Certificate - Nurse Aide (High School Career and College Promise)

What it’s about

The Nurse Aide curriculum prepares individuals to work under the supervision of licensed healthcare professionals in performing nursing care and services for persons of all ages. They may be employed in home health agencies, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, extended care facilities, and doctors’ offices.

What you can get

Upon successful completion of all courses in this CCP pathway, the student will be awarded a Certificate in Nurse Aide from DCCC. After completing NAS 101, the student will be eligible to take the Nurse Aide I state test for listing as an NAI on the Nurse Aide Registry (additional cost). After completion of NAS 106, students will be eligible for listing as a Geriatric Aide on the NC Nurse Aide Registry (must also be listed as a Nurse Aide I).

Program specific details

Tuition and Fees FREE

Textbooks - $175.00
Student Course Packet - FREE
Student Kit - $5.00
BLS for Healthcare Providers, Manual Blood Pressure Cuff and Stethoscope - $80.00 (May be provided by High School)

Immunizations, Criminal Background/Drug Screen (costs vary based on the individual) - $105.00

ESTIMATED TOTAL COST (Student Responsible) $365.00
*Costs subject to change.

Minimum Placement Test Scores

English/Reading Composite - 151
Math Score - 7
Math Modules - 010-030

High School Senior Year

Nurse Aide I

Credit Hours: 

6.00
Geriatric Aide

Credit Hours: 

6.00