NETC’s nursing assistant program graduates
by Staff Report
Fifteen students recently graduated from Northeastern Technical College’s Nursing Assistant (NA) Program in Cheraw. The program consists of 80 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of supervised clinical training and is offered by the college’s division of continuing education.
Graduates of the program included Allison A. Chisholm of Patrick, Sonia E. Fuller of Bennettsville, Amber L. Grice of Chesterfield, Lacey L. Irvin of McBee, Renisha M. Jefferson of Cheraw, Isis A. Kinsale of Cheraw, Kati M. Lambert of Cheraw, Brandy N. Laney of Mt. Croghan, Ashley D. McFarlin of Chesterfield, Denim H. Moore of Cheraw, D’Quona K. Moore of Cheraw, Paris G. Oliver of Cheraw, Joel E. Parker of Blenheim, Brittany E. Spears of Cheraw and Alisha L. Wright of Pageland.
Upon completion of the course, graduates acquire the academic and practical skills necessary to successfully complete the Nursing Assistant Certification Exam. This exam is required by the S.C. Department of Health and Human Services for employment as nurse aides and certified nursing assistants (CNA).
The CNA pathway program is offered during the day and evening every semester at Northeastern Technical College. The day class option lasts approximately six weeks and the evening class option lasts approximately 12 weeks.
Registration for these classes is completed by filling out a continuing education registration form and paying the tuition fee. This may be done at the office of continuing education, located in Hampton Hall on the Cheraw campus (Room 202) Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Fridays from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
For more information about admission, or the CNA pathway, call the office of continuing education at 843-921-6925 or 1-800-921-7399 and choose option four (4).
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