NURSE AIDE FOR HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS I
(NURA 1001 & 1060)
This course will prepare the student for entry level nursing assistant to achieve a level of knowledge, skills, and abilities essential to provide basic care to residents. Content includes residents' rights, communication, safety, observation, reporting and assisting residents in maintaining basic comfort and safety. Clinical is practical instruction with close and/or direct supervision provided by the clinical professional (faculty or preceptor), generally in a clinical setting. Clinical education is an unpaid learning experience. This is a direct patient contact course. The State of Texas Exam in skills and written competency will be scheduled online by the student at the cost of $104.50 once the program is complete. Students will have the opportunity to do this on the last day of clinicals. No High School or GED required.
Tuition includes: Liability Insurance and background check.
Location for classes and clinical:
Advanced Technology Center, 3200 W. Cuthbert and
Manor Park Nursing Facility 2208 N Loop 250.
Instructor: Erika Ortiz
Total 114 hours/11.4 CEUs
- Photo ID or Drivers License, and Social Security Card (names must be exactly the same on both)
- Copy of Immunizations All immunizations must be complete prior to registration.
- Tetanus (Td or Tdap) within last 10 years
- MMR (2)
- Varicella (chicken pox) (2)
- Hepatitis B series (3)
- Tuberculosis (TB) test (negative result) - within past 12 months
- Influenza (flu) shot (during flu season)
- Copy of CPR Certification
- Pass background check
- Required uniform: set of scrubs (hunter green), watch with second hand, non-marking running shoes
- Required Textbook: Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care Basics 3rd Ed.
- Blood Pressure Cuff and Stethoscope Set
PLEASE NOTE: Completion of Midland College degrees and/or certificates does not guarantee eligibility to take a certification/registry/licensure examination. The eligibility of each person is determined on an individual basis by the regulatory body of the specific discipline. If you have a conviction of a crime other than a minor traffic violation, physical or mental disability/illness, hospitalization/treatment for chemical dependency within the past five years, current intemperate use of drugs or alcohol or a previous denial of a licensure or action by a licensing authority, you will need to contact the specific regulatory body for an individual ruling. Some programs require a criminal background check and urine and drug screen.