- We offer Nurse Aide I and Nurse Aide II classes. Classes are held on
campus and various clinical sites. Due to the enormous responsibility that has
been placed on nurse aides in health care, BCCC is dedicated to
producing high quality, professional, and knowledgeable nurse aides.
Class sizes are limited, and students must meet prerequisite requirements before entering a class. We offer day and night classes.
prepares students to provide personal care and perform basic nursing
skills for the elderly adults. Emphasis is on the role of the
nurse aide with healthcare team members; communication and
documentation; infection control; principles of safety and emergency
measures; residentís rights; common disorders/diseases of each body
system, system-related aging changes; personal care and grooming;
perform accurate measurement procedures; elimination procedures; special
care procedures; nutrition management; death and dying; restorative
services; and psychological effects of aging.
Although it is strongly encouraged, a high school diploma or GED is not required for entry into the Nurse Aide I program. Upon satisfactory completion of the course the candidate is eligible to apply for the North Carolina State Certification Examination. Successful completion of the state exam is required in order to be listed as a Nurse Aide I with the Division of Facility Services-Nurse Aide I Registry.
The Nurse Aide Level I course includes classroom instruction, lab instruction and clinical rotation for a total of 179 hours.
Nurse Aide II
prepares students to perform more complex skills for patients or
residents. In order to qualify for entry into the program a high school diploma or GED is required and the student must be listed in good standing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide Registry. Emphasis is on the role of the nurse aide with healthcare team members: communication and documentation; enhance NA I skills; common disorders/diseases of each body system; diabetic care; enternal nutrition; infection control; principles of sterile technique, dressing changes for wounds over 48 hours; bowel elimination needs, cauterization, removal of a catheter/irrigation of; intravenous site care, observation and removal; maintenance of oxygen therapy; oropharyngeal suctioning; nasopharyngeal suctioning; closed and open trach suctioning; and tracheostomy care. Upon satisfactory completion
of the course and the Final Written/Lab Competency Evaluation, the
graduate is eligible to apply for listing as a Nurse Aide II with the NC
Board of Nursing-Nurse Aide II Registry..
The Nurse Aide Level II course includes classroom lab
instruction and clinical rotation, totaling 188
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