Nurse Assisting

woman nurses

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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Nurse Assisting Checklist

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

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Transitions Orientation
Time: 9:30am
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Vocational Transitions (Español)
Time: 1:00pm
Friday, October 7, 2016
GED and ABE Orientation
Time: 8:00am

From our students...

This program prepares you for all the aspects involved with working in a medical office and the teachers help you every step of the way.

Janeth Corral-Caraveo
Student

From our teachers...

What I love about my job is meeting students from all walks of life.

Phyllis Cano
Cake Decorating Instructor