State-Approved Nurse Aide I Curriculum

The 2013 NAI curriculum is still available but will be removed February 14, 2020.

July 2019

The state curriculum was developed for use by state-approved programs for preparing an individual to successfully complete the North Carolina competency evaluation program.  The purpose of this nurse aide curriculum is to assist instructors in the education of safe, competent, and compassionate nurse aides.

*ADA compliant curriculum is available upon request by contacting your Regional Education Consultant.


Table of Contents

Module AA
Module A
The Nurse Aide I
Module B
Infection Prevention
Module C
The Resident's Environment: Safety and Emergency
Module D
Module E
Law and Ethics
Module F
Module G
Basic Restorative Care
Module H
Body Systems
Module I
Body Mechanics
Module J
Nutrition and Fluids
Module K
Restraint Elimination, Reduction, Appropriate Use
Module L
Communicating with the Health Care Team
Module M
The Nursing Process and Nursing Care Plan
Module N
Incident Report
Module O
Critical Thinking
Module P
Family and Family Support
Module Q
Person-centered Care
Module R
Cognitive Changes Due to Aging
Module S
Psychological Effects of Aging
Module T
Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
Module U
Mental Health and Mental Illness
Module V
Module W
End of Life Care
Module Z
Threads of Care
Appendix A
Skill Performance Checklists Summary
Nurse Aide I Curriculum

The modules, PowerPoint presentations, and the handouts are available to download as individual documents or as zip files.

Zip files