Nurse Aide Training at Colorado Mountain College

Get a Nurse Aide Certificate and work in the expanding health care industry

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

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Colorado Mountain College’s Nurse Aide programs provides specific training for the cognitive and skill practice required by the Colorado State Board of Nursing. Learn the fundamentals of individualized nursing care and develop the skills necessary to work in health centers with acute care patients.

Our four-credit class and one credit clinical deliver approximately 90 classroom hours and at least 16 hours of clinical work in a health care setting. Please note: the state requires proof of legal residency in order to do clinicals and take the state certification exam.

Graduates will receive a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in Nurse Aide Training.

In order to register, you need to provide:

  • Proof of being at least 17 years of age on or before the first day of class
  • Completed Colorado Mountain College Admissions Application

photo - nurse hall walkYou need to provide the following information within the first three weeks of class:

  • Background check submitted online (instructor will provide information)
  • Immunization records including proof of 2 MMR vaccinations
  • Proof of current season flu shot
  • Proof of 2 varicella (chickenpox) vaccinations (or history of having the disease)
  • Proof of negative TB test within the past year
  • Proof of 3 Hepatitis B vaccinations or signed rejection
  • Proof of CPR certification at the Healthcare Provider level (see CMC schedule for course offerings)
  • Signed Colorado Mountain College Waiver (instructor will provide form)