Nursing Assistant

Career Certificate

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Become an indispensable part of the medical team

Student Alert: This program is preparing for inactivation effective end of summer term 2021 with no new enrollments beginning in the fall term 2021, pending approval from SACSCOC.  For more information, please contact Continuing Workforce Education at 904-357-8910 or  workforceops@fscj.edu 

This program is no longer taking applications.  However, the program is being offered as a Continuing Workforce Education program.  To learn more click here.

The Nursing Assistant Career Certificate (C.C.) program is designed to prepare nurses assistants who will provide various patient care services in many different health care settings, including hospitals, nursing homes, home health and psychiatric clinics, to name a few. Working closely with physicians and nurses, a nursing assistant provides patients with vital support while affording physicians and nurses the resources to do their jobs well. As part of a true team of health care providers, nursing assistants are an integral part of the complete patient experience.

The program features curriculum that is needed for certified nurse assistant classes and 40 hours of clinical experience in hospitals, nursing homes and sub-acute/long-term care facilities, which provides comprehensive certified nurse assistant training. Upon completion, it is recommended that students complete the Florida Board of Nursing Certification exam to earn Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) credentials allowing students to provide certified nursing assistance in a variety of settings.



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Program Information

Currently Not Taking Applications

Program Code:  5131

Start Term

Fall

Financial Information

Financial aid is not available.


Contact Information

Phone: (904) 646-2300

*Tuition reflects Florida resident rates and are subject to change. Certain classes that require labs may have additional fees for lab supplies. Additional fees are published in the class schedule