Program Specific Links
- Associate Degree Nursing
- Emergency Medical Science
- Nurse Aide
- Practical Nursing
- Respiratory Therapy
- PreHealth Associate in General Education
- Diploma Program — D45970
- Certificate Program – C45480
- Nurse Aide Continuing Education Class Offering
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.
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.
Entry Hourly Wage: $8.22 (Information Source: nchealthcareers.com)
Entry Hourly Wage: $8.45 (Information Source: NCWorksOnline)
The Nurse Aide Certificate is a 13 credit hours program. Robeson Community College is currently offering the Nurse Aide I course through Continuing Education/Workforce Development. Please call 910-272-3395 or visit the Continuing Education page for more information.
Helpful Personal Attributes
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.
If you would like additional information about the Nurse Aide Certificate Program, contact Sheila Smith, Program Director, at 910-272-3397 or firstname.lastname@example.org.