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We also have opportunities
for employment as
part-time Nurse Aide Instructors.

 

Please use the following web link
for more information.

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Nurse Aide General Information
All registration for these programs is done in-person Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. for lunch) at the Henderson County Campus Sink Building Room 222. On the first Thursday of each month from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and third Tuesday of each month from 1 to 4 p.m. registration is held at the Transylvania County Campus in Straus Building Student Welcome Center. Call Program Assistant at (828) 694-1750.

 

Recommended Information Sessions

All interested persons are encouraged to attend one of the following free information sessions to receive important registration and enrollment information:

Date Time Location Room
Apr. 13 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Transylvania County Campus TRCT 204
May 16 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Henderson County Campus Sink 233
June 6 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Transylvania County Campus TRCT 204

 


Nurse Aide Orientation Course

The required Nurse Aide Orientation course is offered at the Blue Ridge Community College Henderson County Campus in Flat Rock and at the Blue Ridge Community College Transylvania County Campus in Brevard. This eight-hour course is offered as a full-day 8 a.m to 5 p.m. session or as two evening sessions from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Pre-registration is required. Visit the Health Care Program Office (formerly the Allied Health Department) in the Sink Building on the Henderson County Campus or the Straus Building at the Transylvania County Campus.

Bring your driver's license or picture ID.

 

Schedule of Courses:
offered as either a full-day 8 a.m to 5 p.m. session or as two evening sessions from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Dates Times Location Room
Full-day session:      
May 10, 2016 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Transylvania County Campus TRCT 204 (8 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
TRCS 115 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Two evening sessions:      
June 13, 2016 5 to 9 p.m. Henderson County Campus Sink 229
June 14, 2016 5 to 9 p.m. Henderson County Campus Sink 233
 Full-day session:      
July 11, 2016 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Henderson County Campus Sink 229 (8 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
Sink 233 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Two evening sessions:      
August 15, 2016 5 to 9 p.m. Transylvania County Campus TRCS 117
August 16, 2016 5 to 9 p.m. Transylvania County Campus TRCT 204
 Full-day session:      
September 19, 2016 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Henderson County Campus Sink 233 (8 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
Sink 229 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Two evening sessions:      
October 17, 2016 5 to 9 p.m. Transylvania County Campus TRCT 204
October 18, 2016 5 to 9 p.m. Transylvania County Campus TRCS 115
 Full-day session:      
November 28, 2016 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Henderson County Campus Sink 233 (8 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
Sink 229 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)

 

Registration Form Henderson County Campus
Registration Form Transylvania County Campus

 

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Nurse Aide I Course
Policies
Medical Form

Registration Form will be received at the Nurse Aide Orientation Course.

Schedule of Courses:

Dates Days Times Location Room
Full: April 20 to July 20, 2016

W Th

Sa clinical

4 to 9 p.m.

8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Goodwill Training Center  
Full: June 28 to August 31, 2016

T W Th

8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Henderson County Campus SINK 233
July 2 to October 8, 2016

Sa Su

8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Goodwill Training Center  
August 3 to November 3, 2016

W Th

Sa clinical

4 to 9 p.m.

8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Goodwill Training Center  
August 8 to November 30, 2016

M W

8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Transylvania County Campus TRCT 204

 

 Course Costs:

To be paid at registration:

  • Registration Fee: $231.30 (includes insurance and supply fee)
  • Textbook available at the College Bookstore. Cost varies. Contact the College Bookstore at (828) 694-1720. 
  • ID Tag: $5 (available at the College Bookstore)
  • Ceil Blue Scrubs: $30 (approx.)
  • Criminal Background Check and Drug Screening: $55 (approx.—first day of class)
  • Gait Belt: $14 (approx.— needed for clinical)

Medical Prerequisite
Before enrolling in the program, students must have:

  • proof of immunization for rubella
  • two-step TB skin test 3 to 4 weeks apart with results (good thru clinical)
  • proof of the first Hepatitis B Inoculation or signed release form for Hepatitis B inoculation
  • current Tetanus

A Medical Form is available for your convenience. Health Department can provide any or all of the above medical prerequisites.

Registration Procedures for Nurse Aide I

1. The student must complete a minimum 9th grade reading on a TABE reading test or Bronze level or higher on CRC.
2. Provide proof of medical requirements (see medical form).
3. Have valid ID’S and all names must match.

Required to register:

  • signed Social Security card (cannot be laminated) or letter from SS Office
  • current driver’s license or government-issued picture ID

4. The student must attend an 8-hour orientation class prior to registering for NA I.
5. Submit complete registration form and $231.30 in registration fees, payable to Blue Ridge Community College.

Registrations can be turned in at the Henderson campus in the Sink building Room 222 during normal hours of operation. Bring IDs, paperwork, and payment.

These fees cannot be transferable to another course. If a student officially withdraws from the course before the 10% point, 75% of the registration fee can be refunded.

6. Financial Application forms can be picked up and returned at the Continuing Education office (with two letters of recommendation) by application schedule deadline.

7. Textbook and ID Tag are required for the first class session.

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Nurse Aide II Course

Registration Form
Policies
Medical Form

 

Schedule of Courses:

  Dates Days Times Location Room
  February 7 to April 9, 2017 SaSu 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Health Science Building
tbd

Course Costs:

To be paid at registration:

  • Registration Fee: $231.30 (includes insurance and supply fee)
  • Textbook available at the College Bookstore. Cost varies. Contact the College Bookstore at (828) 694-1720.
  • ID Tag: $5 (available at the College Bookstore)
  • Ceil Blue Scrubs: $30 (approx.)
  • Criminal Background Check and Drug Screening: $55 (approx.—first day of class)
  • Gait Belt: $14 (approx.— needed for clinical)

Medical Prerequisite
Before enrolling in the program, students must have:

  • proof of immunization for rubella
  • two-step TB skin test 3 to 4 weeks apart with results (good thru clinical)
  • proof of the first Hepatitis B Inoculation or signed release form for Hepatitis B inoculation
  • current Tetanus

A Medical Form is available for your convenience. Health Department can provide any or all of the above.

Registration Procedures for Nurse Aide II

1. The student must have current Nurse Aide I North Carolina license.
2. Provide proof of medical requirements (see medical form).
3. Have valid ID’S and all names must match.

Required to register:

  • signed Social Security card (cannot be laminated) or letter from SS Office
  • current driver’s license or government-issued picture ID
  • CPR card-must be valid through the last day of class.

4. Submit complete registration form and $226.30 in registration fees, is payable to Blue Ridge Community College.

Registrations can be turned in at the Henderson campus in the Sink building Room 222 during normal hours of operation. Bring IDs, paperwork, and payment.

These fees cannot be transferable to another course. If a student officially withdraws from the course before the 10% point, 75% of the registration fee can be refunded.

5. Financial Application forms can be picked up and returned at the Continuing Education office (with two letters of recommendation) by application schedule deadline.

6. Textbook and ID Tag are required for the first class session.

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Medication Aide Course
Registration Form
Policies

The course meets the training requirements needed to become a qualified Medication Aide. The course covers the administration of oral medication and the corresponding medical terminology. Students learn the Six Rights of medication administration for non-licensed personnel, as well as the legal implications involved. 

Upon completion, students are prepared to sit for the competency exam and demonstrate the necessary skills.

To register, students must be on the North Carolina registry with a current Nurse Aide I license.

 

Schedule of Courses:

Dates Days Times Location
October 7-28, 2016
F 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Goodwill Training Center

 

Course Costs:

  • Registration Fee: $161.30 (includes insurance and supply fee)

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Nurse Aide I Refresher Course

Registration Form
Policies

This refresher course is designed for individuals who have had a previous listing on a state Nurse Aide Registry that has not been expired for greater than 3 years and wish to recertify. Upon successful completion of this course you will receive documentation for how to apply for the State Nurse Aide Competency Testing.

Schedule of Courses:

Dates Days Times Location  

September 2-30, 2016

F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Goodwill Training Center  

Course Costs:

To be paid at registration:

  • Registration Fee: $161.30 (includes insurance and supply fee)

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EKG Technician/Monitor

This course is designed and approved to prepare the student to become a certified EKG and Technician/Monitor. This course will cover the anatomy and physiology of the heart, principles of EKG and dysrhythmia recognition to prepare the student to sit for the national certification exam through classroom, lecture and simulated lab.  CET-Certified EKG Technician.
Prerequisites - Proof of High School Diploma or GED

Schedule of Courses:

Dates Days Times Location Room
June 6 to August 1, 2016
M W 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Henderson County Campus Sink Building Room 231
August 15 to October 5, 2016 M W 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Henderson County Campus Sink Building Room 240

 Course Costs:

To be paid at registration:

  • Registration Fee: $186.30 (includes insurance and supply fee)

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