Nurse Aide Refresher

The 45 hour NA I Refresher online course provides lecture online and lab practice of previously learned skills and hands on skills practice for state exams for students with expired certifications five years or less or out of state aides desiring to be listed on the N.C. Nurse Aide I registry.  Current BLS card. There is no clinical with this class; no background or urine drug screen required.

Estimated Program Cost

Tuition:  $145
Lab fee:  $10
Skills Packet: $11.93 plus tax
Handbook: $30.50 plus tax
Course Packet: $6.16 plus tax
DHSR Exam: $140

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  • Verification of previous NA I State Registry in the past five years.
  • Two matching government ID cards (Photo driver's license/social security card/military or passport).

Learn more about the Admission Process

Upcoming Courses

NUR-3242-01F Oct. 18- Nov.15, Tuesdays, 0830-1600, Traditional/Seated class, Smithfield campus, Public Safety, J1120/J1160 classroom.

Nurse Aide Refresher
NUR-3242-01P, March 1– March 29 Blended/Online class and Labs on Weds. 8:30 AM- 16:00 PM. Smithfield Campus

For more information:

First contact:

Lori Collier
Administrative Assistant to Nurse Aide Programs

If no reply within 24 hours, please contact Connie Grady.

Connie H. Grady
Department Chair of Health Education and Nurse Aide Programs
Public Safety Services J1130
(919) 464-2355