Advancement to Nursing

Advancement to Nursing is a two-year program that prepares students to enter college and pursue a four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  Advancement to Nursing is held at Barberton High School, Summa Barberton Hospital, and other health care facilities.  Students will complete Homemaker Service and Home Health Aid/Personal Care Aid Training; American Heart Association CPR and First Aid; American Red Cross DisasterPreparedness; State Tested Nursing Assistant Certification; EKG training; and Phlebotomy Certification.

  • Fundamentals of nursing
  • Various fields of nursing (i.e. microbiology, mental health, surgery, labor and delivery, nutrition, pharmacology, critical care)
  • Medical terminology
  • Anatomy and physiology of human systems
  • Communication/technology skills
  • Professional and APA format writing
  • Phlebotomy, bladder scan and EKG experience
  • Hospital
  • Long-term care facility
  • Home health agency
  • Other health care related fields