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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

FALL 2021 NURSE AIDE I SECTIONS:
NUR-3240-01
Aug 23 – Nov 11, 2021
Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs
8:00am-11:50am, OHS Building
CPR TBA
NUR-3240-02
Aug 23 – Nov 11, 2021
Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs
1:00pm-5:00pm, OHS Building
CPR TBA
NUR-3240-03
Aug 23 – Dec 13, 2021
Mon/Tues/Wed
5:30pm-9:30pm, OHS Building
CPR TBA

Nurse Aide Orientation: All Nurse Aide I students must attend one of the following mandatory orientation sessions:

  • Wednesday, August 18, 5:30pm-7:30pm
  • Thursday, August 19, 10:00am-12:00pm

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 (Blended)

NUR 3240-04

August 21 – December 11, 2021

NOTE: The Fall 2021 blended section is currently full. Please complete the Nurse Aide I Interest Form to be added to the waitlist.

**See the Nurse Aide I section above for available Fall 2021 classes. **
  • Required First Day Orientation: 
    Saturday, August 21, 2021, 8:00am-10:00am (Owens Building)
  • Online Coursework: 
    August 21 – September 24, 2021
  • On-Campus Coursework: 
    August 21 – December 11, 2021
    Saturdays, 8am-12pm, 1pm-5pm, Owens Building
  • CPR: TBA

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

August 31 – December 9, 2021

NOTE: The Fall 2021 Pharmacy Technician program is currently full. Please complete the Pharmacy Tech Interest Form to be added to the waitlist.

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

  • Required Orientation:
    Tuesday, August 24, 2021
    5:30pm-7:00pm, Owens Building, room 210
  • Online Coursework: 
    August 31 – December 9, 2021
  • On-Campus Coursework: 
    August 31 – December 9, 2021
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00pm-9:00pm, Owens Building, room 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.

EMT-Initial

2021 EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN CLASSES

Date/times subject to change

August 10 – December 16, 2021
Tuesday/Thursday, 6pm-10pm
Every other Saturday, 8am-5pm

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.

Medication Aide

PHM-4100

August 23 – August 31, 2021

Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs
1:00pm-5:00pm
Owens Building, room 134

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/

Scholarships are available!

Medication Aide Information
Medication Aide 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.

Paramedic

EMS-4400

Date/times subject to change

Upcoming course dates TBA

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

Scholarships  are available for the Paramedic program!

Paramedic Program Interest Form
EMS Program Information

CPR (AHA Basic Life Support)

Medical Assisting

MED-3300-01

NOTE: The Fall 2021 Medical Assisting program is currently full. Please complete the Medical Assisting Interest Form to be added to the waitlist.

October 25, 2021 – March 10, 2022

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

  • Mandatory Orientation: 
    Monday, October 18
    5:30pm-7:00pm, OHS Room 210
  • Online Coursework: 
    October 25, 2021 – March 10, 2022
  • Lab Skills (on campus): 
    October 25, 2021 – March 10, 2022 
    Tuesday and Thursday evenings
    5:30pm-8:30pm, OHS Room 123
  • Clinical Rotation: 
    January 4 – March 10, 2022
    • Monday through Saturday, requiring a total of 40 hours (dates/times TBD and subject to change)
  • National Exam Opportunity: 
    March 8, 2022 at 9am.
  • 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.

Phlebotomy

MLA-3022

NOTE: The Fall 2021 Phlebotomy program is currently full. Please complete the Phlebotomy Interest Form to be added to the waitlist.

September 13 – December 20, 2021

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: 
    Tuesday, September 7
    5:30pm-7:00pm (OHS Building, Room 210)
  • Required Pre-requisite Course (HRD-3004): 
    Friday, September 10
    1:00pm-4:00pm (BLLC 103)
  • Online Coursework: 
    September 13 – December 20, 2021
  • On-Campus Lab Skills: 
    September 13 – December 20, 2021
    • Mondays 5:30pm-8:30pm, OHS room 123
  • Clinical Rotation: 
    September 13 – December 20, 2021
    • 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.

NOTE: The Fall 2021 Phlebotomy program is currently full. Interested students are encouraged to submit the Phlebotomy Interest Form and complete Steps 1-4 above.

Cardiovascular Technician

ICV-3111-01

NOTE: The Fall 2021 Cardiovascular Monitoring Technician program is currently full. Please complete the Cardiovascular Tech Interest Form to be added to the waitlist.

August 27 – November 22, 2021

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

  • Required First Day Orientation: 
    Friday, August 27, 2021
    8:00am-8:30am (Owens Building)
  • Online Coursework: 
    August 27 – November 22, 2021
  • On-Campus Coursework: 
    August 27 – November 22, 2021
    • Two Fridays per month, 8:30am-11:30am, Owens Building, room 120
  • CPR: TBA 
  • National Exam Opportunity: 
    November 23, 2021 @ 9am

Date/times subject to change

Scholarships  are available for the Cardiovascular Technician course!

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

September 7 – November 16, 2021

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):
    Tuesday, Aug 31, 9:00am-12:00pm, ADT 101
  • Central Sterile Course Components (MED 3002)
    • Online Coursework: 
      September 7 – November 16, 2021
    • Two Campus Class Dates: 
      Tuesday, Sept 7, 9:00am-3:00pm, OHS 209
      Tuesday, Oct 12, 9:00am-3:00pm, 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

Upcoming course dates TBA

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

Dialysis Technician Information Packet
Continuing Education Scholarships

Advanced EMT

EMS-4300-01

Date/times subject to change

Upcoming course dates TBA

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

Scholarships  are available for the Advanced EMT course! Advanced EMT Information
Advanced EMT Interest Form

Advanced EMT to Paramedic

EMS-4303

Please check back for future program dates.

AEMT to Paramedic Bridge Information Packet

Address

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

Hours

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact

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