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Nurse Aide I

This 188-hour course is designed to prepare graduates to provide personal care and perform basic nursing skills for the elderly and other adults. Emphasis on aging process including mental, social and physical needs of the elderly, patient's rights, nutrition management, elimination procedures, safe environment, restorative services, personal and special care procedures and activities, human body structure and function and related common disease/disorders, communication and documentation, death and dying, and roles of the nursing assistant and health team members. A skill/competency evaluation is required. The course includes class, laboratory and clinical learning experiences. Upon satisfactory completion of the course and skill/competency evaluation, the graduate is eligible to apply for listing as a Nurse Aide I by the N.C. Division of Facility Services. Please see the information listed below for Nurse Aide I Program prerequisites and co-requisites. CLASS DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 

Due to the continued COVID-19 crisis, ALL Nurse Aide Level I courses AND Orientation sessions will have a maximum capacity of 10 STUDENTS per class (including Hybrid classes) and sessions.  You must pre-register for the orientation sessions and classes by calling 828-395-1675.  If you need leave a message, include your name, phone number, email address, and the Section Number of the class you wish to sign up for.

 

  1. PRE-REQUISITE: All students wishing to enroll in the Nurse Aide Level I program must attend the Mandatory Orientation Session for the class they are interested in registering for.
  2. PRE-REQUISITE: All students wishing to enroll in the Nurse Aide Level I program must successfully complete the required 16-hour Pathways to C.N.A. course, which is typically offered one to two weeks before every Nurse Aide I class begins (see below for Pathways to C.N.A information). In most cases, the cost of the Pathways to C.N.A. course can be fee waived.
  3. PRE-REQUISITE:  All students wishing to enroll in the Nurse Aide Level I program must provide proof of ONE of the following items:  (1) an unofficial college transcript showing a grade of “C” or better in a college level English course; or, (2) a Bronze Level certificate from the Career Readiness Certification exam; or, (3) a passing grade on the Reading CASAS exam administered by the Adult High School department at ICC.

Course Offerings

#61113

Instructor: L. Whiteside

Date: August 16, 2021 – December 14, 2021
Time: Hybrid and Tuesday/Thursday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Rutherfordton Learning Center, Room 109

Cost: $185

Mandatory Orientation Session:  Thursday, July 13, 2021, at 10:30 a.m.; Lower Level of Foundation Building, main campus

CALL 828-395-1675 to Pre-Register for Orientation and Class

#61119

Instructor: L. Whiteside

Date: August 16, 2021 – December 14, 2021
Time: Hybrid and Tuesday/Thursday 4 pm. - 8 p.m.
Location: Rutherfordton Learning Center, Room 109

Cost: $185

Mandatory Orientation Session:  Thursday, July 15, 2021, at 10:30 a.m.; Lower Level of Foundation Building, main campus

CALL 828-395-1675 to Pre-Register for Orientation and Class

#61120

Instructor: B. Cuthbertson

Date: August 22, 2021 – November 11, 2021
Time: HYBRID and Tuesday/Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Clinical Mon–Fri (11/1/21 – 11/5/21) 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Rutherfordton Learning Center, Room 111

Cost: $185

Mandatory Orientation Session:  Thursday, July 20, 2021, at 10:30 a.m.; Lower Level of Foundation Building, main campus

CALL 828-395-1675 to Pre-Register for Orientation and Clas

#61121

Instructor: C. Robbins

Date: September 13, 2021 – December 17, 2021
Time: HYBRID and Thursday/Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Rutherfordton Learning Center, Room 109

Cost: $185

Mandatory Orientation Session:  Thursday, August 10, 2021, at 10:30 a.m.; Lower Level of Foundation Building, main campus

CALL 828-395-1675 to Pre-Register for Orientation and Clas

#61129

Instructor: J. Steele

Date: September 14, 2021 – January 20, 2022
Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Rutherfordton Learning Center, Room 116

Cost: $180

Mandatory Orientation Session:  Thursday, August 12, 2021, at 10:30 a.m.; Lower Level of Foundation Building, main campus

CALL 828-395-1675 to Pre-Register for Orientation and Clas C. Butler

#61345

Instructor: C. Wist

Date: November 20, 2021 – March 27, 2022
Time: Sat/Sun, 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Polk Center, Room 116

Clinical: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Mandatory Orientation: Friday, October 22, 2021, at 10:30 a.m.; Lower level of the Foundation Building, Maple Room

 

 

Contact for information

Sandy Brackett
Continuing Education Information Specialist
sbrackett@isothermal.edu
828-395-1405