Clinical Programs

These courses prepare you to work with doctors, nurses and other highly trained professionals in caring for patients. Forsyth Tech programs are compliant with state certification requirements and will prepare you to take certification examinations and qualify for entry-level positions in healthcare institutions and agencies. These entry-level positions will allow you to begin a career that could lead, with further training and education, to greater levels of skill and responsibility.


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TABE Testing (no charge)

Required for students in:

  • Dorothy L. Lougee Nursing Assistant I Program
  • Dorothy L. Lougee Nursing Assistant I Refresher Program
  • Dorothy L. Lougee Nursing Assistant II Program
  • Medication Aide
  • EKG Technician
  • Phlebotomy


Testing Locations and Times

  • West Campus Schedule – Mondays 5:30PM – 8:00PM and Wednesdays 9AM-3PM. 1300 Bolton Street, Winston-Salem, Call 336.734.7023 for more information.
  • Goodwill on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 1 p.m.
  • Stokes County Center: Mondays at 10:00 a.m. and the first Wednesday evening of the month at 5:30. 1165 Dodgetown Road, Walnut Cove, Call 336.593.5402 ext. 1117 or ext. 1101 for more information.

Testing Takes approximately 2 hours.


Must bring for test

  • Picture ID and Social Security Card (with matching names)


Required scores

  • Math 6th grade level
  • Reading 10th grade level


  • Students that do not meet the required scores may come to the basic skills lab to work on skills for future testing.
  • Students must retain a copy of test scores for Orientation and class registration. Test results are not kept on file in Health Ed. Test scores are good for one year.
  • Exemption: Students may be exempt from testing if a college graduate (proof of graduation required) or by providing college entrance exam scores and/or college English and Math courses to the Health Education Department for approval


Dorothy L. Lougee, Nursing Assistant I Program Information Sessions

Note: Students must be at least 17 years old to enroll in any Health Education class that requires a clinical experience. A minor release form PDF icon must be presented at the time of registration for any student under the age of 18.


Find a Course

  • Use our Find a Course page to browse dates and times of our upcoming courses.

View the current Continuing Education Course Catalog on our Publications page.