Additional financial assistance might be available for G3 programs. Please contact your advisor or counselor for more information.
Minimum credits: 29
Length: 2 semesters
Division: Arts, Sciences, & Business
Contact: 434.797.8462 or 434.797.8402
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-157-03 CIP Code: 51.3901
The Career Studies Certificate in Pre-Allied Health Advanced Nurse Aide prepares students for employment as certified nurse aides (CNAs) who also possess foundational skills and coursework that allows for more training in other health care professions such as a registered nurse, practical nurse, dental hygienist, or radiologic technologist. Graduates are eligible to to take the Virginia State Board of Nursing Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) exam.
Industry Certifications: The program prepares students to take the Virginia State Board of Nursing Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) test.
Program Outcomes: Graduates will demonstrate:
- Knowledge and skills to become a certified nurse aide.
- Ability to identify commonly used medical terminology.
- Ability to describe how nutrition and diet therapy play a role in an individual’s overall health.
- Ability to describe the use of basic health care principles in a variety of situations.