West Virginia Northern Community College

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Certified Nurse Assistant

Certified Nurse Assistant
Certificate in Applied Science

This program is designed for students interested in entering a Health Care profession that will focus on basic care of a patient. Graduates can expect to be state registered Nursing Assistants after successful completion of state testing and to obtain entry-level employment in hospitals, clinics, and long-term carre facilities. Students can design a curriculum that prepares them for application to associate degree nursing program. All courses must be completed with a “C” or better. Successful completion of this program may enhance, but does not guarantee, acceptance into a specific Health Science program.

AHS106 Certified Nurse Assistant course is approved by the WV Department of Health and Human Resources’ Division of Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification (OHFLAC). This course requires students to successfully complete a certified background check, health physical and verification of immunizations by titer evaluation prior to entering the course.

 

Fall Semester

Course Cr. Hours
BIO 114 Anatomy and Physiology I        3
CIT 117 Microsoft Applications        3
ENG 101 College Composition I        3
HPE 110 CPR and First Aid        1
PSYC 105 Introduction to Psychology        3
MATH 102 Technical Mathematics I        2

Spring Semester

Course Cr. Hours
AHS 103 Medical Terminology       1
AHS 106 Certified Nurse Assistant #       6
AHS 150 Nutrition for Health Sciences       2
BIO 115 Anatomy and Physiology II       3
SOC 125 Introduction to Sociology       3    

Total Hours in Program - 30

# This course requires competion of certified background check, health physical and vaccine and/or titers.

A minimum grade of a "C" is required in all courses to remail in the program and graduate.

Gainful Employment Information

Certified Nurse Assistant - No Data at the time; New Program
COST      
Q. How much will this program cost me?    
A. Tuition and fees: $2,806.00  
  Books and supplies: $1,100.00  
  On-campus room & Board Not offered  
   Disclaimer: All Tuition and Fees are subject to change.    
FINANCING      
Q. What are my financing options to pay for the program?
A. In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, N/A% of graduates (2007/2008-2011/2012) used loans to finance their education (tuition and fees, books and supplies and funds including educational costs allowed for living expenses, transportation/personal allowance) .  The median debt* for program graduates was by year:
  2011-2012 N/A   
  2010-2011 N/A  
  2009-2010 N/A  
  2008-2009 N/A  
  2007-2008 N/A  
  * Median loan debt  from Title IV only-No completers had private loans or institutional financing during this time period.    
       
SUCCESS      
Q. How long will it take me to complete this program?  
A. The program is designed to take 12 months to complete.  The percent of graduates from this program that finished in this time by year are:
  2011-2012 N/A  
  2010-2011 N/A  
  2009-2010 N/A  
  2008-2009 N/A  
  2007-2008 N/A  
Q. What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?
A. The job placement rate** for students who complete the program is by year:
       
       
  2011-2012 N/A  
  2010-2011 N/A  
  2009-2010 N/A  
  2008-2009 N/A  
  2007-2008 N/A  
       
 

 * NR = No response to survey

** Placement Rate of Responders; Calculation Souce: WV Workforce

   
       
  
       
 
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