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Hello and welcome to Piedmont Community College's Health and Natural Sciences page!  Thank you for your interest in our programs!  I look forward to meeting you in person and helping you achieve your academic goals.  The Health Sciences and Human Services Department of the College offers several program options to help you meet your educational needs, including certificates and associate degrees. Our options include Associate Degrees in Nursing, Medical Assisting, Human Services Technology,  and Healthcare Management Technology.  The Human Services Technology program offers a generic program and concentrations in Social Services and Gerontology. Certificates are available in Nurse Aide (Certified Nurse Aide I and II), Phlebotomy, Medical Coding, and Gerontology.

Faculty in each of these programs are dedicated and passionate about passing on their knowledge in their field of expertise. The courses offer challenging and rewarding experiences and offer wonderful career opportunities. Our graduates seek employment locally in Person and Caswell counties, as well as in the surrounding healthcare areas, especially in Durham and Chapel Hill. We pride ourselves in creating high quality graduates who are hired easily, often before graduating from their program.

If you would like more information on any of our programs, please don't hesitate to contact the program coordinator listed on each program webpage or me.  I can be reached at (336) 322-2213 or alisa.montgomery@piedmontcc.edu. I look forward to helping you!
Associate in General Education Nursing

Overview

The Associate in General Education (AGE) - Nursing is designed for students who wish to begin their study toward the Associate in Nursing degree and a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing as based on Blocks 1 through 3 of the Uniform Articulation Agreement between the University of North Carolina’s Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) programs and the North Carolina Community College Associate Degree Nursing Programs which was approved by the State Board of Community Colleges and the UNC Board of Governors in February 2015. The AGE-Nursing shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit (SHC) of courses.





Associate in General Education - Nursing Program of Study Worksheet 





Employment Outlook

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN), which is required for practice as a Registered Nurse. Employment opportunities include hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics, physicians’ offices, industry, and community agencies.




Program Contacts

Program Advisor
Dawn Oakley
(336) 322-2219
Dawn.Oakley@piedmontcc.edu

Dean 
Alisa Montgomery
(336) 322-2213
alisa.montgomery@piedmontcc.edu



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