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High School - 740.753.3511
15676 State Route 691 Nelsonville, OH 45764

Nursing Technology

Program Description

This program introduces the nursing process that includes development and delivery of basic nursing skills in a health care facility or community setting. Clinical experiences are correlated with classroom instruction so that students learn required skills. Students learn to provide physical and emotional support to patients by providing therapeutic, rehabilitative, and preventive health care services.  This program will allow students to test for State Tested Nurses Aide.

Many of the fastest growing occupations are concentrated in the health services field and 14% of ALL job growth will be in health services. Factors contributing to continued growth in this industry include the aging population, which will continue to require more services, and the increased use of innovative medical technology for intensive diagnosis and treatment. The Department of Labor projects a 26% increase in just the number of health care job openings. Health care careers will remain the rising stars of employment outlook.

Instructor: Autumn Guthrie

740.753.3511 or 800.637.6508

Areas of Study:

  • Patient and caregiver safety
  • Patient assessment
  • Nursing care procedures
  • Patient maintenance and assistance
  • Infection control
  • First aid and CPR
  • Medical terminology
  • Medical records management
  • Medication administration
  • Medical equipment use
  • Human relations
  • Communication skills
  • Dietary requirements
  • Patient rights
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Time management skills
  • Computer skills
  • Medical career exploration
  • Employability skills

Youth Leadership Organizations:

  • SkillsUSA
  • National Vocational Technical Honor Society

Further Educational Opportunities:

  • Special services training
  • Two or four-year college degree in related health field areas

Professional Certification Opportunities:

  • Nurse Assisting Certification
  • CPR & First Aid
  • Bloodborne pathogens
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