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Health Care Course Schedule

For information or questions, please contact Deneen Lawrence at dlawrence@email.pittcc.edu or Sidette Brown at sboyce@email.pittcc.edu. For more information about our Health Care Services click here.

Nurse Aide I – Hybrid

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
Spring 2021
139427Nurse Aide I
Clinical
1/9-4/17
3/20-4/10
Sa
SaSu
8a-5p
6:45a-3:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 115
139428Nurse Aide I
Clinical
1/11-4/19
3/29-4/12
MT
MT
6p-10p
2:45p-11:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 303
139429Nurse Aide I
Clinical
1/13-4/15
3/25-4/8
WTh
WTh
8a-12p
6:45a-3:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 115
139430Nurse Aide I
Clinical
1/13-4/15
3/25-4/8
WTh
WTh
6p-10p
2:45p-11:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 115
Summer 2021
139977Nurse Aide I
Clinical
5/1-8/7
7/17-7/31
Sa
SaSu
8a-5p
6:45a-3:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 115
139978Nurse Aide I
Clinical
5/3-8/10
7/20-8/3
MT
MT
6p-10p
2:45p-11:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 303
139979Nurse Aide I
Clinical
5/5-8/5
7/15-7/29
WTh
WTh
8a-12p
6:45a-3:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 115
139980Nurse Aide I
Clinical
5/5-8/5
7/15-7/29
WTh
WTh
6p-10p
2:45p-11:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 115

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NOTE: This class is a hybrid class. Lecture portion will be completed online. Students will be divided into lab groups consisting of less than 9 per group to promote social distancing. Lab times are assigned on one of the scheduled class days.

Nurse Aide II – Hybrid

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
Spring 2021
139431Nurse Aide II
Clinical
1/19-4/20
3/15-4/19
MT
MT
8a-12:30p
6:45a-3:15p
$215 + book/feesGS 115
139432Nurse Aide II
Clinical
1/19-4/20
3/15-4/19
MT
MT
5:30p-10p
2:45p-11:15p
$215 + book/feesGS 115
Summer 2021
139981Nurse Aide II
Clinical
5/10-8/11
7/12-8/10
MT
MT
8a-12:30p
6:45a-3:15p
$215 + book/feesGS 115
139982Nurse Aide II
Clinical
5/10-8/11
7/12-8/10
MT
MT
5:30p-10p
2:45p-11:15p
$215 + book/feesGS 115

NOTE: This class is a hybrid class. Lecture portion will be completed online. Students will be divided into lab groups consisting of less than 9 per group to promote social distancing. Lab times are assigned on one of the scheduled class days. Clinical times may change or vary due to hospital availability.

Nurse Aide I Refresher

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
139433NA I Refresher2/3-3/4WTh1p-5p$135 + book/feesGS 115
139984NA I Refresher5/26-6/24WTh1p-5p$135 + book/feesGS 115

Nurse Aide II Competency Testing

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
Spring 2021
139446NA II Competency Testing1/25-1/26MT1p-5p$80 + kitGS 115
139447NA II Competency Testing3/22-3/23MT1p-5p$80 + kitGS 115
139448NA II Competency Testing4/26-4/27MT1p-5p$80 + kitGS 115
Summer 2021
140008NA II Competency Testing6/7-6/8MT1p-5p$80 + kitGS 115

Pharmacy Technician Training

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
139444Pharmacy Tech Training1/19-4/7onlineonline$190 + bookonline
140005Pharmacy Tech Training5/17-8/9onlineonline$190 + bookonline

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12 Lead EKG – Monitor Technician

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
139445EKG Monitor Technician2/4-4/7onlineonline$205 + bookonline
140006EKG Monitor Technician5/16-7/2onlineonline$205 + bookonline

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Phlebotomy (Eperience)

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
139443Phlebotomy (Experience)
Clinical Phlebotomy
1/11-5/10
varies
MWTh
M-F
6p-10p
8a-5p
$215 + bookGS 404/online
140007Phlebotomy (Experience)
Clinical Phlebotomy
7/12-11/8
varies
MWTh
M-F
6p-10p
8a-5p
$215 + bookGS 404/online

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NOTE: This class is a hybrid class. Didactic portion will be held online on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Students will be divided into lab groups of no more than 8 students per group to promote social distancing. Lab times are assigned on one of the scheduled class days. Clinical times will vary. Spring/Summer class clinicals must be completed by 5/10/21. Summer/Fall class clinicals must be completed by 11/8/21.

Medication Aide

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
139434Medication Aide2/10-2/25WTh1p-5p$80 + bookGS 303
139983Medication Aide6/9-6/24WTh1p-5p$80 + bookGS 303

BLS (Basic Life Support) Healthcare Provider

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
Spring 2021
139435BLS Provider1/22F8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
139436BLS Provider1/23Sa8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
139437BLS Provider2/19F8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
139438BLS Provider2/20Sa8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
139439BLS Provider3/19F8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
139440BLS Provider3/20Sa8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
139441BLS Provider4/23F8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
139442BLS Provider4/24Sa8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404

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Course Descriptions

Nurse Aide 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 $120, paid via www.pearsonvue.com). 136 hours. Cost: $213, Books: approximately $48.

Nurse Aide II

Are you an NA I and interested in performing advanced nursing procedures? Our NA II program includes 93 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: Nurse Aide I. 173 hours. Cost: $215. Books: approximately $145. NA II Supply Kit: $90.

Nurse Aide I Clinical

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

Nurse Aide II Clinical

88 hours.

Nurse Aide Refresher I

Do you need a refresher on Nurse Aide 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 $50. 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; NA II Supply Kit: $90.

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 Nurse Aide I to work as a Medication Aide in a Skilled Nursing Facility. 24 hours. Cost: $80; book is approximately $35. 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. Class is an online course through ConEd Moodle. 128 hours. Cost: $205, Book: approximately $71.

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. This class is a hybrid class. Didactic portion will be held online on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Students will be divided into lab groups of no more than 8 students per group to promote social distancing. Lab times are assigned on one of the scheduled class days. Clinical times and locations will be designated by instructor and may vary in dates and time. Spring/Summer class clinicals must be completed by 5/10/21. Summer/Fall class clinicals must be completed by 11/8/21.

 232 hours. Cost: $215. Book: approximately $80.

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. In order to sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE), you must have completed high school or have your high school equivalency and you must have no felony convictions. PTCE candidates must also have never been convicted of a pharmacy or drug-related misdemeanor. Class is an online course through ConEd Moodle. 140 hours. Cost: $190, Book: approximately $195.