Jun 01, 2023  
Reynolds Community College Catalog 2023-2024 
Reynolds Community College Catalog 2023-2024

Health Science I CSC (221-190-01)

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PURPOSE: The Health Science I Career Studies Certificate is a career pathway designed to move students from basic entry-level employment skills to foundational professional skills and occupational specific licensure and credentials as a Certified Nurse Aide. The program can also serve as a pathway to a certificate in Practical Nursing or an associate of applied science degree in Nursing, and Respiratory Therapy.  This CSC will prepare students for non-licensed, entry-level employment within a variety of health care settings.  

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: The health science educational and career ladder provides a broad foundation of core skills, knowledge, and abilities for employment as entry-level healthcare workers.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: General college curricular admission.

PROGRAM NOTES: Students new to the college must attend a new student orientation program. Students enrolling in this program are required to meet with an advisor and enroll in SDV 100  or SDV 101  in the first semester.

Curriculum: Health Science I - Nursing AAS and Practical Nursing C Tracks

Courses should be taken in the order listed.

Total for Nursing and Practical Nursing Tracks: 19 Credit Hours

Curriculum: Health Science I - Respiratory Therapy AAS Track

Total for Respiratory Therapy Track: 19 Credit Hours

Total for Nurse Aide Track: 28 Credit Hours

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