Jun 18, 2021  
2021-22 Academic Catalog 
2021-22 Academic Catalog
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NUR 27 - Nurse Aide Program

5 cr.

Teaches care of older patients with emphasis on the social, emotional and spiritual needs. Covers procedures; communication and interpersonal relations; observations, charting and reporting; safety and infection control; anatomy and physiology; personal care, nutrition and feeding and death and dying. Includes both classroom lecture and laboratory or clinical hours per week. Lecture 3 hours per week. Laboratory 6 hours per week. Total 9 hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): MTE 1 -MTE 3  and readiness to enroll in ENG 111 .

NOTE: The course includes both classroom lecture and campus lab skills practice. Following completion of the classroom and campus lab component, students will begin their clinical experience in an area nursing home. The clinical experience in the nursing home will be held during the regularly scheduled class time, plus additional scheduled clinical hours. Students are required by the Virginia Board of Nursing to complete all hours mandated for this course.

LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION: Students who successfully complete the NUR 27 course will receive a Certificate of Completion and may apply to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP). The cost of the exam is approximately $94 and is given at several different locations.


  1. Application to Lord Fairfax Community College.
  2. LFCC placement tests and completion of any developmental work that may be identified by the placement test. Must show competence in MTE 1 -MTE 3  and readiness for ENG 111  to satisfy requirement without remediation.
  3. Required to have a background check and a drug screen. Failure to pass either will prevent students from clinical requirements, which may prevent student from continuing this course. All associated fees are the responsibility of the student.

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