Robeson Community College
Header Image

Nurse Aide Continuing Education

The Nurse Aide curriculum prepares individuals to work under the supervision of licensed nursing professionals in performing nursing care and services for persons of all ages.

Topics include growth and development, 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.

Upon completion, the student may be eligible for listing as a Nurse Aide I and other selected Nurse Aide registries as determined by the local program of study.

Nurse Aide I training includes basic nursing skills required to provide safe, competent personal care for individuals with an emphasis on:

  • Person-Centered Care
  • Aging Process
  • Communication
  • Safety/Emergencies
  • Infection Prevention
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Elimination
  • Nutrition
  • Basic Restorative Care and Rehabilitation
  • Dementia
  • Mental Health
  • End-of-Life Care

Click Here to Register


Total Tuition                             $202.60 (Includes Registration Fee $180.00 & Insurance, Student Fees, etc. $22.60)
Book                                            $120.00
Background/Drug Test           $95.00

Registration is open until filled and/or the first day of class, whichever comes first. Occupancy will vary per class and location.

A CPR Certification training class is included in the price of the Nurse Aide I Course and is scheduled on a certain date. The date and additional info will be provided by the instructor.

Requirements for Registration
  • Proof of English 111 or higher English course
    • OR students must complete CASAAS Reading Test given through our College & Career Readiness Department. Please contact Lynn Davis for appointment date and time at 910 272-3614.
    • A minimum grade requirement must be met before registering.
  • Immunization Requirements
    • Results of a recent TB skin test or x-ray within the last year
    • Tdap
    • Varicella (positive blood titer or series of two shots)
    • Hepatitis B (3 shot series or positive titer)
    • MMR (2 shot series or positive titer)
    • Influenza Vaccine (Required September to May)
  • Picture ID
  • Social Security Card 
Class Requirements

Requirements List

***If you owe Robeson Community College any money for fees from previous enrollment, you WILL NOT be allowed to register for classes without satisfying that debt with the business office.

All students will be required to complete a drug screen\ official background check. The performance of the drug screen\criminal background check is currently a requirement of the clinical sites with whom the College has contracted to provide clinical training and experience to the College’s Health Sciences students. It will be your responsibility to pay for the drug screen / criminal background check. Additional information regarding the ONLINE company you will complete this through will be provided upon registration. This must be completed no later than the first week of class.

The clinical sites have the discretionary right to refuse to permit a student having a positive drug screen and/or criminal record from receiving clinical training in their facility and that this determination is made by the clinical sites individually without input from the College. In the event that you are denied placement in a clinical facility by any of the clinical sites, you will be unable to successfully complete the Program, as the Program’s clinical objectives cannot be met, and you will be dismissed from the Program by the College.

Class Schedules

Registration is open till filled. Seats are Limited.
Tuition ($202.60), Required:  TB Results, ENG 111 or Satisfactory score on TABE test.

If you have questions regarding the class schedules, please contact Terri Oxendine in building 17 (Preferred)/(910 272-3317) or Kaitlyn Collins in building 18 (910 272-3603).

State Testing Information

Once a student has successfully completed the Nurse Aide course, they will be eligible to take the State issued Nurse Aide exam.  This test is issued by Credentia.  The student will have two years (from the class completion date) and/or three attempts to pass their exam.  Upon successful completion of this exam, the student will earn the title of Certified Nurse Aide (CNA I).  Instructors will assist the student with scheduling their first test attempt at the conclusion of their class.  If the student is unsuccessful on their state exam, they should contact Credentia to reschedule.  The Robeson Community College Nurse Aide Department does not maintain control of the test, the companies testing rules, or grievances.  For testing information and or to schedule/reschedule your state exam, please visit:     

Nurse Aide II is offered through curriculum. The next class will begin January, 2025. Please contact our Admissions Department at 910 272-3342 regarding admission requirements and registration process for this course.  A high school diploma or equivalent is required for all curriculum courses.

For more regarding Nurse Aide II  

The Nurse Aide I Refresher Course consists of a brief review of the Nurse Aide I course and competency exam required for listing as a
Nurse Aide I. This course is offered entirely in the classroom.

Click Here to Register


$125.00 Registration Fee
$7.60 Student Fees, etc.
$132.60 Total

Acceptance is First Come, First Serve

For Additional Information, Contact:
Terri Oxendine at (Preferred)/910 272-3317


***If you owe Robeson Community College any money for fees from previous enrollment, you WILL NOT be allowed to register for classes without satisfying that debt with the business office.

Students eligible for this course must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Written proof of previous or current registry listing on any state recognized within the last 5 years.

Students who successfully complete this class can register for the Nurse Aide I certification exam (NNAAP).

Nurse Aide Refresher Schedule

Class Schedules will be posted upon availability.