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.

*Registration Deadline Notice*

Students must register at least 6 business days PRIOR to the start date in order to allow time for completion of program checklist requirements. The program checklist is available from advisors and on this webpage. For questions, please contact the Welcome Desk 720-423-4702.

Nurse Assisting Program Flyer

Nurse Assisting Checklist

Gainful Employment Information

 

2017 - 2018 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.

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

  • 8/21/2017 – 10/12/2017
  • 10/16/2017 – 12/14/2017
  • 1/8/2018 – 3/6/2018
  • 3/12/2018 – 5/10/2017
  • 5/14/2018 – 7/12/2018

Part-Time (M-W, 5–9 p.m.)

  • 9/11/2017 – 12/13/2017
  • 1/8/2018 – 4/18/2018
  • 4/23/2018 – 7/18/2018

 

Program Cost

  • Total Credit Hours: 5
  • Estimated Program Cost: $550 (books may add to your final cost)

It's free to apply to Emily Griffith Technical College. You're under no obligation once you apply. Filling out an application allows us to connect you with people who can provide more information about your preferred studies and career goals.

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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 2, 2017
Emily Griffith Graduation Ceremony
Time: 10:00am
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Free information session
Time: 3:00pm

From our students...

I love Tonya [Tonya Robinson, Instructor], she makes things simple, clear and she makes the topics and long days go by so quickly.  I love that we have an on-site lab.

Brittany Jones
Dental Assisting Student

From our teachers...

The opportunities in the pharmacy profession continue to grow and expand and can launch one into greater opportunities in the health care realm.

Joe Cooper
Pharmacy Technician Instructor