The Certificate of Pre-Health Sciences allows the student who is working on pre-nursing courses to obtain a certificate which will allow them to work in the healthcare setting. The Certificate of Proficiency has the Certified Nurses Aide course embedded to allow for the student to receive some hands-on training prior to beginning the Practical Nursing Program.
Program graduates will possess the knowledge and skills needed to:
- Distinguish their role in shaping the healthcare delivery system and providing holistic care for their clients, regardless of socioeconomic status, race or beliefs.
- Demonstrate care that shows recognition of client rights and the ethical/legal aspects of nursing while promoting client self-esteem, dignity, independence, safety and comfort.
- Demonstrate effective written and oral communication and interaction with clients, families, peers, and other professionals.
- Perform basic nursing skills using scientific knowledge based on knowledge gained from anatomy, nutritional understanding, and concepts of math to report and document client condtions using current technological equipment.
All of the courses listed below
BIOL1204 Body Structure & Function4
COLL1001 College Success Orientation1
NUTR2203 Basic Human Nutrition3
Requirement: 3 Credits from below
AHMA1033 Math for Allied Health3
NRSG1213 Math for Nurses3
Requirement: 6 Credits from below
HLTH1023 Basic Health Skills I3
HLTH1033 Basic Health Skills II3
HLTH1107 Basic Health Skills7