NURSING EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS:
The Bureau of Labor and statistics says “Employment of healthcare occupations is projected to grow 19 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 2.3 million new jobs. Healthcare occupations will add more jobs than any other group of occupations. This growth is expected due to an aging population and because federal health insurance reform should increase the number of individuals who have access to health insurance. Click here for more information.
Students are introduced to body structure, function, and disease processes to provide a foundation for understanding normal and abnormal body functions. Students learn prefixes and suffixes along with basic root words for Medical Terms. Medical Math is introduced to aid in the calculating and understanding of medication dosages, measurement of patient input and output, as well as measuring and recording vital signs.
Each student that completes the training will attain their CPR certification, AED certification, and First Aide Certification.