Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Course

Introduces concepts of basic human needs, health/illness continuum, and basic nursing skills in long-term care and/or home care environments. Instruction consists of a classroom or online setting, and skills labs. Skills are taught in a simulated laboratory setting utilizing demonstration and role-playing. Upon successful completion of classroom or online studies, the student will participate in 24 hours of supervised clinical experience in a long-term care facility.

The course meets the objectives of the federal and state statutory requirements for nursing assistant training. Upon completion of the program the student will be eligible to take the Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Competency Exam for placement on the Minnesota Department of Health Registry.


  • Must be a minimum of 16 years of age to register
  • Students should be fluent English speakers
  • Students must also request a criminal background clearance prior to clinical
  • A Mantoux test with negative results must be done by the first day of class


$1065.00 (Does not include the $20 background study  or Mantoux fee). Course fee includes a malpractice insurance fee, textbook/course packets, lab kit.

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