# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nurse Aide II Condensed Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Nurse Aide II Condensed (8356/36 weeks, 140 hours) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8356
Duration:36 weeks, 140 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:12
Prerequisites:Nurse Aide I Condensed (8355/36 weeks, 140 hours)

Nurse Aide II Condensed is an occupational preparation course, emphasizing advanced skill training in areas such as catheter care, range of motion, bowel and bladder training, care of the dying, selected procedures for maternal and infant care, and admission and discharge procedures. Students learn diseases and body systems as related to advanced clinical care of the acute medical-surgical patient, the chronically ill, and the elderly. On-the-job instruction in a licensed nursing home is part of the course. Upon completion of the nurse aide program, the student is eligible to take the nurse aide certification exam that leads to employment as a certified nurse aide in hospitals and nursing homes.

Commonwealth of Virginia Regulations
Governing Certified Nurse Aides
Virginia Board of Nursing

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Health Science
    • Therapeutic Services

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course



Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.