Program Details

Program Details

The Program Description

The Nursing Assistant class is designed to provide the skill and knowledge necessary to perform safe, effective and respectful care to clients under the supervision of a licensed nurse.  The curriculum addresses all content and skill areas listed in the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 Program requirements. In addition, the student will have supervised practical training in a laboratory and Clinical setting in which the student will demonstrate knowledge while performing tasks on an individual under the direct supervision of a registered nurse.


Upon completion of the Nursing Assistant program, students should be:

  • Eligible to obtain his/her Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate 
  • Eligible to take the Geriatric Nursing Assistant Certification examination for the state of Maryland.

Curriculum Program Outline


Subject Title


Introduction of Long-Term Care


Personal Care Skills


Basic Nursing Skills


Restorative Services


Mental Health


Social Skills and Social Services Needs



Contact Information

Contact us

Phone(301) 933-7474

Fax(301) 933-7878

Address 11510 Georgia Avenue, Suite 211, Silver Spring, MD 20902

Knowledge First Institute

Knowledge First Institute is committed to providing quality training and education that will prepare our students with skills and knowledge necessary to be competent and proficient in the healthcare arena.