Degree, Certificate or Diploma
6,928 Jobs (2020)
+5.6% Change from 2020-2025
Data is from the Omaha Metropolitans Area, and the seven counties in Southwest Iowa that Iowa Western serves
What will you do
The Advanced Nursing Assistant Certificate program of study is designed to place students into the workforce upon completion of this four-month certificate. The certificate program prepares students for entry-level jobs in healthcare as nurse aids in hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities. The national job market for nurse aids is large and growing steadily, with more opportunities for nurse aids in nursing care facilities than in hospitals.
- Entry: $11.65
- Average: $13.70
- Experienced: $19.10
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HSC 172 - Nurse Aide
HSC 113 - Medical Terminology
PEH 130 - CPR and First Aid in the Workplace
MGT 195 - Workplace Empowerment
BIO 157 - Human Biology
ENG 110 - Writing For The Workplace
ENG 105 - Composition I
Total Semester Hours Required: 16.0
Upon the successful completion of the program students will:
- Explain the role and responsibilities required of the Nursing Assistant to work in various nursing facilities.
- Demonstrate the skills necessary to maintain and provide safe and effective care of the resident.
- Identify proper communication methods used in providing care of the resident.
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