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NAC Plus
Certificate of Completion

The NAC Plus Certificate of Completion is designed for students who are interested in pursuing an entry level career in healthcare. Completion of the certificate components prepares students to work in the specific specialties of Mental Health, Dementia, and Nurse Delegation in addition to regular NAC roles. Upon successful completion of this certificate program students should be prepared to take the NAC State Certification exam and receive three additional industry recognized endorsements.

Program Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program should be able to:

  1. Understand the Long-term Care Ethical and Legal Responsibilities and the Uniform Disciplinary Act as it pertains to the Nursing Assistant role.
  2. Describe the role of a Nursing Assistant.
  3. Exhibit communication and interpersonal skills.
  4. Respect resident's rights and independence.
  5. Pass the state Nursing Assistant certification exam.
  6. Pass the state Fundamentals of Caregiving exam.
  7. Pass the state Mental Health certification exam.
  8. Pass the state Nurse Delegation & Diabetes exam.
  9. Pass the state Mental Health exam.
  10. Pass the state Dementia exam.
  11. Pass HIV/AIDS certification.
  12. Successfully complete the 45 hour clinical experience.
Prerequisites include: demonstrated proficiency in math, reading, English, and basic keyboarding skills.

Offered Every Quarter

HLSV 131 NAC 9
HLSV 132 Nurse Delegation, Diabetes 2
HLSV 133 Mental Health 1
HLSV 134 Dementia 1
HR 110 Human Relations-Workplace 5
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Estimated Quarterly Program Costs

(subject to change without notice)

Tests: ASSET/COMPASS
$15
Resident Tuition (15 credits) and fixed fees*
$1427
US Citizen Nonresident Tuition (15 credits) and fixed fees*
$1576
Non US Citizen Nonresident Tuition (15 credits) and fixed fees*
$3381
Books and supplies (estimate)
$427
Lab fees
Refer to quarterly class schedule

*Tuition is subject to change due to State Legislative actions

Updated 2014