Nurse Assisting

Start your career in healthcare!

In just 8 weeks you can be on your way to a rising career in healthcare.  The Nurse Assisting Program consists of theory and clinical experience. This program meets the Colorado OBRA certification requirements; successful graduates are eligible to take the state certification exam.

A reading test is required for entrance into the program. Additional costs, which are not included in the tuition, for this program include book, uniforms, watch with second hand, and fees associated with state board testing. Proof of a negative TB test is required prior to the clinical rotation.

This program is approved by the State Board of Nursing.

*Registration Deadline Notice*

Students must register at least 6 business days PRIOR to the start date in order to allow time for completion of program checklist requirements. The program checklist is available from advisors and on this webpage. For questions, please contact the Welcome Desk 720-423-4702.

Nurse Assisting Program Flyer

Nurse Assisting Checklist

Gainful Employment Information

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Learn more about career advancement, licensing and credit transfering for Nurse Assisting and other Health Science and Administration programs with our HSA Road Map.

2017 - 2018 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.

Part-Time (M-Th, 7:30–11:30 a.m. or 12-4 p.m.)

  • 8/21/2017 – 10/12/2017
  • 10/16/2017 – 12/14/2017
  • 1/8/2018 – 3/5/2018
  • 3/12/2018 – 5/10/2018
  • 5/14/2018 – 7/12/2018

Part-Time (M-W, 5–9 p.m.)

  • 9/11/2017 – 12/13/2017
  • 1/8/2018 – 4/18/2018
  • 4/23/2018 – 7/18/2018

 

Program Cost

  • Total Credit Hours: 5
  • Estimated Program Cost: $665 (books may add to your final cost)

It's free to apply to Emily Griffith Technical College. You're under no obligation once you apply. Filling out an application allows us to connect you with people who can provide more information about your preferred studies and career goals.

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Earning Potential

Entry-level
Hourly Pay = $11.48
Annual Salary = $23,872

Experienced
Hourly Pay = $15.34
Annual Salary = $31,915

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • CNA positions
  • Companion aide
  • Home health aide
  • Primary care provider

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Assisted living centers
  • Boarding homes
  • Home health agencies
  • Hospice
  • Mental health facilities
  • Rehab centers
  • Schools
  • Senior day care centers
  • Temporary nursing agencies

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Upcoming Related Events

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Emily Griffith Career Fair 2018!
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Emily Griffith Career Fair 2018!
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm
Friday, June 1, 2018
Emily Griffith Graduation Ceremony
Time: 10:00am

From our students...

I am finally in the perfect discipline that applies artistic skill and analytic interests in an industry with a very bright future.

Brian Gies
GIS Student

From our teachers...

We place nearly 100% of our students who complete these programs. We have very good job contacts in these programs, with a lot of community support, which makes these very successful programs.

Terry Partridge
Current Faculty