Course Description: Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program classes can be 3 to 6 weeks long depending on hours of each day.
63 hours of classroom training and lab with no direct patient care involved.
40 hours of direct patient care in a nursing home facility.
Course Purpose: Nurse Aide Training in San Marcos will prepare students to be able to work in many different settings such as nursing homes, hospitals, clinics, in home care, and assisted livings.
To provide nurse aides with skills, knowledge and abilities to provide basic care to residents in long term care facilities.
Communicate and interact with residents and their families based on needs of each resident
Assist residents on maintaining functional independence
To always protect and support resident’s rights
To observe and report
Function effectively as a care team member
Type of Certification: Upon satisfactory completion of this course, the student will receive a Certificate of Completion for the Nurse Aide Training Program and approval to take the Pearson Vue Texas Nurse Aide Exam