ADVANCED UNLICENSED ASSISTANT

(AUA)

Advanced Unlicensed Assistant, perform in an assistive role to licensed nurses in acute care settings. They will complete a long-term care course and then proceed into the advanced curriculum and learn how to perform sterile specimen collection, urinary catheterization, and feeding per gastrointestinal tube. Advanced Unlicensed Assistant (AUA) certification must be obtained from the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.

EDUCATION REQUIRED

Complete a 200-hour training program approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing, certified by the Board after successful completion of a written and skills examination.  They must renew certification every two years.

PROGRAM LENGTH

885 hours (12 months) Program length may vary based on progress rate and/or summer school attendance

PLACES FOR EMPLOYMENT
  • Long-term care facilities

  • Nursing Homes

  • Assisted living

  • Adult day care

  • Residential Care facilities

SALARY RANGE

$9.83 - $16.42

For more information on this program, visit the Education page

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