Health Assisting Careers (8331)
Students explore opportunities in the healthcare field by developing basic skills common to several assisting careers. They study body structure and function, principles of health and disease, and an overview of the health and patient care system. Supervised work-based learning may be part of the course in health care settings and is managed by the health and medical sciences education teacher. For students taking the nurse aide credential at the end of the course, follow the Virginia Board of Nursing regulations: Commonwealth of Virginia Regulations Governing Certified Nurse Aides, Virginia Board of Nursing.
Duration: 36 weeks
Suggested Grade Level: 10 or 11 or 13