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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 ext. 2333.

Short-Term Certifications

Advanced EMT

The Advanced EMT program consists of online coursework and on-campus dates. This course requires both on campus and online coursework. Students must have access to high speed internet.

EMS 4300-01

  • HRD/Orientation: July 15, 2024 5:00-7:00pm or July 17, 2024 5:00-7:00pm

  • Class Dates:
    July 15, 2024- Nov. 6, 2024 Mon or Wed night 5p-10p One Saturday in course, either Oct 19 or 26
    RCC Owens Building (OHS), Room 210 Flip/Flop Schedule.    .

Paperwork due by July 10, 2024 at 4pm

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

The Advanced EMT to Paramedic program consists of online coursework and on-campus dates. This course requires both on campus and online coursework. Students must have access to high speed internet.

Submit the AEMT to Paramedic interest form to be notified once upcoming course dates are announced

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.

Cardiovascular Technician

ICV-3111

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

August 1, 2024- September 26, 2024

  • Required HRD Pre-requisite:
    August 1, 2024
    5:30pm-7:30pm
    RCC Owens Building (OHS), Room 210
  • Required Orientation
    August 1, 2024
    7:30pm-8:30pm
    RCC Owens Building (OHS), Room 111
  • On-Campus Lab Skills
    August 5, 2024-September 26, 2024
    Thursdays 5:30pm-8:30pm
    RCC Owens Building (OHS) Room 111

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

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.

PHM-3002-01    # 61063

Sept 6, 2024 – Nov 16, 2024

  • Required HRD Orientation Pre-requisite:
    Sept 6th, 2024
    Friday 9:00am- 12:00pm
    RCC Owens Building (OHS), Room 210
  • On-Campus Lab Skills
    Sept 7, 2024 and Nov 9, 2024
    Saturday 9:00am-3:00pm
    RCC Owens Building (OHS) 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.

CPR (AHA Basic Life Support)

SEF-7010

Upcoming CPR Courses:
Continuing Education Live Course Schedule 

Register for CPR (SEF-7010):
Continuing Education Registration

Dialysis Technician

DIA-3100

The Dialysis Technician program consists of a required orientation, required pre-requisite course (HRD), and online coursework. Class may be offered in an online or hybrid format. Students must have access to high-speed internet.

October 17, 2024 – December 12, 2024

Dialysis- ONLINE

  • Required Orientation
    October 17, 2024
    1:00pm-3:00pm
    RCC Owens Building (OHS), Room 210
  • Required HRD 7122 Pre-requisite:
    October 17, 2024
    3:00pm-5:00pm
    RCC Owens Building (OHS), Room 210
  • Online Coursework
    October 21, 2024- December 12, 2024

Dialysis 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 and placement testing.

EMT-Initial

EMS-4200

The EMT program is designed to teach basic life support skills. EMTs are able to function in many areas including EMS systems, fire departments, hospitals, rescue squads, and physician offices. The class consists of lectures and hands-on skills instruction as well as field clinical opportunities. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible to sit for the North Carolina or National Registry EMT examination.

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

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.

Medical Assisting

MED-3300

The Medical Assisting program consists of a required orientation, required pre-requisite course, online coursework, on-campus lab skills, and a clinical rotation. Students must have access to high-speed internet.

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

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.

Medication Aide

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/

Submit the Medication Aide interest form to be notified once upcoming course dates are announced.

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.

Nurse Aide I

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

Nurse Aide Level 1 (Daytime/Blended)
August 17, 2024 – December 14, 2024

  • Mandatory Orientation
    August 17, 2024
    HRD: 8:00am-10:00am, OHS Room 210
    Program Orientation: 10:00am-12:00pm, OHS Room 131
  • Online
    August 17, 2024 – October 19, 2024
  • Lab
    August 17, 2024 – October 19, 2024 (No Lab on October 12, 2024)
    Saturdays
    8:00a.m-5:00pm (Lunch 12-1)
    OHS, Room 134
  • Clinicals
    November 2, 2024 – December 14, 2024 (No clinicals November 30, 2024)
    8:00am-4:00pm
    Location: TBD

Nurse Aide Level 1 (Daytime/Blended)
August 19, 2024 – November 4, 2024

NAS-3240-02
  • Mandatory Orientation
    August 19, 2024
    HRD: 12:00pm-2:00pm, OHS Room 210
    Program Orientation: 2:00pm-4:00pm, OHS Room 131
  • Online
    August 19, 2024 – September 30, 2024
  • Lab
    August 19, 2024 – October 7, 2024
    Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesdays
    12:00p.m-4:00pm
    OHS, Room 131
  • Clinicals
    Oct 8, 2024 – November 4, 2024
    48 hours
    Location: TBD

Nurse Aide Level 1 (Traditional)
August 19, 2024 – December 10, 2024

  • Mandatory Orientation
    August 19, 2024
    5:30pm-9:30pm, OHS Room 131
  • In Person Class Times August 19, 2024 – November 11, 2024 Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesdays
    5:30p.m-9:30pm OHS Room131
  • Lab
    August 19, 2024 – November 11, 2024
    Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesdays
    5:30p.m-9:30pm
    OHS, Room 134
  • Clinicals
    November 12, 2024 – December 10, 2024
    Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesdays
    5:30p.m-9:30pm
    Location: TBD

Please visit the Rockingham Health Care Foundation Scholarship document for more information. 

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 (Refresher)

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

NAS 3242

Submit the Nurse Aide I Refresher Interest Form to be notified once upcoming course dates are announced.

Please visit the Rockingham Health Care Foundation Scholarship document for more information. 

Nurse Aide I (Refresher) 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.

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

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.

Pharmacy Technician

PHM-3250

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.

August 27, 2024- December 12, 2024

  • Required Orientation:
    August 27, 2024
    6:00pm-7:00pm
    RCC Owens Building (OHS), Room 209
  • Required HRD Pre-requisite
    August 27, 2024
    7:00pm-9:00pm
    RCC Owens Building (OHS), Room 210
  • On-Campus Lab Skills
    September 3, 2024-December 12, 2024
    Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00pm-9:00pm
    RCC Owens Building (OHS) 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.

Phlebotomy

PBT-3022

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

July 1, 2024- October 21, 2024

  • Required Orientation:
    July 1, 2024
    5:30pm-6:30pm
    RCC Owens Building (OHS), Room 123
  • Required HRD Pre-requisite
    July 1, 2024
    6:30pm-8:30pm
    RCC Owens Building (OHS), Room 210
  • On-Campus Lab Skills
    July 8, 2024-October 21, 2024
    Mondays 5:30pm-8:30pm
    RCC Owens Building (OHS) Room 123

August 17, 2024- December 7, 2024

  • Required Orientation:
    August 17, 2024
    8:00am-9:00am
    RCC Owens Building (OHS), Room 123
  • Required HRD Pre-requisite
    August 17, 2024
    9:00am-11:00am
    RCC Owens Building (OHS), Room 210
  • On-Campus Lab Skills
    August 24, 2024-December 7, 2024
    Saturdays 8:00am-11:00am
    RCC Owens Building (OHS) Room 123

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.

Address

Rockingham Community College
PO Box 38
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