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Medical Nursing Careers Internship - Creekside HS
with K. Richey
Students participating in this class must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including a booster shot, as required by the internship site.
UC / Articulated / 5 credits
Learn the necessary skills to become a nurse assistant. Develop knowledge of anatomy, infection control, vital signs, personal patient care, ethics, and medical terminology. After initial classroom instruction, intern at a local hospital.
To meet the UC/CSU admission requirements (“G” credit), students must earn a grade of 70% or better.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health occupations classes include the study of reproductive and other systems and require practicing procedures on other students and/or patients, both male and female, of differing ages. Participation in these activities is required for a certificate of completion and continuation in the career pathway. Additionally, these classes may require heavy lifting and bending. Lastly, some programs require the submission of personal information, such as DOB and social security number, with state agencies and/or clinical internship partners due to licensing and security clearance requirements.
Certification: Students must attend one five-hour session on a weekday evening or a Saturday for the American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers card. Sessions are held at local schools or at the Presidio Campus in Costa Mesa. Students will sign up online during the second week of class.
Prerequisites: Students must be 16 years of age and preference is given to seniors. Students must be responsible for their own transportation to and from the internship site. Physical exam, TB clearance and vaccinations required for all students prior to internship. Students must earn a grade of 70% or better in the classroom portion of the course to be placed at an internship. Students must complete Live Scan fingerprinting to attend internship.
Class meets on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, plus 1 Saturday for 5 hours for CPR Training - date and time TBD.