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Nurse Aide Courses

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Nurse Aide I (NA I) Course

Registration Information, Policies and Medical Form

Registration Form

For enrollment requirements: For course schedule:
View Registration Information   View Nurse Aide I (NA I) Course Schedule

Registration Procedures for Nurse Aide I

1. The Candidate will attend an Informational Session and will need to take a reading test prior to registration for this program. Call (828) 694-1748 for Information Session Dates and to Register.
2. Provide proof of medical requirements (see medical form).
3. The candidate will need to provide a valid driver’s license and/or government-issued picture ID:

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

4. Submit complete registration form and $231.30 in registration fees, payable to Blue Ridge Community College.

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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Nurse Aide II (NA II) Course

Registration Form

Policies

Medical Form

For enrollment requirements: For course schedule:
View Registration Information   View Nurse Aide II (NA II) Course Schedule

Course Costs:

To be paid at registration:

  • Registration Fee: $231.30 (includes insurance and supply fee)
  • Ceil Blue Scrubs: $30 (approx.)

Medical Prerequisite

Proof of immunity can be demonstrated with an official vaccination record or titer results.
Before enrolling in the program, students must show proof of immunity to the following:

  • Diphtheria
  • Tetanus (Booster required every 10 years)
  • Pertussis
  • Measles
  • Mumps
  • Rubella
  • Varicella (2 doses)
  • Hepatitis B (Full Hepatitis B Vaccine series Needed prior to Registration)
  • Tuberculosis
    • This can be demonstrated with a 2-Step TB Skin Test (Test #1 and Test #2 placement must be separated by at least one week) or with a T-Spot blood test
  • Influenza (if any part of the course will be held between Oct 1 – April 1)

If you have questions about medical prerequisites, please contact Erika Reinhardt-Roggow, RN, MS, Allied Health Program Coordinator at e_reinhardt-roggow@blueridge.edu or (828) 694-1761.

Immunizations and/or Immunization information can be obtained from your Primary Care Doctor and/or the Department of Health.

 

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    Nurse Aide I Refresher (NA III) Course

    Registration Information

    Registration Form

    Policies

    This program is designed for the candidate who has previously completed the North Carolina Nurse Aide I program and has been listed on the North Carolina Nurse Aide Registry and who has not exceeded greater than 3 years since working in the role of Nurse Aide. The program is 40 hours and is a review program. Upon successful completion of this program, candidates are eligible for the North Carolina State exam.
    Blue Ridge College is an approved testing site. Details about testing will be provided during the program.

    For enrollment requirements: For course schedule:
    View Registration Information   View Nurse Aide I Refresher (NA III)
    Course Schedule

    Course Costs:

    To be paid at registration:

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

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        Nurse Aide Program Registration Information

        Nurse Aide Program has Specific Registration Dates/Times. Call for Details or View Allied Health Course Schedules

         

        Contact Us

        Blue Ridge Community College
        Allied Health Program Office
        and Registration:

         

        Erika Reinhardt-Roggow, RN, MS
        Allied Health Program Coordinator
        (828) 694-1761
        e_reinhardt-roggow@blueridge.edu

         

        Sheila Merrill
        Allied Health Program Specialist and Registration
        (828) 694-1748
        sl_merrill@blueridge.edu