This program allows students to learn personal care skills necessary to assist the elderly and chronically ill who may live in nursing homes, rehabilitation centers or may be a patient in a hospital or long-term homecare agency. The program will include classroom hours and lab/clinical experience hours in local nursing homes. Students can also sit for the New York State Certification Exam. Both day and evening programs are offered at various times throughout the year. Upon successful completion, students will be issued a CiTi Certificate of Completion.
- SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) Code: 31-1014
- U.S. Department of Labor: www.bls.gov/SOC/
- HEGIS Code 5209.20
Nurse assisting teacher, Patty Boucher, gives a brief overview of the CiTi Adult Offerings nurse assisting program:
- Completed application
- Up-to-date physical and immunizations
- Students must provide their own scrubs and shoes
Completion Rate**: 86%
Job Placement Rate**: 83%
Program Length: 125 hours
Schedule: Days Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. OR Evenings Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 5 p.m.-9 p.m.
Location: Center for Instruction, Technology & Innovation (CiTi)- Cayuga Community College Campus (11 River Glen Dr, Fulton, NY 13069)
Start Date: Fall, Spring, Summer
Taught by: Nancy Monica, BSN RN
Average Salary*: $28,530
*According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
**According to CiTi data for the 2020-2021 program year
This is a COE-approved program.