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Nurse Aide I

Foothills Higher Education Center, Room 166

Fall 2014

This program provides the opportunity to pursue a healthcare career with entry-level skills in a hospital or nursing home setting.  Upon successful completion, the students will be eligible to apply for The Nurse Aide I test administered by NACES.  After passing the state test, the student will be listed on the Nurse Aide I registry at DHHS.

Requirements

In order to register for the NA I class, you must:

  1. Score at least a ninth grade level on the TABE test. To schedule your TABE, please call (828) 448-6140.
  2. Provide copies of a valid driver’s license and social security card (names must match).
  3. Provide a copy of High School Diploma or GED or sealed transcript of grades or be currently enrolled in the last year of the WPCC Burke Middle College, WPCC AHSD program, or WPCC GED program.
  4. Provide a copy of a current CPR Card for the Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association (Online Certification Not Acceptable).

Once the above requirements have been met, contact the Coordinator of Allied Health programs at (828) 448-6140 for instructions on completing your registration.

 

Additional Information

  • Students will be required to have a criminal background check submitted to Blue Ridge Healthcare. The criminal background check must be completed after class begins.
  • Students will be required to have a complete physical exam by their healthcare provider; forms will be given out during registration.
  • Cost: $230.00

  • Textbook: NC Nurse Aide I (9th edition) Available in the WPCC bookstore

Class
Section
Begin
End
Days
Beginning Time
Ending Time
Cost
NA I Class
NA I Clinical
411028/18
10/27
11/18
11/11
M,T,TH
M,T,TH
8:00 am
7:00 am
12:30 pm
12:00 pm
$230.00
NA I Class
NA I Clinical
41104
8/18
10/23
11/12
11/5
M,T,W,TH
M,T,W,TH
1:00 pm
1:00 pm
4:30 pm
6:00 pm
$230.00
NA I Class
NA I Clinical
41105
8/18
10/27
11/18
11/11
M,T,TH
M,T,TH
5:00 pm
5:00 pm
9:30 pm
10:00 pm
$230.00

 

Registration:

Once you have been approved by the Coordinator of Allied Health programs to register for the class, you will follow the registration procedure as follows:

Continuing Education classes offered through our Workforce and Professional Development Division, have a pre-registration policy, with the exception of Fire/Rescue, Law Enforcement, HRD and CTP program areas.  Students must register and pay any registration fees two business days/48 business hours prior to the start date of the class.  For example:  Class starts on Monday, the last day to register is Thursday.  Students may register via the following methods:  1). On-line  2).  Walk-in registration held on Tuesdays, 8:30 am- 6:00 pm in Hildebrand Hall, Main Campus; or 3).  Download and fax registration form

THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER IN PERSON IS TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2014 OR YOU MAY REGISTER ONLINE BY 5 PM ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 2014.