Nurse Aide

The Nurse Aide curriculum prepares individuals to work under the supervision of licensed health care professionals in performing nursing care and services for persons of all ages.

Course work emphasizes growth and development throughout the life span, 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.

Nurse Aide Information Sheet 2017-18 (PDF)

Upon completion, the student may be eligible for listing as a Nurse Aide I and other selected Nurse Aide registries as determined by the local program of study.

Admission

An updated application is the only requirement for admission into this program. For more specifics on admissions criteria contact the department head or the Student Success office.

Progression/Readmission

Specific progressions and readmission criteria are in the Program handbook that will be given to students upon entry into the program. For questions contact the department head or admissions coordinator. Students must maintain a minimum grade of “C” and satisfactory completion of all skills to remain in the program.

Clinical sites may require a criminal records check, drug testing or other requirements before students are allowed to participate at their facility.

Technical Standards

Students entering the program must meet specific emotional, behavioral, physical, and cognitive standards. This information is found in the admissions office and in the program handbook.

Download Technical Standards (Word document)

Student qualifying for special accommodations to these standards must contact the Coordinator for Special Needs and Counseling at 336-506-4130 for more specific information.

print Nurse Aide Certificate • Semester by Semester

Course
Number
Course
Title
contact
hours
Credit
hours
NAS-101 Nurse Aide I 10 6
NAS-101   Nurse Aide I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course includes basic nursing skills required to provide safe, competent personal care for individuals. Emphasis is placed on person-centered care, the aging process, communication, safety/emergencies, infection prevention, legal and ethical issues, vital signs, height and weight measurements, elimination, nutrition, basic restorative care/rehabilitation, dementia, mental health and end-of-life care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills and be eligible to test for listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry.

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Semester Total 10 6
Course
Number
Course
Title
contact
hours
Credit
hours
NAS-102 Nurse Aide II 11 6
NAS-102   Nurse Aide II PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides training in Nurse Aide II tasks. Emphasis is placed on the role of the Nurse Aide II, sterile technique and specific tasks such as urinary catheterization, wound care, respiratory procedures, ostomy care, peripheral IV assistive activities, and alternative feeding methods. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills and safe performance of skills necessary to be eligible for listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide II Registry.

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NAS-107 Medication Aide 2 1
NAS-107   Medication Aide PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course will cover the six rights of medication administration for non-licensed personnel. Topics will include medication administration via the oral, topical and installation routes, medical asepsis, hand hygiene, terminology, and legal implications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills necessary to qualify as a Medication Aide with the North Carolina Medication Aide Registry.

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Semester Total 13 7
TOTAL CREDITS 13

Nurse Aide I

Term ID Methods Faculty Times Places
2018SU NAS-101-01 CLASS
LAB
CLINC
Hinton, Sandra
Pierce, Rhonda
M,T,W,TH at 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

M,T,W,TH at 10:10 AM - 1:40 PM

M,T,W,TH at 8:00 AM - 2:40 PM

M at 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

H 115

H 114

OFFC OFFC1

H 114

2018SU NAS-101-02 CLASS
LAB
CLINC
Byrd, Janet
M,S at 8:00 AM - 12:10 PM

F at 8:00 AM - 12:10 PM

M,S at 12:40 PM - 4:40 PM

F at 8:00 AM - 12:10 PM

M,F,S at 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

M at 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

H 108

H 108

H 106

H 106

OFFC OFFC1

H 106

Medication Aide

Term ID Methods Faculty Times Places
2018SU NAS-107-01N LAB
Toole, Shawnya
TH at 5:30 PM - 8:40 PM

H 115

Upon graduation students are eligible for work in home health agencies, hospitals, clinics, skilled nursing facilities, and extended care facilities.

Nursing Assistant Faculty

Name Email Phone
Briggs, Judith Email Judith Briggs 336-506-4357
Hinton, Sandra Email Sandra Hinton 336-506-4389
Loebs, Judie Email Judie Loebs 336-506-4026
Mulrooney, Celeste Email Celeste Mulrooney 336-506-4360
Pierce, Rhonda Email Rhonda Pierce 336-506-4253
Byrd, Janet Email Janet Byrd 336-506-4026
Hinshaw, Nancy Email Nancy Hinshaw email only
Smith, Diane Email Diane Smith email only