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Nurse Aide/Orderly


This program prepares the student for employment in Skilled Nursing, Long-term, and Assisted living facilities under the supervision of the RN/LPN. Clinical experience is provided at local long-term care agencies. Home Health Aide course is offered after completion of NA/O with appropriate number of seats filled.

NA/Orderly course is our Evening class:
Tuesday 2:30P - 10:50P
Wednesday & Thursday 5:30P - 9:50P
Available: Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters
Approx 10 weeks

Admissions is the first step, on any Daytona State Campus. Once you have completed the necessary form, you may proceed to Assessment Center for testing (you must have a photo ID). After you have seen a counselor ensuring you have met the requirements (see below), please print the CNA packet which is available through this site. The information will tell you what you must have completed by the first day of class. Read this packet carefully and completely and follow all directions, including a Level II background check and drug screening.  If any of the categories regarding criminal offenses are cause for concern, please call or email: or call: CNA Registry 1-850-245-4567. You must print the CNA Lab Kit Order Form. This is the only way you are to obtain your CNA Lab Kit. You Must have this kit the first week of class. Please take note of the order end date or you will pay late fees. Read this form carefully and follow directions.

TABE test scores: 8th grade Math (506), 9th grade Reading (537) and Language (543). If you have had college Algebra and English, you must bring your unofficial transcript to the Counseling Department, on your local campus. If you have taken the CPT, SAT, or ACT you are exempted from taking TABE. If you fall below the required scores, your counselor will have you enroll in the Academic Support Center and fill out a CNA application which will be put on hold. Once you have met the required scores, your counselor will have you register for the next course offering.

Mandatory Orientation required: Please call for dates.
CNA Packet
CNA Schedule
Student Policy Handbook

Mary Halligan, RN, MA Lead Instructor - Daytona Campus
Mrs. Halligan graduated in 1971 from Maria College in Albany, NY with her A.A.S. In 1992, Mrs. Halligan graduated from UCF with a BS in Vocational/Technical Education and in 2003 a Master's of Arts Degree in Education from the University of Phoenix. Mrs. Halligan has worked ICU and Medical/Surgical units with a position as Assistant Head Nurse on Medical/Surgical unit. Since 1974, Mrs. Halligan has been working for a local ENT surgeon. Mrs. Halligan has been with Daytona State College since 1993.

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Last updated: 2016-03-10T15:25:46.885Z