This course teaches basic nursing skills such as bathing, feeding, ambulation, transferring and toileting. It is approved by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure. Successful completion of this course allows the student to take the state of Nebraska's nurse aide competency exams. Nursing assistants may work in long-term care facilities, hospitals, home health care, hospice or mental health facilities. This course is offered through the Continuing Education Division at SCC and is not a program-level course.