Nursing Assistant

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.

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 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


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“I knew I wanted to help people. The Minnesota Training Connection’s Health Care program gave me the direction and skills to take my passion for people and shape it into a meaningful career. ” Jasmine T.

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