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The Health Sciences programs at RCC are limited enrollment, meaning admission is not guaranteed. To be considered for admission to any of the Health Sciences programs listed below, certain steps must first be completed. Click on the links provided to get more information about admission to each program. For admissions information, contact the Admissions Office at 336-342-4261 x2333.

Short-Term Certifications

Nurse Aide I

NUR-3240

Summer 2022 & Fall 2022:
To be notified of upcoming Nurse Aide course sections, please submit the Nurse Aide Interest Form .

Mandatory Nurse Aide Orientation: 
The first day of class serves as a the mandatory program orientation. Attendance in the first day orientation is required to remain enrolled in the course.

The Nurse Aide Program is approved by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Health Regulation Health Care Personnel Registry Section Center for Aide and Education (CARE)
Center for Aide Regulation and Education
2709 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-2709
919-855-3969
www.ncnar.org

Please  click here  for information on the Rockingham Health Care Foundation Scholarship. 

Nurse Aide I Information Packet
Scholarship Information

Application Steps

  1. Apply for residency through the NC Residency Determination Service.
  2. Complete an RCC application .
  3. Send your official high school or GED transcript to RCC Admissions.
  4. Schedule an appointment to discuss program registration.

Nurse Aide I (Hybrid)

NUR-3240

Summer 2022 & Fall 2022:
To be notified of upcoming Nurse Aide course sections, please submit the Nurse Aide Interest Form .

Mandatory Nurse Aide Orientation: The first day of class serves as a the mandatory program orientation. Attendance in the first day orientation is required to remain enrolled in the course.

The Nurse Aide Program is approved by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Health Regulation Health Care Personnel Registry Section Center for Aide and Education (CARE).
Center for Aide Regulation and Education
2709 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-2709
919-855-3969
www.ncnar.org

Please  click here  for information on the Rockingham Health Care Foundation Scholarship. 

Nurse Aide I Information Packet
Scholarship Information

Application Steps

  1. Apply for residency through the NC Residency Determination Service.
  2. Complete an RCC application .
  3. Send your official high school or GED transcript to RCC Admissions.
  4. Schedule an appointment to discuss program registration.

Pharmacy Technician

PHM-3250

January 25 – May 5, 2022

The Pharmacy Technician program consists of a required pre-requisite course (HRD 7121), orientation, online coursework, and on-campus class sessions.

  • Required HRD 7121 Class:
    Friday, January 21, 2022
    1:00pm-4:00pm, OHS 210
  • Required Orientation:
    Monday, January 24, 2022
    5:30pm-7:00pm, OHS 209
  • Online Coursework: 
    January 25 – May 5, 2022
  • On-Campus Coursework: 
    January 25 – May 5, 2022
    Tuesdays and Thursdays
    6:00pm-9:00pm, OHS 209

Pharmacy Technician Information Packet
Continuing Education Scholarships

Application Steps

  1. Apply for residency through the NC Residency Determination Service.
  2. Complete an RCC application .
  3. Send your official high school or GED transcript to RCC Admissions.
  4. Schedule an appointment to discuss program registration.

Medication Aide

PHM-4100

**The January 2022 Medication Aide section is currently full.**

Please complete the Medication Aide Interest Form to be notified of upcoming course offerings.

The Medication Aide Program is approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
4516 Lake Boone Trail, Raleigh, NC 27607
919-781-9461
https://www.ncbon.com/

Medication Aide Information
Medication Aide Course Interest Form

Application Steps

  1. Apply for residency through the NC Residency Determination Service.
  2. Complete an RCC application .
  3. Send your official high school or GED transcript to RCC Admissions.
  4. Schedule an appointment to discuss registration.

EMT-Initial

EMS-4200

EMS-4200-02
February 1 – May 26, 2022
Tuesday/Thursday, 6pm-10pm
Every other Saturday, 8am-5pm

Date/times subject to change

EMT-Initial Information Packet
Scholarship Information

Application Steps

  1. Apply for residency through the NC Residency Determination Service.
  2. Complete an RCC application .
  3. Send your official high school or GED transcript to RCC Admissions.
  4. Schedule an appointment to discuss program registration and placement testing.

Paramedic

EMS-4400

Upcoming course dates TBA

Submit the Paramedic Interest Form to be notified once upcoming course dates are announced.

Paramedic Program Information Packet

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Application Steps

  1. Apply for residency through the NC Residency Determination Service.
  2. Complete an RCC application .
  3. Send your official high school or GED transcript to RCC Admissions.
  4. Schedule an appointment to discuss placement testing and registration.

Clinical Compliance Policy

The Paramedic program provides learning opportunities for students in an array of clinical learning environments. To comply with program policies, state and local regulations for healthcare providers, and in the interest of your own personal safety, the safety of your patients, and the potential liability to both the college and clinical agency, there are significant compliance requirements that must be met in order to enter the clinical area.  

Applicants are expected to review the  Compliance Policy for Clinical Placement prior to application to the program.

CPR (AHA Basic Life Support)

SEF-7010

Upcoming CPR Courses:
Continuing Education Live Course Schedule 

Register for CPR (SEF-7010):
Continuing Education Registration

Medical Assisting

MED-3300

March 29, 2022 – July 28, 2022

The Medical Assisting program consists of a required orientation, online coursework, on-campus lab skills, and a clinical rotation.

  • Mandatory Orientation: 
    Monday, March 21, 2022
    5:30pm-7:00pm, OHS Room 120
  • Required Pre-requisite Course (HRD 7123)
    Friday, March 25, 2022
    9:00am-12:00pm, OHS Room 210
  • Online Coursework: 
    March 29 – July 28, 2022
  • Lab Skills (on campus): 
    March 29 – July 28, 2022
    Tuesdays, 8:30am-4:00pm
    OHS Room 123
  • Clinical Rotation: 
    May 23 – July 28, 2022
    • Monday through Saturday, requiring a total of 40 hours (dates/times TBD and subject to change)
  • CPR: TBA

Dates/times subject to change.

Medical Assisting Information Packet
Scholarship Information

Application Steps

  1. Apply for residency through the NC Residency Determination Service.
  2. Complete an RCC application .
  3. Send your official high school or GED transcript to RCC Admissions.
  4. Schedule an appointment to discuss program registration.

Clinical Compliance Policy

The Medical Assisting program provides learning opportunities for students in an array of clinical learning environments. To comply with program policies, state and local regulations for healthcare providers, and in the interest of your own personal safety, the safety of your patients, and the potential liability to both the college and clinical agency, there are significant compliance requirements that must be met in order to enter the clinical area.  

Applicants are expected to review the  Compliance Policy for Clinical Placement prior to application to the program.

Phlebotomy

MLA-3022

June 6 – September 26, 2022

The Phlebotomy program consists of a required orientation, required pre-requisite course (HRD 3004), online coursework, on-campus lab skills, and a clinical rotation.

  • Mandatory Orientation: 
    Monday, May 23, 2022
    5:30pm-6:30pm (OHS Building, Room 123)
  • Required Pre-requisite Course (HRD-7210): 
    Friday, May 27, 2022
    9:00am-12:00pm (OHS Building, Room 210)
  • Online Coursework: 
    June 6 – September 26, 2022
  • On-Campus Lab Skills: 
    June 6 – September 26, 2022
    • Mondays 5:30pm-8:30pm, OHS room 123
  • Clinical Rotation: 
    July 1 – September 26, 2022
    • Sunday through Sunday, requiring a total of 100 hours
    • Dates/times TBA. Sunday through Sunday. Hours will vary depending on clinical site. Subject to change.
  • CPR: TBA 

Date/times subject to change

Phlebotomy Information Packet
Continuing Education Scholarships

Application Steps

  1. Apply for residency through the NC Residency Determination Service.
  2. Complete an RCC application .
  3. Send your official high school or GED transcript to RCC Admissions.
  4. Schedule an appointment to discuss program registration.

Clinical Compliance Policy

The Phlebotomy program provides learning opportunities for students in an array of clinical learning environments. To comply with program policies, state and local regulations for healthcare providers, and in the interest of your own personal safety, the safety of your patients, and the potential liability to both the college and clinical agency, there are significant compliance requirements that must be met in order to enter the clinical area.  

Applicants are expected to review the  Compliance Policy for Clinical Placement prior to application to the program.

Cardiovascular Technician

ICV-3111

The Cardiovascular Technician program consists of a required orientation/HRD class, online coursework, and on-campus class sessions.

Upcoming course dates are to be announced. Please submit the Cardiovascular Technician Course Interest Form to be notified once upcoming course dates are announced.

Cardiovascular Technician Information
Continuing Education Scholarships

Application Steps

  1. Apply for residency through the NC Residency Determination Service.
  2. Complete an RCC application .
  3. Send your official high school or GED transcript to RCC Admissions.
  4. Schedule an appointment to discuss program registration.

Central Sterile Processing

MED-3002

January 27 – April 7, 2022

The Central Sterile Processing program consists of a required pre-requisite course (HRD 3005), online coursework, and two on-campus class days.

  • Pre-requisite Course (HRD 3005):
    • Wednesday, January 26, 9am-12pm, OHS 206
  • Central Sterile Course Components (MED 3002)
    • Online Coursework: 
      January 27 – April 7, 2022
    • Two Campus Class Dates: 
      Thursday, January 27, 9am-3pm, OHS 209
      Thursday, March 31, 9am-3pm, OHS 209

Central Sterile Processing Information Packet
Continuing Education Scholarships

Application Steps

  1. Apply for residency through the NC Residency Determination Service.
  2. Complete an RCC application .
  3. Send your official high school or GED transcript to RCC Admissions.
  4. Schedule an appointment to discuss program registration.

Dialysis Technician

DIA-3100

Submit the  Interest form to be notified once upcoming course dates are announced. 

Dialysis Technician Information Packet
Continuing Education Scholarships

Advanced EMT

EMS-4300

February 28 – June 7, 2022

Rotating Schedule:
Odd Weeks: M/T 8:30am-4:30pm
Even Weeks: W/Th 8:30am-4:30pm

OHS Room 208

Date/times subject to change

Advanced EMT Information Packet

Application Steps

  1. Apply for residency through the NC Residency Determination Service.
  2. Complete an RCC application .
  3. Send your official high school or GED transcript to RCC Admissions.
  4. Schedule an appointment to discuss placement testing and registration.

Clinical Compliance Policy

The Advanced EMT program provides learning opportunities for students in an array of clinical learning environments. To comply with program policies, state and local regulations for healthcare providers, and in the interest of your own personal safety, the safety of your patients, and the potential liability to both the college and clinical agency, there are significant compliance requirements that must be met in order to enter the clinical area.  

Applicants are expected to review the  Compliance Policy for Clinical Placement prior to application to the program.

Advanced EMT to Paramedic

EMS-4303

Upcoming course dates TBA

Submit the  Interest Form  to be notified once upcoming course dates are announced.

AEMT to Paramedic Bridge Information Packet

Address

Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375

Hours

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Contact

336-342-4261
336-349-9986 (fax)
info@rockinghamcc.edu