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Nurse Aide


Carolinas College is excited to announce the return of this exciting program!

Our flexible Nurse Aide I program is ideal for anyone looking for the perfect first step into healthcare. Learn everything you need to know about providing basic nursing skills in a structured healthcare setting under the supervision of a registered nurse. You’ll be set up for success to become a certified nursing assistant (CNA), a career that’s currently in high demand at Atrium Health. 

Plus, you'll be able to begin your reliable and rewarding career quickly - you could finish the program and get credentialed in a matter of months.

 

Program Highlights


  • Program offers tremendous flexibility with evening or weekend options
  • Atrium Health currently has a high demand for CNAs
  • Students could finish program and be credentialed within 2-3 months
  • 150 total hours of learning

 

Curriculum


  • 150 total credits required for completion
  • Evening or weekend options

 

Nurse Aide 1 schedule


Evening Classes: Fall I *Online Time *Skills Lab Evening Clinicals *In Person
September 7 - October 22 (7 weeks). Final exam October 21      Monday - Thursday, 5 to 8 p.m. October 12, 13, 14, 18 & 19 - 3 to 11 p.m.
Evening Classes: Fall II *Online Time *Skills Lab Evening Clinicals *In person
November 1 - December 17 (7 weeks). Final exam December 15 Monday - Thursday, 5 to 8 p.m. December 7, 8, 9, 13 & 14 - 3 to 11 p.m.
Weekend Classes: Full-Term Fall *Online Time *Skills Lab Weekend Clinicals *In person
September 11 - December 17 (14 weeks). Final exam December 12 Saturday & Sunday, 5 to 8 p.m. November 20 & 21; December 4, 5 & 11 - 3 to 11 p.m.

*Please note that last day of class falls on a week day which is not typical for the weekend program.

Tuition & Fees


$1,100

Tuition and Fee Details

Application Requirements


  • Submit an online application here.  
  • Submit high school transcripts (or equivalent), or college transcripts.
  • Must pass a criminal background check
  • Must have access to a computer and internet connection

 

Deadlines


Term Deadlines Decision Notification
Summer 2021 March 1, 2021 4-6 weeks after application deadline
Fall 2021 July 1, 2021 4-6 weeks after application deadline
Spring 2022 November 1, 2021 4-6 weeks after application deadline
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