Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant I*

This course includes basic nursing skills required to provide safe, competent personal care for individuals. Emphasis is placed on person-centered care, the aging process, communication, safety/emergencies, infection prevention, legal and ethical issues, vital signs, height and weight measurements, elimination, nutrition, basic restorative care/rehabilitation, dementia, mental health, and end-of-life care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills and be eligible to test for listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide 1 Registry.

Asheboro DAY class (Summer Session: May 24 - July 26, 2021)
NUR 3240A 76166 - Class: MW, 5/24-7/12/21, 8:15A-12:15P, AE1B 222/224
Lab: TTh, 5/25-7/1/21, 8:15-11:15A & 11:45A-2:15P, AE1B 222/224
Clinical: MTWTh, 7/13-7/26/21 8-11A & 11:30A-2:30P, Various clinical sites
NO CLASSES: 5/31, 7/5, 7/6, 7/7, & 7/8

Asheboro NIGHT class (Summer Session: May 24 - July 26, 2021)
NUR 3240A 76257 - Class: MW, 5/24-7/12/21, 5:30-9:30P, AE1B 222/224
Lab: TTh, 5/25-7/1/21, 3:30-6:30P & 7-9:30P, AE1B 222/224
Clinical: MTWTh, 7/13-7/26/21, 3-6P & 6:30-9:30P, Various clinical sites
NO CLASSES: 5/31, 7/5, 7/6, 7/7, & 7/8

Application deadline May 14, 2021.

*Students will be admitted to Nursing Assistant I by completed application only. You may download and print application here.
*Students will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis; class space is limited. Application must be completed to turn in.
*Clinical days/times may involve alternate days and/or extended hours other than those regularly scheduled for class and will involve travel (reliable transportation is necessary).

No application will be processed unless it is complete. Incomplete applications will not be returned.

Health Occupations Classes Offered Online

Handling Medical Emergencies
Human Anatomy & Physiology
Medical Receptionist, Introduction
Medical Terminology
Medical Transcription
Optical Assistant
Physical Therapy Aide
Spanish for Medical Professionals I
Spanish for Medical Professionals II
Veterinary Assistant I
Veterinary Assistant II
Veterinary Assistant III

All courses begin monthly on the following dates:
August 15
September 12
October 17
November 14
December 12

All courses $70 unless otherwise noted.

To learn more about these online courses, visit the Online Instruction Center at

Continuing Education Refund Policy

Occupational Extension:  A student who officially withdraws from an extension class prior to the first class meeting will be eligible for a 100 percent refund. Also, a student is eligible for a 100 percent refund if an applicable class fails to “make” due to insufficient enrollment. After the class begins, a 75 percent refund shall be made upon the request of the student if the student officially withdraws from the class prior to or on the 10 percent point of the scheduled hours of the class. Students should see their instructor for further details. No refunds will be made after the 10 percent point, even though the student may not have attended all classes up to that point.

Self-Supporting & Community Service: No refunds shall be made for self-supporting or community service classes after start date of class.