Health Care Course Schedule

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Nursing Assistant I

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
Fall 2019
127784Nursing Assistant I
Clinical
8/24-12/7
11/9-11/24
Sa
SaSu
8a-5p
6:45a-3:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 115
127786Nursing Assistant I
Clinical
8/26-12/9
11/12-12/2
MT
MT
1p-5p
6:45a-3:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 303
127785Nursing Assistant I
Clinical
8/26-12/9
11/12-12/2
MT
MT
6p-10p
2:45p-11:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 303
127787Nursing Assistant I
Clinical
8/28-12/12
11/13-12/5
WTh
WTh
8a-12p
6:45a-3:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 115
127789Nursing Assistant I
Clinical
8/28-12/12
11/13-12/5
WTh
WTh
6p-10p
2:45p-11:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 115
Spring 2020
129808Nursing Assistant I
Clinical
1/6-4/20
3/24-4/13
MT
MT
1p-5p
6:45a-3:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 303
129716Nursing Assistant I
Clinical
1/6-4/20
3/24-4/13
MT
MT
6p-10p
2:45p-11:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 303
129811Nursing Assistant I
Clinical
1/8-4/16
3/25-4/9
WTh
WTh
8a-12p
6:45a-3:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 115
129812Nursing Assistant I
Clinical
1/8-4/16
3/25-4/9
WTh
WTh
6p-10p
2:45p-11:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 115
129824Nursing Assistant I
Clinical
1/11-4/18
3/21-4/5
Sa
SaSu
8a-5p
6:45a-3:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 115

Nursing Assistant II

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
Fall 2019
127790Nursing Assistant II
Clinical
9/9-12/9
10/29-12/2
MT
MT
8a-12:30p
6:45a-3:15p
$215 + book/feesGS 115
127793Nursing Assistant II
Clinical
9/9-12/9
10/29-12/2
MT
MT
5:30p-10p
2:45p-11:15p
$215 + book/feesGS 303
Spring 2020
129814Nursing Assistant II
Clinical
1/13-4/20
3/10-4/13
MT
MT
8a-12:30p
6:45a-3:15p
$215 + book/feesGS 115
129815Nursing Assistant II
Clinical
1/13-4/20
3/10-4/13
MT
MT
5:30p-10p
2:45p-11:15p
$215 + book/feesGS 303

NOTE: Clinical times may change or vary due to hospital availability.

Nursing Assistant I Refresher

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
129816NA I Refresher2/5-3/5WTh1p-5p$135 + book/feesGS 115
132655NA I Refresher5/27-6/25WTh1p-5p$135 + book/feesGS 115

Nursing Aide II Competency Testing

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
Spring 2020
129834NA II Competency Testing1/29-1/30WTh8a-12p$80 + kitGS 303
129835NA II Competency Testing3/11-3/12WTh8a-12p$80 + kitGS 303

Medication Aide

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
129817Medication Aide1/8-1/23WTh1p-5p$80 + bookGS 303
132654Medication Aide7/1-7/9WTh12p-6p$80 + bookGS 303

Pharmacy Technician Training

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
129819Pharmacy Tech Training1/6-3/26MWTh6p-10p$190 + bookRR 224
132656Pharmacy Tech Training5/27-8/13MWTh6p-10p$190 + bookTBD

Phlebotomy (Experience)

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
129818Phlebotomy (Experience)
Clinical Phlebotomy
1/27-5/21
varies
MWTh
M-F
6p-10p
8a-5p
$215 + bookGS 404
132657Phlebotomy (Experience)
Clinical Phlebotomy
7/2-11/6
varies
MWTh
M-F
6p-10p
8a-5p
$215 + bookGS 404

12 Lead EKG – Monitor Technician

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
129721EKG Monitor Technician9/17-11/26TTh8:30a-12:30p$205 + bookGS 404
132739EKG Monitor Technician2/4-4/7TTh8:30a-12:30p$205 + bookGS 404

BLS (Basic Life Support) Healthcare Provider

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
Fall 2019
128231BLS Provider11/15F8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
128232BLS Provider11/16Sa8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
Spring 2020
129825BLS Provider1/24F8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
129826BLS Provider1/25Sa8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
129827BLS Provider2/21F8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
129828BLS Provider2/22Sa8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
129829BLS Provider3/20F8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
129830BLS Provider3/21Sa8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
129831BLS Provider4/17F8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
129832BLS Provider4/18Sa8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
129833BLS Provider5/15F8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404

 

Nursing Assistant I

Would you like to learn how to provide personal care and perform basic nursing skills. Our NA I program includes classroom, lab, and clinical learning experiences. If you desire to enroll in this class, you must meet admission requirements. At the end of the course, a successful graduate will receive a certificate of course completion and assistance with application process for the Credentia/Pearson Vue NC State Testing (testing fee is $101, paid via www.pearsonvue.com). 144 hours. Cost: $213, Books: approximately $45.

Nursing Assistant II

Are you an NA I and interested in performing advanced nursing procedures? Our NA II program includes 80 hours classroom/lab and 80 hours clinical learning experiences. You 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 Service Regulation in Raleigh. Upon successful completion, you 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, a successful graduate will submit a Board of Nursing Test Fee of $24. Prerequisite: Nursing Assistant I. 160 hours. Cost: $215. Books: approximately $135.

Nursing Assistant I Clinical

This applies the skills learned in class/lab in a long term care or skilled nursing facility (nursing home). 48 hours.

Nursing Assistant II Clinical

88 hours.

Nursing Assistant Refresher I

Do you need a refresher on Nursing Assistant I materials and skills? You are eligible if your NA I has expired (by no more than 5 years of expiration) or if you are certified in another state and desire certification in NC. Documentation of expired certification or current state certification, a copy of your state photo ID, and verification of Social Security Card is needed to apply. Both photo ID and SS card must match for Pearson Vue Testing. Prerequisite: Must be previously listed as an NA I. 40 hours. Cost: $135. Books: approximately $35. Credentia/Pearson Vue State Testing fee is $120, paid via www.pearsonvue.com.

Nurse Aide II Competency Testing

You will have the opportunity to demonstrate competency skills required by the NC Board of Nursing to practice as an NA II. If you have been off the NA II registry 24 months or less, then you are eligible to take this test. You must be active on the NA I registry and have been listed on the NA II registry. By successfully demonstrating all required skills, you will be referred to the Board of Nursing for re-listing on the NA II registry. At the end of the course, a successful graduate will submit a Board of Nursing Test Fee of $24. Instructor: TBA. 8 hours. Cost: $80; practice kit is $65.

Medication Aide

Do you want to become qualified as a Medication Aide? This course will cover the six rights of medication administration for non-licensed personnel including: medication administration via the oral, topical and instillation routes; medical asepsis; hand hygiene; terminology; and legal implications. Upon completion, you should be able to take the competency exam and demonstrate skills necessary to qualify for listing on the NC Medication Aide Registry. You must be a Nursing Assistant I to work as a Medication Aide in a Skilled Nursing Facility. 24 hours. Cost: $80; book is approximately $16.50. Medication Aide Testing Fee: $59.

BLS (Basic Life Support) Healthcare Provider

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. 6 hours. Cost: $80, Book (AHA-Health Care Provider) & Face Mask approximately $35 (+tax) at PCC bookstore, and both are required. 

NOTE: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

12 Lead EKG Monitor Technician

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. 82 hours. Cost: $205, Book: approximately $80.

Phlebotomy (Experience)

Phlebotomy training prepares you 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. You must be a high school graduate or have your High School Equivalency, have or be scheduled to take Healthcare Provider CPR, and meet immunization requirements. Forty hours of clinical rotation is required for each student to complete the program. Clinical times and locations will be designated by instructor and may vary in dates and time. 232 hours. Cost: $215. Book: approximately $75.

Pharmacy Technician Training

Learn the basic knowledge and skills required to work as a technician in a pharmacy. This course includes basic math, compounding, drug calculations, drug classifications, drug distributions, basic terminology, and an overview for the PTCB certification exam. 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. 140 hours. Cost: $190, Book: approximately $180.