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Professional Medical Careers / Pre-Nursing

Professional Medical Careers

(Handbook available at bottom of page)



Mrs. Cromer MSN-ED, RN
Phone: 509-793-7000
[email protected]


Welcome to the wonderful world of professional medical careers. In this class, you will earn 3 High School credits, 1 science credit, 1 English credit, .5 elective or occupational credit and .5 health credit. You may also activate 9 credits at BBCC. Along with this, you will earn your healthcare provider CPR and first aid card, food handlers card, HIPAA training, bloodborne pathogen training and if you meet all the requirements you will qualify to take the state licensing NAC test.

Items required for class:

1 - 1 1/2” binder 

1 analog watch (not digital)

1 stethoscope


1- 1 in binder

3 pkgs of binder dividers


2 pkg. sticky notes

1 pair black athletic shoes**


500 Index card box

(or something to keep index cards in)

2 pairs of navy blue scrub bottoms*

(these MUST be NAVY)

12-month Planner with a view of the whole month on one page

A package of 20 or more plastic page covers

2 CBTech Ceil blue scrub tops

(Purchased through the school)


*Scrub bottoms info

Available for purchase at stores such as Walmart, North 40 in Moses Lake,,, Uniforms Northwest in Kennewick, Spokane Uniform, etc.

Please purchase at least 2 pair. These MUST be NAVY no other shade of blue is acceptable.

Save your receipt just in case.

** Shoe info Black Nike, Adidas, New Balance, or similar. All shoes must be: closed toe, with a full heel (no straps across the heel), washable not canvas. ( no keds or converse, Vans, etc.)

Inappropriate footwear for class: Any type of sandals (slides, flip flops, etc.), boots (cowboy, dress, etc.), crocs, vans, clogs, or other similar styled shoes.

Class uniform/scrub top to be purchased 

2 uniform tops are required (We will give you the information to do this through the school)

To be completed and turned in to your teacher by the beginning of class on the dates listed below.

  • Food Handlers Card: Go to and complete the training. When you have completed the training and paid for your card, you will need to print out and sign a copy of your card. Turn in to your teacher by 09/20/2019.
  • A complete and up-to-date copy of your immunizations: Go to your clinic and get a printout of your complete and up-to-date immunization record. We will evaluate each student's immunizations and counsel each student on any further needs to be eligible for clinical rotations. Due before September 20, 2019.
  • 2 Step health care worker TB testing: This takes 2 weeks to complete. It must be started by Sept. 20. 
  • A flu shot is required and must be completed by October 31.

The above items are required for this class.

*****If the purchase of any item causes financial hardship please talk to me after class.


Mrs. Cromer