Course Description:

This refresher course is designed for individuals who have met one of the following criteria:

  • Had a previous listing on a state Nurse Aide Registry that has not been expired for more than 10 years
  • Holds any state recognized health care credential
  • Military health care training equivalent to Nurse Aide I training

Upon successful completion of this course students will receive documentation for how to apply for the State Nurse Aide Competency Testing.

Enrollment requirements:

1. Documented proof of one of the following:

a. A previous listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide Registry (or another state Registry) that has not been expired for more than 10 years

b. Any state healthcare credential

c. Military healthcare training equivalent to Nurse Aide I training

2. IDs required on the first day of class (names must match on both):

a. A Signed Social Security Card (paper card, non-laminated), or letter from Social Security Office stating that card has been requested.

b. Current Driver’s License or government-issued picture ID.

c. American Heart Association CPR Card. If you need certification, please email for information on schedule and cost.

3. You will register for the course when you view the course schedule below.

4. A statement will be signed the first day of class to confirm that the student received and reviewed the Student Handbook.

5. Course fees are due at the time of registration.

Course schedule:

View Nurse Aide I Refresher Course Schedule

View Registration Information – Allied Health Programs


Blue Ridge Community College
Allied Health Program Office and Registration:

Heather Stewart
Chair of Allied Health Programs
(828) 694-1761

Sheila Merrill
Allied Health Program Specialist and Registration
(828) 694-1748

las Normas Técnicas

Los estudiantes que se inscriban en estos programas deben cumplir con estándares emocionales, conductuales, físicos y cognitivos específicos. Esta información se encuentra en las Normas TécnicasLos estudiantes que califiquen para adaptaciones especiales según estos estándares deben comunicarse con Servicios de Accesibilidad Estudiantil al (828) 694-1813 para obtener más información.