Nurse Assistant / Home Health Aide Certificate

Effective January 2022:  All students (including non-credit students enrolled in any on-campus courses or off-site clinical) will be required to provide Middlesex Community College proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to coming on-campus.  More info will follow on the documentation process for non-credit students.  


Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide Certificate Program

Applications will be available until seats are filled.  
To apply: E-mail Ellen Wright at wrighte@middlesex.mass.edu or call  
781-280-3570

Grant Funding Available – Please inquiry for eligibility requirements

Note: For Massachusetts employers who would like to send employees to the above course:  Employers may qualify for 50% or 100% reimbursement through the Mass. Workforce Express Fund. Tuition must be employer paid.  More Info

Enrollment will begin January 2023 ___________________________________________________

Spring Session I

Nurse Assistant Online Theory - $999
03/01 – 04/13   4:00pm - 9:00pm             Wednesday/Thursday  
Online with Class Meeting Times            
Course Number: HLT 752 34       CRN:20045        
Instructor CHAMPA

Nurse Assistant Skills Lab - $299
05/17 – 05/24   4:00pm – 8:00pm           
Wednesday/Thursday
Lowell Campus, Skills Lab
Course Number: HLT 753 81       CRN: 20046        
Instructor CHAMPA

Nurse Assistant Clinical Training - $699
06/03 – 06/11   8:00am - 3:00pm             Saturday/Sunday           
OFF Campus      
Course Number: HLT 756 34       CRN: 20060        
Instructor CHAMPA
       

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Spring Session II

Nurse Assistant Online Theory - $999
03/27 – 04/26   6:00pm - 10:00pm           Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday 
Online with Class Meeting Times            
Course Number: HLT 752 35       CRN:20072        
Instructor LEWIS

Nurse Assistant Skills Lab - $299
04/8 – 04/29      9:00am – 1:00pm            Saturday
Lowell Campus, Skills Lab
Course Number: HLT 753 82       CRN: 20047        
Instructor LEWIS

Nurse Assistant Clinical Training - $699
05/06 – 05/14   8:00am - 3:00pm             Saturday/Sunday           
OFF Campus      
Course Number: HLT 756 35       CRN: 19980        
Instructor LEWIS

This training program (including 24 hours of weekend clinical training at a local long-term care facility) prepares you for an entry level career as a Nurse Assistant.  Upon successful completion, students are eligible to sit for the Massachusetts nurse assistant certification exam. Students will learn how to appropriately care for residents in long-term care facilities and hospitals as well as personal patient care, patient rights, lifting and turning patients, safety, infection control, vital signs, record keeping, mental health care of residents, and stress management.  Students must have a HS Diploma or GED.  Students will also be required to pass a literacy exam and complete a CORI/SORI check and be able to lift and move 50 pounds. Course is not eligible for waivers or vouchers. State exam is a separate fee.  (100 hours).  



Please note: Upon successful completion of the 100 hour noncredit Nurse Assistant/Home Health aide certificate, credit can be awarded for AHP 115 & AHP 116 through articulation.  Please see Academy of Health Professions website for more details regarding credit certificate requirements.  https://catalog.middlesex.mass.edu/preview_program.php?poid=2633&catiod=22

The following requirements must be met: 
Read and sign the student Memo of Understanding
  1. Must have a high school diploma or GED
  2. Must have a valid photo ID (state ID or driver's license)
  3. Meet with Program Manager prior to enrollment
  4. Agree to a CORI/SORI background check (must complete forms with MCC and provide valid photo ID (ie license or state issued photo ID)
  5. Complete a Health Record Immunization form 


Required Texts: 
The following two textbooks are required for the program and are available at the MCC Lowell Bookstore by calling 978-322-8323, or you may purchase at your preferred book vendor.  Course # is CAR 768
 

  1. Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care: Long Term & Home Care Text

Edition: 4th

ISBN: 978-1-60425-133-3

By: Hedman, Fuzy, & Howard

  1. Hartman's Nursing Assistant Care: Long Term & Home (Wkbk)

Edition: 4th

ISBN: 978-1-60425-134-0

 Refund Policy:  As stated in student memo of understanding


NEW Nurse Assistant Skills Refresher
This C.N.A. refresher course will give students the opportunity to practice any of the 22 testable skills on the Prometrics exam, along with a review of testing requirements and tips for preparing for the exam. (4 Hours) $299


12/08      4:00pm - 8:00pm     Thursday
Lowell Campus, Derby Building      Professor: CHAMPA
Course Number: HLT 781 82      CRN: 18354 


NEW Nurse Assistant Written Certifcation Exam Prep Course
This C.N.A. certifcation exam prep course will give students the
opportunity to practice for the written Certifcation exam, along with a review of testing requirements and tips for preparing for the exam. (9 Hours) $299

11/02 - 11/16      5:00pm - 8:00pm       Wednesday
Online with Class Meeting Times
Course Number: HLT 784 34       CRN: 18367     Professor: Shaw


                           

Last Modified: 10/20/22