Program Description

Prepares nurse aides to work in advanced care settings including hospitals, rehabilitation centers and sub-acute care facilities. Includes training in advanced skills and medical terminology, as well as critical thinking and customer-focused caregiving.

Financial Aid

Not Available

Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

100%
at Wausau
50-60 %
at Antigo
50-60 %
at Medford
50-60 %
at Phillips
50-60 %
at Spencer
50-60 %
at Wittenberg
80-90 %
at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Have good understanding of medical terminology
  • Possess good customer service skills
  • Possess critical thinking skills
  • Work under the supervision of LPN or RN
  • Function in fast-paced acute care environments

Courses

The Advanced Care Nursing Assistant Certificate is a 10 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 3.00
ACUTE CARE NURSING ASSISTANT 2.00
CUSTOMER-FOCUSED CAREGIVING 2.00
ORAL/INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Admissions Process

Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.

Before you apply, you should know

This certificate requires a criminal background check. Acceptance to Northcentral Technical College will not be denied based on a criminal background, however, a check may be required for placement at clinical sites or field experiences.

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The application can be submitted online and takes just a few minutes to complete.

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What’s Next?

We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.