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; 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday in Room B-105; November 26th through December 18th. Once your application has been approved, be prepared to register and pay the $195 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. (13.1 CEU)

Tuesdays and Thursdays • 9:00 a.m. -  1:00 p.m.  • August 19 - December 4
Room G-109b • $180 Fee •  $15 Security Fee  •  $5 Technology Fee
Instructor: Judy Ward • Section Number: 23184 • Last Day to Register: August 18

ECG

This 78-hour course is designed to give a basic introduction to the 12-lead ECG. Students will gain knowledge of the basic medical terminology of the cardiovascular systems, understand the structure and function of the heart, and be introduced to the basic anatomy and physiology of the heart. Students will learn why an ECG is performed, the preparation and placement of an ECG lead, to identify common artifacts of an ECG, and to operate equipment to perform an ECG. This course is recommended for the student who already has a background in health care. At registration, students must provide a copy of the high school diploma, HSE, or transcript. Textbook required. (7.8 CEU)

Mondays and Wednesdays •  6:00 - 9:00 p.m.  • August 18 - November 17
Room G-119  • $180 Fee • $15 Security Fee  •  $5 Technology Fee
Instructor: Staff • Section Number: 22629  •  Last Day to Register: August 15


Pharmacy Technician Training

This 96-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 GED. 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 - 9:00 p.m.  •  August 18 - December 11
Room G-227a • $180 Fee •  $15 Security Fee  •  $5 Technology Fee
Instructor: Cindy Galloway • Section Number: 22628 • Last Day to Register: August 15

Medical Assisting

This course provides skills training in three competency areas related to the job performance for medical assistants: administrative office, laboratory, and clinical. Course work includes instruction in scheduling appointments, insurance coding and billing, medical transcription, computer operations, assisting with examinations/treatments, performing routine laboratory procedures, and ethical/legal issues associated with patient care.  Required textbook, The Professional Medical Assistant.  (16 CEU)

Tuesdays and Thursdays • 5:00 - 10:00 p.m.  • August 19 - December 11
Room G-105a • $180 Fee •  $15 Security Fee  •  $5 Technology Fee
Instructor: Cynthia Green • Section Number: 22632 • Last Day to Register: August 18

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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 criminal background check and drug screening. These are done through CertifiedBackground.com, 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 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 Aid I: approx. $60.

Mondays and Wednesdays •  5:00 - 10:00 p.m.  • August 18 - December 10
Room G-227b • $180 Fee •  $15 Security Fee
$5 Technology Fee • $5 CPR card  •  (17.9 CEU)
Instructor: Donna Clodfelter • Section Number: 23180 • Last Day to Register: August 15

Tuesdays and Thursdays • 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  • August 19 - December 11
Room G-227b • $180 Fee •  $15 Security Fee
$5 Technology Fee • $5 CPR card  •  (19.2 CEU)
Instructor: Mary Killette • Section Number: 23182 • Last Day to Register: August 15

Tuesdays and Thursdays • 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.  • August 19 - December 11
Room G-227b • $180 Fee •  $15 Security Fee
$5 Technology Fee • $5 CPR card  •  (18.4 CEU)
Instructor: Gwen Hardy • Section Number: 23181 • Last Day to Register: August 15

 

 

Nurse Aide I - Hybird

This 168-hour hybrid class will have classroom and clinical hours, in addition to the on-line portion. 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, 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) prior to clinicals. (16.8 CEU)

Course will be offered August 18 - December 10

Orientation: August 18 • 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. • Room G-227b
Online: August 18 - October 8
On campus: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. • Mondays • August 25 - October 20 • Room G-227b
Clinical off-campus: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. • Mondays and Wednesdays • October 27 - December 10

$180 Fee • $15 Security Fee • $5 Technology Fee • $5 CPR card
Instructor: Elise Webb • Section Number: 23185 • Last Day to Register: August 15

 


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, 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.  • August 19 - December 11
Room G-109a • $180 Fee •  $15 Security Fee  •  $5 Technology Fee
Section Number: 23183 • Last Day to Register: August 15

 


Phlebotomy Training and Clinical Education

This 118-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, 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 before the clinical portion of the class. Required text, approx. $80. (11.8 CEU)

Mondays and Wednesdays •  6:00 - 9:00 p.m.  • August 18 - December 10
Room G-119 • $180 Fee • $15 Security Fee • $5 Technology Fee • $5 CPR card
Instructor: James Moody • Section Number: 23179 • Last Day to Register: August 15

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