Nurse Aide Accelerated, TCC (NAA1) Technical Certificate of Credit


Campus Locations: Moultrie (Veterans Parkway), Thomasville, Tifton, Bainbridge

The Nurse Aide Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students with classroom training and laboratory 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 Georgia State Nurse Aide registry.

Length of Program: 5 weeks

Length of Program: 5 weeks

Entrance Date: Each semester: Fall & Spring Semesters: 1st and 3rd Five weeks. Summer Semester: 1st 5 weeks.

Entrance Requirements: Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 17 years of age or older.

Education: A high school transcript or GED is NOT required.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Additional Requirements: American Heart Healthcare Provider CPR Certification, Physical Exam, Dental Exam, Drug Toxicology, and Criminal Background Check. Program Final Exit Point: Nurse Aide, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 9 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation

Note: Some credits from this program may be applied to a diploma program. Those who have been arrested/convicted of a moral and/or legal violation of the law may not be allowed to complete the practicum requirements. This could result in being withdrawn from the program.

Upon successful completion of NAST 2100, Students may apply to the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) which determines competency to be enrolled in the Georgia State Nurse Aide registry.

Credits Required for Graduation: 9 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation

The NAST 2100 course is approved by Alliant Georgia Medical Care Foundation (GMCF), 1455 Lincoln Parkway, Suite 800, Atlanta, Georgia 30346, Phone: 800-982-0411, Fax: 678-527-3034, http://www.gmcf.org

The Nurse Aide Accelerated Technical Certificate of Credit Program is approved by the Georgia Medical Care Foundation.

Curriculum Outline (9 hours)
Courses 9
NAST 2100

Introduces student to the role and responsibilities of the Nurse Aide. Emphasis is placed on understanding and developing critical thinking skills, as well as demonstrating knowledge of the location and function of human body systems and common disease processes; responding to and reporting changes in a residents /patients condition, nutrition, vital signs; nutrition and diet therapy; disease processes; vital signs; observing, reporting and documenting changes in a residents condition; emergency concerns; ethics and legal issues and governmental agencies that influence the care of the elderly in long term care settings; mental health and psychosocial well-being of the elderly; use and care of mechanical devices and equipment; communication and interpersonal skills and skills competency based on federal guidelines. Specific topics include: roles and responsibilities of the Nurse Aide; communication and interpersonal skills; topography, structure, and function of the body systems; injury.

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ALHS Requirement 2
ALHS 1090

Pre-requisite(s): Provisional Admission Introduces the elements of medical terminology. Emphasis is placed on building familiarity with medical words through knowledge of roots, prefixes, and suffixes. Topics include: origins (roots, prefixes, and suffixes), word building, abbreviations and symbols, and terminology related to the human anatomy.

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Faculty
Advisor

PCA/NA Faculty
School of Health Sciences
Tifton Campus

52 Tech Drive, Tifton, GA 31794
Advisor

Practical Nursing Faculty
School of Health Sciences
Bainbridge

2500 East Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, GA 39819
Advisor

PCA/NA Faculty
School of Health Sciences
Moultrie Veterans Parkway

800 North Veterans Parkway, Moultrie, GA 31768
Advisor

Health Sciences Instructor
School of Health Sciences
Thomasville

15689 U.S. 19, Thomasville, GA 31792
Advisor

PCA/NA Faculty
School of Health Sciences
Bainbridge

2500 East Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, GA 39819
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