Degrees and Programs

Basic Nurse Aide

Program Information

Basic Nurse Aide

The Basic Nurse Aide program will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to administer responsible health care to the ill and aged in nursing facilities, long-term care facilities, and assisted care facilities under qualified supervision.

This course combines classroom lecture and laboratory application for the development of basic skills needed to provide safe, effective, and caring services to the residents of any health care setting.

Program Statistics

Students who have successfully taken NURA 1110 Nurse Aide are eligible to take the Nebraska Department of Health approved testing to become a certified Nurse Aide with the accompanying employment opportunities. Pass rates by students taking the state test are noted below:

Nurse Aide Test Pass Rate

Class

Nurse Aide Students Attempting Test

Nurse Aide Students that Passed the Test

Percent Passed

2011-2012

444

409

92%

 

*Basic Nurse Aide Program Statistics

 

Career Information

Basic Nurse Aide

After successfully completing this course and a written and practical exam, you will be prepared for employment as nursing assistants in hospitals and/or extended care facilities. Your name will be placed on the basic nurse aide registry at the Nebraska Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure, Credentialing Division.

Salary Information

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the average salary for basic nurse aides in Nebraska is $23,020.

Courses and Program Options

Basic Nurse Aide

You have one option available when enrolling in this program of study.