Nurse Aide Course Description

The Board of Nursing requires completion of a 120 hour Nurse Aide course to be eligible to take the state NNAAP examination and be included in the state registry as a Certified Nursing Assistant in Virginia.

Call Betsy at Moon River Nursing Careers at (703) 955-1811 or email her at


Moon River Nursing Careers
Address: 44927 George Washington Blvd. Suite 240-245, Ashburn, VA 20147
Phone: (703) 955-1811

The Nurse Aide course offered by Moon River Nursing Careers includes the following:

Class Structure

80 hours of class/lab
40 hours of clinical time

The course includes learning the basic nursing skills required to provide safe, competent personal care for individuals. We focus on person-centered care.

  • Sensitivity training
  • Understanding the aging process
  • Communication
  • Safety/emergency procedures
  • Infection prevention
  • Legal and ethical issues
  • Measurements
  • Elimination
  • Nutrition
  • Basic restorative care/rehabilitation
  • Dementia
  • Mental health
  • End-of-life care