This program prepares you for an entry level position as a Nursing Assistant.  Emphasis is on basic patient care skills, based on the knowledge of universal precautions, asepsis, basic human needs, body mechanics, treatments & procedures, patient admission, transfer, discharge, and eldercare.  Students are eligible to sit for the Arizona State Board of Nursing Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) examination upon completion of the NUR100, Nursing Assistant course.

Grade Level Requirement: 10,11,12 (Juniors will be given preference)
Prerequisites: Completed application
Number of college credits earned: 18*
Career Opportunities: This program of study could be a stepping stone that launches you into a successful career in the medical field.
Starting salary range: $17,347 to $33,217 annually ($8.34 to $15.97 hourly)**

For more information please contact CVIT


*Number of college credits may change with program improvements

**Gathered from 2010 Occupational Outlook Handbook at


Cobre Valley Institute of Technology
P.O. Box 2656
Globe, AZ 85502

Seal of Arizona

Phone:  (928) 425-9654
Mobile:  (928) 961-2446
Fax:  (928) 425-8492