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Nursing Assistant I

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
104411  Nursing Assistant I * 1/3-4/18 MT  6p-10p  GS 303
Clinical  104411 Clinical  3/27-4/11  MT  2:45p-11:15p  TBD 
104413  Nursing Assistant I * 1/4-4/13  WTh  8a-12p  GS 115 
Clinical  104413 Clinical  3/22-4/6  WTh  6:45a-3:15p  TBD 
104414  Nursing Assistant I * 1/4-4/13  WTh  1p-5p  GS 115 
Clinical  104414 Clinical  3/22-4/6  WTh  6:45a-3:15p  TBD 
104415  Nursing Assistant I * 1/4-4/13 WTh  6p-10p  GS 115 
Clinical  104415 Clinical  3/22-4/6  WTh  2:45p-11:15p  TBD 
104410  Nursing Assistant I * 1/7-4/8  Sa  8a-5p  GS 115 
Clinical  104410 Clinical   3/18-4/2  SaSu  6:45a-3:15p  TBD 
107089 Nursing Assistant I 4/29-8/12  8a-5p GS 115 
Clinical 107089 Clinical  6/22-8/9  SaSu  6:45a-3:15p  TBD 
107090 Nursing Assistant I  5/1-8/22  MT  6p-10p  GS 115 
Clinical 107090 Clinical  7/18-8/7  MT  2:45p-11:15p  TBD 
107091 Nursing Assistant I  5/3-8/10  WTh  8a-12p  GS 115 
Clinical 107091 Clinical  7/19-8/3  WTh  6:45a-3:15p  TBD 
107092 Nursing Assistant I  5/3-8/10  WTh  1p-5p  GS 115 
Clinical 107092 Clinical  7/19-8/3  WTh  6:45a-3:15p  TBD 
107093 Nursing Assistant I  5/3-8/10  WTh  6p-10p  GS 115 
Clinical 107093 Clinical  7/19-8/3  WTh  2:45p-11:15p TBD 

* Mandatory Orientation: Thurs. Dec. 15 from 9am-12:30pm in GS 404 or Fri. Dec. 16 from 6pm-9pm in GS 404

Nursing Assistant II

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
104417 Nursing Assistant II 1/9-4/17  MT  8a-12:30p  GS 115 
Clinical  104417 Clinical  3/7-4/10  MT  6:45a-3:15p  Vidant 
104418 Nursing Assistant II  1/9-4/17 MT  5:30p-10p  GS 115 
Clinical  104418 Clinical  3/7-4/10  MT  2:45p-11:15p  Vidant 
107094  Nursing Assistant II  5/1-8/14  MT  8a-12:30p  GS 115 
Clinical  107094 Clinical  6/27-8/7  MT  6:45a-3:15p  Vidant 
107095 Nursing Assistant II 5/1-8/14 MT 5:30p-10p GS 303
Clinical 107095 Clinical 6/27-8/7 MT 2:45p-11:15p Vidant

* Mandatory Orientation: Monday, August 15 from 9:30a-12pm in GS 404 or Tuesday, August 16 from 6pm-8:30pm in GS 401 or Friday, August 26 from 9:30a-12pm in GS 401
* Clinical times may change or vary due to hospital availability

Nursing Assistant I Refresher

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
104420  NA I Refresher 2/1-3/2  WTh  1p-5p  GS 115 
107096 NA I Refresher 5/10-6/8  WTh  1p-5p  GS 115 

Medication Aide

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
104424  Medication Aide 2/1-2/16  WTh  1p-5p  GS 303 
107105 Medication Aide 5/10-5/25  WTh  1p-5p  GS 303 

Pharmacy Technician Training

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
104422 Pharmacy Tech Training 1/9-4/19  MW  6:30p-9:30p  CER 207 
107099 Pharmacy Tech Training 5/1-8/14  MW  6:30p-9:30p  TBD 

Phlebotomy (National Certification)

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
104421  Phlebotomy 1/9-5/8 MTTh 6p-10p  GS 404 
Clinical  Clinical Phlebotomy  varies  M-F  8a-5p  Various 
107097 Phlebotomy 7/10-11/6 MTTh 6p-10p GS 404
Clinical Clinical Phlebotomy varies M-F 8a-5p Various

12 Lead EKG - Monitor Technician

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
104423  EKG Monitor Technician 2/14-4/25 TTh  8:30a-12:30p  GS 404 
107098  EKG Monitor Technician 5/2-7/13  TTh  8:30a-12:30p  GS 404 

BLS Provider Course (formerly known as CPR)

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
104425 BLS Provider 1/20 F 8:30a-3:30p GS 404
104426  BLS Provider 1/21  Sa  8:30a-3:30p  GS 404 
104427  BLS Provider  2/17  8:30a-3:30p  GS 404 
104428  BLS Provider  2/18  Sa  8:30a-3:30p  GS 404 
104429  BLS Provider  3/17  8:30a-3:30p  GS 404 
104430  BLS Provider  3/18  Sa  8:30a-3:30p  GS 404 
104431  BLS Provider  4/21  8:30a-3:30p  GS 404 
104432  BLS Provider  4/22  Sa  8:30a-3:30p  GS 404 
104433  BLS Provider  5/12  8:30a-3:30p  GS 404 
104434  BLS Provider  5/13  Sa  8:30a-3:30p  GS 404 

* GS - PCC Greenville Center


Nursing Assistant I
Hours: 144

The Nursing Assistant I course prepares graduates to provide personal care and perform basic nursing skills. It includes classroom, lab, and clinical learning experiences. Students who desire to enroll in this class must meet admission requirements. At the end of the course, the successful graduate will receive a certificate of course completion and assistance with application process for the NACES/Pearson Vue NC State Competency Examination ($101). Tuition Cost: $213, Books: approximately $40.

Nursing Assistant II
Hours: 160

The Nursing Assistant II course prepares graduates to perform advanced nursing procedures. It includes 80 hours classroom/lab and 80 hours clinical learning experiences. Students desiring to enroll in this class must meet admission requirements, be CPR certified through an American Heart Association approved CPR course, and have a current listing as an NA I with the Division of Health Services Regulations in Raleigh. Upon successful completion, the NA II graduate will be listed with the NC Board of Nursing with employment opportunities at the hospital, doctor's office, and home health levels. At the end of the course, the successful graduate will submit a Board of Nursing Test Fee of $24. Prerequisite: Nursing Assistant I. Tuition Cost: $215. Books: approximately $90.

Nursing Assistant I Clinical
Hours: 48

This applies the skills learned in class/lab in a long term care or skilled nursing facility (nursing home).

Nursing Assistant II Clinical
Hours: 88

Nursing Assistant Refresher I
Hours:  40

This course offers a Refresher on Nursing Assistant I materials and skills. The student is eligible if NAI is expired or certified in another state and desires certification in NC. A photo ID copy is needed and verification of Social Security Card. Both photo ID and SS card must match for NACES Testing. Prerequisite: Must be previously listed as NA I and license can not exceed 5 years of expiration. Tuition Cost: $135. NACES Testing: $101.00.

Medication Aide
Hours: 24

This course is designed to meet the training requirements for becoming qualified to be a Medication Aide. The course will cover the six rights of medication administration for non-licensed personnel. Topics will include medication administration via the oral, topical and instillation routes, medical asepsis, hand hygiene, terminology, and legal implications. Upon completion, students should be able to take the competency exam and demonstrate skills necessary to qualify for listing on the North Carolina Medication Aide Registry. Tuition Cost: $80, Book: approximately $15.

BLS Provider Course
Hours: 6

BLS Provider is a basic life support course including relief of foreign body airway obstruction, 1 and 2 rescuers CPR in infant, child, and adult, and use of automated external defibrillators in adult and child. Tuition Cost: $80, Book $16 (AHA-Health Care Providers) & Face Mask $10.95 (+tax) at PCC bookstore.

12 Lead EKG Monitor Technician
Hours: 82

The EKG Monitor Technician Program focuses on Acute and Critical Care Heart Monitoring and reflects the latest knowledge in the Cardiac field. It begins by covering all the basics of arrhythmia interpretation and covers cardiac anatomy and physiology and clinical interpretation of the electrocardiography and pacemaker rhythms. This program may be taken by a student with either no EKG training or by a student who previously had basic EKG training interpretation. Employment is usually at the hospital level, in an Acute or Critical Care area of the hospital setting. Tuition Cost: $205, Book: approximately $80.

Phlebotomy (National Certification)
Hours: 232

Phlebotomy training prepares the student to draw blood specimens from patients for the purpose of testing and analyzing blood. A phlebotomist's job includes maintenance of equipment used in obtaining blood specimen; the use of appropriate communication skills when working with patients; the selection of venipuncture sites; the care of blood specimen; and the entry of the testing process into the computer, as well as clerical duties associated with record keeping of the blood tests. The course consists of theory and clinical experiences in performing blood collections. The student must be a high school graduate or have a High School Equivalency, CPR certified or scheduled to take Healthcare Provider CPR at PCC, and meet immunization requirements. One full week of clinical 8a-5p is required during the last week of course. Tuition Cost: $215. Book: approximately $75.

Pharmacy Technician Training
Hours: 90

This course provides you with the basic knowledge and skills required to work as a technician in a pharmacy. This course includes compounding, calculations, drug classifications, and review for certification. At the end of the course you will be prepared to sit for the PTCB certification exam. Pharmacy technicians who are certified are being employed in traditional as well as innovative practice models across the nation. Employing CPhTs allows pharmacies to expand services and enhance patient care, and gives pharmacists more time to spend with patients, providing drug information, answering questions, and promoting compliance with medication regimens. Certification provides the public and pharmacists with greater confidence in their pharmacies. Tuition Cost: $190, Book: approximately $80.