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Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide

at Saint Paul College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 5
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Nursing Assistants and Home Health Aides provide direct client care under the direction of a nurse or doctor in a variety of health care settings. Using technical skills learned in both the classroom and clinical setting, nursing assistants and home health aides perform such tasks as feeding, bathing, positioning, ambulating and comfort measures for the client. Students explore and discuss legal, ethical and safety issues in client care. Students are prepared to take the Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide test to be placed on the Minnesota State Nursing Assistant Registry.

Program Locations

  • Saint Paul College 55102

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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Saint Paul College
Saint Paul College
235 Marshall Ave. Saint Paul, MN 55102 Toll-Free: (800) 227-6029 Local: (651) 846-1600