Nursing assistants provide basic nursing functions involving patient care, working under the supervision of a registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, or physician. In general, Nursing Assistants attend to matters related to personal hygiene, safety, nutrition, exercise, and elimination. Maintaining patient comfort is a priority. Once completed students may sit for the New Mexico Nurse Aide Exam to become a state certified nursing assistant (CNA). To register for this class please complete the Clinical Packet and notify firstname.lastname@example.org to review your documents on castlebranch. Once approved directions on how to registered will be sent to you.
Program Course Requirements (16 Credits):
AHS 120 Medical Terminology • 3 credits
BIOL 154 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology • 4 credits
OEEM 101 BLS for Health Care Providers • 1 credit
NA 104 Nursing Assistant Fundamentals • 3 credits
NA 104L Nursing Assistant Skills Lab • 1 credit
NA 105 Nursing Assistant Clinicals • 4 credits