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Geriatric Nurse Aide (100 Hours)

Geriatric Aide Training provides advanced training for the Nurse Aide I. Upon completion, students
are eligible for listing as a geriatric nurse aide with the North Carolina Nurse Aide Registry.

Training Includes:

  • Person-centered care concepts
  • Hydration
  • Nutrition
  • Mental health
  • Dementia
  • Behavioral challenges
  • Pain management
  • Palliative care
  • Stress management

Admissions Requirements:

• Documentation of complete immunization
records including proof of MMR
1 and 2 or individual titers, current TB
test (must be active upon completion
of course), Varicella infection by medical
record, Varicella titer, or Varicella
immunization if the titer is negative, proof of
hepatitis B vaccine (completed dose 1, 2,
and 3) or signed MCC waiver, tetanus and
flu shots for some clinical sites

Cost of Class:

  • Tuition/Registration: $180
  • Liability insurance: $13
  • Optional accident insurance: $1.20

For more information about this class call the Avery Learning Center at 828.733.5883.

Click this link for information about GEER 2020-2021 Funding Scholarships.