Local nurse aides (CNAs) whose certifications have recently expired or want to brush up on their skills before taking the state exams can take advantage of an upcoming course at Vance-Granville Community College’s Franklin County Campus. The two-week Nurse Aide (CNA) Refresher course is scheduled to be held at the campus near Louisburg, Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., Oct. 3 through Oct. 13. Susan English will be the instructor. This course prepares students for the North Carolina Nurse Aide Competency exam and is for students seeking re-listing on the N.C. Nurse Aide Registry. This course is designed to review the basic concepts and skills of the Nursing Assistant Level 1 course and to learn about the state competency testing procedure. In addition to the Refresher course, VGCC offers two levels of Nursing Assistant training. The cost of the course is $120 plus a $3 campus access/security fee. For more information and to register, call Franklin Campus director Anthony Pope at (919) 496-1567.