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Activity Director

This course is designed specifically to meet the training requirements prescribed by the NC Division of Health Service Regulation-Adult Care Licensure Section for personal care staff and their direct supervisors working in adult care homes, (seven or more boeds) and family care homes (two-six beds).

Activity Director HSE-3264 $180 6p-9p  TTH  1/28/14-4/10/14

CPR for Healthcare Providers

This course is designed to teach rescuers to effectively recognize and treat cardiopulmonary arrest for the adult, child and infant and the use of an Automatic External Defibrillator. This course follows approved American Heart Association guidelines. This course is designed for the healthcare provider or professional rescuer.

CPR for Health Care Providers- Initial Certification & Recertification SEF3001 $58.00 8:00am - 5:00pm for Initial Certification; 1-5pm for Recertification F 4/11/14
CPR for Health Care Providers- Initial Certification & Recertification SEF 3001 $58.00 6-10p- Recertification only attend Thursday TTH 7/15/14- 7/17/14
CPR for Health Care Providers- Initial Certification & Recertification SEF3001 $58.00 8:00am - 5:00pm for Initial Certification; 1-5pm for Recertification F 8/8/14


EKG Technician

This course is designed and approved to prepare the student to become a certified EKG technician, following the requirements of the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT). Students will have knowledge of cardiac terminology, understand the structure and function of the heart, and understand the anatomy and physiology of the heart. Students will have a basic understanding of the electrical conduction system and how it affects heart function. Based upon this knowledge, students will know why an EKG is done. They will understand the cardiac cycle, be able to identify common artifacts, and demonstrate patient prep as well as proper placement of EKG leads. Students will be able to operate the equipment, run a strip accurately, and mount it properly. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be prepared to take the national certification examination through ASPT.

EKG Technician  (NUR-3268EKG-1) $125.00 Nothing Scheduled at this time.    

 

Nursing Assistant I

This class introduces students to the skills and competencies needed for basic care in a health care setting. After successful completion of the course, the student can provide safe, effective, basic nursing care in a variety of health care facilities under the supervision of licensed nurses and/or other approved personnel. Students must complete clinical as part of the course.

Mandatory Nursing Assistant I Information Sessions (Room 148). All entering students must attend one (1) session:
April 8, 2014 at 9:00am or at 6:00pm.

To register, applicants must:

  1. Show a valid driver's license and Social Security Card
  2. Show evidence of a high school diploma, GED, or obtain the required reading level test score. A reading test can be taken any Wednesday at 5:30p or Thursday at 9:00a in Room 149. You MUST show evidence of this in order to registration.
  3. Students MUST have a recent TB skin test report before the first day of the course.
  4. You MUST pay the $235.60 registration fee at the time of registration.

Registration will begin on April 21, 2014. Please note that classes fill fast and are registered on a first-come first-serve basis.

           
Nursing Assistant I , Hybrid   $235.60 8:00a-2:30p M-W & Online 5/19/14-7/21/14
           
Nursing Assistant I , Hybrid   $235.60 5:30p-10:00p M-TH & Online 5/19/14-7/17/14
           

Nursing Assistant II

Students must be registered as a nursing assistant I in good standing with the NC Department of Health and Human Services in order to register for the Nursing Assistant II course. Students are taught skills in oxygen therapy, suctioning, tracheotomy care, IV fluid monitoring and discontinuation, nasogastric and gastrostomy feeding procedures, enterostomy care, urinary diversion and urinary catheterization. This course equips the students with advanced skills in providing care for the elderly and older adults. Students will complete clinical as part of the program. No summer session is scheduled.

Nursing Assistant II   $232.60 5:30-9:30pm M-Th 1/13/14-3/31/14
      8:00a-3:30p M-TH & Online 2/1/14-3/31/14
           

 

Personal Care Assistant

This course is designed specifically to meet the training requirements prescribed by the NC Division of Health Service Regulation-Adult Care Licensure Section for personal care staff and their direct supervisors working in adult care homes, (seven or more beds) and family care homes (two – six beds). This course requires a background check ($40) for those students that are not currently employed at the clinical facility.

Personal Care Assistant NUR 3001 $192.60 None Scheduled at this time.    

 

Phlebotomy

 

Students must do the following BEFORE registering for Phlebotomy:

1) Complete a TABE Reading Assessment with a 10th grade or higher reading level. The Reading Test can be taken any Wednesday at 5:30 PM or Thursday at 9 AM in Room 149.

2) Attend an Information Session

*Please note that a student must attend an information session BEFORE registering.

Information Session for the Spring 2014 class is on Dec. 10, 2013 at 5:30-8:30 in Room 139/140.

Information Sessions will be scheduled in July for the Fall 2014 class and in November for the Spring 2015 class. Call 910-576-6222, ext 255 for more information.

 

 

Registration for Spring 2014 Phlebotomy class will begin on December 11, 2013.

 

The course consists of theory and clinical experiences in performing blood collections.  Successful completion of the course prepares students to sit for the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT) National Certification Examination.  A textbook is required.  Call 910-576-6222, ext 255 for more information. There is no sumemr session scheduled.

Phlebotomy   195.60 5:30-9:30pm M/W 1/13/14-7/25/14

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