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North Rowan High School

Health Sciences Academy

North Rowan Student practicing nursing

Overview

Learn industry recognized health care skills with focuses available in general health sciences and nursing. . Students will be immersed in real-life scenarios using simulation mannequins that allow students to apply life-saving skills in practical situations. . Students can join the award-winning Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) and have the opportunity to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).

Industry Credentials

  • CPR & First Aide
  • OSHA 10-hour Industry
  • NC Nurse Aide 1

Purpose

The Health Sciences Academy prepares students to pursue health care careers based on their individual needs, aptitudes and their career development plan.

Courses

Health Team Relations

In this course students learn fundamentals that will enable them to function in their role as a health care worker. This course covers general healthcare topics including terminology, the history of health care, legal responsibilities, and ethics.

Health Science I

In this course students learn the basics of health care. Topics include human anatomy, physiology, human body diseases, disorders, and biomedical therapies.

Health Science II

In this intermediate course, students expand their understanding by studying financing and trends of health care agencies, fundamentals of wellness, legal and ethical issues, and concepts of teamwork. Students will also learn health care skills such as first aid and CPR.

Nursing Fundamentals

Nursing Fundamentals focuses on personal care and basic nursing skills following the Certified Nursing Assistant 1 curriculum (CNA 1). Students will learn CNA skills, practice them and become certified in them. During the course students will gain experience working at nursing homes and will complete forty plus hours of clinical practice.

Students in this course will be preparing for CNA 1 certification which requires both a written and skills test to qualify.

Note: This course takes two class periods.

Potential Certifications

  • CNA 1

How can I apply?

Any student may apply to NRHS Health Sciences Academy regardless of their current district.

For more information about joining our Health Sciences Academy, you should meet with a guidance counselor to determine if our academy aligns with your goals for high school and beyond.

The forms you need can be found here:

How to Transfer

Contact Us

North Rowan High School
300 N. Whitehead Ave.
Spencer, NC 28159
(704) 636-4420

Calendar

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Horizons Unlimited/Rowan Museum
Hands-on activities will provide a stimulating, educational and fun experience in celebrating the rich heritage of Rowan County. Each camp is staffed by museum personnel, local history teachers and local college history majors. Register by calling 704-633-5946 or emailing tdcreel@fibrant.com. If you have any questions, please let us know.

Rowan Museum Time Warp Camp (rising 3rd - 5th graders) explores Rowan County's early history. Students will visit historical properties in downtown Salisbury including the Utzman Chambers House, the Old English Cemetery, Freedman's Cemetery and the Old Stone House near Granite Quarry. Each participant will have the opportunity to experience Colonial living through the following activities during the week long camp:
  • Create a journal and practice writing with a quill
  • Locate historical burials and learn local stories of notable Salisburians
  • Learn how to shape and mold punched tin
  • Experience candle dipping, weaving fabrics and rugs, gardening, and outdoor cooking,
  • Introduction to recognizing antiques and artifacts

Monday, June 17, 2019 - Friday, June 21, 2019
Time: 9am - 2pm
Cost: $120


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Horizons Unlimited/Rowan Museum
Hands-on activities will provide a stimulating, educational and fun experience in celebrating the rich heritage of Rowan County. Each camp is staffed by museum personnel, local history teachers and local college history majors. Register by calling 704-633-5946 or emailing tdcreel@fibrant.com. If you have any questions, please let us know.

Rowan Museum Time Warp Camp (rising 3rd - 5th graders) explores Rowan County's early history. Students will visit historical properties in downtown Salisbury including the Utzman Chambers House, the Old English Cemetery, Freedman's Cemetery and the Old Stone House near Granite Quarry. Each participant will have the opportunity to experience Colonial living through the following activities during the week long camp:
  • Create a journal and practice writing with a quill
  • Locate historical burials and learn local stories of notable Salisburians
  • Learn how to shape and mold punched tin
  • Experience candle dipping, weaving fabrics and rugs, gardening, and outdoor cooking,
  • Introduction to recognizing antiques and artifacts

Monday, June 17, 2019 - Friday, June 21, 2019
Time: 9am - 2pm
Cost: $120


-
Horizons Unlimited/Rowan Museum
Hands-on activities will provide a stimulating, educational and fun experience in celebrating the rich heritage of Rowan County. Each camp is staffed by museum personnel, local history teachers and local college history majors. Register by calling 704-633-5946 or emailing tdcreel@fibrant.com. If you have any questions, please let us know.

Rowan Museum Time Warp Camp (rising 3rd - 5th graders) explores Rowan County's early history. Students will visit historical properties in downtown Salisbury including the Utzman Chambers House, the Old English Cemetery, Freedman's Cemetery and the Old Stone House near Granite Quarry. Each participant will have the opportunity to experience Colonial living through the following activities during the week long camp:
  • Create a journal and practice writing with a quill
  • Locate historical burials and learn local stories of notable Salisburians
  • Learn how to shape and mold punched tin
  • Experience candle dipping, weaving fabrics and rugs, gardening, and outdoor cooking,
  • Introduction to recognizing antiques and artifacts

Monday, June 17, 2019 - Friday, June 21, 2019
Time: 9am - 2pm
Cost: $120


-
Horizons Unlimited/Rowan Museum
Hands-on activities will provide a stimulating, educational and fun experience in celebrating the rich heritage of Rowan County. Each camp is staffed by museum personnel, local history teachers and local college history majors. Register by calling 704-633-5946 or emailing tdcreel@fibrant.com. If you have any questions, please let us know.

Rowan Museum Time Warp Camp (rising 3rd - 5th graders) explores Rowan County's early history. Students will visit historical properties in downtown Salisbury including the Utzman Chambers House, the Old English Cemetery, Freedman's Cemetery and the Old Stone House near Granite Quarry. Each participant will have the opportunity to experience Colonial living through the following activities during the week long camp:
  • Create a journal and practice writing with a quill
  • Locate historical burials and learn local stories of notable Salisburians
  • Learn how to shape and mold punched tin
  • Experience candle dipping, weaving fabrics and rugs, gardening, and outdoor cooking,
  • Introduction to recognizing antiques and artifacts

Monday, June 17, 2019 - Friday, June 21, 2019
Time: 9am - 2pm
Cost: $120


-
Horizons Unlimited/Rowan Museum
Hands-on activities will provide a stimulating, educational and fun experience in celebrating the rich heritage of Rowan County. Each camp is staffed by museum personnel, local history teachers and local college history majors. Register by calling 704-633-5946 or emailing tdcreel@fibrant.com. If you have any questions, please let us know.

Rowan Museum Time Warp Camp (rising 3rd - 5th graders) explores Rowan County's early history. Students will visit historical properties in downtown Salisbury including the Utzman Chambers House, the Old English Cemetery, Freedman's Cemetery and the Old Stone House near Granite Quarry. Each participant will have the opportunity to experience Colonial living through the following activities during the week long camp:
  • Create a journal and practice writing with a quill
  • Locate historical burials and learn local stories of notable Salisburians
  • Learn how to shape and mold punched tin
  • Experience candle dipping, weaving fabrics and rugs, gardening, and outdoor cooking,
  • Introduction to recognizing antiques and artifacts

Monday, June 17, 2019 - Friday, June 21, 2019
Time: 9am - 2pm
Cost: $120


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