Intro to Nursing

Job Outlook

  • Perform a wide range of medical procedures in various healthcare careers

  • Develop professional work ethic, medical skills, and patient/client care and confidentiality

  • Participate in hands-on community health services, such as blood drives


What can I do when I graduate?

  • Nurse aide

  • Medical assistant

  • Patient care technician

  • Dental assistant

  • Front office/telephone/scheduling

What would I do in this class?

  • Nursing skills – State Tested Nurse’s Assistant vs. Patient Care Aid

  • Medical assisting

  • Pharmacy technician

  • Dental assisting

  • Medical terminology, anatomy and physiology

  • First aid


  • SkillsUSA Professional Development Program

What can I do with further training?

  • RN (Registered Nurse)

  • Medical assistant

  • Phlebotomist

  • Dental assistant

  • Radiology

  • Veterinarian technician

Program Quick Facts

These students must

  • Have good communication skills - written and verbal

  • Be able to perform physical requirements of health care (lifting, bending, standing, push/pull up to 50 lbs.)

  • Be able to follow instructions safely and accurately

  • Comprehend units of measure used in the lab

  • Use math as a means of problem-solving

  • Have good hand/eye coordination and dexterity

  • Be able to operate a computer to complete assignments on a daily basis

  • Be able to work independently and in teams

  • Follow confidentiality guidelines used in the profession


College Credits

Available Certifications

Lab Fees

Lucas Grove

  • AMCA Patient Care Technician Certification

  • CPR First Aid

  • National Healthcare Association Certified EKG Technician

  • OSHA 10

  • State Tested Nurse Assistant 

  • Stop the Bleed

nurse checking the pulse on a woman laying down

nurse checking the pulse on a woman