Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements
(Please read all requirements below)
Required for N.A. IRequired for N.A. IIRequired for Phlebotomy
High School Graduate
(Copy of High School diploma or High School Equivalency diploma)
NoYesYes
NC DHSR Registry Listing for N.A. I
(Students must be listed as a Nurse Aide I on the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation prior to course enrollment. The Nurse Aide I Registry file must have no substantiated findings of abuse, neglect or misappropriation of property)
NoYesNo
Placement Testing for Reading and Math within last 3 years (See Note 1 Below)
Other options: College degree (transcript), Career Readiness Certificate, or a Math & English college course with at least a grade of “C” or better.
YesYesYes
Immunization record verifying vaccination or positive titer for Varicella (Chicken Pox)
NA I: Documentation from parent or physician or positive history is sufficient.
NA II & Phlebotomy: A “positive titer” is required; if the titer is negative, then two (2) doses of the vaccine will be needed.
YesYesYes
Immunization record verifying vaccination or positive titer for Rubeola (Measles)
Two (2) doses are required of Rubeola or MMR #1 & #2.
NoYesYes
Immunization record verifying vaccination or positive titer for Mumps
Two (2) doses are required of Mumps or MMR #1 & #2.
NoYesYes
Immunization record verifying vaccination or positive titer for Rubella (German Measles)
Two (2) doses are required of Measles or MMR #1 & #2.
NoYesYes
Negative PPD (TB Skin test) in last 12 months or a Chest X-Ray and INH if positive PPD
NA I: “One Step” testing is sufficient.
NA II & Phlebotomy: “Two Step” testing is required. (The second dose to be given 2 weeks after the 1st dose)
YesYesYes
Flu ShotNoYesYes
Tdap (diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus) within 10 yearsNoYesYes
Start Hepatitis B SeriesNoNoYes
Healthcare Provider CPR YesYesYes
Verify Driver’s License or NC ID Card YesYesYes
Verify Social Security Card YesYesYes
Background Investigation Yes (See Note 2)Yes (See Note 3)Yes (See Note 4)

   
Asset ScoresReading 34 - 37Math 34 - 41
Compass ScoresReading 32 - 51Math 22 - 45
AccuplacerReading 30+Math 30+
College Work in Lieu of TestingCompletion of College EnglishCompletion of College Math

*Other acceptable documents: NCRC Scores, SAT Scores, TABE Scores (Basic Skill Plus students only)


Note 1:
 Nursing Assistant and Phlebotomy testing is offered strictly on a walk-in basis on Fridays. All students are required to show a photo ID in order to test as well as present their student ID. The Placement Testing Center is located on PCC’s campus in the Warren Building, Room 2402. Before scheduling test, please see Healthcare Programs at the Greenville Center (3107 S. Memorial Drive) to receive required testing documentation.

Note 2: Nursing Assistant I requires a criminal background check specifically from www.castlebranch.com. The cost for the criminal background check for N.C. residents is $34.75 and non-residents is $59.75. N.C. residents should use code pi06 and out of state students should use code pi06os when registering with Castle Branch. Students can complete the criminal background check on the first day of class.

Note 3: Nursing Assistant II requires a criminal background check specifically from www.castlebranch.com. The cost for the criminal background check for N.C. residents is $34.75 and non-residents is $59.75. N.C. residents should use code pi06 and out of state students should use code pi06os when registering with Castle Branch. The drug screening test will be paid for via the website www.castlebranch.com at a cost of $32.00 for each student. Students should use code pi06dt for the drug screening test. Once the drug screen is paid for via the website, print the collection form and take to your local LabCorp for specimen collection. The clinical dates & times will vary and will be assigned by the course instructor. If you fail to complete the criminal background (have certain crimes and/or pending cases) or if you fail to complete the drug screening, you may be denied admission to required clinical sites and you will not receive a refund. If you have any questions regarding the criminal background and drug screen requirement, please call (252) 493-7225. The date to complete the criminal background check and drug screening for the Spring NA II course is Jan. 25, 2019. This includes completing the drug screen at a local LabCorp.

Note 4: Phlebotomy – The Phlebotomy course requires a criminal background check and drug screening. Criminal background checks and screening will be completed via www.castlebranch.com. The criminal background check cost for N.C. residents is $34.75 and $59.75 for out of state students. N.C. residents should use code pi06 and out of state students should use code pi06os when registering with Castle Branch. The drug screening test will be scheduled and paid via the website www.castlebranch.com at a cost of $32.00 for each student. Students should use code pi06dt for the drug screening test. Once the drug screen is paid for via the website, print the collection form and take to your local LabCorp for specimen collection. The date to complete the criminal background check and drug screening will be announced to you in class by the instructor. A lab coat is required before you can participate in clinical. Clinical times will be 1 full week from 8am-5pm. The clinical times will be assigned by the course instructor. If you fail to complete the criminal background (have certain crimes and/or pending cases) or if you fail to complete the drug screening, you may be denied admission to required clinical sites and you will not receive a refund. If you have any questions regarding the criminal background requirement, please call (252) 493-7225.

Required documentation provided to PCC: Students should bring copies of all the required information and keep a copy for their own records.

Credentia/Pearson Vue State Testing (NA I Certification Test Fee): $120.00 payable at the end of the NA I course to Pearson Vue.

Board of Nursing NA II Fee: $24.00 payable at the end of the NA II course to NCBON. Students must pay fee within 30 days of course completion or student will not be listed as an NA II.

Mandatory Uniform and Supply List for NA I and NA II:

Uniform must be royal blue top with white PCC logo on right side, royal blue pants, and white or black shoes with enclosed front (no foam crocs).

Other Items:
White or black hose or socks, watch with a second hand, pocket-size notepad, stethoscope, manual blood pressure cuff, black ink pen, transfer/gait belt.

NA II students are required to purchase an NA II supply kit from the PCC Bookstore or J.A.’s Uniform. Cost is approximately $65.

Purchasing Locations – call for Discount Info

J.A.’s Uniform
252-752-2426

Uniforms Galore
252-355-0055