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Nurse Aide Certificate

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This program provides training in the fundamentals of individualized nursing care. The one semester certificate teaches you skills necessary to work in health centers with acute care patients.

Students must demonstrate acceptable proficiency levels in composition, reading, and mathematics as prerequisites for courses within this program. Skills in these areas may affect the sequence of courses in which students can enroll and may also extend the time required to complete this program. For details see the Academic Placement and Testing  section.

Graduates will receive a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in Nurse Aide and be eligible to take the State Board of Nursing, Nurse Aide exam.

The Nurse Aide Certificate is offered at Colorado Mountain College in Chaffee County at Buena Vista, Glenwood Springs, Rifle, Steamboat Springs, and Vail Valley at Edwards. CMC also offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing 

This certificate program is not eligible for federal student aid funds.

This program has a fee that may be non-refundable. Please see the registration staff for more information.

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Minimum Hours Required

Minimum Credit Hours Required (5)
Minimum Contact Hours Required (135)



◆ State Guaranteed Transfer Course

✽ Applies to CMC AA/AS/AGS Degrees

Not all programs/courses are available at every campus and may require travel to another campus or access via distance learning (IVS, hybrid, or online).

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