NURSING ASSISTANT

Program Description

Find your future in the healthcare field in less than one year! CVTC’s Nursing Assistant program allows you to earn your technical diploma and start your career quickly!

This 120-hour course is a combination of classroom lecture, lab experience, and clinical practice conducted in long-term care facilities. It covers basic body function and structure, nutrition, nursing care procedures, and ethical and legal considerations.

As a nursing assistant, you will provide care to a variety of patients to help them live as comfortably and independently as possible. Your training will cover basic nursing skills including patient care, nutrition comprehension, and customer service. You will learn how to:

  • Collect data
  • Safeguard patients
  • Assist in all activities of daily living
  • Communicate with patients

Just the Facts

Nursing Assistant
3 Credit Technical Diploma

Length of Program:
Less Than One Year

Delivery Method
Face-to-Face

Program Location
Eau Claire and River Falls

Start Dates
August, January, and June

Program Outcomes

Non-Traditional Occupation

Bloodborne Pathogens
Students in this program should be aware of the risks associated with bloodborne pathogens. Learn more.

Estimated Program Cost

Total Tuition, Fees & Books: $582

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More Details

For availability on this class you can search for available courses. Please contact the Student Central at studentcentral@cvtc.edu or 715-833-6200 for additional information.

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66%
Get a Job

66% of our Nursing Assistant graduates get a job in the industry.

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Less Than
1 Year
Earn a Diploma Fast

Earn a Nursing Assistant technical diploma in less than one year.

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80%
Degrees in Demand

The U.S. Department of Labor projects 80% of the jobs created in the next decade will require education beyond high school.

Courses

  • Nursing Assistant
    This 120-hour course is a combination of lecture, lab in a classroom, and clinical practice conducted in long-term care facilities. It covers basic body function and structure, nutrition, nursing care procedures, and ethical and legal considerations.

Careers

  • Cardiovascular Monitoring Technician
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Personal Caretaker
  • Resident Care Giver
  • Sterilization Technician

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