Nursing Assistant

This course is designed for the student who enjoys caring for others and is interested in a career in healthcare.  This course covers the basic theory and skills needed for working as a nursing assistant in a long-term care facility, home health care agency, or a hospital and requires students to participate in a minimum 16 hour supervised clinical experience at an approved long-term care facility.  Students will also receive training in the American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR & AED Training for Healthcare Professionals.  Upon successful completion, students are prepared to take the Colorado State Board of Nursing written and skills exams for certification as a Nursing Assistant.                                     

*Industry certificate(s) available*

Course Subject
Course Number
CTE 9531
Grade Level
11-12
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Prerequisite
CTE 9515, CTE 9516 and CTE 9517
Course Fee
$17.00 HOSA Membership ($10.00) CPR Training ($7.00)