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Atlanta Technical College offers the Nurse Aide Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC) program (Major Code: CN21) designed to equip students with the necessary skills for patient care in diverse healthcare settings. The program integrates classroom instruction, hands-on training, and clinical experiences, preparing students to work in general medical and surgical hospitals, nursing care facilities, community care facilities for the elderly, and home health care services. Upon successful completion, graduates may be eligible to sit for the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) and enroll in the State nurse aide registry.

Career-wise, the Nursing Assistants field is anticipated to grow by 13% nationally and 8% in Georgia in the coming years. The estimated starting salary in this field is $25,000 annually. This data, sourced from Economic Modeling Specialists International, is updated annually.

For those interested in pursuing this program, the admission requirements include meeting the general college admissions criteria. Additionally, students should be aware that those enrolled in Category I and II programs at Atlanta Technical College, including Nurse Aide TCC, may encounter tasks exposing them to blood, infectious body materials, and airborne pathogens. To comply with safety measures, students need to provide documentation of Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis immunizations due to potential occupational exposure.

The program is concise, with a minimum length of one term, totaling 13 credit hours. The estimated cost is $3,799, covering required courses such as Introduction to Health Care, Diet and Nutrition for Allied Health Sciences, Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences, and Nurse Aide Fundamentals.

For more details or specific inquiries, students can contact Dr. Katrina Walker, the Dean of Health and Public Safety, at 404-225-4420 or [email protected]. The program’s policies and procedures related to blood and airborne pathogens can be reviewed at

Program InformationDetails
Program Duration1 term
Class SchedulesInformation Not Provided
PrerequisitesGeneral college admissions requirements, documentation of Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis immunizations
Certification EligibilityEligible to sit for the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP)
Location1560 Metropolitan Pkwy SW, Atlanta, GA 30310
Email[email protected]
Job PlacementNo
Online ClassesNo
Free ClassesNo