Medicaid Nurse Aide Certificate | KCTCS

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.

Required Course

  • NAA 100 - Nursing Assistant Skills I

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