Nurse Aide

Campuses

Clarkesville

Credentials Offered

Certificate

Program Length

1 Semester

SIMILAR PROGRAMS

Nurse Aid Accelerated & Fast Track

The Nurse Aide Accelerated certificate of credit program provides hands-on healthcare to patients and assists them in daily life activities that cannot be accomplished on their own due to illness. This certificate may be completed in a mini-mester or full-semester program.

North Georgia Technical College is a State approved Nurse Aide Training Program (NATP). As an approved Nurse Aide Training Program, we offer training to students in order to become eligible for certification as a certified nurse aide. Graduates of the certificate program may take the competency evaluation examination. Graduates who successfully pass the written/oral and skills competency examination are included on the Georgia Nurse Aide Registry.

Credentials You Can Earn

Certificate

The Nurse Aide Accelerated certificate prepares students with classroom training and practice as well as the clinical experiences necessary to care for patients in various settings including nursing care facilities, general medical and surgical hospitals, nursing care facilities, community care facilities for the elderly, and home health services. After the completion of the State approved training program, the candidate must take and pass the competency evaluation testing agency. The candidates who successfully pass the written/oral and skills competency examination are included on the Georgia Nurse Aide Registry.

Career Opportunities

Students who complete the Nurse Aide Accelerated program may sit for the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) exam.

Nurse Aide Accelerated Certificate graduates may find employment in places such as:

Home Health Care or Long-term Care Facilities

Hospitals and clinics

Hospice facilities

 

Additional career options can be researched on the following site(s):

Nurse Aid Fast Track Certificate

The Nurse Aide Fast Track certificate of credit program provides hands-on healthcare to patients and assists them in daily life activities that cannot be accomplished on their own due to illness.

Emphasis si placed on understanding and developing critical thinking skills, as well as demonstrating knowledge of the location and function of human body systems and common disease processes; responding to and reporting changes in a residents /patients condition, nutrition, vital signs; nutrition and diet therapy; disease processes; vital signs; observing, reporting and documenting changes in a residents condition; emergency concerns; ethics and legal issues and governmental agencies that influence the care of the elderly in long term care settings; mental health and psychosocial well-being of the elderly; use and care of mechanical devices and equipment; communication and interpersonal skills and skills competency based on federal guidelines. Specific topics include: roles and responsibilities of the Nurse Aide; communication and interpersonal skills; topography, structure, and function of the body systems; injury.

Quick Facts

  • CampusClarkesville
  • Program Length1 Term
  • Credentials OfferedCertificate

Meet the Faculty

Photo of Stacie Bohannon Stacie Bohannon Health Sciences Department Chair/Medical Assisting Program Director/Instructor
Ivy Gunter Nurse Aid Instructor
Tabitha Smith Nurse Aide Instructor
Photo of Rachel Taylor Rachel Taylor ASN Instructor

The Nurse Aide certificate of credit program provides hands-on healthcare to patients and assists them in daily life activities that cannot be accomplished on their own due to illness.

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