Nationally, nursing is a high-demand career with countless applications. This is a highly rigorous program. Students MUST earn an A or B grade in program courses to continue in order to meet the Board of Nursing standards each semester.
All students will have the opportunity to obtain their EKG Technician; Certified Nursing Assistant CNA; American Heart Association: BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR; Bloodborne Pathogens; and First Aid certifications.
Most students will have the opportunity to pursue their LPN certification at PTC during their senior year.
- AHA American Heart Association CPR
- Bloodborne Pathogens
- First Aid
- BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR
- Certified Nursing Assistant CNA
- Licensed Practical Nursing LPN
- A or B grade each semester in medical courses
- Scrubs worn daily - students may not change clothes during the day
- Closed-toe shoes, medical type shoes
- School insurance
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ the Registered Nursing (RN) profession is expected to grow from 2.7 million in 2014 to 3.2 million in 2024, for a total number of job openings being approximately 1.09 million by 2024. You can start your nursing future here at Tech High at Seminole, and receive your Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), which will lead to a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license. Our program differs from other medical programs by teaching content through the nursing model of prevention and whole health so that you may sit for the LPN license exam shortly after graduation. Having your LPN license allows to enter the workforce directly, as well as the ability to earn a great wage while working toward a higher degree post high school.