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Nursing Assistant

at Normandale Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 4
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program introduces concepts of basic human needs and the role of the nursing assistant in health care. Basic nursing skills will be demonstrated and practiced in the laboratory setting. Upon successful completion of classroom studies, the student will participate in 24 hours of supervised clinical experience in a long-term care setting. This course meets the objectives of federal and state statutory requiremnts for nursing assistant training. Upon successful completion of this course the candidate is eligible to take the Minnesota Competency Evaluation for Nursing Assistant. Individuals successfully completing this examination are placed on the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry.

Program Locations

  • Normandale Community College 55431

Labor Market Information

  • Orderlies

  • Median wage: $14.74/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Personal Care Aides

  • Median wage: $11.08/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Nursing Assistants

  • Median wage: $13.26/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Home Health Aides

  • Median wage: $11.58/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Normandale Community College
Normandale Community College
9700 France Ave. S. Bloomington, MN 55431 Toll-Free: (800) 481-5412 Local: (952) 358-8201 TTY: (952) 358-8625