Nursing Assistant/Nurse Aide Certificate Program
Nursing assistants/nurse aides support doctors and nurses in patient care, diagnostic procedures and technical treatments. As nursing assistants work closely with patients’ daily needs and activities, they are vital to the success of medical teams.
Careers in Nursing Assisting/Nurse Aide
When you’re a Pima Medical Institute student, you get access to our Career Services team—here for you when you need extra help with finding the right job opportunities, building a resume, strengthening your interview skills or just looking for general guidance.
At Pima Medical Institute, most programs allow students to work in their field through clinical externships—a chance to be mentored by full-time professionals and interface with real patients.
In addition to real-world experience, clinical externships offer students resume-worthy opportunities, letters of recommendation from supervisors, and sometimes job placement directly after graduation.
Learn more about the courses in this program.
Success Is Within Reach
We are truly invested in making sure our students succeed.
“I was looking for a career… A friend who was attending Pima Medical Institute’s Nursing Assistant program encouraged me to consider it. Once I realized how inexpensive and fast the program was, I signed up. A funny thing happened – I fell in love with the medical field! I worked in home healthcare for a time and when Pima Medical called to tell me about their new Patient Care Technician program. I was ready for my next challenge.”
La Tasha Butler, Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Technician Graduate
Pima Medical Blog
Nursing assistants work with patients of all ages and backgrounds in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation clinics, in home
At Pima Medical, you will learn from experienced instructors in real-world lab settings. A Certified Nursing Assistant or CNA helps patients with daily activities like
Both certified nursing assistants (CNA) and licensed practical nurses (LPN) are great careers to consider when entering the nursing field. The level of education, the