The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
The Nurse Aide Training program is approved by
the Pennsylvania Department of Education. It is designed to prepare students
for successful completion of course work and passing of the certification exam.
Prior to the start of class, students are
required to have all of the following:
Students must register for both courses (theory
and clinical) at the same time and location. All forms must be submitted to the
Nurse Aide office prior to the start date of the class. Registration is
conditional, depending on the outcome of a criminal background check.
To check availability of classes or to register
online, go to our Online Store and search using key words "nursing
clinical" or "nursing assistant theory."
View Nurse Aid Training Summer 2017 Program Schedule
View Fall 2017 Schedule
XGB 308 Nursing Assistant TheoryThis ninety eight-hour
nursing assistant lecture course is designed around several topics planned to
instruct the prospective nursing student in his/her role in long-term patient
care. Instruction is accomplished through a curriculum approved by the
Pennsylvania Department of Education directed at: the role of the nursing
assistant including legality and promotion of patient rights, communications,
infection control, basic body systems, effect of aging and disease on body
systems, measures to promote independence and rehabilitation and understanding
mental health and social services needs of patients.
XGB 309 Nursing Assistant (Clinical)This seventy-hour
nursing assistant clinical course is designed around several units planned to
instruct the prospective nursing assistant in his/her role in long-term patient
care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Instruction is accomplished
in a clinical setting directed at: basic emergency procedures; patient care and
hygiene needs, managing patient environment for safety and comfort, restorative
care, nutrition, feeding, infection control, understand psycho-social
characteristics of the elderly and preparation for death and dying.