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 as follows; November 10, through January 5, 2015, 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.; Monday through Thursday in Room B-105. 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. (13.3 CEU)

Tuesdays and Thursdays • 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. • January 8 - April 21
Room G-109b • $180 Fee • $15 Security Fee • $5 Technology Fee • Insurance $2
Instructor: Judy Ward • Section Number: 23933 • Last Day to Register: January 7


Pharmacy Technician Training

This 93-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. (9.3 CEU includes 2.0 CEU of Law)

Mondays and Thursdays • 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. •  January 8 - April 30
Room G-227a • $180 Fee • $15 Security Fee • $5 Technology Fee
Instructor: Cindy Galloway • Section Number: 23930 • Last Day to Register: January 7

Medical Assisting

Provides basic skills to prepare one to work in a medical office performing basic of- fice duties (answering phones, billing & coding, ethical & legal issues associated with
patient care). Upon successful course completion, students are eligible to take the National Health Care exam. Textbook required. (16.0 CEUs)

Tuesdays and Thursdays • 5:00 - 10:00 p.m. • January 6 - April 28
Room G-105a • $180 Fee • $15 Security Fee • $5.00 Technology Fee
Instructor: Cynthia Green •  Section Number: 24101 • Last Day to Register: January 5

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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. - 3:00 p.m. • January 6 - April 21
Room G-227b • $180 Fee • $15 Security Fee
$5 Technology Fee • $5 CPR card  • $2 Insurance  • (19.8 CEU)
Instructor: Diana Hayes • Section Number: 23932 • Last Day to Register: January 5

Tuesdays and Thursdays • 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. • January 6 - May 12
Room G-227b • $180 Fee • $15 Security Fee
$5 Technology Fee • $5 CPR card  • $2 Insurance • (18.8 CEU)
Instructor: Gwen Hardy • Section Number: 23931 • Last Day to Register: January 5

Mondays and Wednesdays • 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. • January 7 - May 11
Room G-227b • $180 Fee • $15 Security Fee
$5 Technology Fee • $5 CPR card  • $2 Insurance • (18.3 CEU)
Instructor: Donna Clodfelter • Section Number: 23928 • Last Day to Register: January 6


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)

Tuesdays and Thursdays • 5:00 - 10:00 p.m. • January 6 - April 28
Room G-109a • $180 Fee • $15 Security Fee • $5 Technology Fee • $5 CPR card
$2 Insurance • Section Number: 23926 • Last Day to Register: January 5


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)

Mondays and Wednesdays • 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. • January 12 - May 6
Room G-119 • $180 Fee • $15 Security Fee • $5 Technology Fee • $5 CPR card • $2 Insurance
Instructor: James Moody • Section Number: 23939 • Last Day to Register: January 9

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TEAS Review Class

A review course to assist students trying for entry into the nursing program.  It will provide a basic over view of basic math, science, reading, English, and language usage to assist students in identifying their strengths and weakness in these areas to help prepare them for the TEAS test (Test of Essential Academic Skills).  Upon completion the student will be able to identify relevant methods of study and describe the content necessary to study to be successful for the TEAS test. TEAS V Study Guide can be purchased in WCC Bookstore. Class meets for four Fridays:

Friday • 8:00-3:00 p.m. • February 6, 13, 20, and 27th
Room G227a • Cost: $90
Last day of Registration: February 5

Medication Aide

This 24-hour course will meet training requirements for becoming qualified to be a Medication Aide.  The course will cover the six medication rights of medication administration for non-licensed personnel. Topics will include medication administration via the oral, topical, and instillation routes, medical asepsis, hand hygiene, terminology, and legal implications. Successful completion of course skills qualifies the Nurse Aide Level I for listing on the North Carolina Medication Aide registry regulated by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. Textbook can be purchased in WCC Bookstore. Class meet for three weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays:

Tuesday & Thursday • 5:00-9:00 p.m. • February 10- February 26
Room G119 • Cost: $90
Last day of Registration: February 9

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