Nurse Aide Accelerated

Campuses

Clarkesville

Credentials Offered

Certificate

Program Length

1 Semester

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Nurse Aid Accelerated

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):

Meet the Faculty

Photo of Stacie Bohannon Stacie Bohannon Health Sciences Department Chair/Medical Assisting Program Director/Instructor
Photo of Rachel Taylor Rachel Taylor CNA Program Director

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.

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