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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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

From our students...

Health and beauty have always been passions of mine. The ability to combine the two is exciting - helping people feel their best inside and out. The program is awesome and the price is right!

Laci Garst
Student

From our teachers...

I started the Phlebotomy Program here 15 years ago. Phlebotomy is a great field that can open many doors; new opportunities can arise depending on how far a student wants to extend themselves.

Marie Hooker
Current Faculty