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Certified Nursing Assistant (513902)

Certificate: Certificate in Applied Science, CAS


The Nursing Assistant Certificate will be the foundation of stackable, short-term, entry-level certificates in the health care arena. This certificate will provide a foundation in health care careers, communication, soft skills, computers, and anatomy and physiology. Students will develop basic nursing skills required of nursing assistants in skilled health care settings, such as activity of daily living, vital signs, eating, elimination, and safety measures. Instructional methods will be varied including classroom, online/hybrid, simulation/virtual reality, and clinical rotations. Upon completion of this certificate, the student will be eligible to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) Examination. Successful completion of the exam, along with listing in the South Carolina Nurse Aide Registry is required to work as a Certified Nursing Aide in South Carolina.

Career Placement

At FDTC, we believe that education deserves results - that’s why we want to watch our students succeed in the real world. Florence-Darlington Technical College works diligently to match students with relevant jobs in our community so that they can put their hard-earned education to work. We partner with successful alumni and local businesses to ensure our students get the best possible career upon graduation. Our Career Services Office offers a variety of services to help students succeed including: resume coaching, on-campus recruiting & career fairs, online job postings, professional development workshops, personality evaluations, internship placement assistance, and other online career building resources. We encourage all students to schedule a meeting with a Career Services Coach at (843) 661-8075 to explore their post-graduation opportunities. Find out about what Career Services can do you. What does your future look like?
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