Course Number   Course Title / Description / MnTC Goals / Prerequisites Credits
NA 1612   Nursing Assistant 3  
  SUSPENDED PER AASC 4/17/2020 The Nursing Assistant Certificate course prepares the student to provide physical nursing care to individuals in long-term care facilities. This course helps students learn the roles and responsibilities of the nursing home assistant working in long-term care. Information about residents and client’s rights, pertinent laws and ethical issues are introduced. Concepts of basic human needs, basic nursing and personal care skills, mental health, social needs, and restorative services will also be addressed throughout the course. Students learn how to measure vital signs, assist individuals with physical needs such as personal hygiene, elimination, mobility, exercise and nutrition. Skills learned are performed in a supervised laboratory setting and in a long-term care setting. Attendance is mandatory, per Minnesota Department of Health regulations. Students successfully completing this course are eligible to take the Pearson Vue Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Competency Test. After passing this test students can be placed on the Minnesota Department of Health Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Registry.  

NA 1612 is a required course in the following degrees, diplomas, or certificates:
Universal Care Assistant Certificate (2019-2020)
Universal Care Assistant Certificate (2018-2019)
Universal Care Assistant - 26 credits Certificate (2017-2018)
Universal Care Assistant - 26 credits Certificate (2016-2017)
Universal Care Assistant - 26 credits Certificate (2015-2016)
Universal Care Assistant - 26 credits Certificate (2014-2015)
Universal Care Assistant - 26 credits Certificate (2013-2014)
Universal Care Assistant - 26 credits Certificate (2012-2013)
Universal Care Assistant - 26 credits Certificate (2011-2012)
Universal Care Assistant Certificate (2009-2010)
Universal Care Assistant Diploma (2008-2009)
Universal Care Assistant Diploma (2007-2008)
 
NA 1612 is an elective course in the following degrees, diplomas, or certificates:
Occupational Skills Diploma (2021-2022)
Occupational Skills Certificate (2021-2022)
Occupational Skills Diploma (2020-2021)
Occupational Skills Certificate (2020-2021)
Occupational Skills Diploma (2019-2020)
Occupational Skills Certificate (2019-2020)
Occupational Skills Diploma (2018-2019)
Occupational Skills Certificate (2018-2019)
Occupational Skills Diploma (2017-2018)
Occupational Skills Certificate (2017-2018)
Occupational Skills Diploma (2016-2017)
Occupational Skills Certificate (2016-2017)
Occupational Skills Diploma (2015-2016)
Occupational Skills Certificate (2015-2016)
Occupational Skills Diploma (2014-2015)
Occupational Skills Diploma (2013-2014)
Occupational Skills Diploma (2012-2013)