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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:

NOTE: The Fall 2021 Nurse Aide sections are currently full.

Please complete the Nurse Aide Interest Form to be notified of future program dates.

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
Fall 2021 Nurse Aide I Class Dates

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 Interest Form to be notified of future program dates.

  • 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

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

August 23 – August 31, 2021

Please complete the Medication Aide Interest Form to be notified of upcoming program dates.

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.

EMT-Initial

EMS-4200

November 29, 2021 – April 20, 2022

Monday/Wednesday, 6pm-10pm
Every other Saturday, 8am-5pm (starting 12/11)

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

October 5, 2021 – November 17, 2022

Every other Tuesday/Thursday, 6pm-10pm
Every other Saturday, 8am-5pm

Date/times subject to change

Paramedic Program Information Packet

Looking to earn both your Associate Degree and Paramedic certification? Check out the EMS Program !

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-330001

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

January 24 – May 13, 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: 
    Tuesday, January 18, 2022
    4:30pm-5:30pm (OHS Building, Room 210)
  • Required Pre-requisite Course (HRD-7210): 
    Friday, January 21, 2022
    9:00am-12:00pm (OHS Building, Room 210)
  • Online Coursework: 
    January 24 – May 13, 2022
  • On-Campus Lab Skills: 
    January 24 – May 13, 2022
    • Mondays 5:30pm-8:30pm, OHS room 123
  • Clinical Rotation: 
    February 21 – May 13, 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-3111-01

January 21 – April 22, 2022

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

  • Required Orientation: 
    Friday, January 14, 2022
    8:00am-9:00am (OHS Room 120)
  • Required HRD 7122 Class:
    Friday, January 14, 2022
    9:00am-12:00pm (OHS Room 210)
  • Online Coursework: 
    January 21 – April 22, 2022
  • On-Campus Coursework: 
    January 21 – April 22, 2022
    • Two Fridays per month, 8:30am-11:30am
    • OHS Room 123
  • CPR: TBA 
  • National Exam Opportunity: 
    April 21, 2022 @ 9am

Date/times subject to change

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 13 – February 24, 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):
    • Tuesday, January 11, 9am-12pm, OHS 210
  • Central Sterile Course Components (MED 3002)
    • Online Coursework: 
      January 13 – February 24, 2022
    • Two Campus Class Dates: 
      Thursday, January 13, 9am-3pm, OHS 209
      Thursday, February 24, 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-4300-01

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

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