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Nursing Assistant Level One offered at Umpqua Community College (UCC) is a stand-alone program and does not require the applicant to enroll in additional coursework.
The Nursing Assistant Level One program is an Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN) approved course. The course is a 164+ hour training course, which combines classroom, skills lab instruction, and hands-on clinical experience, designed to prepare students for the nursing assistant role in health care agencies. The course includes instruction in basic bedside nursing skills, basic restorative skill, mental health and social service needs, personal care skills, and knowledge of clients’ rights. Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to care for clients in long-term care and acute care facilities that are under direct care of a licensed nurse.
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At UCC, you can earn a variety of certificates and degrees that can enhance your current career or place you in the workforce sooner. Plus, UCC offers:
• Expert faculty dedicated to teaching
• Personal attention and small class sizes
• Online classes
Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.
April Myler MSN, RN - Contact
Department Chair of Nursing/Director
Jan Dawson - Contact
Assistant Professor, Nursing