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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

To be notified of upcoming Nurse Aide course sections, please submit the Nurse Aide Interest Form.

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

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

To be notified of upcoming Nurse Aide course sections, please submit the Nurse Aide Interest Form.

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

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 23 -December 6, 2022

The Pharmacy Technician program consists of a required pre-requisite course (HRD 7121), orientation, online coursework, and on-campus class sessions. This course requires both on campus and online coursework. Students must have access to high-speed internet.

  • Required Pre-requisite Course:
    Friday, August 19, 2022, 9:00am-12:00pm
    RCC Owens Building, Room 210
  • Mandatory Orientation:
    Monday, August 22, 2022, 6:00pm-7:00pm
    RCC Owens Building, Room 209
  • Online Coursework:
    August 23 – December 6. 2022
    • Students will be responsible for completing online coursework through Moodle
  • On-Campus Lab Skills:
    August 23 – December 6, 2022
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
    RCC Owens Building, Room 209

Pharmacy Technician 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 program registration.

Medication Aide

PHM-4100

To be notified of upcoming Medication Aide course sections, please submit the Medication Aide Interest Form .

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/

PHM-4100-02
July 18 – July 26, 2022
1:00pm – 5:00pm

PHM-4100-03
August 22 – August 31, 2022
9:00am – 1:00pm


Owens Building, Room 131
Cost: $70.00 plus book

Medication Aide 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 registration.

EMT-Initial

EMS-4200

Class 1
July 19 – November 10, 2022

Tuesday & Thursday, 6pm – 10pm
Every other Saturday, 8am-5pm (Beginning July 30th)

This class meets on campus in the Owens Building (OHS 123)

Class 2

August 15 – December 12, 2022
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8:30am – 11:30am
Monday-Sunday Online

This class meets on campus in the Owens Building (OHS 123)

Class 3

September 19 – February 1, 2023
Monday & Wednesday 6pm -10pm
Saturday 8am – 5pm

This class meets on campus in the Owens Building (OHS 120)

EMT-Initial 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 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

To be notified of upcoming Medical Assisting course sections, please submit the Medical Assisting Interest Form .

Medical Assisting 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 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

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

Class 1
June 6 – September 27, 2022

  • Mandatory Orientation:
    Monday, May 23, 2022, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
    RCC Owens Building, Room 123
  • Required Pre-requisite Course:
    Friday, Friday, May 27, 2022, 9:00am-12:00pm
    RCC Owens Building, Room 210
  • On-Campus Lab Skills:
    June 6 – September 27, 2022
    Mondays, 5:30pm-8:30pm
    Owens Building, Room 123
  • Online Coursework:
    June 6 – September 27, 2022
  • Clinical Rotation:
    July 1 – September 27, 2022
    Students must complete 100 clinical hours from Sunday to Sunday; hours vary depending on clinical site’s needs (subject to change).
    • Dates/times TBA.
  • CPR: TBA

Class 2
October 3 – December 23, 2022

  • Mandatory Orientation:
    Monday, September 30, 2022, 8am – 9am
    RCC Owens Building, Room 123
  • Required Pre-requisite Course:
    Friday, September 30, 2022, 9:00am-12:00pm
    RCC Owens Building, Room 123
  • On-Campus Lab Skills:
    October 3 – December 23, 2022
    Mondays, 5:30pm-8:30pm
    Wednesdays, 5:30 – 7pm
    Owens Building, Room 123
    • The first 4 weeks students will attend Wednesday nights on campus from 5:30pm – 7pm for extra lab time.
  • Online Coursework:
    October 3 – December 23, 2022
  • Clinical Rotation:
    October 24 – December 12, 2022
    Students must complete 100 clinical hours from Sunday to Sunday; hours vary depending on clinical site’s needs (subject to change).
    • Dates/times TBA.
  • CPR: TBA

Phlebotomy 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 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

September 9 – December 9, 2022

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

  • Mandatory Orientation:
    Friday, September 2, 8:00am-9:00am
    RCC Owens Building, Room 120
  • Required Pre-requisite Course:
    Friday, September 2, 9:00am-12:00pm
    RCC Owens Building, Room 210
  • Online Coursework:
    September 9 – December 9, 2022
  • On-Campus Lab Skills:
    September 9 – December 9, 2022
    Two Fridays a month, 8:30am-11:30am
    RCC Owens Building, Room 120
    • Dates are as follows:
      • 9/9
      • 9/16
      • 10/7
      • 10/14
      • 11/9
      • 11/18
      • 12/9
  • National Exam Opportunity:
    December 8, 2022
  • CPR: TBA

Cardiovascular Technician 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.

Central Sterile Processing

MED-3002

September 8 – November 17, 2022

The Central Sterile Processing program consists of a required pre-requisite course (HRD), online coursework and on-campus dates. This course requires both on campus and online coursework. Students must have access to high-speed internet.

  • Required Pre-requisite Course:
    Thursday, September 1, 9:00am-12:00pm

  • MED 3002 Online Coursework:
    September 8 – November 17, 2022
  • MED 3002 On-Campus Dates:
    Thursday, September 8, 9:00am-3:00pm
    Thursdays, November 3, 9:00am-3:00pm
    RCC Owens Building, Room 209

Central Sterile Processing 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 program registration.

Dialysis Technician

DIA-3100

August 4 – October 13, 2022

The Dialysis Technician program consists of a required orientation, required pre-requisite course (HRD), online coursework, on-campus lab skills and a clinical rotation. This course requires both on campus and online coursework. Students must have access to high-speed internet.

  • Required Orientation & HRD Class:
    Thursday, August 4, 2022, 9am – 1pm
    RCC Owens Building, Room 123

  • Online Coursework:
    August 5 – October 13, 2022
  • On-Campus Lab Skills:
    Thursday, August 25, 2022
    Thursday, October 13, 2022
    RCC Owens Building, Room 123
    • 9am – 1pm both days
  • Clinical Rotation:
    Monday, September 12, 2022 – Friday, October 7, 2022
    40-hour clinical rotation to start 4 weeks after the program starts. (Subject to change due to clinical site needs.)
    Monday through Saturday, hours may vary depending on clinical site’s needs.
    40 total hours required
  • CPR: TBA
Dialysis Technician Information Packet

Advanced EMT

EMS-4300

To be notified of upcoming Advanced EMT course sections, please submit the Advanced EMT Interest Form .

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

August 1, 2022 – April 20, 2023

Odd Weeks: Monday/Tuesday, 8:30am-4:30pm
Even Weeks: Wednesday/Thursday, 8:30am-4:30pm

This class meets on campus in the Owens Building Room 208 (OHS)

AEMT to Paramedic Bridge 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.

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