Program Overview

Students in the Pre-Nursing program gain an overview of the healthcare field. They study body mechanics, infection control and blood borne pathogens, legal issues and communication, therapeutic nutrition, personal care, wellness and disease process, phlebotomy, and advanced nursing skills. With this cross-training of skills, students have the opportunity to work as entry-level caregivers in a variety of health care settings, including hospitals, or continue their education for additional credentials and degrees.

Two students are observing the instructor take vitals with her stethoscope.

What you will learn

  • Human growth development

  • Electrocardiography

  • Sterile technique

  • Wound care & dressing

  • Medical terminology

  • Nurse aide training

  • Phlebotomy

  • Specimen collection

Career Pathways

  • Lab technician

  • Medical doctor

  • Nursing assistant

  • Pharmacist

  • Physician assistant

  • Radiology technician

  • Registered nurse

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What else do I need to know?


Fairfield Career Center
3985 Coonpath Road NW
Carroll, OH 43112

Program Length

This is a two-year program designed for juniors and seniors.

Frequently Asked Questions


Students that enroll in this program participate in the SkillsUSA career-technical student organization. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.

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Meet your instructors

Sarah Fourman headshot

Sarah Fourman

Jennifer Jenkins

Jennifer Jenkins

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Tricia Whitney

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Michele Wilsoncroft