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Nursing Assistant (NURSA)

  • NURSA 1105 
    Nurse Assistant Training

    6 credit hours

    Students will gain theoretical knowledge and basic skills essential to the practice of health care workers who assist nurses in providing person-centered care in a variety of healthcare settings. Training includes simulated practice and opportunity for clinical application to learn basic nurse assistant competencies. This course is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health, Office of Health Regulations. Successful completion is required for application to sit for the Illinois Nurse Aide Competency written certification exam. NOTE: ALL students must have a valid social security number, meet health requirements, and pass a fingerprint criminal background check. Prerequisite: Advising session attendance or equivalent; select health requirements as explained at the Advising Session. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One. Minimum age of 16 due to Illinois state law. (3 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, 3 clinical hours)