Practical Nursing I (8357/18 weeks, 280 hours) Course Description
|Duration:||18 weeks, 280 hours|
|Suggested Grade Levels:||11–12|
In the first semester of Practical Nursing, students will learn the fundamentals of nursing that include communication, human anatomy, body function, and nutrition, as related to patients/clients across the life cycle.
Recommended prerequisite(s): Introduction to Health and Medical Sciences 8302
NOTE: This course has specific state laws and regulations from a governing medical board or agency. Please contact the Virginia Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education prior to implementing this course. All inquiries may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Career Clusters and Pathways
For federal reporting (choose one)
- Health Science
- Therapeutic Services
Upon completion of the course
A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.
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