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Nursing Assistant

Herzing University - Orlando offers a short, 5-week certificate course that will prepare you to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Learn the academic knowledge you need in the classroom and then practice your patient care skills in Herzing's state-of-the-industry medical lab. Plus, tuition includes your first attempt at getting your CNA license!

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Course Number: PC 101    
Course Name: Nursing Assistant    
Semester Credit Hours: 8.00    
Prerequisite(s): None    
Corequisite(s): None    
Course Type: Type Clock hours per credit Clock hours
  Lecture and Discussion 15 90
  Lab/Hands-On 30 30
  Clinical/Practium 45 45
  Externship/Internship 45 0

Course Description:

This course is designed to prepare students for employment as nursing assistants in long term, acute, and other healthcare facilities. The content focuses on interpersonal skills, overview of the human body, medical terminology, legal and ethical responsibilities, safe and efficient work, restorative care principles, geriatrics, nutrition, pet-facilitated therapy, health and safety including CPR and employability skills. Instruction is provided through classroom, laboratory, and clinical experiences. Upon completion of the course, the student is eligible to sit for the Certified Nursing Assistant exam.

Receive $500 Scholarship by Continuing Your Studies!

Upon completion of the Nursing Assistant certificate program, you can re-enroll into the next scheduled Practical Nursing program and receive a $500 scholarship towards tuition! Speak to the admissions department for details.



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