HCA - HEALTH CARE ASSISTING
HCA A105: Certified Nurse Aide: 6-8 CR
Contact Hours: 4 + 6-8
Registration Restrictions: Prerequisite ACCUPLACER English placement: PRPE A086 or higher; Math placement: MATH A055 or higher. Special Fees. Prepares the student to be an Alaska State Certified Nurse Aide. Includes CPR training, medical terminology, basic anatomy, first aid and skills labs. Students receive on-site clinical training at local health care facilities. Special Note: Certified Nurse Aides in the State of Alaska will be required to undergo a criminal background check and be fingerprinted per Alaska statute 12AAC 44.700. The State of Alaska collects a $269 fee for background check and certification testing. Students who test positive for drugs and/or are found to have any infractions in the background check will be excused from class and no tuition refunds will be given. Current immunizations and TB tests are required to participate in course clinical experiences. Some clinical sites impose other requirements, including mandatory drug screening tests.