This Tech Prep program is an excellent way for students to jump-start their nursing career. This intensive program provides students both academic and technical skill preparation through school-based, laboratory and clinical experiences in hospitals, clinics, and long-term care facilities. Students complete requirements to be certified as a Competency Evaluated Nurse Aide. An Advanced Nursing class is available for highly motivated high school seniors.
Personal Management and Employability skills
Health Care Foundation Skills
Medical Ethics, Legal Issues, and Confidentiality
Journal and Report Writing
Anatomy and Physiology
Patient Care and Vital Signs
Certified Nurse Aide Skills
CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
Students may participate in HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America), a national organization that provides opportunities to develop teamwork, personal leadership, and career skills valued by healthcare providers.
12th grade students will complete and present senior projects.
Students participate in on-site clinical experiences at local hospitals and long-term health care facilities for approximately 90 hours of class time.
Participation in community service projects.
Co-op and Paid Work Experience may be available.
Tech Prep Program
STUDENTS CAN EARN:
3 cr. Nursing Occupations
0.5 cr. Communication & Composition
0.5 cr. Anatomy & Physiology
* Algebra II B or Problem Solving in Math is available for seniors with
2.0 cr. Medical Careers
Medical Careers/Nursing Occupations
|Baker College (Flint)||Emergency Services Management, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiologic Technology||MED103 (Medical Terminology)|
|Davenport University||Medical Assisting, BSN – Nursing, RN, Health Information Technician||BIOL121 (Anatomy & Physiology I)
BIOL121L (Anatomy & Physiology Lab)
BUSN210 (Professional Ethics)
GBSS (General Social Science Credit)
HLTH100 (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/First Aid
SOSC201 (Diversity in Society)
|Delta College||ADN Nursing||BIO130 (Intro to Chemistry & Cell Biology)
HSC105 (Medical Terminology)
HSC140 (Basic Medical Emergencies)
MTH117 (Math for Allied Health)
CNA100 (Certified Nursing Assistant Training)
|Ferris State University**||College of Health Professions Programs||COHP100 (Orientation to Medical Vocabulary)
COHP102 (Safety Issues in Healthcare)
|Kirkland Community College**||AAS Technology Management, AA Associate in Arts||ALH10400 (Nursing Assistant)|
|Saginaw Valley State University||Health Sciences||GEN (General 100 level Elective)|
National Health Care Foundation Skill Standards Certificate
CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid
Certified Nurse Aide
Personal Management and Employablility Skills
CareerSafe Safety Education Training
State Certified Nurse Aide Training Program
Up-to-date Immunizations including: Hepatitis B, a negative TB test, and a background check is required by the end of October.
Adherence to dress code and grooming requirements
Uniform must be purchased and is required to be worn daily.
Sufficient motor function to carry out activities required in of nurse aides
Able to do moderate lifting
Good communication skills
“C” or better grades in high school math and science courses.
Reading Level: 11th grade
Certified Nurse Aide/CNA, Registered Nurse, Home Health Care Aide, Licensed Practical Nurse, Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Educator, Public Health Educator Nurse Practitioner, Medical Assistant, Paramedic/EMT, Clinical Nurse Specialist