For you, just making someone smile can make your day. You jump at the chance to assist people who need a little extra care. You can also see yourself wearing scrubs. Can you say, “nursing assistant?”
As a UMA nursing assistant student in Tampa or Clearwater, you’ll learn medical terms, lifesaving skills such as CPR and first aid, how to assist patients with activities of daily living, how to take vital signs, how to document medical information and more. If training for this career in just two months sounds good to you, we’d like to talk!
Students enrolled in this program receive 45 hours of hands-on experience under the supervision of a professional in a medical office or clinic. This includes learning a variety of day-to-day tasks that may be common for this career field. Some externships have led to an employment opportunity for the participating student. All UMA externships are unpaid.
Classes at UMA help prepare you to take the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) licensing exam.1 It is required that you be a CNA to be employed as a nursing assistant. Ultimate Medical Academy has a team in place, ready to help you focus on exam-relevant material and tutor you in areas where you might need extra help.
Graduates who pass their CNA exam may apply for positions including nursing assistant, nursing attendant, nursing care attendant and nurse aide. Nursing assistants work in hospitals, nursing homes, hospices, assisted living facilities and more. This variety of employment options provides a nursing assistant with many choices throughout a career. Nursing assistant positions are projected to see a 21% job growth from 2012–2022.2
How long is the diploma program?
2 months (may vary according to individual student).
This program can be completed in as little as 2 months.
90% of employers of UMA graduates who responded to a survey said they would hire other UMA graduates.
This program is offered at our Tampa and Clearwater campuses.
Gainful employment information can be found at ultimatemedical.edu/gainful-employment.pdf
and includes information on tuition, loan debt, completion, placement and occupations.
You probably have questions. We definitely have answers.
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I chose Ultimate Medical Academy because of the help they give to their students. I feel they really step out on a limb to go that extra mile. Thank you UMA. —Christopher Y., UMA Student
—Christopher Y., UMA Student