Nurse Aide Education - Workforce Credential | Thomas Nelson Community College

Nurse Aide Education - Workforce Credential

Nurse Aide Education
Program Details
Academic Division: 
Workforce Development

Work in a long-term care setting while providing direct patient care under the supervision of a licensed professional nurse. Become a nurse aide and help long-term care residents meet their physical, social, and psychological needs.

The program features low instructor to student ratio and includes a 40-hour internship at the Williamsburg Landing. Upon successful completion of the course and practice exams, you can qualify for Virginia’s Certified Nursing Assistant Examination (written and manual skills). Exam fees ($94.00) separate from course.

Pre-requisites and class material:

Ability to lift 50 lbs., 18 years or older, H.S. Diploma or equivalent, pass a literacy test, ability to pass a background check. Students will also be required to wear white scrubs & tennis shoes, and an up to date TB test prior to scheduled internship. Students must also have a watch with a second hand (appx cost $15).

Mandatory Information Session

Coming soon! 

Participants must attend orientation to be eligible for the program. 

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Register for classes online using the Thomas Nelson Workforce Development registration system.

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