Please note: class schedules are subject to change at any time.
Prerequisites can be Submitted Now! Nurse Aide Online Registration Starts 8/3/2020 at 8 a.m.
Submitting Nurse Aide Prerequisites: See Steps 1, 2, and 3 below. Once your forms are approved, you will receive more information about
Step 1 - DMACC Application For Admission
You must have an accepted DMACC Application for Admission on file (this means within the last 3 years you have been accepted to DMACC or been enrolled).
If you do not currently have an active application on file, you must complete an online DMACC application and select one of the following:
“Nurse Aide” as your major if you only plan on taking Nurse Aide classes
“Nursing (RN) – AAS” as your major if you are taking Nurse Aide courses as a pre-requisite for one of DMACC’s Nursing program.
“Practical Nursing (LPN) – Diploma” as your major if you are taking Nurse Aide courses as a pre-requisite for our LPN program.
Step 2 - Online Prerequisite Forms
The following forms can be done completely online. Click on link below to access form.
|Link to Online Form||Description|
Iowa Core Performance Standards ||Read closely and sign electronically if you are able to complete all of the duties listed. |
Notice & Release of Criminal Background Check ||This form gives DMACC permission to run the required background check for you. Students do not have to run background checks on their own. |
Criminal History Record Check |
DMACC will run a background check on every last name you have had in your life (ex: maiden, married, adopted, etc.). When filling out this form, pay close attention to the “Do you have previous last name(s)?” question. If you have had more than one last name it will prompt you to list them there.
Criminal convictions or documented history of abuse may prevent students from participating in clinical education experience. Students unable to participate in clinical education will be unable to complete the course requirements.
Course Acknowledgement Form |
Read closely and sign electronically that you understand and agree to the course requirements for attendance, etc.
Step 3 – Online Prerequisite Forms Requiring Uploading of Document
The following forms have an additional form or document that will need to be uploaded along with completing the online form. See chart for details.
|Link to Online Form||Description||Form/Document to Complete Before Doing Online Form|
Record of TB Testing |
All students must provide proof that they do not have active TB by having this form completed by your doctor. You may choose to have two skin tests or one TB blood test. Form must be complete before uploading. Incomplete forms will not be accepted.
- Skin tests: You MUST have TWO TB tests administered and read by a physician. There must be a minimum of 7 days between the date the first TB test is administered and when the second TB test is administered.
- Quantiferon Gold or T-spot TB blood tests are also acceptable, if your provider offers them. A copy of blood test lab results are required.
- If you have a positive test, you will need to have and submit a report from a chest x-ray. See form for details.
Scan and upload your completed Record of TB Testing Form
Download printable copy of TB Testing form to be completed by your healthcare provider
Flu Vaccine Form ||Proof of Flu Vaccine is required if you are taking a class that meets anytime from October 1 thru May 31. Take this form with you to the location where you get your flu shot and have the provider fill it out, documenting that you received your shot. |
Scan and upload your completed Flu Vaccine Form
Download printable copy of Flu Vaccine form to be completed by your healthcare provider