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EMT and Nurse Aide Graduates Recognized


Emergency Medicine Technician (EMT)-Basic, Nurse Aide I and Nurse Aide II students from Nash Community College were recently recognized for the completion of their respective program in the Emergency Medical Services field.

EMT-Basic training prepares students with the fundamentals of patient assessment, life support techniques, CPR and AED use, airway management using oxygen administration, treating traumatic injuries, childbirth, addressing shock, transferring patents to medical facilities and other vital information pertinent to a career in this field.  The College’s EMT-Basic graduates pictured are (Front Row, Left to Right) Jaimie Dyky, Instructor; Jasmine Strickland of Bunn; Brittney Jones of Sharpsburg; Allison Bevill of Wilson; Constancia Arroyo-Juarez of Nashville; Kenzy Nines of Battleboro; and Morgan Lewis of Middlesex; (Back Row, Left to Right) Jake Leonard of Red Oak; Mark Suitt of Rocky Mount; Matthew Smith of Rocky Mount; Michael Smith of Rocky Mount; Michael Johns of Zebulon; Micah Varnell of Rocky Mount; and Michael Sutton of Red Oak.

NurseAide_Group1Nurse Aide I students upon graduation are knowledgeable of basic nursing skills needed to provide care for patients, residents and clients in a health care setting.  Skills acquired are those in communication, safety, patients’ rights, vitals, rehabilitation, mental health and more.  Graduates of the Nurse Aide I program are eligible for the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP).

The recent Nurse Aide I graduates from Nash Community College are (First Row, Left to Right) Carolina Arizpe of Wilson; Angela Armstrong of Macclesfield; Bonnie Whichard of Nashville; Ellorna Battle of Wilson; Dominique Bryant of Enfield; and Samantha Bissett of Rocky Mount; (Second Row, Left to Right) Chelsea Brown of Rocky Mount; Tyesha Wilson of Nashville; Christina Linares of Wilson; Tracy Spier of Rocky Mount; Brittany Johnson of Rocky Mount; Felica Brake of Rocky Mount; and Samantha Condery of Rocky Mount; (Third Row, Left to Right) Dorcas Eason of Rocky Mount; Cheryl Yarrell of Rocky Mount; Ashley Brown of Louisburg; Johnny Johnson, Jr. of Rocky Mount; Tevin Coppedge of Spring Hope; Misty Hollis of Pinetops; Cynthia Leonard of Rocky Mount; Bridgette Wade, Rocky Mount, Shakela Wilson, Rocky Mount; (Not Pictured) Jasmine Battle, Rocky Mount; Sandra Brown, Rocky Mount; Hannah Browning, Nashville; Amber Combs, Middlesex; Jessica Deloatch of Rocky Mount; Zakeycia Dickens of Rocky Mount; Rachel Grant of Rocky Mount; Abigail Hall of Wilson; Facetia Hart of Spring Hope; Shenella Haymon of Rocky Mount; Chiquita Howington of Whitakers; Dana Jernigan of Nashville; Faith Jones of Rocky Mount; Tyasia Kirby of Zebulon; Jessica Miguel-Clemente of Zebulon; Amanda Pastrana of Rocky Mount; Megan Pearse of Rocky Mount; Brooke Pollard of Whitakers; Betsaida Rangel of Rocky Mount; Megan Webb of Nashville; and Jakita Whitehead of Rocky Mount.


Students graduating from the College’s Nurse Aide II program are prepared to perform more complex skills for patients and residents regardless of setting.  The program includes class, laboratory and clinical learning environments and with its completion graduates are eligible to to apply for listing as a Nurse Aide II by the North Carolina Board of Nursing Nurse Aide II Registry.  The students graduating from the Nurse Aide II program at Nash Community College are (First Row, Left to Right) Kayla Whitman of Elm City; Emily Padgett of Rocky Mount; (Second Row, Left to Right) Amy Bass of Louisburg; Sylvia Sloan of Pikeville; Tiffany Taylor of Elm City; Valerie Anderson of Middlesex; (Not Pictured) Petrice Arrington of Nashville; Heather Coley of Rocky Mount; Holly Davis of Nashville; Keith Glassey of Nashville; Tacitha Grant of Rocky Mount; Heather Kiefer of Bunn; Maurice Lampley of Rocky Mount; Shantell Lampley of Rocky Mount; Cinthia Lomeli-Juarez of Castalia; Gabriella Perez of Elm City; and Holly Walker of Whitakers.