Intro to Nursing 1 & 2

Courses

Intro to Nursing 1 & 2

High School Credits: 1 Credit per semester

This is part one (Fall semester) of a two-part, full year course. Students must also register for part two, Intro to Nursing Part 2, for the spring semester. The courses provide and orientation to becoming a Nurse Aide and explores the in-depth requirements of the entry-level nursing profession. 

Curriculum

  • Health Care System, Communicating in Health Care Environment, Infection Control and Medical Asepsis, Body Systems and Disorders, Community Health & First Aid, Maintaining a Safe Environment, Basic Nursing Skills, Nutrition, Dying & Death, Drug Addiction, and Pain Management

Certifications

  • Nurse Assisting Exam
  • Workplace Readiness for the Commonwealth

Program Features: 

  • Field Trips: Students may visit a variety of local health care agencies for observational experiences
  • HOSA- Future Health Professionals

Student Career Pathway Examples

The study of Health Sciences and addional post-secondary study may lead to these careers:

Check it Out

  • Registered Nurses constitute the largest healthcare practitioners and technical occupations, with around 2.8 million jobs in 2015.
  • Employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 16% through 2025, faster than the average for all occupations according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Student Career Pathway Examples

The study of Health Sciences and additional post-secondary study may lead to these careers: