Degree Type:Career Studies Certificate
Minimum Total Credit Hours to Complete:
- CTE (Career & technical education programs for job training)
The Nursing Assistant Career Studies Certificate at Piedmont Virginia Community College prepares students to take the Virginia state nursing assistant certification exam to become a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA). CNAs provide personal care to patients in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living centers, doctors' offices, clinics and private homes.
Jobs this program prepares you for:
- Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
Additional Program Information:
- CPR usually required upon employment as nurse aide.
- Students may choose from any of the following courses: AST, ASL, BIO 145, BUS, CHD, ENG, HLT, ITE, MKT 100, PSY, SOC, SPA 163, SPA 164.