Certified Nursing Assistant

The Certified Nursing Assistant Program provides courses of instruction and experience that will prepare individuals to be a qualified member of a health care team. This program is taught following the Arkansas Long Term Care Facility Nursing Assistant Training Curriculum.

Program Outcomes:

After participating in the learning environment offered through this program and successfully completing the required courses the successful student will be able to:

  • Students will be able to:
  • Outline basic physical, emotional and psychosocial aspects of an elderly client.
  • Demonstrate caring, supportive and safe care of clients.
  • Define the scope of practice of a nurse assistant.
  • Explain how the nursing assistant is an important part of the health care team.
  • Practice non-specialized tasks (basic nurse assistant skills) related to the personal care and comfort of residents, including activities of daily living.
  • Demonstrate effective, professional communication skills with faculty, clients and health care team members.

The College Catalog/Student Handbook has more details about this degree.

Nursing Assistant Degree Plan

Licensure and Certification Pass Rates