Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) will offer an evening/weekend Nurse Aide Diploma program at its Carbon Center in Nesquehoning.

This 8-week course begins March 2, Tuesday and Friday from 4:30 – 9:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Course number is HEA 702.

Nurse Aide Training Diploma is an intensive program, designed to prepare the student to take the PA State Certification exam and earn a Nurse Aide Diploma.

Students will develop an understanding of the legal and ethical standards of healthcare giving, study patients' rights and learn to promote their independence, understand infection control and review knowledge of medical terminology and the human body as they gain hands-on practice at a long-term care facility.

PA Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation fees are not included in tuition.

Tuition assistance may be available for qualified students.

Prior to registering, students must call LCCC at 610-799-1946 for an orientation session.