2018-2019 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2018-2019 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nurse Aide Career Technical Education Pathway (D45970D) Diploma

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The NC Career and College Promise Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathways are designed for accelerated high school juniors and seniors who are ready to get a head start on career and technical courses that will lead to a job credential, certificate or diploma in a technical career.

The Nurse Aide Pathway prepares individuals to work under the supervision of licensed health care professionals in performing nursing care and services for persons of all ages. It also allows for coursework for competitive admission into health science programs.

Admissions Criteria

To be eligible for enrollment, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a high school junior or senior;
  • Be 161/2 years of age before taking NAS 101  
  • Be enrolled in a High School Career Cluster/Concentration that is alligned with the Nurse Aide diploma;
  • Have a weighted GPA on 3.0 on high school course or approval of your high school principal or designee;
  • Meet all program prerequisites.

If you meet these qualifications, submit your Career and College Promise application, official high school transcripts, and any applicable test scores (official, unopened original copies) to RCC. See your school counselor for more information.

If you have questions about the Nurse Aide pathway, please see the website for more information:

website: http://robeson.edu/na [opens in a new tab] or contact Sheila Smith – Program Director Nurse Aide at 910.272.3397 or ssmith@robeson.edu

Registration Process

Students will register for classes at RCC during a special registration period. Once the registration period begins, you will be registered on a first come, first-served basis. Please see your high school counselor for more information.

Articulated Courses

High School Community College
HN 43 Nursing Fundamentals NAS 101  (NC Nurse Aide 1 Registry required)
HU 10 Health Team Relations  
HU 40 Health Science 1 and MED 120 - Survey of Medical Term  
HU 42 Health Science 11  

Certification exam and eligible for National Registry listing and employment.

Premajor courses part of the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) and Independent Comprehensive Agreement (ICAA) and will transfer to four year institutions in the state of North Carolina.

* Universal General Education Transfer Component [UGETC], courses transfer to any four year institution as a lower general education elective.

Class Locations

All courses are offered on the RCC campus. To find a specific course offering, search for sections online by selecting the “Class Schedules” option on the RCC website: www.robeson.edu [opens in a new tab]

Program Curriculum

First Semester (Fall)

Class Hours 9 | Lab Hours 4 | Clinical Hours 3 | Credit Hours 12

Second Semester (Spring)

Class Hours 9 | Lab Hours 2 | Credit Hours 10

Third Semester (Fall)

Class Hours 6 | Lab Hours 2 | Credit Hours 7

Fourth Semester (Spring)

Class Hours 6 | Lab Hours 5 | Clinical Hours 6 | Credit Hours 10

Total Credit Hours (39 SHC)

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