Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant (NAS)

Designed to prepare nursing assistants to provide care in various health care settings under the direction of a registered nurse. The program includes development of fundamental nursing skills through lectures, laboratory activities and clinical experience. Students may also complete elective courses to gain knowledge and practical skills in ethical and legal responsibilities, medical terminology, venipuncture and electrocardiography.

Complete the MANDATORY application for Triton College

In addition to fulfilling the selective admission health program requirements, candidates must complete the following general admission requirements:  complete a Triton College application, submit applicable transcripts, take placement exams or demonstrate course equivalency, and complete new student orientation.

Triton College Application

Complete the MANDATORY Selective Admission Application for Nursing Assistant Career

Nursing Assistant Application

By attending an information session, you will learn what is expected of you as an applicant as well as the functionality of the program. Please register through our form below.

Nursing Assistant Program Information Session Registration

Upon successful completion of the Nurse Assistant Program requirements, the graduate receives a certificate and becomes eligible to take the Illinois Nurse Aide Test, which is required for certification by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). The program is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health, 525 W. Jefferson St., Springfield, IL 62761, (217) 785-5133.



Additional Information

Professional Licensure and Certification Disclosure

Successful completion of this program could lead to professional licensure or certification within the State of Illinois. Visit the Professional Licensure and Certification Disclosure page to identify other states in which Triton College’s program requirements fulfill the educational guidelines for professional licensure and/or certification.

Contact Information

Liliana Macias RN, BSN
Nursing Assistant Chairperson

(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3767
Office: H-200

Christopha Cox
Health Careers Information Specialist
Office: H-134
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3474

Cheryl Williams
Program Assistant
Office: H-101
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3452