The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with career opportunities and job requirements in the field of nursing which will enable students to consider career objectives and interests. Reinforcement of basic skills in English, mathematics, and science appropriate for the job preparatory programs occurs through vocational classroom instruction and applied laboratory procedures or practice.
Special projects that are related to nursing are provided, including role playing activities of daily living as a handicapped individual, developing an emergency evacuation plan for their own home, menu planning and feeding techniques, applying slings, use of wheelchairs, and creating their own nursing career plan. Team teaching and integration of the curriculum with English, Math and Science is encouraged.
Prerequisite: N/A