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: $11.95 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

March 21– April 18 Blended/Online class and Labs on Mondays 8:30 AM- 16:00 PM. Smithfield Campus

June 1 - June 29 Public Safety Wed. Labs 8:30 - 16:00, plus online assignments each week.

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