School of Health Professions :: Programs of Study
Nurse Aide - Career Studies Certificate
Employment opportunities for Nurse Aides include nursing homes, hospices, public health and community nursing, medical offices and clinics, and acute and long-term care facilities.
The Career Studies Certificate program in Nurse Aide is only available to students taking Dual Enrollment classes.
The program will provide instruction to prepare qualified students to meet the health care needs of the community within the scope of practice of a CNA, as defined by the Virginia Board of Nursing. Graduates of this program earn a Career Studies Certificate in Nurse Aide and will be academically eligible to take the NNAAP Certification Examination.
Credits: 17 Hours
Time: 1 semester
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Location: Fralin Center HP 214A or HP 339
Phone: 540-857-6325, 857-6644 or 857-7307
3091 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015
Director of Nursing
A.A.S. in Nursing - Northern Virginia Community College, 1999
B.S. in Nursing - George Mason University, 2010
M.S. in Adult Learning & Human Development - Virginia Tech, 2012
M.S. in Nursing - Western Governor's University, 2016
CNE, Certified Nurse Educator, National League for Nursing, June 2017
School of Health Professions
Martha Sullivan, Interim Dean