Students will learn the skills required of a nurse aide; understand anatomy, physiology, and disease prevention; understand safety and infection control techniques; and document medical care appropriately. Students will gain field experience through an internship.

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Degree Requirements and Outcomes

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Tuition Assistance

This major is eligible for Re-Employing Virginians (REV) and G3 tuition assistance for qualified students.

Career Paths

Jobs in this field include nurse aide or medication aide.

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Dr. Bridget Wilson, PhD, MSN, RN
Chair, Department of Nursing