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Arizona Western College Nursing Assistant Certificate Program

Program Name:

Nursing Assistant – Certificate (CERT.NURAS)

Description:

Graduates will demonstrate basic knowledge as required of beginning nursing assistant practitioners. Program Description: This course prepares the learner for taking the state examination to become a certified nursing assistant. The Arizona State Board of Nursing requires evidence of citizenship or nationality for state certification (CNA). Fingerprints needed to take the licensure exam.

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Major Code: CERT.NURAS

Contact: Career and Technical Education Division (928) 344-7567

A. Required major courses: NUR 101 Nursing Assistant 5

B. Other departmental requirements: In order to be eligible to apply for the AWC Nursing Assistant Program, the student must have the following:

  • Reading score of 60 or above on the Computerize Placement Test (CPT-R)
  • Current CPR certification, Professional Rescuer or HealthCare Provider
  • Current Arizona DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card for Volunteer Health Science Student & Clinical Assistant Total credits required for certificate: 5 

*The Arizona State Board of Nursing requires evidence of citizenship or nationality for state certification (CNA).

* Total Cost of Program: In State $879.00 Total Cost of Program: Out of State $929.00 Tuition: In state $360.00 Tuition Out of State: $410.00

Other fees: Textbook and Workbook: $100.00 Fingerprint Clearance Card: $65.00 Uniform: Tan Scrubs: $40.00 Program Badge: $6.00 CPR Card: $35.00 Tuberculosis Screening: $20.00 Drug Test: $38.00 Gait Belt: $20.00 Lab Fee: $175.00 (Includes the State Certification Test Fee) Bus Fee per semester: $5.00 Graduation Fee: $15.00

*Participant will be required to wear white shoes and have a watch indicating seconds.

Enrollment Status and Credential Verification: 928-344-7567 Tanja Eiben, Administrative Assistant Career and Technical Education, Arizona Western College Additional information: Website link to the program.

Financial Aid Offered: Pell Grant and funds from Federal, state, institutional and private resources which include grants and student loans.

Refund Policy: Visit: http://www.azwestern.edu, course catalog, select the corresponding year, Registration & Fees section, Refund Policies.

1) Selection Process:

  • Course seats will be filled based upon the order in which completed/valid applications are received.
  • All applicants will receive an email notification of their status via their Toro Email account within 4 college days of the application deadline.
  • The first 40 eligible applicants will be offered a seat in the course.
  • The next 10 eligible applicants will be offered to be alternates.
  • If an applicant declines or has not completed the admission requirements by the published deadline, the next applicant on the alternate list will be offered the seat.
  • Alternates must complete all admission requirements by the published deadline in order to be ensured a seat in the next semester.

2) Application Process:

  • Students are required to submit a completed application with supporting documentation before: -The second Thursday of April for Summer semester -The last Thursday of May for Fall semester -The first Thursday of November for Spring semester -The first Thursday of November for Parker program
  • An application is only valid for 1 semester. A waiting list is not maintained.

3. Application Instructions:

  • Complete the Nursing Assistant Program Application form
  • The following documentation must be attached to your Application form -CPT-R score (College printout, WebAdvisor not accepted) -CPR card, Health Care Provider or Professional Rescuer (Must be valid through completion of course.) -AZDPS Fingerprint Clearance Card (Must be valid through completion of course.) *Tuberculosis and drug screening information required to enter the program. Additional information is available online at: http://www.azwestern.edu/nursing.
Hours: 5
Entrance Requirements: Score of 60 or higher on CPT Reading Placement T
Completion: Will lead to AZ State Board of Nursing License
School: Arizona Western College (Details)
Address: 2020 S. Ave 8E
Yuma, AZ 85365
Phone Number: (928) 344-7769
Fax Number: (928) 317-6048
WIA Approved Program: Yes
Curriculum Competency Based: Yes
Total Credit/Curriculum Hours: 5
Total Number of Training Weeks: 8
Training Location(s): 2020 S Avenue 8E, Yuma, AZ 85365
Type of Attainment: Will lead to AZ State Board of Nursing License
Type of financial aid offered or have access to: Pell Grant, WIA
Refund Policy: Visit: http://www.azwestern.edu, course catalog