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Nursing Assistant Certification

ProTrain Online


If you've ever thought about becoming a nursing assistant, this in-depth curriculum could help you learn important fundamental, practical skills involved in a career as a nursing assistant. Unlike other online nursing classes, our program lets you study at home at a time and place that is most comfortable to you.

Nursing assistants, also known as nurse's aides, orderlies or patient care technicians work under the supervision of a nurse to provide assistance to patients with daily living tasks.

Working closely with patients, nursing assistants are responsible for basic care services such as bathing, grooming and feeding patients, assisting nurses with medical equipment, and checking patient vital signs. nursing assistants give patients important social and emotional support and also provide vital information on patient conditions to nurses.

Textbooks included with course:

  • Nursing Assistant: A Nursing Process Approach, 10th Edition by Barbara Hegner, Barbara Acello, and Esther Caldwell
  • Workbook to Accompany Nursing Assistant: A Nursing Process Approach, 10th Edition by Barbara R. Hegner (Author), Barbara Acello
  • Dorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary, 27th Edition -- Book and CD-ROM by Dorlarnd
  • Nursing Assistant/Nurse Aide Exam, 3rd Edition (Nursing Assistant/Nurse Aide Exam) by Learning Express Editors


Our nursing assistant course provides comprehensive career training in many key areas of nursing assistant duties, including:

  • Medical terminology
  • Body systems
  • The role of the nursing assistant
  • Relating to patients, residents and clients
  • Knowledge and skills required to be a successful nursing assistant
  • Personal, care of the patient and everyday procedures
  • Procedures for measuring vital signs


course quick facts
course code PRO1289
cost $1625.00
estimated time to
complete course
300 Hours
course materials
365 Days