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Health Care Course Schedule

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Nurse Aide I

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
Summer 2020
132648Nurse Aide I
Clinical
4/27-8/10
7/14-8/3
MT
MT
1p-5p
6:45a-3:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 303
132647Nurse Aide I
Clinical
4/27-8/10
7/14-8/3
MT
MT
6p-10p
2:45p-11:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 303
132650Nurse Aide I
Clinical
4/29-8/6
7/15-7/30
WTh
WTh
8a-12p
6:45a-3:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 115
132651Nurse Aide I
Clinical
4/29-8/6
7/15-7/30
WTh
WTh
6p-10p
2:45p-11:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 115
132649Nurse Aide I
Clinical
5/2-8/8
7/18-8/2
Sa
SaSu
8a-5p
6:45a-3:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 115
Fall 2020
135755Nurse Aide I
Clinical
8/22-12/12
11/14-12/6
Sa
SaSu
8a-5p
6:45a-3:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 115
135756Nurse Aide I
Clinical
8/24-12/14
11/10-12/7
MT
MT
1p-5p
6:45a-3:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 303
135757Nurse Aide I
Clinical
8/24-12/14
11/10-12/7
MT
MT
6p-10p
2:45p-11:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 303
135758Nurse Aide I
Clinical
8/26-12/10
11/11-12/3
WTh
WTh
8a-12p
6:45a-3:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 115
135759Nurse Aide I
Clinical
8/26-12/10
11/11-12/3
WTh
WTh
6p-10p
2:45p-11:15p
$213 + book/feesGS 115

Nurse Aide II

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
Summer 2020
132652Nurse Aide II
Clinical
5/4-8/10
6/29-8/3
MT
MT
8a-12:30p
6:45a-3:15p
$215 + book/feesGS 115
132653Nurse Aide II
Clinical
5/4-8/10
6/29-8/3
MT
MT
5:30p-10p
2:45p-11:15p
$215 + book/feesGS 115
Fall 2020
135760Nurse Aide II
Clinical
9/8-12/14
11/2-12/7
MT
MT
8a-12:30p
6:45a-3:15p
$215 + book/feesGS 115
135761Nurse Aide II
Clinical
9/8-12/14
11/2-12/7
MT
MT
5:30p-10p
2:45p-11:15p
$215 + book/feesGS 115

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

Nurse Aide I Refresher

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
132655NA I Refresher5/27-6/25WTh1p-5p$135 + book/feesGS 115
135762NA I Refresher9/2-10/1WTh1p-5p$135 + book/feesGS 115

Nursing Aide II Competency Testing

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
Summer 2020
135787NA II Competency Testing5/18-5/19MT1p-5p$80 + kitGS 115
135789NA II Competency Testing7/6-7/7MT1p-5p$80 + kitGS 115
135758NA II Competency Testing9/14-9/15MT1p-5p$80 + kitGS 115
135859NA II Competency Testing10/26-10/27MT1p-5p$80 + kitGS 115

Medication Aide

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
132654Medication Aide7/1-7/9WTh12p-6p$80 + bookGS 303

Pharmacy Technician Training

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
132656Pharmacy Tech Training5/26-8/12M-W6p-10p$190 + bookTBD
135784Pharmacy Tech Training9/8-11/30M-W6p-10p$190 + bookTBD

Phlebotomy (Experience)

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
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
136516EKG Monitor Technician5/19-7/15TTh8:30a-12:30p$205 + bookGS 404

BLS (Basic Life Support) Healthcare Provider

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
Spring 2020
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
Summer 2020
132717BLS Provider5/16Sa8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
132718BLS Provider6/26F8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
132719BLS Provider6/27Sa8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
132720BLS Provider7/17F8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
132721BLS Provider7/18Sa8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
132722BLS Provider8/14F8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
Fall 2020
135771BLS Provider8/15Sa8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
135772BLS Provider9/18F8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
135773BLS Provider9/19Sa8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
135776BLS Provider10/23F8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
135779BLS Provider10/24Sa8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
135780BLS Provider11/20F8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404
135782BLS Provider11/21Sa8:30a-3:30p$80 + book/maskGS 404

 

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 $101, paid via www.pearsonvue.com). 144 hours. Cost: $213, Books: approximately $45.

Nurse Aide 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: Nurse Aide I. 160 hours. Cost: $215. Books: approximately $135.

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 $55. 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. 128 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. All clinicals must be completed by 5/21/20 (Spring/Summer 2020) and 11/6/20 (Summer/Fall 2020). 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. 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. 140 hours. Cost: $190, Book: approximately $180.