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Nurse Aide

Course Pre-requisites

Reading Placement Test - This requirement can be waived with a score of 36 on the ASSET test, a 61 on the COMPASS test, a 104 or higher on the NC-DAP, or a college transcript showing you passed ENG 111.

Nurse Aide Orientation - Mandatory session before class starts

Paperwork and payment are due at the time of registration.

Nurse Aide Level I

This 160-hour course introduces basic nursing skills required to provide personal care for patients, residents or clients in a health care setting. Class, laboratory, and clinical experiences are included. Topics include communication, safety, patient rights, personal care, vital signs, elimination, nutrition, emergencies, rehabilitation and mental health. Upon successful completion of the course, the student is eligible to sit for the competency exam through PearsonVue for listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry.

Nurse Aide Level II

The Nurse Aide II course prepares graduates to perform more complex skills for patients or residents. A skill evaluation is required for documenting student competency. The 176-hour course includes class, laboratory and clinical learning experiences. Upon satisfactory completion of the course and competency evaluation, the graduate is eligible to apply for listing as a Nurse Aide II by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. Nurse Aide II has the same pre-requisites as Nurse Aide I, with the addition of producing a copy of your HS transcript or GED. In addition, students must currently be listed on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I registry.

Course Schdules

Nurse Aide I

Elizabeth City Campus:

March 14 – May 4, 2016, MTW 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Clinical 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.)

March 15 – May 24, 2016, TWTH 3:30 – 8:30 p.m. (Clinical 3 p.m. – 11 p.m.)

Edenton Campus:

April 11 – June 29, 2016, MTW 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Clinical 6:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.)

Dare Campus:

April 5 – June 30, 2016 **Hybrid Offering**

Thirty-one hours of online content with on-campus days April 5, May 3, June 28 and June 30.

Lab (on campus) Thursdays 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Clinical June 13 – June 23, 2016, MTTh 6:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Nurse Aide II

Dare Campus:

April 11 – June 24, 2016, MWF 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Clinical 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

To register, call 252-335-0821 ext. 2250.


Megan Bohn, RN
Health Occupations Coordinator
252-335-0821 ext. 2257

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