Advanced Nurse Aide

​​​​This course is designed for Nurse Aides who have completed the Nurse Aide 75 Hours (Basic) state approved course. The course provides an opportunity to gain the additional competencies and clinical experiences needed to seek employment in a hospital. The first 45 hours of the course are held in a classroom/lab and the remaining 30 hours of clinical will be in a hospital. Job opportunities include, but are not limited to, EKG tech, Emergency Tech, Scope Tech, Surgery Tech, and OB Tech. The agency or hospital will provide additional training in these specialized areas. The student must provide proof they have successfully completed a 75 hour state approved Nurse Aide course.
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Current Course Schedule​

​​​Days Abbreviations: M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, S=Saturday, U=Sunday

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Please note: class schedules are subject to change at any time.

​Fall Nurse Aide schedule and registration instructions coming soon!​

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 Please watch this video for instructions on How to Complete and Submit the Prerequisite Packet.

​Prerequisite Packet must be submitted and approved prior to online registration.
Online registratio​n closes three days prior to start of class.

Application & Registration

Students who wish to register for the nurse aide courses will need to apply for admission, be accepted at DMACC, and complete prerequisite packet prior to enrolling in the courses.

We will only accept completed packets. Packets can be submitted two ways only:

  • Scan completed full packet and email to from your DMACC email address, or
  • Deliver packet in person to the DMACC Ankeny Campus Building 24, Room 308. (Note: packets will not be ac​cepted in person at any other location.)