Nurse Aide Level I

The Nurse Aide I training program prepares you to provide personal care and perform basic nursing skills for the elderly and other adults. The Nurse Aide I 160-contact hour course is a Workforce Continuing Education course; therefore students will not receive credit hours or be eligible for financial aid. There are scholarships available, contact us for more information.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be eligible to take the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Competency Examination. The successful completion of the written and skills exam is required for listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry. Individuals must be listed on the Nurse Aide Registry to fulfill employment requirements in the health care industry as a Nurse Aide I in North Carolina. The Nurse Aide I course consists of theory and a clinical experience in an assisted living or long-term care facility. The course is 112-hours of in-class lecture and lab (theory component) and 48-hours of mandatory clinical rotation.

NURSE AIDE I CLASS SCHEDULE OFFERING:

CAMPUS LOCATION

STATE DATE

END DATE


SCHEDULE

INSTRUCTOR

Registration is open for the following classes:

Caswell

1/8/18

3/8/18

MTWTH
8 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

S. McLean

Caswell

1/12/18

5/11/18

Fri. 5 – 9:15 p.m.
Sat. 8 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

L. Suitt

Caswell

3/12/18

5/10/18

MTWTH
8 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

S. McLean

Caswell

5/21/18

7/23/18

MTWTH

8 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

TBA



NURSE AIDE I COSTS

1. Tuition and fees: The registration fee is $188.  This includes tuition fee and student liability fee.


2. Optional Student Accident Insurance: $1.25, paid with registration fee when requested by the student. 


3. Textbook: $91.75, contact the Bookstore on our Person County Campus at (336) 322-2339. Textbooks are available for purchase on the first day of class.


4. Uniform: Price will vary depending on the place of purchase. Ceil blue scrubs and closed toe, closed heel white non-canvas shoes and white socks are required for clinical.


5. Other costs:  Stethoscope, blood pressure cuff and a watch with a second-hand.


6. NNAAP: $101 State competency exam, paid during the last week of class.



CONTACT INFORMATION

For more information or to schedule an appointment to register, please contact:

Caswell County Campus:  (336) 694-8064 or (336) 694-8080
Person County Campus:  (336) 322-2156
or email: 
lori.watlington@piedmontcc.edu

CLASS WITHDRAWAL/TRANSFER POLICY:  

Students may withdraw and receive:
*100% refund if REQUESTED prior to course beginning or course cancellation
*75% refund if REQUESTED before the 10% point of the total course meetings 

In order to receive a refund or transfer to another section, the student must call or email the details to:  
Lori Watlington, (336) 694-8080 or email at 
Lori.Watlington@piedmontcc.edu.


Click here to learn more about Piedmont Community College's Continuing Education class refund policy.


Important Qualities of a Certified Nurse Aide

Communication skills. Nursing assistants must be able to communicate effectively to address patients’ or residents’ concerns. They also need to relay important information to other healthcare workers. 
CompassionNursing assistants provide care for the sick, injured, and elderly. Doing so requires a compassionate and empathetic attitude. 
Patience. The routine tasks of cleaning, feeding, and bathing patients or residents can be stressful. Nursing assistants must be patient to provide quality care. 
Physical stamina. Nursing assistants spend much of their time on their feet. They should be comfortable performing physical tasks, such as lifting or moving patients. 


What is a Nurse Aide’s job description and average salary?
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/nursing-assistants.htm#tab1

Nurse Aide Level I Refresher

Students whose listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry has expired within the past 2 years or students who are currently listed on another state’s registry and seek listing on the N.C. Nurse Aide I Registry are eligible to enroll in this 40-hour course. The course provides a review and update of the proper techniques for providing personal care and basic nursing skills. Upon the successful completion of this refresher course and the state competency evaluation, students are eligible for listing on the NC Nurse Aide I Registry. 

www.ncnar.org  


CAMPUS LOCATION

STATE DATE

END DATE


SCHEDULE

INSTRUCTOR

Caswell

TBA*

TBA*

MTWTH
1:30–5 p.m.

S. McLean



 


*Students are asked to contact the Workforce Development office at (336) 694-8064 to be placed on a preregistration list. Once there is a minimum of 8 students who are in need of the course, a schedule will be posted. 



NURSE AIDE REFRESHER COSTS

1.  Tuition: The registration fee is $125.

2.  Optional Student Accident Insurance:  $1.25, paid with registration fee when requested by the student.

3.  Textbook: The Refresher class does not require a textbook.  All materials are provided for the student in class.

4.  Other costs:  Stethoscope, blood pressure cuff and a watch with a second-hand.

5.  NNAAP: $101 State competency exam, paid on the last day of class.

Nurse Aide Level II

Students are taught to perform at a more complex skill level when attending to patients or residents regardless of the setting. This course includes class, laboratory, and clinical learning experiences. Upon satisfactory completion of the course, skill/competency evaluation, and State exam students are eligible to apply for listing as a Nurse Aide II by the NC Board of Nursing. 

PREREQUISITE:  High School Diploma or High School Equivalency and listed on the NC Nurse Aide I Registry with no allegations of abuse, neglect or misappropriation of property.  
www.ncbon.org


NURSE AIDE II CLASS SCHEDULE OFFERING:  


CAMPUS LOCATION

STATE DATE

END DATE


SCHEDULE

INSTRUCTOR

Caswell

1/22/18

4/9/18

MTWTH
1 - 5 p.m.

S. McLean


NURSE AIDE II COSTS

1.  Tuition: The registration fee is $188. This includes tuition fee and student liability fee.

2.  Optional Student Accident Insurance:  $1.25, paid with registration fee when requested by the student.

3.  Textbook: $77, contact the bookstore on our Person County Campus at (336) 322-2339. Students must have a book on the first day of class.

4.  Uniform:  Price will vary depending on the place of purchase. Ceil blue scrubs and closed toe, closed heel white non-canvas shoes and white socks are required for clinical.

5.  Other costs:  Stethoscope, blood pressure cuff and a watch with a second-hand.

6.  NNAAP: $25 State competency exam, paid on the last day of class

 
The following items are required on the first day of class:

• Tuberculosis (TB) skin test results;
• High School diploma or High School Equivalency certificate;
• NA I certification (must be current);
• Valid driver’s license or government-issued ID;
• Original signed social security card; and
• Name on ID and social security card must match.

CONTACT INFORMATION
 

For more information or to schedule an appointment to register, please contact the Workforce Development office at:

Caswell County Campus - (336) 694-8064 or (336) 694-8080
Person County Campus - (336) 322-2156
or email lori.watlington@piedmontcc.edu 

 

Orientation to Healthcare Careers

CAMPUS LOCATION

STATE DATE

END DATE


SCHEDULE

INSTRUCTOR

Caswell

7/10/17

7/18/17*

MTWTH
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Q. Williams

 Person -Workforce Training Ctr.

7/11/17

7/27/17*

TTH
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 

A. Kirby


 *Dates are subject to change.  Pre-Registration is encouraged.
  • Is the healthcare field for you?
  • Do you need financial assistance to pay for Allied Healthcare classes?
  • Do you want to improve your reading and math skills so you’re more successful in your classes? 

 

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then Orientation to Healthcare is for you!  The class is 36 hours in length and FREE of charge for unemployed or underemployed individuals.  Students who are seeking financial assistance are required to complete an Orientation to Healthcare class. 

In order to reserve your seat, pre-registration is required. Contact Workforce Development on the Person or Caswell Campus.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Caswell County - (336) 694-8064 or (336) 694-8080

Person County - (336) 322-2156

Workforce Training Center/Person:  (336) 599-4620
or email: Lori.Watlington@piedmontcc.edu