Medicaid Nurse Aide Certificate
The Nurse Aide course provides knowledge and skills for nurse aides to assume the role and responsibility required in a variety of health care settings. Learn more about program requirements and admissions information.
3-6 Credit Hours
Upon completion of the program, the graduate can:
- Demonstrate good personal habits.
- Recognize the nurse aide’s role as it fits into the organizational structure of a long-term health care facility.
- Identify responsibilities of the nurse aide to the resident and health care team.
- Demonstrate basic skills and techniques in performing uncomplicated nursing procedures according to the program standards.
- Organize and administer nursing care to residents based on a plan of care and direction from charge personnel.
- Demonstrate knowledge of resident’s rights in assisting residents with their activities of daily living.
- Demonstrate ability to assist residents in attaining and maintaining functional independence to the extent possible.
- Demonstrate proper care for and use of equipment and supplies necessary for patient care.
- Demonstrate sensitivity to the residents’ physical, emotional, social and mental health needs through skillful, directed interactions.
- Actively participate in the maintenance of a non-threatening, independence-conducive environment for the nursing facility resident.
- NAA 100 - Nursing Assistant Skills I