Nurse Aide CN21, Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description

The Nurse Aide Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students with classroom training and practice as well as the clinical experiences necessary to care for patients in various settings including general medical and surgical hospitals, nursing care facilities, community care facilities for the elderly, and home health care services. Students who successfully complete the Nurse Aide Technical Certificate of Credit may be eligible to sit for the National Nurse Aide Assessment program (NNAAP) which determines competency to become enrolled in the State nurse aide registry.

Program Approval

The Nurse Aide program is approved by the Georgia Medical Care Foundation.

Certification Information

Upon successful completion of NAST 1100, students may apply to the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) which determines competency to be enrolled in the Georgia State Nurse Aide registry.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age NA
High School Diploma or GED Required No
Placement Scores for Regular Admission (Accuplacer) English Reading Math Algebra
30 36 23 N/A

Other Conditions for Admission

Students enrolled in the Nurse Aide program may be required to successfully pass both criminal background checks and drug screening procedures to participate in clinical experiences with patients in licensed facilities.




Golden Isles




Required Courses

ALHS 1040Introduction to Health Care


ALHS 1060Diet & Nutrition for AHS


ALHS 1090Medical Terminology for AHS


NAST 1100Nurse Aide Fundamentals


Total Credit Hours: 13