Nurse Aide Program

The Nurse Aide program provides a minimum of 100 clock hours of training, including:

1. 60 clock hours of classroom training that doesn't involve direct resident care; and

2. 40 clock hours of clinical training in a nursing facility

as required by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services Curriculum effective September 1, 2013. This is comprehensive course designed to equip students with the skills, concepts and necessary competencies needed for the care of the residents in long term care facilities, hospitals and homebound patients. Graduates of the Nurse Aide Program will learn the theory and concepts of the human body functions and are able to assist patients attain and maintain functional independence as much as possible. They will be trained on respecting patients' rights, communication skills maintaining safety, observation and timely reporting of incidents and or events.

The clinical portion involves the use of specialized equipment, materials, knowledge of specialized procedures, regulations and pertinent laws as specified by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services. The Nurse Aide Program includes the following:

  • Introduction to Long Term care
  • Personal Care Skills
  • Basic Nursing Skills Restorative Services
  • Mental Health & Social Services
  • Clinical Practice
  • Social Skills
  • Safety and Emergency Procedures
  • Infection Control
  • Nutrition & Hydration

Students who successfully complete all the minimum and specific requirements as required by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services will receive a certificate of graduation and will be eligible to take the Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation (NATCEP) for registration as certified nurse aides. Graduates may find entry-level employment as a Nurse Aide with Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities, Agencies, and State Schools, Hospitals, and Institutions.

EZE LEARNING CENTER is also an approved Pearson VUE Regional Test Site (RTS) for Nurse Aide Exams. Our RTS code is 440448. In order to schedule your Nurse Aide Testing, click here to see available dates and times

Admission Requirements: Intending CNA Students at EZE LEARNING CENTER;

  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Must meet the requirements listed at 94.3(k)(2)&(3) of the Licensing Standards for Nurse Aides and may not be deemed unemployable on the Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR) or been found to have a conviction of a criminal offense listed in the Texas Health & Safety Code, 250.006.
  • You must not currently be listed on the Texas Nurse Aide Registry in revoked status.
  • You must not be listed on the Employee Misconduct Registry.
  • You must be free of previous felony convictions, which will be confirmed via the submission of a criminal background check.
  • Must complete EZE LEARNING CENTER Enrolment Form, signed by the student or by both the student and the student's parent or legal guardian. (if applicable)
  • Must provide written proof of immunizations including all 3 Hepatitis B shots or approved waiver and current TB test (must be within the last year).
  • Must pay the balance of any tuition prior to the start date of class
  • Will need scrubs, closed-toed leather or vinyl shoes and a watch with a second hand.
  • Must maintain an 80% or above average and successfully complete an Advanced Skills Lab check-off.

In order to access the Nurse Aide Curriculum, please click on this link;

Texas DADS Nurse Aide Curriculum


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