Prepare to Care is Iowa’s comprehensive Direct Care and Support Curriculum. Students will be prepared for certification as a Prepare to Care Health Support Professional, and certification as a Nurse’s Aide. This 98-hour course provides 53 hours of classroom, 45 hours of lab practice. Students will learn to support the basic needs of the person served and provide the care needed to maintain health and support specific conditions. The course fee includes all handouts, a textbook, and workbook.