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Nurse Aide Pathway Diploma

A program that prepares individuals to work under the supervision of licensed nursing professionals in performing
nursing care and services for persons of all ages. Topics include growth and development, personal care, vital
signs, communication, nutrition, medical asepsis, therapeutic activities, accident and fire safety, household
environment and equipment management, family resources and services, and employment skills. Upon completion,
the student may be eligible for listing as a Nurse Aide I and other selected Nurse Aide registries as determined by the
local program of study.


Fall Semester 1

Course Credits
HSC-110 - Orientation to Health Careers 1
HSC-140 - Transcultural Healthcare 2
MED-180 - CPR Certification 1
NAS-101 - Nurse Aide I 6
PSY-150 - General Psychology 3
Total Credit Hours 13

Spring Semester 1

Course Credits
ENG-112 - Writing and Research in the Disciplines 3
BIO-168 - Anatomy and Physiology I 4
PHI-240 - Introduction to Ethics 3
NAS-102 - Nurse Aide II 6
PSY-241 - Developmental Psychology 3
Total Credit Hours 19

Summer Semester

Course Credits
BIO-169 - Anatomy and Physiology II 4
MAT-110 - Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 3
-OR- MAT-143 - Quantitative Literacy 3
NAS-103 - Home Health Care Nurse Aide 6
-OR- NAS-106 - Geriatric Aide 6
Total Credit Hours 13/13