This program is intended for adult students. High school students may be able to apply, as well.
In order to prepare for the test to become Licensed Nursing Assistants (LNA), students in this training will learn how to safely care for patients in a variety of health care settings; about resident rights; how to promote dignity in a health care setting; how to enhance a patient's quality of life; demonstrate their abilities in lab and clinical settings; how to effectively communicate with the health care team; how to safely and accurately perform basic nursing skills including vital signs, assisting with activities of daily living, transfers, and range of motion; a basic understanding of human anatomy and physiology and the effects of disease on body systems; and a basic understanding of commonly used medical terminology.
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
- Nursing Assistants
- Health Care and Social Assistance