Curriculum for Nurse Aide Certificate

See the program curriculum (below) as published in the current CMC Catalog. Click on the blue course titles to see course details.

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Learning Outcomes for Nurse Aide

The Nurse Aide program’s curriculum provides students with the skills and knowledge needed for entry level employment in an ever-changing health care environment.

The program instills the professional and ethical awareness necessary for success in the health care field.

Program Outcomes/Competencies

  1. Ability to form relationships on a one-to-one basis with clients through competent communication and interaction.
  2. Demonstrate sensitivity to clients’ emotional, social, and mental health needs through skillful, directed interactions.
  3. Ability to assist clients in attaining and maintaining independence.
  4. Exhibit behavior in support and promotion of clients’ rights.
  5. Demonstrate observational and documentation skills needed in the assessment of clients’ health, physical condition, and well-being.
  6. Demonstrate an awareness of the Colorado Nurse Aide Practice Act.
  7. Demonstrate proficiency in all nurse aide skills by passing the skills exam and have a course average high enough to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) Exam.

Colorado Mountain College’s Nurse Aide program is accredited by the Colorado State Board of Nursing (SBON) under the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) and is an approved Career & Technical Education program.