Graduation June 21, 2024 – Guest Speaker Ken West, President & CEO of HCA Florida JFK Hospital

Foundation Courses For Nursing

Nursing Course Foundation

Any student who is interested in a career in Nursing should make sure to get off on the right path as early as possible. This starts as early as high school.

As for a high school career, students should be prepared to take 3 or 4 years of mathematics, 4 full years of English, 3 years of science, and 3 years of history. Algebra and geometry should be taken as soon as possible, since they are the foundation for many advanced math and science courses that some colleges like to see their high school students take.

Nursing Courses

You can earn a diploma in practical Nursing in around one year after graduating high school. In this training, you will gain experience in hospitals and other settings, covering topics such as anatomy and nutrition. Upon graduation and passing an exam, you will be allowed to care for patients. Accelerated or second-degree courses are also available online.

Many of the classes involved in a Nursing education include the following:

  • Anatomy
  • Chemistry
  • Nutrition
  • Psychology
  • Nursing Practice
  • Microbiology

A successful Nurse would be much better off getting involved early on and setting themselves up for the profession at an early age. There is certainly no such thing as someone who is too old to dive into Nursing, but prospective Nurses often neglect the fact that courses taken in high school play a big role in laying the foundation for a successful career in Nursing.

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