Nurse Aide Program (112 hours/ $686)

The Nurse Aide Certificate is a 112-hour program of instruction that provides the skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to provide basic care to residents of long-term care facilities. Students are also prepared for the state certification exam for Certified Nurse Aide offered by the Texas Health and Human Services, http://www.pearsonvue.com/tx/nurseaides.

The program consists of 72 hours of lecture, and 40 hours of clinical activity in a long-term care facility. Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared for entry-level employment in long-term care facilities, doctor’s offices and hospitals. The clinical hours are included in the cost of the course.

 

Continuing Education Office

Johnson County Campus
2112 Mayfield Parkway
Administration Building Room 116
817.760.5820
ceinfo@hillcollege.edu  

Hill County Campus
112 Lamar Dr.
Hillsboro, TX 76645
Cafeteria Bldg., Ste. 77 B

817.760.5820
ceinfo@hillcollege.edu


NURSE AIDE SCHEDULE

10/1/18-12/5/18
Except Holidays
Cleburne-Marti Building
5PM to 9PM
Mon, Tues, and Wed.
*Clinical Rotation is included*

 


Registration Requirements

  1. CPR for healthcare providers
  2. Registration Form
  3. General Requirements--Must be 18 years old for class
  4. Identification--Valid Government Issued ID or Driver License and Social Security Card
  5. Vaccines Required

Required Immunizations based on Texas Administrative Code (§ 97.64 § 97.65) &  CDC, and clinical facility contractual requirements. All Healthcare students must complete the following requirements prior to being allowed to have patient contact.

  • Tetanus-Diphtheria Vaccine.
    1. Students must show receipt of one dose of tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis vaccine (Tdap). In addition, one dose of a tetanus-containing vaccine must have been received within the last seven years. Td vaccine is an acceptable substitute, if Tdap vaccine is medically contraindicated.
  • Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccines.
    1. Students born on or after January 1, 1957, must show, prior to patient contact, acceptable evidence of vaccination of two doses of a measles-containing vaccine administered since January 1, 1968 (preferably MMR vaccine).
    2. Students born on or after January 1, 1957, must show, prior to patient contact, acceptable evidence of vaccination of two doses of a mumps vaccine.
    3. Students must show, prior to patient contact, acceptable evidence of one dose of rubella vaccine.
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine.
    1. Students are required to receive a complete series of hepatitis B vaccine prior to the start of direct patient care.
  • Varicella Vaccine.
    1. Students are required to have received two doses of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine.
  • Influenza Vaccine
    1. Seasonal
  • TB Skin Test
    1. TB 2-step

*Titers: Antibody titer is a laboratory test that measures the level of antibodies in a blood sample. In some situations, your health care provider may check your antibody titer to see if you had an infection in the past (for example, chickenpox) or to decide which immunizations you need. To obtain information please see your family doctor.

1. Provide proof of personal health insurance information for the duration of the class and clinical or sign a medical release form

2. Pass Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Texas Health and Human Services (THHS) Background Check

 

For Clinical Rotation

At the time that the student is placed at a clinical facility, students will be required to complete a drug test immediately at an approved test site.
The NURA 1060 Nurse Aide Clinical may be taken only after completion of NURA 1001: Nurse Aide for Health Care.

Student will complete the State Exam upon successful completion of the Nurse Aide program.

Student will be responsible for the State Exam Fee of $104.50.
The application for the State Exam is available through National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). https://i7lp.integral7.com/txna
For students listing Hill College as the testing site on the Application for the State Exam, the Hill College Testing center’s number is 817-760-5815.