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Basic Nurse Aide

Degrees and Programs

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 elderly or chronically ill patient of any age, in a long-term care facility.

Northeast Community College is approved to conduct courses for Basic Nurse Aide and Medication Aide through the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.

Program Statistics

Nurse Aid Tour

Instructor Bios

Courses and Program Options

Career Information

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.

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