Available courses

HHA001: This course introduces the concepts of basic human needs and the function of the home health aide in long term care and/or home health care. Basic nursing skills will be demonstrated and practiced in the laboratory setting. Upon successful completion of classroom studies, the student will participate at minimum 16 hours of supervised clinical experience in a long term care setting. Upon successful completion, the student is eligible to take the state Nursing Assistant/Home Health Registry Exam.

This course is a prerequisite for most nursing {Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and Registered Nurse (RN)} programs. It meets the objectives of Federal and State Statutory requirements for nursing assistant training. It is transferable to any technical college/community college/or university. 

NAT001: This course introduces the concepts of basic human needs and the function of the nursing assistant in long term care and/or home health care. Basic nursing skills will be demonstrated and practiced in the laboratory setting. Upon successful completion of classroom studies, the student will participate at minimum 16 hours of supervised clinical experience in a long term care setting. Upon successful completion, the student is eligible to take the state Nursing Assistant Registry Exam.

This course is a prerequisite for most nursing {Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and Registered Nurse (RN)} programs. It meets the objectives of Federal and State Statutory requirements for nursing assistant training. It is transferable to any technical college/community college/or university. 

TMA001: Administering medication as a nursing assistant requires additional training. This challenging course will prepare you with the skills to administer medications under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse. The course will cover legal and ethical issues related to medication administration, principles of medication administration, body systems and medications for each system, and medication administration of non-parenteral medications. 

To maximize your success, it is strongly recommended you have current or prior work experience in a healthcare setting. The curriculum and standards of this course follow guidelines of the Minnesota Board of Nursing, Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) regulations and the Minnesota Department of Health.