Nurse Aide

This QuickJobs program is a WIA-eligible training program.

Class Description:
The primary objective of the Nurse Aide Program is to provide students with the hands-on training necessary to offer high-quality care to patients while working alongside other qualified health care professionals. This course, approved by the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), combines classroom lecture, simulated laboratory care, and hands-on clinical experience in a local long-term-care facility.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Health Care systems
  • The Patient
  • Protecting the Person
  • Assisting with Activities of Daily Living
  • Patient Assessment
  • Assisting with Care Needs
  • Nursing Assistant Practicum

Entry Requirements/What to Expect

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Drug Screen 10 panel /Hepatitis B Vaccine Series /2 Step TST Skin Test/MMR Titer (if needed)
  • Flu Shot (Clinicals occurring October1-April 30-current serum)
  • Pre-Check Background with Student Check

Professional Credentials
Upon successful completion of program requirements (with a minimum grade of a "C", students will be able to sit for SC State Certification (NACES).

Employment Opportunities 
Nursing homes, assisted living, hospice, hospitals, community based long-term care, correctional institutions, and other long-term care settings.

Technology /Tools
Automated external defibrillators

Electronic medical thermometers
Shower or bath chairs or seats for the physically challenged
Therapeutic heating or cooling pads or compresses or packs 
Wheelchairs 

Curriculum
DOC 686 Nurse Aide Certificate Program 110 hours

***CLINICAL SITES WILL VARY***

For more information, call (864) 646-1700 or toll free 866-269-5677  Ext 1700

 or e-mail conted@tctc.edu

 

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Contact Us

Corporate & Community Education
(864) 646-1700
Toll-free (within the 864 Area Code) at 1-866-269-5677, ext. 1700
conted@tctc.edu

Office Hours:

Pendleton Campus
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: Hours vary weekly

Anderson Campus
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: Hours vary weekly

Easley Campus
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: Hours vary weekly

You may also register online by going to www.tctc.edu/learn