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Degree Plans - Patient Care Technician - Certified Nursing Assistant Skills Achievement Award (Archived)


(Skills Achievement Award)

CVC-Closed September 1, 2010.

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: SA.CERT.NURS.ASST

This certificate program teaches basic nursing skills needed for entry-level positions in a variety of health care organizations. Students completing this program will be able to provide care to patients under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse. Successful completion of the classroom portion is mandatory to progress to the clinical practicum. Upon successful completion of classroom study and clinical practicum, students will receive the Certified Nursing Assistant Skills Achievement Award.



NURA 1301 Nurse Aide for Health Care 3
NURA 1160 Clinical - Nursing/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant 1
Minimum Hours Required 4
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