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NURSE ASSISTANT (CNA)

Program Description

Nurse Assistant I (CNA)

Nurse Assistant I prepares students to provide personal care and perform basic nursing skills for patients of all ages. This 8-15 week course includes 49 hours of classroom instruction, 70 lab hours, and 40 hours of clinical experience. Upon successful completion, the student will be eligible to test for NC Certification through the instruction and testing service PearsonVue.

You cannot enroll for this course onlineCLICK HERE for a printable checklist of required documentation and cost.

Requirements to register (Must have all documentation to register):

  • Must be 16 ½ years old
  • Social Security Card (original, cannot be laminated)
  • Current CPR Card (Must be BLS for Healthcare Provider)
  • Current Driver’s License
  • High School Diploma/GED/College Degree (If you do not have one of these, you are required to take the TABE test and score 9th grade level or above)

Vaccination Record:

  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox) If you have had the Chicken Pox, a blood titer test must be completed to prove immunity
  • Hepatitis B (Can be declined)
  • Tetanus (Last 10 years)
  • Tuberculin Skin Test (Two step test is required for classes in Anson County)
  • Flu Shot (required for classes running September – March)

Program Cost:

Registration fee: $280.40
Book and Workbook: Approximately $70
Drug Screen/Background Check: $92 (done through SPCC)
Scrubs: cost varies (You will be provided details on requirements)
State test: $120

NA I Old Charlotte Highway Campus (Union County) Class Schedule

*Dates and times subject to change (All classes have seats available unless otherwise noted)
DatesDaysTimes
August 26 – December 11MW11am-3:15pmClass is FULL
Waitlist Available
Online Blended
August 27 – December 10TTh5-9:15pmClass is FULL
Waitlist Available
Online Blended
*no class November 28

NA I LTC Campus (Anson County) Class Schedule

*Dates and times subject to change (All classes have seats available unless otherwise noted)
DatesDaysTimes
August 19 – October 14MTWTh8am-1:15pm
September 12 – November 25MWTh4-9:15pm

Books Needed:

Hartman Nursing Assistant Care, Long Term Care, and Home Health
Hartman Publishing
ISBN numbers:
Workbook: 978-1-60425-071-8
Book: 978-1-60425-070-1


Nurse Assistant I Refresher

This course is designed to provide individuals with a review of the knowledge, skills, and abilities that must be demonstrated on the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) Examination necessary for listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry (which will be taken on your own for an additional cost of $120.00). It is primarily for those with expired certifications (expired two years or less) and those nursing assistants with out-of-state certifications (most show proof of out-of-state certification) seeking employment in North Carolina as a Certified Nurse Aide I.

Students wishing to register for the Nursing Assistant Refresher class must provide proof of Nurse Aide I registry listing or completion of a state approved nursing assistant program within the last 2 years.  Students’ listing on the nurse aide registry cannot have expired for more than 2 ½ years.  Students must also provide a current driver’s license or government issued picture ID.

NA I Refresher Old Charlotte Highway Campus (Union County) Class Schedule

DatesDaysTimes
October 15, 17, 22, and 24TTh8:30am-1:45pm

Cost: $145

Requirements:

Driver’s License
Social Security Card
Must show expired NC Nurse Aide I Registry or out-of-state certification


Nurse Assistant II

NA II Old Charlotte Highway Campus (Union County) Class Schedule

*dates and time subject to change (All classes have seats available unless otherwise noted)
DatesDaysTimes
August 12 – November 25MW5-9:15pmOnline Blended
No Class: September 2

NA II Lockhart Taylor Center Campus (Anson County) Class Schedule

*dates and time subject to change (All classes have seats available unless otherwise noted)
To be announced

Nurse Assistant II is the next professional step in this growing healthcare career field.

CLICK HERE for a checklist of required documentation, additional information and cost.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in skilled nurse facilities, home health agency, assisted living facilities, or local hospital.

Educational Opportunities

  • Nurse Assistant I – 1 Semester to Complete 
  • Nurse Assistant II – 1 Semester to Complete 

Contact Information

For questions, contact:

Wendi McCarn, 704-290-5280

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