This training is intended for adult students. High school students may be able to apply, as well.
This 150â€hour training prepares eligible candidates to gain skills and practice as a nurse assistant providing direct patient care. Skills include recognizing life-threatening emergencies, CPR and AED, addressing and relieving choking, and effective communication. Nurse assistants may work in hospitals, long-term care facilities, doctor's offices, private duty, home health, and other medical facilities. The program includes a combination of live classroom and laboratory instruction at Stafford Technical Center, an online component, and a clinical component at a long-term care facility.
An application process and pre-reading are required for this training. Students will be prepared to apply for Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) licensure with the State Board of Nursing.
This program includes or prepares for the following credential(s): Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA).
Grants for Adult Career & Technical Education
Grants, scholarships, and other funding sources are available. Depending on program type and student eligibility, one or more tuition assistance options may apply. For example, VSAC Advancement Grant, VDOL Adult CTE Scholarship, Curtis Fund Credential of Value Scholarship, and other forms of state assistance. For more information, visit the financial assistance webpage and contact the CTE Center.
State or Local Grant
- Healthcare and social assistance