What will I learn?
This program will teach you the basic skills and procedures needed to assist hospital patients, long-term care residents, and home health care clients with their daily living activities.
To succeed in this program, you must have a sincere concern for people; good physical and emotional health; an excellent attendance record; an ability to communicate effectively with other health care personnel, patients and their families; and a neat, well-groomed appearance.
Note: Clinical agencies that are used during the program will require that you successfully complete a background check, drug screening, immunization series and CPR training. You must also carry malpractice insurance.
Professional Licensure Disclosure
The licensure requirements for Nursing Aide may differ between all 50 states and U.S. territories.
Pueblo Community College (PCC) recommends each student visit National Nurse Aide Registries
to identify the program requirements for each state in which you plan to live and practice.
PCC can only guarantee that the requirements for the state of Colorado are met with our program. The program does not meet requirements in other states. CNA License in Colorado.
PCC has not determined if the Nursing Aide meets applicable state requirements for the following states and territories: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.