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Nurse Aide

Do you naturally gravitate toward caring for others? If this sounds like you, the Nurse Aide program will prepare you to become a valued member of a healthcare team.

The Nurse Aide [NA] is one of the most vital members of the Health Care Team. A Nurse Aide works under the supervision of a Registered or Licensed Nurse in Nursing Homes, Hospitals, Adult Day Health Centers, Assisted Living Facilities, Rehabilitation Centers, Doctor’s Offices, Personal Homes and is a valued part of the Health Care Team.

Wherever there is a need for personal care, Nurse Aides are the ones who, for the most part, meet the most basic needs of the patients, both young and old alike. Since Nurse Aides have extensive daily contact with each patient, they are key to providing vital information on the patient’s conditions to the Nurse and other Health Care Team members.

Nurse aide courses are offered at the Wilmington downtown campus, Alston W. Burk Center at Surf City, and at Burgaw Center.

Courses Offered

Curriculum Nurse Aide Programs
  • Nurse Aide Diploma/Phlebotomy Program
  • CCP/CTE Pathway Nurse Aide Certificate Program
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Continuing Education Nurse Aide Courses

Spring 2020 Continuing Education Nurse Aide registration is open through Dec. 20, 2019 at the downtown Wilmington campus, Burgaw Center, and Surf City Center.

  • Nurse Aide Level I
  • Nurse Aide Level II
  • Nurse Aide Level II Refresher/Competency Assessment
  • Basic Skills Plus – GED / Nurse Aide Level I
Learn more continuing education nurse aide programs

Quick information

Application Period
February 10, 2020 – May 15, 2020
Information Sessions
Information sessions are held in room U-315. No appointment is needed. All Nurse Aide Diploma Program applicants should attend at least one information session.

Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Fri Feb 21, 2020 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Mon May 4, 2020 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Curriculum Information

Nurse Aid/Phlebotomy Diploma Program (D45970)
Nurse Aide Certificate (C45840)