Basic Nursing (High School) Career Major - Overview

Basic Nursing (High School)

Basic Nursing
Campus
Health Careers Center
(Springlake Campus)
Career Major Length
506 hours
Who Can Enroll
High School Seniors
Schedule
M-F
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$1,265.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$3,289.00
Book Costs:
$0.00
Exam Fees:
$470.00
Supplies Costs:
$569.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$15/hour

The Basic Nursing High School program is a series of courses available to high school seniors who are working on credit hours for a health career. Students will learn how to identify patient problems, identify appropriate interventions, and evaluate nursing care. At the conclusion of this program, students who pass with a minimum of 70% or higher will be eligible to obtain their CNA or AUA certification. Additionally, students who pass their courses and complete the program with an 80% or higher are eligible to transition into the Practical Nursing Programs offered at Metro Technology Centers. This program starts in August and ends the following May and all classes completed in the Basic Nursing High School program are considered advanced credit for our Practical Nursing programs.

Career Major Length
506.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
High School Academic Life Skills
15.00
Advanced Anatomy & Physiology
120.00
Basic Nursing Skills
91.00
Concepts of Nursing
40.00
Fundamentals of Nursing
160.00
Clinical I Basic Nursing
80.00
Academic Life Skills
15.00
*Pharmacology and Intravenous Therapy Skills
50.00
*Clinical IV Maternal/Newborn, Pediatric, and Mental Health
104.00
*Medical Surgical Nursing I
99.00
*Nursing Specialties
120.00
*Clinical II Medical Surgical Nursing Part I
168.00
*Medical Surgical Nursing II
99.00
*Clinical III Medical Surgical Nursing Part II
168.00
*Clinical V Transition to Practice
96.00
*Transition to Practice
54.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading, language and math skills at the 10th grade level or above
  • A positive attitude
  • A general interest in health careers
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to relate to people in a caring, empathetic manner
  • Good eye-hand coordination
  • Good physical and mental health
  • Dependability
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of personality types

Required Prerequisites

  • Currently enrolled in high school and Metro Technology Centers with a 3.0 GPA and 92% attendance
  • An employment authorization card or a social security number is required for this program due to licensure requirements.

Certifications Available

  • *Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) -avaiable once Practical Nursing program is complete.
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
  • Advanced Unlicensed Assistant (AUA)