CNA/PCA+ Coursework at NWACC | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Achieve Success With A Certificate of Proficiency


Here at NWACC, we provide students with a road map to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) by obtaining your Certificate of Proficiency.

Below is the required coursework to earn your certificate and begin your career in health care. 

AHSC 1213 Certified Nursing Assistant
AHSC 1223 Patient Care Assistant (plus)
HIM 1123 Electronic Health Records

HIM 1001 Intro to Medical Terminology
HIM 1403 Med Term for Health Sciences

ENGL 1013 Composition I
PSYC 2003 General Psychology
PSYC 2103 Human Growth and Development  (PSYC 2003 General Psychology is a prerequisite)
EMTA 1013 Emergency Medical Responder
BIOL 1544 Principles of Biology I
BIOL 1013 Intro to Anatomy and Physiology