Nursing Assistant - Certificate of Completion (16 credit hours)

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attend this program can be found on the following https://dacc.nmsu.edu/gainfulemployment/.

Nursing assistants perform 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. Upon successfully completing the course, the student is eligible to take the state nursing assistant exam to become certified as a nursing assistant. Course fee: $150.

(16 credit hours)

Program Content
AHS 120Medical Terminology3
BIOL 154Introductory Anatomy and Physiology4
NA 104Nursing Assistant Fundamentals3
NA 104 LNursing Assistant Fundamentals Lab1
NA 105Nursing Assistant Clinicals4
OEEM 101CPR for the Health Care Professional1
Total Credits16