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
COLL1101 Freshman Seminar1
HIT1303 Medical Terminology3
Requirement: 3 Credits from below
AHMA1033 Math for Allied Health3
MATH1003 Math for Health Professions3
NRSG1213 Math for Nurses3
Requirement: 6 Credits from below
EMT1107 Basic Emergency Med. Tech.7
HLTH1023 Basic Health Skills I3
HLTH1033 Basic Health Skills II3
HLTH1107 Basic Health Skills7