Nursing Assistant

Health Sciences Department | 1 Term

Nursing assistants work in a variety of health care settings by providing patients with the care they need.

The Clackamas Community College nursing assistant course provides students with the skills to perform basic-level nursing care. Certified Nursing Assistants are defined by law as people who assist licensed nursing personnel in the provision of nursing care.

This course is approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN).

Information session

Information sessions will provide students with important information related to class structure, financial assistance as well as academic and non-academic requirements. If you are interested in attending an information session, dates are posted below.

Nursing Assistant I (NA1)

NA1 Advising Guide

Nursing Assistant I (NA1)

Program Structure
Program Costs
Academic and Non-Academic Requirements
NA1 Dates to Remember

Nursing Assistant I (NA1) Application Process

Step 01

Review all information provided on the website before completing the application.

Step 02

Submit your unofficial transcripts or Clackamas Community College (PASS) placement test scores to:

  • WRD-098
  • MTH-050 or higher (recommended but not required)
Step 03

Complete the online application form: NA1 Course Application

Step 04

You will hear back on the status of your application after the deadline has passed. Orientation will be held for those who have been conditionally accepted into the course.

Please see dates above, under "NA1 Dates to Remember".

More info about the Nursing Assistant program

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Oregon Health Authority Rules for Students in Clinical Training
Academic Advising

Contact Our Health Sciences Department

Harmony Campus

7738 SE Harmony Road

Milwaukie, OR 97222