Nurse Assisting

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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

 

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 – 5/10/2017
  • 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

Upcoming Related Events

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Transitions Orientation
Time: 9:30am
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Vocational Transitions (Español)
Time: 1:00pm

From our students...

Emily Griffith has helped me to apply for grants and with financial assistance, they have helped me enroll for all the classes needed to obtain the certificates needed for the field.

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From our teachers...

I love when students return and tell me how much they appreciated the program and what they learned.

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Faculty