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Nursing Station Technician

at Saint Paul College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 22
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Nursing Station Technician program is
designed for Health Unit Coordinators who
wish to acquire the necessary skills to assist
nurses with hands-on patient care. This program
will provide Health Unit Coordinator and
Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide training.
It includes Health Unit Coordinator courses and
internship and basic nursing assistant skills in
the laboratory setting and a clinical experience
in a long term care facility. Graduates of this
program are eligible to take the National Nurse
Aid Assessment Program test (NNAAP) /Home
Health Aide test to be placed on the Minnesota
State Nursing Assistant Registry.
Students are required to enroll in the Health
Unit Coordinator Certificate program first.
These classes must be completed before being
accepted into the Nursing Station Technician
Certificate program. Adequate computer
keyboarding skills are required to be accepted
into the program. Please see �Minimum Program
Entry Requirements.�

Program Locations

  • Saint Paul College 55102

Labor Market Information

  • Medical Transcriptionists

  • Median wage: $18.91/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Medical Secretaries

  • Median wage: $19.18/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

  • Median wage: $20.67/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Saint Paul College
Saint Paul College
235 Marshall Ave. Saint Paul, MN 55102 Toll-Free: (800) 227-6029 Local: (651) 846-1600