SVCC offers Nurse Aide courses in 8 different locations. Upon successful completion of the one semester, 16 credit-hour program students receive the certificate needed to take the Virginia NNAAP (National Nurse Aide Assessment Program) Exam to became a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA). Students also earn a Career Studies Certificate and may participate in the SVCC graduation. The College offers this program year round throughout the service area, with some programs taught during the day and some programs in the evening.
Career Studies Certificate in Nurse Aide Curriculum
|NUR 195||5||Lecture class and lab providing the theory and skills practice.|
Clinical experience primarily in nursing homes.
|NUR 199||3||Supervised Study in Nurse Aide Skills, designed to help students prepare for their certification exam.|
|SDV 100||1||College Success Skills class.|
|HLT 100||2||First Aid and CPR certification class.|
Completion of the requirements to become a Certified Nursing Assistant can be the first step on the educational ladder of the field of nursing. To discuss the opportunities in nursing, please contact one of the counselors on the Alberta or Keysville campuses or contact our Health Sciences Counselor, Rebecca Laben at 434-736-2214 or by email at Rebecca.firstname.lastname@example.org