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Nurse Aide II

Nurse Aide II is a two-part course that prepares students toNurse talking to older patient perform more complex nursing skills than those required for Nurse Aide I. 

Educational Pathway:
Nurse Aide I > Nurse Aide II > RN-ADN > RN-BSN > AAS, Physical Therapy Assistant at CCC&TI > MSN

  1.  Course Content  
  2.  Earnings  
  3.  Costs  
  4.  Admission Requirements  
Course Content

Part I, classroom/lab instruction includes 100-hours of instruction, skills demonstration, return demonstration and practice with primary focus on: infection control, oropharyngeal suctioning, established tracheostomy care, observation and maintenance of oxygen therapy, enteral nutrition, wound care, urinary and bowel elimination.

Part II incorporates 92-hours of clinical learning experience in a variety of health care settings and competency testing. Students work with patients/residents in a variety of settings to provide care and demonstrate proficiency of learned skills and knowledge. They return to the classroom for a comprehensive review followed by the written and skills competency examination.  Upon successful course completion, students become eligible to apply to the North Carolina Board of Nursing for listing and are eligible for employment as a Nurse Aide II. 

Estimated Hourly Earnings

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics website (www.bls.gov), current state hourly wage range is $10.64 - $10.88.

Employment Opportunities:

  • Nursing Homes                                                                        
  • Assisted Living Centers
  • Retirement Homes
  • Physician's Offices
  • Hospitals
  • Home Care Agencies
  • Hospice


  • Department of Labor Standard Occupational Code (SOC): 31-1014
Costs

Required to Register
Nurse Aide II class/lab registration fee $183.50
Nurse Aide II clinical registration fee     $176.00
Immunization Tracker thru Certified Background $35.00
Criminal Background Check thru Certified Background $52.00
Drug Screen thru Certified Background $46.00
Malpractice insurance $13.00
Social security card-name must match government issued ID
Government issued photo-ID- name must match Social Security card
Additional Cost
Career Pathways registration fee
Fee may be waived based upon employment status
$126.00
CPR card $13.00
Textbook/workbook* $158.75
Supplies* $ Varies
*May be purchased in College Bookstore.

 

Financial Aid:
To inquire about assistance for Continuing Education students, please call 828.726.2242 or 828.297.8120.
Admission Requirements
  • Introduction to Health Services
  • Career Pathways
  • Reading placement test
  • Current listing with the Division of Health Service Regulation as a Nurse Aide I with no substantiated findings of abuse, neglect or misappropriation of property
  • Proof of completion of a minimum 75-hour state approved Nurse Aide I course
  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalency
Competitive Admissions:
Students who successfully complete Nurse Aide II training at CCC&TI, will receive three (3) points toward competitive admission into the Physical Therapy Assistant program at CCC&TI and five (5) points toward competitive admission into the Nursing program at CCC&TI.