HEALTH SCIENCES

Director of Health Sciences

Mr. Rule 

Email - Vrulepandey@schools.nyc.gov

Google Voice - 971-800-1307

Counselor for Health Sciences

Ms. Vega

Email - avega33@hillcresths.org 

Nursing Coordinator for Health Sciences

Nursing Coordinator - Ms. Pesapane 

Email - jpesapane@hillcresths.org

 

Director of Health Sciences

Mr. Rule 

Email - Vrulepandey@schools.nyc.gov

Google Voice - 971-800-1307

Nursing Coordinator for Health Sciences

Nursing Coordinator - Ms. Pesapane 

Email - jpesapane@hillcresths.org

 

Counselor for Health Sciences

 Ms. Vega

Email - avega33@hillcresths.org 

Health Science CTE CNA Program

Our Certified Technical Education (CTE)program is a 3 year course in which students learn the skills necessary to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

  • In the program we practice and review a multitude of skills that will be put to the test at the end of the school year by the state (Nocti and Prometric Exams)
  • In the program, you are granted a free chance to take the test in June which would cost money for those not in the program. 

After passing the test, you are granted a CNA certification and can work!

10th Grade Students take Intro to Health Careers

Focuses on the various health careers available not just nursing and doctors. 

You will be introduced to the terminology, new language necessary to understand and excel in the medical field. 

Instruction will focus on anatomy and physiology (all about the human body and how it works) and standards precautions (preventing the spread of infection) in healthcare.

You will learn the basic skills to keep yourself, classmates and patients safe. 

10th Grade Students take Intro to Health Careers

11th Grade Students take Advanced Health Care

Focuses on disease processes that affect the human body and the care needed to ensure proper patient care.  

You will learn all the different skills needed for your clinical rotations in the nursing home in the 12th grade and for the certification exam at the end of 12th grade.

11th Grade Students take Advanced Health Care

12th Grade Students take CFM, Theory & Clinical

This is the final year in the program.        

You will be split up, half of the class will be in the school building practicing skills, preparing for the certification test and practicing theory. 

The other half will be at the nursing home providing care for the residents that live there.  

It consists of 3 parts- Clinical Rotation, CFM and Theory: 

In class theory (prep for the certification exam at the end of the year and practicing your skills). 

CFM (Career and Finance Management) - required course, will focus on learning about banking, handling your finances in college as well as later on in life and getting you career ready! 

LASTLY -  the most exciting part is your clinical rotation in the nursing home where you will provide care to REAL LIFE people living there. You will complete the skill you learned over the course of the 3 years to assist these individuals with daily life activities. 

12th Grade Students take CFM, Theory & Clinical

Seniors 2020