1.Medical Careers Exploration
Are you interested in a fulfilling career in the health care field? In this program, students build a foundation in science and medicine and are exposed to a wide variety of health careers, medical professionals, and medical facilities. Students explore anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, safe practices in the clinical setting, ethics in health care, and fundamental nurse aide skills. During the year, students can earn certificates in 1) Adult First Aid/CPR 2) Infant and Child First Aid/CPR and 3) Dementia Care. Curriculum also includes basic nurse aide (CNA) training, culminating, for qualified students, in a three-day clinical experience working with real patients. This program is made up of classroom activities, guest speakers, practice in the nursing lab, field trips, community service, and clinical experiences.
High School Credit:
This program may earn high school academic credit and/or fulfill high school graduation requirements. Check with your high school counselor for more information.
FRCC College Credit:
Students can earn optional FRCC college credit through our concurrent enrollment option. Check with your counselor for more information about enrollment requirements. Students can complete the FRCC Nurse Aide Certificate during this program, preparing them to take the State Certification Exam to become a Certified Nurse Aide.