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Nurse Aide, Certificate

A QUICK INTRO

If you truly have the heart of a servant, and if you find fulfillment in doing for others what they cannot do for themselves, this is the career field for you. As a Nurse Aide, you will interact directly with patients, providing for their needs.

 

WHAT YOU STUDY

Topics include growth and development, personal care, vital signs, communication, nutrition, medical asepsis, therapeutic activities, accident and fire safety, household environment and equipment management, family resources and services, and employment skills.

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO

Upon completion, you're eligible for listing as a Nurse Aide I and other selected Nurse Aide registries. This program is also a gateway to a wide variety of other healthcare professions.

 

WHAT YOU CAN EARN

For more information about this field, including salary and career pathways, check out this link on our Career Coach assessment tool.

Admission Criteria

COURSE INFORMATION

Click on title for course description. For your convenience, the following listing includes only credit hours for each course. For a comprehensive listing of classroom, lab and clinical hours for each course, click on this PDF.

 

FALL SEMESTER 1

Prefix No. Title Credit
NAS 101 Nurse Aide I 6
    Totals 6

 

SPRING SEMESTER 1

NAS 102 Nurse Aide II** 6
MED 121 Medical Terminology I 3
MED 122 Medical Terminology II 4
    Totals 12

**Students must have a GED or High School diploma before enrolling in the NAII course in order to be eligible to receive certification and be listed by the North Carolina Board of Nursing as as Nursing Aide II.

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Nurse Aide Program Coordinator/Instructor

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