Certificate of Proficiency in Nursing Assistant

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THE PROGRAM

The Certificate of Proficiency in Nursing Assistant provides students with academic and clinical education in nursing-related services for long term residents.

The program focuses on classroom and lab training including communication skills, infection prevention and control, safety/ emergency procedures/residents’ rights, personal care, basic nursing skills, and basic restorative services. The final weeks allow the students to practice their classroom and lab skills under instructor supervision in long-term care facilities. Upon successful completion of this semester program, students will receive a certificate of proficiency and will sit for the State of Arkansas CNA exam.

Last updated Sep 2020

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ASU Mid-South Believes in Making a Difference. Here is a short story that illustrates the ASU Mid-South commitment to our students’ success. “A small boy was running up and down the beach, feverishly ... Read More

ASU Mid-South Believes in Making a Difference. Here is a short story that illustrates the ASU Mid-South commitment to our students’ success. “A small boy was running up and down the beach, feverishly hurling starfish back into the water before they died. An old man approached him. “Do you honestly think that your work will make any difference?” he asked skeptically. The boy looked at him with sparkling eyes, held up a starfish and said, “It makes a difference to this one!” and threw the starfish back into the sea.” — Loren Eiseley, author ASU Mid-South receives numerous compliments for our campus, our grounds, our facilities, our equipment, our technology, and the list goes on and on. However, the most valuable thing we possess, is our Mid-South culture. Read less