Fairfield Career Center

Doctor's orders.
Students in the Pre-Nursing program gain an overview of the health care 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 an entry-level caregiver in a variety of health care settings, including hospitals.
Successful students receive the training required by the State of Ohio for State Tested Nurse’s Aide (STNA), American Heart Association (AHA) certifications in First Aid and Certified Patient Care Technician. Options are available to earn a childcare provider certificate and participate in work based learning.
Students interested in this program should have a strong science foundation.

Prognosis: a bright future.
Occupations in the health care industry cover a wide range of education and training levels. Get a jump start on continuing education with the availability of college credits.

To learn more about college credits at Eastland-Fairfield Career & Technical Schools, please visit our college credit web page.

Knowledge: STAT.
Put your good foundation in science to work for you as you promote health and help patients. The Pre-Nursing program includes studies in:
  • human growth development
  • electrocardiography
  • sterile technique
  • wound care & dressing
  • medical terminology
  • nurse aide training
  • phlebotomy
  • specimen collection

Areas of study include: 

  • Principles of Allied Health
  • Medical Terminology
  • Patient Centered Care
  • Patient Centered Care and Diagnostics 
ADDITIONAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Per the Ohio Department of Health, additional vaccination, attendance, and identification mandates are required to participate or complete certain experiences within this program.

Career Pathways

As the health care industry continues to grow, make the diagnosis for your future with these careers:
  • lab technician
  • medical doctor
  • nursing assistant
  • pharmacist
  • physician assistant
  • radiology technician
  • registered nurse


Apply to Eastland-Fairfield and the Pre-Nursing program, today!



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