Department Chair

Office
Health Technologies Center, Room 201-A, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Mon-Fri
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Email
Denise Pate

Accreditation

The Nurse Aide I curriculum is regulated by the Division of Health Services Regulation, a division of the Department of Health and Human Services.
Department of Health and Human Services
801 Biggs Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603
The Nurse Aide II curriculum is regulated by the NC Board of Nursing.
NC Board of Nursing
PO Box 2129
Raleigh, NC 27602

Outcomes

 
Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:
  • Register and take the North Carolina NACES Exam
  • Pass both the written and skills portion of the NACES exam
  • Be listed on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry
  • Take a Nurse Aide II Course
  • Readily find employment after being listed on the Nurse Aide Registry
  • Earn a Certificate or Diploma in Nurse Aide after completing additional courses
  • Meet the pre-requisite for entrance into an Associate Degree Nursing or Nuclear Medicine program

What to Expect:

Course Work

The Nurse Aide curriculum prepares individuals to work under the supervision of licensed nursing professionals in performing nursing care and services for persons of all ages.
Topics include:
  • Accident and Fire Safety
  • Communication
  • Employment Skills
  • Family Resources and Services
  • Growth and Development
  • Household Environment and Equipment Management
  • Medical Asepsis
  • Nutrition
  • Personal Care
  • Therapeutic Activities
  • Vital Signs

Career Paths

Graduate of this curriculum may be eligible to be listed on the registry as a Nurse Aide I and Nurse Aide II. They may be employed in:
  • Clinics
  • Doctors’ Offices
  • Extended Care Facilities
  • Home Health Agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes

Enroll Now!

At FTCC you can earn a diploma or certificate in Nurse Aide. Contact an Admissions Counselor for assistance or Apply Now!

Diploma

Nurse Aide Diploma (D45840)

Program Length: 3 Semesters
Prerequisite: None
Award: Diploma

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Certificates

Nurse Aide Certificate (C45840)

Program Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: CPR Certification, TB Screening, and Vaccinations required 2 weeks prior to first day of class
Award: Certificate

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High School Connections
Nurse Aide Certificate (C45840H1)

Program Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: CPR Certification, TB Screening, and Vaccinations required 2 weeks prior to first day of class
Award: Certificate

Healthcare worker handing medication to patient

Continuing Education

Certified Nursing Assistant I

This course prepares graduated to provide personal care and perform basic nursing skills for the elderly and other adults. Emphasis is on the process of aging including mental, social, and physical needs of the elderly, patient rights, nutrition management, diseases/disorders, and human body structure and function, etc. The course includes class, laboratory, and clinical learning experience.

Certified Nursing Assistant I Refresher

The CNA I Refresher course provides an opportunity for nursing assistants to update their knowledge of personal care and basic nursing skills needed for care for patients. Upon completion of a written examination and a skills/competency evaluation, the graduate is eligible to put in an application for listing on the Nursing Aide I Registry, through the Division of Facility Services, as a North Carolina Community College Refresher Course candidate.

Certified Nursing Assistant II

The CNA II course prepares graduates to perform more complex skills for patients or residents regardless of the setting. They course includes class, laboratory, and clinical learning experiences. Upon satisfactory completion of the course and skill/competency evaluation, the graduate is eligible to apply for listing as a Nurse Aide II with the North Carolina Board of Nursing Nurse Aide Registry. In all employment settings, the listed Nursing Assistant II will work under the direction and supervision of licensed personnel.