Coastal Pines Technical College

Coastal Pines Technical College 2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook

Nurse Aide CN21

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Practical Nursing and Related Programs

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description

The Nurse Aide Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students with classroom training and practice as well as the clinical experiences necessary to care for patients in various settings including general medical and surgical hospitals, nursing care facilities, community care facilities for the elderly, and home health care services. Students who successfully complete the Nurse Aide Technical Certificate of Credit may be eligible to sit for the National Nurse Aide Assessment program (NNAAP) which determines competency to become enrolled in the State nurse aide registry.

Program Approval

The Nurse Aide program is approved by the Georgia Medical Care Foundation.

Certification Information

Upon successful completion of NAST 1100, students may apply to the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) which determines competency to be enrolled in the Georgia State Nurse Aide registry.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

16

High School Diploma or GED Required

No

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (Accuplacer)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

30

36

23

N/A

 

Other Conditions for Admission

Students enrolled in the Nurse Aide program may be required to successfully pass both criminal background checks and drug screening procedures to participate in clinical experiences with patients in licensed facilities.

Location(s)

Alma

Baxley

Golden Isles

Hazlehurst

Jesup

Waycross

Program Courses

Credits

ALHS 1040 - Introduction to Health Care

3

ALHS 1060 - Diet and Nutrition for Allied Health Sciences

2

ALHS 1090 - Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences

2

NAST 1100 - Nurse Aide Fundamentals

6

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

13

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