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View the North Region Class Offerings:
- Dauphin County Premier at Susquehanna Village Schedule - Classes are not currently available at this location
- Lycoming County Rose View Schedule - Classes are not currently available at this location
- Mifflin County Valley View Haven Schedule - Classes are not currently available at this location
- Montour County Emmanuel Center Schedule - Classes are not currently available at this location
- Northumberland County Manor Care Sunbury Schedule - Classes are not currently available at this location
- Northumberland County Mountain View Nursing Schedule - Classes are not currently available at this location
- Northumberland County Nottingham Village Schedule - Classes are not currently available at this location
- Union County Riverwoods Schedule - Classes are not currently available at this location
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How do I register for the class?
What do nurse aides do?
Nurse aides (NAs, direct care workers) perform various duties under the supervision of a nurse. They:
- Provide care and assist clients who cannot care for themselves
- Measure and record vital signs
- Assist clients with bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting
- Care for clients with catheters
- Provide range of motion exercises
- Transport clients in wheelchairs, make beds
- Provide infection control and safety awareness
- Provide post-mortem care
How much does the program cost?
The program costs $1268. This includes books.
Will I be eligible for credentials?
Upon successful completion, you will be prepared to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) exam (administered by Pearson Vue) You must be at least 16 to take this exam.
How long does the program take to complete? Where are the classes held?
- HACC offers on-site training at numerous locations throughout Pennsylvania.
- It is an intense 120-hour training program. It can take 18 days to 26 evenings to complete based on which class you choose.
- Students must complete the full 120 hours and score at least 75% on each written exam to receive the certificate of completion
- Please note that 100% attendance is required for the classroom and lab portion of the program You cannot be absent at any time from the first day of class (Orientation Day) up through the start of clinical. Any time missed during this timeframe will result in dismissal from the program with NO refund.
- Recommended study time is 30 minutes for every hour of class. Expect to study for 3.5 hours the evening after a 7-hour class day.
What are the program admission criteria?
- This is a non-credit course. You are not required to submit a college application, school transcripts or placement testing results.
- Download and submit a completed Nurse Aide Health Examination Form (also in the Information Packet above) (pdf).
- Obtain a two-step tuberculin test (PPD) (See instructions in the Information Packet).
- Obtain a Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check. (See instructions in the Information Packet.)
- If you have not been a resident of Pennsylvania for the past two consecutive years or have been convicted in another state (no matter how many years ago) of any of the offenses listed on the Prohibitive Offense List, you must complete and obtain a FBI report in addition to the PA State Police background check.
- Download Procedure For Obtaining an FBI Report (pdf)
- HACC does not require it, but many facilities require employees to be 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED.
Is the program accredited?
The Nurse Aide Training Program is approved by the PA Department of Education.
How can I get more information?
Who can I contact for more information?
Nurse Aide Training Program
1523 North Fourth Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102
View directions from Harrisburg Campus (Google Maps).