Grade 15 - Health Science
Intro to Nursing 1 - Semester 1 (Credit: 0.50)This one semester course introduces students to the field of nursing. In the first semester students will learn
about the history and evolution of nursing, education and licensure requirements, career path options,
and nursing responsibilities. Students will also focus on foundational information such as basic anatomy,
physiology, medical terminology, pharmacology, first aid, and disease prevention. In semester two students
will examine various nursing theories, as well as focus on the nursing process, including assessment,
diagnosis, and treatment options. Students will also learn about professional and legal standards and ethics.
Additional skills of communication, teaching, time and stress management, patient safety, crisis management
will be included.