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    Health Science Clinical Studies- 5560

    (Nurse Aide Training and other clinical experience)

    Course Description:

    This course develops students’ technical skills to provide health care in a variety of settings. Student may earn Feeding Assistant Certification and prepare to take the South Carolina Nurse Aide certification exam. Skills include vital signs, activities of daily living, transfers, personal hygiene, nutrition, and safety. Infection Control and HIPAA principles will also be an integral part of the course. A clinical internship with a minimum of 40 hours in a long term care facility is included in this 2 block course. Students will be required to meet academic, behavior and attendance standards and submit a parent/guardian permission form to participate in the internship. Clinical times will vary according to the facility need. CPR and First Aid certification will be offered.

    Health Science Clinical Studies- 5560

    (Nurse Aide Training and other clinical experience)

    General Requirements: 12th grade student. Course is two blocks for one semester, first and second blocks. Pre-requisites are Health Science 1, 2 and either HS 3 or AP Biology or Medical Terminology or Anatomy and Physiology. Requirements also include GPA in Health Science Course average 80 or above and will look at attendance and discipline history records.

     

    Students will need their own transportation to and from both clinical experiences. C.N.A. training experience hours are 6 am until 10 am. Individual shadowing experience hours are dependent on the shadowing site. The yearlong class meets fourth block and clinicals are scheduled from 3:45 until 8:15 pm.

     

    Syllabus - Clinical Studies Dual Credit

    Syllabus,  Clinical Studies, year long

Mrs. Laurel George, RN

Phone: 803-981-1132

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Mrs. Laurel George, RN

I am a registered nurse (RN) with experience in several different healthcare settings: Emergency room, clinical care, private duty, school nurse, camp nurse, and MDS coordinator. Most recently I was the Director of Nursing at a long-term care facility for 6 years before moving to teaching future health professionals at the Applied Technology Center for the last ten years. I have taught Health Science 1, 2 and 3, Medical Terminology, Emergency Medicine and Clinical Studies.  My current role is teaching Clinical Studies and preparing the students to become South Carolina certified nurse aides (C.N.A.’s) as a first step towards their future in Health Care.