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Nurse Aide/Nursing Assistant

The main role of a Nurse Aide or Nursing Assistant (NA) is to provide basic care to patients and assist them in daily activities that include bathing, dressing, feeding and taking vital signs. The role of a NA is extremely essential in long term care. Compassionate individuals with a deep desire to care for others are needed to fill these positions.

Education & Experience:
A NA must complete a state approved nurse aide training program, pass the nurse aide competency evaluation consisting of both a written and a skills test, and be listed in good standing as a NA on the Nebraska Nurse Aide Registry. A Nebraska nurse aide training program consists of a minimum of 75 hours of classroom training and an additional 1 hour of abuse and neglect training. The training program must be approved by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (NEDHHS).
Scholarships are available

Medication Aide

A medication aide (MA) is someone who has completed training and demonstrated competency to provide medications under the direction of a competent recipient, caretaker, or licensed health care professional. The MA assists the professional nursing staff in assuring that standards of resident care, comfort, and safety are maintained by administering medications.

Education & Experience:
A MA must complete and pass a 40-hour medication aide training program. A MA must pass the medication aide competency evaluation consisting of both a written test and skills demonstration. and be listed in good standing as a MA on the Nebraska Medication Aide Registry.
Scholarships are available

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