Nurse Aide I Registration, Required Documents, Mandatory Orientation

Registration Guidelines

Read the registration requirement carefully for detailed information.

  1. The prospective student must be 16½ years of age on the first day of semester.
  2. Apply online using admission tab at McDowell Technical Community College
Documentation required to register:
  1. Present a valid, non-expired, U.S. Government-issued, signature-bearing, picture identification
  2. Present a valid, non-laminated, signature-bearing Social Security Card, matching their picture identification
  3. Meet the RISE eligibility requirements; Official High School transcript.
  4. Schedule required eligibility verification meeting with the Program Coordinator, Sarah Jornigan (828.652.0639) or any Health Sciences Department faculty by calling the Department Administrative Assistant at (828) 652-0646
Required Immunizations and Documents:
  1. Tuberculous (TB) Screening (Current through the end of the semester)
  2. Hepatitis B Immunizations*
  3. Flu shot (more detail given in orientation) 
*Forms are provided for the following required information
  1. Medical Health History
  2. Essential Functions and Allergies
  3. Confidentiality Statement
  4. Code of Ethics
  5. Contact Information
  6. Audio, Video and Photography Release
  7. Attestation Not to Come Sick (COVID documentation)
  8. Clinical and Lab Statement of Understanding/Consent (COVID documentation)
Students must have access to
  • Computer (computers, internet and printer are available in the Academic Resource Center for student use)
  • Internet
  • Personal phone with current minutes, activated mailbox to receive messages
*MTCC students may use the Academic Resource Center for  computer and internet access
Some of the Apps Used in the Program
  • go.mcdowelltech email
  • Remind
  • Quizlet
  • Google Docs
  • Open Learning Management System
Nurse Aide Training Orientation
  1. During orientation the program coordinator, reviews the program handbook, required documentation, required immunizations and requirements to successfully complete the program.
  2. Orientation is an opportunity for registered students ask questions about the program and the requirements.
  3. For orientation details for the Nurse Aide I, Nurse Aide I Refresher and Nurse Aide II – Review the current Nurse Aide Brochure for date, time and place. Orientation usually last 1 ½ – 2 hours.
 Nurse Aide Orientation – Mandatory
  1. Attendance at Program Orientation is required for all registered students.
  2. Parents are invited to join their students at the session.
  3. Please bring the following:
  4. Class Packet from MTCC bookstore
  5. Highlighter, pen and paper to take notes
  6. Any required documents and immunizations results that you have not turned into the program coordinator or your academic advisor