2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 12, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

Certified Nursing Assistant, Certificate

Upon completion of a Certicate in Certified Nursing Assistant, a student will be able to:

Technical Skills

  • Demonstrate basic nursing assistant skills
  • Explain Certified Nursing Assistant’s role in safety and emergency procedures

Problem Solving/Critical Thinking

  • Apply principles of infection control prevention
  • Discuss need for and promote residents’ independence
  • Identify and respect residents’ rights


  • Demonstrate professional workplace communication and punctuality
  • Demonstrate professional healthcare dress
  • Obtain South Dakota Nursing Assistant certification for two years


  • Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills