NUA Nursing Assistant

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NUA.100 Basic Nursing Assistant Training637.5

This course is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) to prepare the student to assist the registered professional nurse and licensed practical nurse as an integral member of the health care team in a variety of health care settings. Instruction includes basic nursing skills through lecture, clinical simulation and supervised clinical experiences at a long-term health care facility. All individuals applying for certification must complete a fingerprint criminal background check. Criminal background check applications will be provided to students during class. Upon successful completion of the program the individual is eligible to take the State of Illinois Nursing Assistant Competency Examination.
Offered: As Needed
Prerequisites: The appropriate placement exam score, or ENG.097 with a grade of C or better, or ACT Reading score of 20 or higher.
Applicable toward graduation at Sandburg where program structure permits:
Degree or Certificate: AAS, AGS, and Certificates where applicable.
General Education -- Not Applicable