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Restorative Nurse Assistant


Advance your career in healthcare through this certificate program

The University of Central Missouri Restorative Nurse Assistant certificate program will help certified nurse assistant advance in their career while gaining an overview of therapeutic healthcare. A restorative nurse assistant acquires special knowledge, skills and techniques in therapeutic rehabilitation as prescribed and supervised by licensed personnel. This valuable face-to-face course covers numerous aspects of therapeutic healthcare including physical, recreational, occupational and speech therapy. Through this program, students earn an industry-recognized certificate and continuing education units which may not be applied to a degree program and are not eligible for federal financial aid.

UCM certificate cost icon   $2,195
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Contact hours icon    72 hours  Prerequesites checklist icon   High-school diploma or GED; six months of employment as a certified nurse assistant who is listed on the Missouri State Nurse Assistant Register and who has a letter of recommendation from appropriate agency/facility administrator; pass a background check


Learn under guidance of licensed therapists with opportunity to earn DHSS certificationFemale-healthcare-professional-with-patient

Students receive instruction in several modalities of therapeutic interventions under the guidance of licensed therapists. Upon passing the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) exam, students will also earn their Restorative Nursing Assistant certification.

What you will learn

  • How to explain procedures to patients
  • Draping patients for treatment and procedures
  • Assist patients with therapeutic range of motion exercises
  • Assist patients with and use appropriate transfer techniques
  • Aid patients in ambulation activities
  • Guide and assist patients in use of assistive devices
  • Observe, report and record patients’ responses to therapeutic activities

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