our students...

EGTC is teaching me the skills to prepare me for the state CNA exam, this school has a very high passing rate. My teacher is fun and energetic, she makes you want to learn!

Elisa Domenget
Current Student

From our teachers...

My goal is to bring them to a marketable level by the time they are finished with our Automotive Technology Program.

Rodney Perkins
Automotive Technology Instructor