Nurse Aide 75 Hour (Basic)

This course prepares the student to work in a nursing home, home health care agency, group home and/or 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 nursing home. You will give resident/patient care under the supervision of your instructor At the end of this course, you must take the Direct Care Worker Registry written and skills exam to be eligible for employment.
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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!


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 full completed 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 accepted in person at any other location.)