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Therapeutic and Diagnostic Services: Nurse Aide (Diploma) (D45970)

A program that prepares individuals to work under the supervision of licensed health care professionals in performing nursing care and services for persons of all ages. Course work emphasizes growth and development throughout the lifespan, personal care, vital signs, communication, nutrition, medical asepsis, therapeutic activities, accident and fire safety, household environment and equipment management; family resources and services; and employment skills. Graduates of this program may be eligible to be listed on the Division of Health Service Regulation (DHSR) Nurse Aide registry as a Nursing Assistant I and the N.C. Board of Nursing Nurse Aide II registry as a Nursing Assistant II. Theymay be employed in home health agencies, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, extended care facilities, and doctor’s offices.

Therapeutic & Diagnostic Services:  Nurse Aide Semester Schedule

Fall Semester

BIO 165 Anatomy and Physiology I Credits: 4
CIS 110 Intro to Computers Credits: 3
NAS 101 Nursing Assistant I Credits: 6
PSY 150 General Psychology Credits: 3
ACA 122 College Transfer Success Credits: 1
    Credits: 17

Spring Semester

BIO 166 Anatomy and Physiology II Credits: 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry Credits: 3
NAS 102 Nursing Assistant II Credits: 6
MED 121 Medical Terminology I Credits: 3
    Credits: 16

Summer Semester

MED 122 Medical Terminology II Credits: 3
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology Credits: 3
    Credits: 6