Health & Medical Sciences



(1 Block, one semester)
Pre-Requisite: Grade 10-12

This is an introduction class to the field of Nursing.


(1 Block, full year)
Pre-Requisite: Grade 11-12; Parental Permission; No criminal background

This is a course of theory lab and clinical designed to guide students in acquiring competency as a Nurse Aide and to prepare students for eligibility to take the Virginia Board of Nursing exam for licensure as a Nurse Aide. To be successful, students must be willing to complete extensive course work and have a sincere desire to take care of the personal physical needs of others. Both classroom/lab and clinical portions must be passed to complete the course. Second semester will include clinicals. To be able to take the State Nurse certification test, a student must successfully complete all clinical hours.

Club affiliation - HOSA - required - dues $25.00 plus $25.00 course fee