Swain Center

Healthcare Professions Training

The College provides training for Nurse Aide I, Nurse Aide II, Nurse Aide I Refresher and for Medication Aide. Upon successful completion of the Nurse Aide, graduates are registered with the North Carolina Department of Facilities Services NA Registry. They work under the direction of a licensed person performing basic nursing techniques for clients who are sick or who have chronic health problems.

The Medication Aide program covers the six rights of medication administration of non-licensed personnel. Upon completion, students should be able to take the competency exam and demonstrate skills necessary to qualify for listing on the North Carolina Medication Aide Registry. Students entering this program must be on the Nurse Aide Registry and have a current CPR certification.

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60 Almond School Road
Bryson City, NC 28713
828.366.2000
Fax: 828.366.2008