Hybrid Basic Nursing Assistant Training - Lincoln, NHCLC

This course is a blend of online coursework and in-person clinical and skills education designed to train the beginning nursing assistant to provide safe, effective, and caring services. Students have access to the online content 24 hours a day and learn through a combination of lectures and video instruction. REGISTRATION CUT OFF DATE - JUNE 2, 2024


Hybrid Online Basic Nursing Assistant Training

6/10/24 - 7/15/24

76-Hour Training Program (6.5 credits)
40 online hours and 36 preceptor hours



Training Location: Nebraska Health Care Learning Center, 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE

Training Contact: Connie Knorr, [email protected], 402-435-3551

Online Instructor: Connie Knorr, RN, BSN

Mandatory In Person Skills with Preceptor(s): Connie Knorr, RN, BSN

School Policies: Nebraska Health Care Learning Center (NHCLC) policies regarding admission, withdrawal, attendance, grades, transcripts, college credit, program requirements, and refunds are located in the Nebraska Health Care Learning Center Education Catalog. NHCLC is an affiliate of Nebraska Health Care Association.

Program Content: This program is designed to train the beginning nursing assistant to provide safe, effective, and caring services to the patients of any health care setting. It is designed to meet the training requirements of both federal and Nebraska laws for nursing assistants working in a licensed nursing facility. The skills and knowledge contained in this material can be adapted for any health care or residential setting.

Program Objectives: At the completion of the program, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the work setting and job responsibilities of the nursing assistant. Concepts include communication, safety precautions, and emergency care.
  2. Apply skills and principles used in the role of the nursing assistant to aid patients to meet their basic physical and safety needs.
  3. Explore the nursing assistant’s role in meeting love and belonging, self-esteem, and self-actualization needs of the patient.

College Credit: Nebraska Health Care Learning Center awards 6.5 hours of college credit upon successful completion of this course. See the Nebraska Health Care Learning Center Education Catalog (Published: March 2023) for credit requirements. To receive college credit, a high school or equivalent transcript and a Transcript Request form must be on file with NHCLC within 30 days of completing the course. Email or fax transcripts will not be accepted. Please indicate on the registration form if you would like to receive college credit. 

Evaluations: Please provide feedback on the course by completing the evaluation. An evaluation form will be provided to students at the end of the program.

Attendance and Cancellation: Attendance of the first 16 hours of class is mandatory, and students must complete at least 50 percent of the course to be eligible for make-up days. An incomplete is given until time and content are made up. Refer to nehca.org for information related to substitutions, cancellations, and refunds.

Online Training Schedule: Online training begins June 10, 2024, for four weeks. Refer to your schedule from Academic Platforms for complete details.

Preceptor Training Schedule: 

Date Start Time   End Time  Break
 7/08/24  10:00 a.m.  4:30 p.m.  30 minutes
 7/09/24  10:00 a.m.  4:30 p.m.  30 minutes
 7/10/24  10:00 a.m.  4:30 p.m.  30 minutes
 7/11/24  10:00 a.m.  4:30 p.m.  30 minutes
 7/12/24  10:00 a.m.  4:30 p.m.  30 minutes
 7/15/24  10:00 a.m.  4:30 p.m.  30 minutes


Registration Fee:

Tuition $357.50
Fees $241.50
Total Tuition, Fees, and Manual $599.00
Make-up Days $45.00


Registration Deadline: June 2, 2024

Training Manual and Workbook: Basic Nursing Assistant Training Manual (Sixth Edition), published by Nebraska Health Care Association, is required for those registering for the Basic Nursing Assistant program. For books and fees, see pricing above. Books will be distributed to students on the first day of training.

Scholarships: Information and application can be found online.

State Exam: Additional state exam fees apply: $50 written and $50 clinical. A student must successfully pass the course to be eligible to register for the state exam. A student must successfully pass both the written and clinical state exams to be placed on the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services registry. 

Disabilities: If a registrant has a disability that requires an accommodation, email [email protected].

Questions: For questions about this training, contact:

Nebraska Health Care Learning Center, 1200 Libra Drive, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE
Phone: 402-435-3551
Email: [email protected]

6/10/2024 - 7/15/2024
Nebraska Health Care Association 1200 Libra Dr., Suite 100 Lincoln, NE 68512 UNITED STATES