The study of nursing focuses on prevention of illnesses and injuries, care of patients of all ages and the promotion of health. This subject is useful for anyone who wishes to be a nurse at hospitals, clinics, assisted living centers or other health institutions.
The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.
International Year One in Pre-Nursing will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor's degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. After succes
International Year One in Pre-Nursing will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor's degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter your next semester of study. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.
Degree Program Components:
126 credit hour program
18 credit hours apply from Pathway
108 credit hours remaining toward a degree
126 credit hour program
11 credit hours apply from Pathway
115 credit hours remaining toward a degree
Notes: Students are pre-nursing majors while in the Pathway program and their second year of study. They matriculate to nursing majors assuming the above requirements are met by the end of Year 2....
At the end of this program, the graduate will be able to meet all the education requirements of the California Board of Vocational Nursing and be educationally prepared t
Licensed Vocational Nurse
At the end of this program, the graduate will be able to meet all the education requirements of the California Board of Vocational Nursing and be educationally prepared to assume the role of a beginning Vocational Nurse in a clinical setting and be eligible to take the NCLEX-PN exam.
Employment Outlook: Successful graduates will be ready to care for ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled persons in Clinics, Hospitals, Private Clinics, nursing homes, group homes, and similar institutions. Practical Nurses/Vocational Nurses may work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
Additional Information: Students obtain an M-1 visa by enrolling in this program....
Our International Health Scholar program is customized to fit the learning objectives and goals of each student group.
International Health Scholar
Our International Health Scholar program is customized to fit the learning objectives and goals of each student group. This program allows students from any country to come to spend time in U.S. clinical facilities while also learning about the state of health care in the country via lectures taught by UCLA faculty. In touring the hospitals in our network, students will see firsthand what it’s like working as a medical professional or healthcare administrator in a U.S. health system, hospital, medical group or another healthcare setting. Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a certificate of completion from UCLA and be certified to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)....
The Junior Health Scholar program allows high school students between the ages of 16-18 to shadow a current Health Scholar.
Junior Health Scholar
The Junior Health Scholar program allows high school students between the ages of 16-18 to shadow a current Health Scholar. Alongside their college student mentor, Junior Health Scholars observe how the care delivery and administrative teams work together to deliver excellent care and explore whether a career in health care is right for them. The program is offered year-round at select sites in California, Washington, and Hawaii. Most individuals complete the program in nine (9) months with a commitment of one 4-hour shift per week. For those looking to complete the program faster, we offer a 3-month option where you will receive priority shift selection.
The Pre-Med Scholar program is the most comprehensive preparation for medical school admissions. During eight (8) weeks over the summer,
The Pre-Med Scholar program is the most comprehensive preparation for medical school admissions. During eight (8) weeks over the summer, Scholars will master the MCAT with 123 hours of instruction by The Princeton Review and access to additional practice materials and tests, gain firsthand experience interacting with patients and assisting providers and administrators in a clinical setting, learn tips and tools from experts on completing the medical school application process and hear from UCLA faculty on the most pressing issues affecting the healthcare industry.
Intensive Pre-Med Scholar
Currently offered during the winter, the Intensive Pre-Med Scholar program is an intensive medical school prep program offered in partnership with the Princeton Review for students looking to enhance their medical school application. Over three (3) weeks, scholars will receive 44 hours of MCAT strategy instruction, 40 hours of clinical training and up to 48 hours of firsthand clinical and healthcare administration experience....
The Intensive Health Scholar program is perfect for individuals looking to gain firsthand experience in a clinical setting, along with healthcare management interactions
Intensive Health Scholar
The Intensive Health Scholar program is perfect for individuals looking to gain firsthand experience in a clinical setting, along with healthcare management interactions and experiences, in an intensive format across eight (8) weeks during the summer. Students participate in skill-based workshops, such as suturing and attend a seminar taught by UCLA faculty. Upon graduation, scholars will receive a completion certificate from UCLA’s Executive Programs in Health Policy & Management.
Are you considering a career in healthcare? You can join one of our programs to explore whether health care is the right career for you. Not a “pre-health” major? No prob
The Health Scholar program allows you to gain firsthand experience in both clinical and administrative healthcare settings and become an integral part of the care delivery team. You will assist with basic care for patients alongside nurses, physicians and other members of the care delivery team, and have opportunities to learn the “business” of healthcare to better prepare you for your healthcare career. This program is offered year-round with enrollment occurring every quarter. Most individuals graduate from the program in 15 months after completing 250 hours of healthcare experience with a commitment of one 4-hour shift per week. For those looking to complete the program faster, we offer 9-month and 3-month options where you will receive priority shift selection in order to finish at an accelerated pace. Additionally, upon graduation, scholars will receive a completion certificate from UCLA’s Executive Programs in Health Policy & Management. The program is offered at various healthcare sites throughout California, Washington, and Hawaii....
The Nurse Aide course prepares individuals to work in long-term care facilities (LTC) and hospitals. For acceptance into ADN and PN programs, the Nurse Aide course is req
The Nurse Aide course prepares individuals to work in long-term care facilities (LTC) and hospitals. For acceptance into ADN and PN programs, the Nurse Aide course is required. The emphasis in the course is on students achieving a basic level of knowledge and demonstrating skills to provide safe, effective patient care. The course has been developed in six units of study. The theory portion includes 30 hours of classroom time and 15 hours of laboratory practice. The clinical experience includes 30 hours in a nursing facility. Entrance Requirements for Nurse Aide:
Must be 16 years or older.
High school diploma or GED/HSED. If currently in high school, a letter of acknowledgment from your high school counselor is required.
Strength and endurance to meet the requirements for performing skills such as lifting and moving residents.
Attendance is mandatory for an Orientation Session prior to the start of your class. If you do not attend the session, you will be withdrawn from the class. *Orientation is held one week prior to class start date. An informational letter will be mailed approximately 10 days prior to the orientation.*Note: Orientation dates are listed on the course schedule and are subject to change.
Current immunization records are required prior to beginning clinical. The immunization requirements include TB test, Hepatitis B vaccine, or signing a waiver for the hepatitis vaccine. No physical is required. Health History information is also required. Forms will be completed during the Orientation Session.
Criminal background checks and adult/dependent and child abuse...
The program is designed to prepare students to become a Patient Care Technician (PCT) in the state of Florida. Upon completion of the nursing assistant program, students
The program is designed to prepare students to become a Patient Care Technician (PCT) in the state of Florida. Upon completion of the nursing assistant program, students are eligible to make application to the Florida State Board of Nursing to take the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) examination. A Patient Care Technician must become a CNA to practice as a PCT.
Graduates are eligible to take the Certified Patient Care Technician exam through NCCT (not a state requirement).
The program is designed to prepare students for employment as entry-level advanced cross-trained Patient Care Technicians. This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills expanding the traditional role of the nursing assistant for acute and long term care settings. The program is comprised of a sequence of instruction that includes a health science core and six occupational completion points....