Dual Enrollment Nurse Aide I

This is the first year of a two year occupational preparation program beginning in the 11th-grade level. The curriculum emphasizes the study of nursing occupations as related to the health care system. Students study normal growth and development, simple body structure and function, and medical terminology and are introduced to microbes and disease. They received elementary skill training in patient-nursing assistant relationships; taking and recording of vital signs; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; and bathing, feeding, dressing, and transporting of patients in hospitals in hospitals and nursing homes. Students have the opportunity to earn the CPR certification. Students may take field trips to nursing homes and hospitals. This course prepares students for Nurse Aide II which includes the clinical experiences required to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment (NNAAP). Fees are associated with this course.

Prerequisites

Dual Enrollment Medical Terminology with Anatomy and Physiology and part of the Governor’s Health Sciences Academy

Overview

Subject

High School Credits

2

School Level

High School

Grade

11