Nursing Assistant (Articulated)

nursing assistant

Nursing Assistant (Articulated)

Nursing Assistants perform a variety of duties to help care for patents in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, rehabilitation centers, and psychiatric facilities, all under the supervision of nurses and other medical staff. Training includes instruction in anatomy as well as personal care skills. The Nursing Assistant class at TECO is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing.

Program Mission

The mission of the Health Science Education Department is to provide high quality education and training that empowers student to successfully pass the state of Florida license/certification examinations, to provide safe, quality care to patients/residents in a diverse cultural community, and to pursue a life enhancing career in healthcare.

Program Content

Communication and Interpersonal Skills
Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
Wellness and Disease Concepts
Safety and Security Procedures
First Aid / CPR
Personal Care Procedures

Industry Certifications and Licenses

Certified Nursing Assistant
State Certification for Nursing Assistants Exam

Central Florida Wage Statistics

Average Entry Wage: $9.87 | Average Wage: $11.74
**Statistics are only a guide and should not be the sole factor in your career decision.

Source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity**

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Full Time:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

7:00 am - 1:00 pm


Estimated program cost $906.20 in tuition, lab fees, certifications, and other fees. 
*Not Eligible for Pell Grant


Pam Rogers

Myrlande Timothee

Program Number


Program Requirements

TABE Test: This program does not have TABE test score requirements. However, the TABE test scores or an exemption is required to enroll in the program. 
CPR and First Aid
Clean Background and Drug Screen
Up to Date Immunization
Physical Examination


Basic Health Care Worker - 90 hours
Home Health Aide - 75 hours

Program Commitment

165 Hours

Occupational Completion Points

Nurse Aide and Orderly - 75 hours
*Successful completion of an OCP may qualify a student for employment.

Program Textbooks*

*BLS & Basic First Aid books are borrowed from Emergency Services for the day, not purchased.



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