Nursing Assistant

The Nursing Assistant Program at Southwest Technical College introduces students to patient care.  The classroom lectures will prepare you with the comprehensive knowledge and skills needed to properly care for patients and residents. With multiple hours of hands-on clinicals, you will assist patients and residents with meals, hygiene, mobility needs, and the taking of vital signs all while under the supervision of a nurse.

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Cost: $482.30
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies. Click here for a breakdown of costs.
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Program Length: 114 hours (90 classroom / 24 clinical – Approximately 3 academic months.)

Location: 757 West 800 South, Cedar City, Utah

Start Dates: This program starts about 3 times a year. Call 435.586.2899 for more information.
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Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements:

Milla Johnson
Nursing Assistant Program Lead


High School Transfer Agreements (High school classes transferring to Southwest Tech)

SUU Dual Enrollment/Course Equivalency (Southwest Tech courses transferring to SUU)

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“My experience at Southwest Tech has been excellent. Not only was it a good education, but it was enjoyable. Southwest Technical College was the best choice for me.” Bennett Olsen

“I wanted to do more and I looked into Southwest Technical College. It has been the best decision that I have ever made. I wish I had done it years ago. If there’s any reason that you’re considering doing something different, give it a try and go for it. I’m so excited about my future.” Mishelle Cacho

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