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Become a Certified Nurse Assistant

Our Nurse Aide and Home Health Aide program equips students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities essential for the provision of basic care to residents in long-term care facilities. This role best fits those who enjoy working in a compassionate, caring position.

Become a Certified Nurse Assistant

Our Nurse Aide and Home Health Aide program equips students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities essential for the provision of basic care to residents in long-term care facilities. This role best fits those who enjoy working in a compassionate, caring position.

WHAT TO EXPECT

At the end of this six-week, full-time course, students will have learned:

At the end of this six-week, full-time course, students will have learned:

  • Basic care to residents in long term care facilities.
  • Assisting residents in attaining and maintaining in a maximum functional independency.
  • Supporting and promoting the rights of residents.
  • Providing safety and preventive measures in the care of residents.
  • Demonstrating skills in observing and reporting.
  • Functioning effectively as a member of the health care team.

Once completed, students are eligible to take the state Competency Exam for Nurse Assistants (NACES).

CLINICALS

Students spend eight days gaining real-world experience by applying their newly learned skills in a long-term care facility under the supervision of a licensed nurse.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates of this program can successfully step into a nurse aide role in hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, hospice, and transitional care units.

What Our Students Say

“I would like to acknowledge Ms. Valles who went way beyond my expectations of an amazing professor. Thank you so much for getting me where I am at and what my future holds for my son and I. Your the best!!!”

Ana I.

“If you’re interested in extending your knowledge in the medical field, this is the best place to attend. The instructors are willing to work with you at all times and it is a different atmosphere than any other training school -  you’ll feel like family, not like a stranger here. I recommend it!”

Virginia C.

“Best decision I've ever made was choosing this school. Mrs. Hernandez (was amazing, I learned so much!!”

Mallory C.

PROGRAM DETAILS

There are nine courses in this program for a total of 10.5 QTR credit hours.

  • 101.1 Introduction to Long Term Care
  • 102.1 Personal Skills
  • 103.1 Basic Nursing Skills
  • 104.1 Restorative Care
  • 105.1 Mental Health & Social Service Needs
  • 155.1 Social Skills
  • 107.1 Nurse Aide Externship
  • 106.1 Home Health
  • 108.1 Job Readiness / State Exam Review

LOCATION AND SCHEDULE

Classes start every six weeks.

This course is offered at these locations

TUITION AND FINANCIAL AID

Our goal is to keep our tuition as affordable as possible so you can focus on starting your new career. Through financial aid including grants, scholarships, federal loans, and payment plans, we can help you make your time at The South Texas Training Center a success.

Please visit our Financial Aid page to learn more. 

READY TO GET STARTED?

Your new career is waiting for you.

READY TO GET STARTED?

Your new career is waiting for you.