Skill Award in Nurse Assistant

The Nurse Assistant Skill Award prepares the student to work as a certified nurse assistant or acute care nurse aide.

Required course:
NRS 101Nurse Assistant5
Total Units5

Skill Award Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Nurse Assistant Skill Award will:

  1. Communicate in English verbally and in writing using appropriate medical terminology.
  2. Collect, calculate and interpret observations.
  3. Develop problem-solving skills and make appropriate decisions regarding a variety of situations.
  4. Provide culturally specific healthcare to all people.
  5. Develop the ability to use and adapt to current technologies used in the healthcare setting.
  6. Provide patient care that falls within the scope of practice as set forth by the California Department of Health Services.