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Nurse Assistant (CNA)

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NURSE ASSISTANT (CNA)

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
  • CASAS exam with a score of at least a 10th grade reading level and 8th grade math level or an Associates Degree or higher.

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 $90
Drug Screen/Background Check: $92 (done through SPCC)
Scrubs: cost varies (You will be provided details on requirements)
State test: $120

Old Charlotte Highway Campus (Union County) Class Schedule
*Dates and times subject to change (All classes have seats available unless otherwise noted)

DatesDaysTimes
January 11-May 10, 2021MW9:00am-1:15pm
January 12 – May 6, 2021TTh5:00pm-9:15pm

LTC Campus (Anson County) Class Schedule
*Dates and times subject to change (All classes have seats available unless otherwise noted)

DatesDaysTimesLocation
January 11 – May 10, 2021MW11:00am-3:15pmPolkton Campus
January 12 – May 6, 2021TTh8:00am – 12:15pmLTC Campus

Books Needed

Hartman Nursing Assistant Care, Long Term Care, and Home Health
Hartman Publishing
ISBN numbers:
Workbook: 978-1-60425-075-6
Book: 978-1-60425-074-9


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 and those nursing assistants with current 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.

LTC Campus (Anson County) Class Schedule

DatesDaysTimes
To be announced

Old Charlotte Highway Campus (Union County) Class Schedule

DatesDaysTimes
January 26 – February 25, 2021TTh9:00am-1:15pmseated class

Cost

$145

Requirements

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


Nurse Assistant II

Old Charlotte Highway Campus (Union County) Class Schedule
*dates and time subject to change (All classes have seats available unless otherwise noted)

DatesDaysTimes
January 11, – May 10, 2021MW5:00pm-9:15pm

Lockhart Taylor Center Campus (Anson County) Class Schedule
*dates and time subject to change (All classes have seats available unless otherwise noted)

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

Requirements

  • Must be 16 ½ years old
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Social Security Card (original, cannot be laminated)
  • Current CPR Card (Must be BLS for Healthcare Provider)
  • CASAS exam with a score of at least a 10th grade reading level and 8th grade math level or a college diploma.

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)

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

Cost

Registration fee: $329.8

Textbook: $78.75 plus tax

Drug Screen/Background Check: $92 (done through SPCC)
Scrubs: cost varies (You will be provided details on requirements)8

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:

Donna Lee, 704-290-5217