Refresher Courses

CNA 1 Refresher Course Description
This course consists of 40 hours of theoretical and clinical instructions.  It is offered to enrollees who have been or are currently listed on the Nurse Aide 1 Registry from any state and/or enrollees who have completed a NC state approved Nurse Aide 1 training program within two years prior enrollment
Course Content/Outline
  • Basic Nursing Skills
  • Personal Care Skills 
  • Recognition of Mental Health and Social
     Service Needs
  • Care of Cognitively Impaired Residents
  • Basic Restorative Services
  • Residents Rights.

CNA 2 Refresher Course Description

This course consists of 45 hours of theoretical and clinical instruction.  It is offered to individuals who have completed a North Carolina state approved Certified Nursing Assistant II program.  You must be within two years of expiration to enroll in this refresher course.
Course Content/ Outline includes but not limited to the following
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Suctioning
  • Sterile Dressing Change
  • Wound Irrigation
  • Urinary Catheters
  • Elimination Procedures
Phlebotomy Refresher course
Course Content/ Outline includes but not limited to:
  • Draw blood from patients and blood donors
  • Evaluate patients’ ability to withstand procedure
  • Explain blood-drawing procedure to patients and answer questions
  • Perform basic point of care testing, such as blood glucose levels
  • Prepare blood, urine and other specimens for testing
  • Verify patient/donor identity
  • Maintain medical equipment such as needles, test tubes and blood vials
This course consists of 50 hours of theoretical and clinical instruction.  It is offered to individuals who have completed a Nationally approved Phlebotomy Technician program.  You must be within two years of expiration to enroll in this refresher course.