Nurse Aide Level I and II
 

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We offer Nurse Aide I and Nurse Aide II classes. Classes are held on the BCCC campus. Due to the enormous responsibility that has been placed on nurse aides in health care, BCCC is dedicated to producing high quality, professional, and knowledgeable nurse aides. Class sizes are limited, and prospective NA I students must complete CRC testing, and NA II students must pass an entrance exam before entering a class.
 
Nurse Aide I

This course prepares students to provide personal care and perform basic nursing skills for elderly adults. Emphasis is on the role of the nurse aide with healthcare team members; communication and documentation; infection control; principles of safety and emergency measures; resident’s rights; common disorders/diseases of each body system, system-related aging changes; personal care and grooming; perform accurate measurement procedures; elimination procedures; special care procedures; nutrition management; death and dying; restorative services; and psychological effects of aging. Although it is strongly encouraged, a high school diploma or GED is not required for entry into the Nurse Aide 1 program. Upon satisfactory completion of the course the candidate is eligible to apply for the North Carolina State Certification Examination. Successful completion of the state exam is required in order to be listed as a Nurse Aide I on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry.

The Nurse Aide Level I course includes classroom instruction, lab instruction and clinical rotation for a total of 186 combined hours. Registration fees- $194.25, Book - $57.75, Uniform - $35.00, watch with second hand - $5-10.00, TB test $15-18.00 * note: prices are subject to change without notice.

 
 

Nurse Aide II

This program prepares students to perform more complex skills for patients or residents. In order to qualify for entry into the program a high school diploma or GED is required and the student must be listed in good standing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry. Emphasis is on the role of the nurse aide with healthcare team members; communication and documentation; enhance NA I skills; common disorders/diseases of each body system; diabetic care; enteral nutrition; infection control, principles of sterile technique, dressing changes for wounds over 48 hours; bowel elimination needs, fecal impaction removal, colostomy care/irrigation of; urinary elimination needs, catheterization, removal of a catheter; intravenous site care, observation and removal; maintenance of oxygen therapy; oropharyngeal suctioning; nasopharyngeal suctioning; closed and open trach suctioning; and tracheostomy care. Upon satisfactory completion of the course and the Final Written/Lab Competency Evaluation, the graduate is eligible to apply for listing as a Nurse Aide II with the NC Board of Nursing-Nurse Aide II Registry.

The Nurse Aide Level II course includes classroom and lab instruction and clinical rotation totaling 188 hours. Cost is Approximately the same as NA 1 class.

 

For more information contact:

Sue Gurley
(252) 940-6263
Building 12




 

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