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Iowa Western Community College offers training for those interested in becoming nurse assistants. The 79-hour course is for those interested in becoming nurse assistants and is taught by registered nurses. These courses are designed to provide knowledge and basic nursing skills needed to care for patients and residents in a variety of long-term care facilities. The nurse aide course is a non-credit course and a prerequisite to the IWCC Nursing program. The 79-hour nurse assistant course consists of 34 hours of classroom, 15 hours of lab and 30 hours of clinical. Each student will be provided with a course syllabus and the skills checklist, valuable tools for the nurse assistant course and state testing. We offer classes on-site in Council Bluffs, Atlantic, Clarinda, Harlan and Shenandoah.
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