Nursing Assistant-Technical Certificate

The purpose of this program is to provide the knowledge and skills required to pass the written and skills portion of the State of Florida Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) exam and enter the workforce as a CNA in a health care facility. Students who successfully complete this program are eligible to take the state exam. This program does not meet the minimum requirements for Federal Financial Aid. However, other forms of financial aid may be available. Students in this program are not required to take the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).

Program Code: PSVC-NA

HCP 0100Nursing Assistant

2.67 tech. cr. (80 clock hours)

HCP 0604Nursing Assistant Clinical

1.34 tech. cr. (40 clock hours)

Total Credit Hours: 4-120

Special Program Requirements:

A completed Physical Examination Report (SAR-40-A) is required for this course.

An approved 4-hour AIDS seminar, PHSC course NCH 0001, is a program requirement.

CPR certification, PHSC course NCH 0050, American Heart Association, "Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers", is a requirement of this program.

A grade of "C" or higher must be earned in each program course in order to receive a Technical Credit Certificate.

A grade of "Pass" in Nursing Assistant Clinical (HCP 0604) must be earned to receive a Technical Credit Certificate.