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Nurse Aide

    The Nursing Assistant curriculum 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 life span, 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.

    Career Outlook

    Graduates may be eligible to be listed on the registry as a Nursing Assistant I and/or Nursing Assistant II. They may be employed in home health agencies, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, extended care facilities, and doctor’s offices. Graduates must pass the National Nurse Aid Assessment Program (NNAAP) examination in order to be certified.

    Average Salary

    • Nursing Assistant (BLS)
      • $29,580 /YR
      • $$14.22/HR
    Essential Skills

    Highly motivated to provide quality patient care to a diverse population, a strong sense of ethical behavior, ability to work well with others and effective oral and written communication skills.

    CERTIFICATE

    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.

    The Nurse Aide Certificate is a 13 credit hours program. Required courses Nurse Aide I & II are available through Continuing Education & Workforce Development. 

    Find more information about program curriculum

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    SMITH, SHEILA

    Program Director | Building 17 
    Email: ssmith@robeson.edu
    Phone: (910) 272-3397

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    PAIT, ANGELA

    Instructor | Building 17 
    Email: angpait@robeson.edu
    Phone: (910) 272-3491