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Health Care 2014

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Nursing Assistant I

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
84293 Nursing Assistant I 8/16-12/6 Sa 8a-5p GS 115
Clinical 84293 Clinical 11/8-11/23 Sa,Su 6:45a-3:15p TBD
84295 Nursing Assistant I 8/25-12/9 M,T 6p-10p GS 115
Clinical 84295 Clinical 11/17-12/2 M,T 2:45p-11:15p TBD
84296 Nursing Assistant I 8/27-12/11 W,Th 8a-12p GS 115
Clinical 84296 Clinical 11/12-12/4 W,Th 6:45a-3:15p TBD
84302 Nursing Assistant I 8/27-12/11 W,Th 6p-10p GS 115
Clinical 84302 Clinical 11/12-12/4 W,Th 2:45p-11:15p TBD

*GS - PCC Greenville Center (3107 S. Memorial Dr.)

Nursing Assistant II

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
84304 Nursing Assistant II 8/25-12/9 M,T 8a-12p GS 115
Clinical 84304 Clinical 11/3-12/2 M,T 6:45a-3:15p VIDANT
84305 Nursing Assistant II 8/25-12/9 M,T 6p-10p GS 303
Clinical 84305 Clinical 11/3-12/2 M,T 2:45p-11:15p VIDANT

Nursing Assistant Refresher Courses

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
84306 NA I Refresher 9/29-10/29 M,W 1p-5p GS 303
87426 NA I Refresher 1/26-2/24  M,T  1p-5p GS 303 

Medication Aide

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
84309 Medication Aide 9/16-9/25 T,Th 9a-4p GS 303
87506 Medication Aide 1/21-2/11  9a-3p  GS 303 

Pharmacy Technician Levels I & II

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
87279 Pharmacy Tech I 9/8-12/1 6:30p-9:30p  RR 226 
87280  Pharmacy Tech II  9/3-12/3  6:30p-9:30p  RR 226 
87507 Pharmacy Tech I 1/26-4/27 6:30p-9:30p  TBD 
87508  Pharmacy Tech II  1/28-4/22  6:30p-9:30p  TBD 

*RR - Raymond Reddrick Building (PCC Campus)

12 Lead EKG Monitor Technician

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
87281 EKG Monitor Tech 9/9-11/18  T,Th  8:30a-12:30p  GS 404 
87423 EKG Monitor Tech 2/3-4/14  T,Th  8:30a-12:30p  GS 404 

Phlebotomy (National Certification)

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
80438 Phlebotomy 7/7-11/3 M,T,Th 6p-10p GS 404
Clinical Clinical Phlebotomy Varies Varies 8a-5p Varies
87521 Phlebotomy 1/26-5/22 M,T,Th 6p-10p GS 404
Clinical Clinical Phlebotomy Varies M-F 8a-5p TBD

CPR Healthcare Provider

ID# Course Dates Days Time Location
87130 CPR Healthc are Provider 8/15  8:30a-3:30p GS 404 
87132 CPR Healthcare Provider  8/16  Sa  8:30a-3:30p GS 404
87228 CPR Healthcare Provider 9/19  8:30a-3:30p GS 404 
87271 CPR Healthcare Provider  9/20  Sa  8:30a-3:30p GS 404 
87274 CPR Healthcare Provider 10/10  8:30a-3:30p GS 404 
87275 CPR Healthcare Provider  10/11  Sa  8:30a-3:30p GS 404 
87276 CPR Healthcare Provider 11/7  8:30a-3:30p GS 404 
87277 CPR Healthcare Provider  11/8  Sa  8:30a-3:30p GS 404 

*GS - PCC Greenville Center


Nursing Assistant I
Hours: 144

Certified Nurse Assistants play a vital role in health care delivery by providing routine patient care. Working under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), the CNA responds to patient's needs, check blood pressure, temperature, pulse and breathing. This 144-hour Certified Nurse Assistant training program is designed to prepare individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to provide personal care and perform basic nursing skills. It includes classroom, lab, and clinical learning experiences. At the end of the course, the successful graduate will receive a certificate of course completion and assistance with application process for the NACES/Pearson Vue NC State Competency Examination ($101). Tuition Cost: $213, Books: approximately $90.

Nursing Assistant II
Hours: 160

The Nursing Assistant II course teaches graduates to perform advanced nursing procedures. It includes 80 hours classroom/lab and 80 hours clinical learning experiences. Students desiring to enroll in this class must meet admission requirements, be CPR certified, and have a current listing as a NA I with the Division of Health Services Regulations in Raleigh. Upon successful completion, the NA II graduate will be listed with the NC Board of Nursing with employment opportunities at the hospital, Doctor's office, and home health levels. Prerequisite: Nursing Assistant I. Tuition Cost: $215. Books: approximately $90.

Nursing Assistant I Clinical
Hours: 48

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

Nursing Assistant II Clinical
Hours: 88

Nursing Assistant Refresher I
Hours:  40

This course offers a Refresher on Nursing Assistant I materials and skills. The student is eligible if NAI is expired or certified in another state and desires certification in NC. A photo ID copy is needed and verification of Social Security Card. Both photo ID and SS card must match for NACES Testing. Prerequisite: Must be previously listed as NA I and license can not exceed 5 years of expiration. Tuition Cost: $135. NACES Testing: $101.00.

Medication Aide
Hours: 24

This course is designed to meet the training requirements for becoming qualified to be a Medication Aide. The course will cover the six rights of medication administration for non-licensed personnel. Topics will include medication administration via the oral, topical and instillation routes, medical asepsis, hand hygiene, terminology, and legal implications. Upon completion, students should be able to take the competency exam and demonstrate skills necessary to qualify for listing on the North Carolina Medication Aide Registry. Tuition Cost: $80, Book: approximately $15.

CPR Healthcare Provider
Hours: 6

Healthcare Provider is a basic life support course including relief or foreign body airway obstruction, 1 and 2 rescuers CPR in infant, child, and adult, and use of automated external defibrillators in adult and child. Tuition Cost: $80, Book $16 (AHA-Health Care Providers) & Face Mask $10.95 (+tax) at PCC bookstore.

12 Lead EKG Monitor Technician
Hours: 82

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. Tuition Cost: $205, Book: approximately $80.

Phlebotomy (National Certification)
Hours: 232

Phlebotomy training prepares the student 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. The student must be a high school graduate or have a High School Equivalency, CPR certified or scheduled to take Healthcare Provider CPR at PCC, and meet immunization requirements. One full week of clinical 8a-5p is required during the last week of course. Tuition Cost: $215. Book: approximately $75.

Pharmacy Technician I
Hours: 40

This course is designed for employees who will be trained to work under the supervision of a pharmacist in a pharmacy. This course provides the student with basic knowledge and skills required working as a technician in a pharmacy. This course includes basic math review, drug calculations, drug classification, drug distribution, and terminology. A book is required and can be purchased at the PCC book store. Tuition Cost: $131.25, Book: approximately $75.

Pharmacy Technician II
Hours: 40

This course provides the student with advanced knowledge and skills required for working as a pharmacy technician II. Under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist, the pharmacy technician may be responsible for compounding and dispensing medical prescriptions. This course includes compounding, calculations, drug classification, and review for certification.  Prerequisite: Pharmacy Technician I.  Tuition Cost: $131.25, Book: approximately $75.