Health Occupations

Important Information

Malpractice Insurance

Dialysis, Nurse Aide (Levels I and II), Phlebotomy, and Pharmacy Technician courses require malpractice insurance (approx. $15.00) .

Student Fees

The Division of Continuing Education recognizes and is fully supportive of clinical agencies that choose to perform drug screening, criminal background checks, or fingerprinting on students. Costs associated for these tests are the responsibility of the student. This information should be made available if requested by the clinical site.

Fees listed include registration, student technology ($5.00) and student security ($15.00). There are NO fee waivers for student technology and student security fees.

Additional Required Costs

Students are responsible for the following and will be notified during the course of additional information regarding the following:

Required textbooks are available at the College Bookstore

Course specific color uniform, scrubs, available at the College Bookstore.

FOR NURSE AIDE LEVEL I  and NURSE AIDE REFRESHER ONLY: Cost of State testing is $101, to be collected the last day of class.

Immunizations listed on application.

Criminal background and drug screening (approximately $70) to be completed once accepted in the program.

Malpractice insurance prior to clinical hours.

 

Applications REQUIRED

Dialysis, Nurse Aide (Levels I and II), and Phlebotomy courses require an application. These are available on campus in Room B-105, or you may download them from the list below:

The Program Coordinator will review applications with all required copies attached:

  • March 20, 2015 through April 2, 2015
  • Monday through Thursday in Room B-105
  • 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Once your application has been approved, be prepared to register and pay the registration fee. No mail-in applications will be accepted.

Required Education

All Health Occupations courses require proof of a high school diploma, GED, or college transcript and that a copy of the student’s high school diploma or GED be kept on file.  Wilson Community College recognizes high school diplomas from regionally accredited schools, private high schools or home schools registered with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.  Wilson Community College will also accept high school diplomas from correspondence schools accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) and/or a regional accrediting agency, such as the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Nurse Aides wishing to check their date of registry expiration may go on-line to www.ncnar.org and click on “Verify Listing”.

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Health Occupations

Dialysis  Technology

Prepares individuals with theoretical, technical, and clinical skills needed to maintain equipment and provide patient care to those being treated for chronic renal diseases. Successful completion of this course will prepare individuals for employment as a dialysis technician in hospitals, renal dialysis facilities, and clinics. After one year of work experience, individuals may be eligible to sit for national certification as a Clinical Hemodialysis Technician. Required text,  Manual for Dialysis, 3rd edition, approximately
$50.00. (12.0 CEU)

Tuesdays and Thursdays • 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. • May 19 - August 11
$180 Fee • $15 Security Fee • $5 Technology Fee • Insurance $2 • Room: G-109a
Instructor: Judy Ward • Section Number: 24603 • Last Day to Register: May 18

Pharmacy Technician Training  

This 92-hour course prepares students to work in a pharmacy to assist with day-to-day activities under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. At registration, students must provide a copy of high school diploma or equivalent. Upon successful course completion, students are eligible to take the National Health Care exam. Required textbook, approximately $100.00. (9.2 CEU includes 2.0 CEU of Law)

Mondays and Thursdays • 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. • May 18 - August 10
$180 Fee • $15 Security Fee • $5 Technology Fee • Room: G-227a
Instructor: Cindy Galloway • Section Number: 24596 • Last Day to Register: May 14

Nurse Aide Training

Nurse Aide Level I

Prepares students to perform basic nursing skills for patients or residents in a health care related setting. Course includes class, laboratory, and clinical learning experiences. Upon successful completion of the course and the state-administered skills evaluation, the student will be eligible for listing with the Division of Health Service Regulations on the Nurse Aide Level I Registry in North Carolina as a Nurse Aide Level I. The Nurse Aide will always work under the supervision and direction of a licensed nurse. Initial listing with the Division of Health Service Regulations will be in effect for two years following the skills evaluation. Schedule may vary to meet certification requirements. Once accepted into the program and classes have begun, students will have ten (10) days to submit the required background check and drug screening. These are done through  CertifiedBackground.com and they are the only company Wilson Community College will accept. Cost of this is $88. The application for CertifiedBackground.com will be given to students when they meet the requirements for registration. Malpractice insurance ($16.00) must be purchased before the clinical portion of the course. Uniforms required for clinical rotations. On the last day of class, students can register to take the state exam either at Wilson Community College or a regional site. Cost of this exam is $101. Required text, NC Nurse Aide I: approx. $60.

Tuesdays and Thursdays • 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. • May 19 - August 11
$180 Fee • $15 Security Fee • Room: G-227b
$5 Technology Fee • $5 CPR card • $2 Insurance • (16.1 CEU)
Instructor: Diana Hayes • Section Number: 24595 • Last Day to Register: May 18

Monday through Wednesday • 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. • May 18 - August 5
$180 Fee • $15 Security Fee • Room: G-227b
$5 Technology Fee • $5 CPR card • $2 Insurance • (18.3 CEU)
Instructor: Donna Clodfelter • Section Number: 24594 • Last Day to Register: May 14

Nurse Aide Level II

This 160-hour course prepares the Nurse Aide Level I to perform more complex skills in the health care setting. REQUIREMENTS: completed Nurse Aide Level II application and currently listed on the Nurse Aide Registry in North Carolina. Required textbook and uniforms available at the Wilson Community College Bookstore. Once accepted into the program and classes have begun, students will have ten (10) days to submit the required criminal background check and drug screening. These are done through CertifiedBackground.com, at a cost of $88, and they are the only company Wilson Community College will accept. The application for  CertifiedBackground.com will be given to students when they meet the requirements for registration. Must purchase malpractice insurance ($16.00) before the clinical portion of the class. (16.0 CEU)

Tuesday through Thursday • 5:00 - 10:00 p.m. • May 19 - August 5
$180 Fee • $15 Security Fee • $5 Technology Fee • Room: G-109a
$5 CPR card • $2 Insurance
Instructor: Tanyual Barnes • Section Number: 24598 • Last Day to Register: May 18

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Phlebotomy Training and Clinical  Education

This 115-hour course prepares students to draw blood specimens from patients for testing and analyzing. A phlebotomy trainee maintains equipment used in obtaining blood specimens, masters the use of appropriate communication skills when working with patients, selection of venipuncture sites, care of blood specimen, entry of the testing process into the computer, as well as clerical duties associated with record keeping of the blood tests. Each student must complete 100 successful venipunctures. Students are required to complete venipunctures on each other under direct supervision of the instructor. There will be weekend hours involved to complete the clinical requirements; clinical hour schedules vary as approved by the clinical site. Textbook required, The Phlebotomy Workbook. Uniforms required for clinical rotation. Once accepted into the program and classes have begun, students will have ten (10) days to submit the required criminal background check and drug screening. These are done through CertifiedBackground.com, at a cost of $88, and they are the only company Wilson Community College will accept. The application for  CertifiedBackground.com will be given to students when they meet the requirements for registration. Malpractice Insurance required before the clinical portion of the class. Required text, approx. $80. (11.5 CEU)

Monday through Wednesday • 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. • May 18 - August 3
$180 Fee • $15 Security Fee • $5 Technology Fee • Room: G-119
$5 CPR card • $2 Insurance
Instructor: Staff • Section Number: 24599 • Last Day to Register: May 14

NCLEX

A 28-hour review course to prepare for the NCLEX-RN boards to assist graduates for the Associate Degree Nursing program, or any person taking the State exam to become a registered nurse in North Carolina. Upon completion students will be able to identify relevant methods of study, describe test-taking skills, explain the NCLEX-RN test plan, and describe the content necessary to study to be successful on the NCLEXRN. Registration required at least one week prior to the first day of class. (2.8 CEU)

Monday through Thursday • 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. • May 18 - May 21
$125 Fee • $15 Security Fee • $5 Technology Fee • Room: G-119
Instructor: Staff • Section Number: 24597 • Last Day to Register: May 14

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