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Nursing Assistant I

This state approved course introduces basic nursing skills required to provide personal care for patients, residents, the elderly or others requiring medical assistance in a healthcare setting.

Emphasis is placed on the aging process, communications, patient safety, patient’s rights, personal care, vital signs, elimination, nutrition, emergencies, rehabilitation, and mental health.

Through classroom instruction, laboratory work and clinical rotations, students are prepared to take the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Competency Examination. CPR certification is included in the class. Successful completion is required for listing on the NC Nurse Aide I Registry.

Note: For state certification information, contact NACES at 888-282-6904 or visit the Pearson Vue website, www.pearsonvue.com. (Scroll to NC Nurse Aide I & Medication Aides)