Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

Nursing Assistant - Certificate (Major Code - CNA)

The Nursing Assistant Certificate, which requires one semester to complete, is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing to prepare students for nursing assistant certification. Emphasis is on communication, patient safety, anatomy and physiology, specific patient-care skills, and patient rights. Included are the nursing process and the legal and professional responsibilities of the nursing assistant. Also covers the basic physical, psychosocial, and cultural needs of all patients, with special emphasis on the geriatric population.

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CORE CURRICULUM

6 CREDITS

Nursing Assistant

HLT 109

5

CPR and First Aid

HLT 111

1

TOTAL CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS

6 CREDITS