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Ms Bryant

Email: 
mbryant@amherst.k12.va.us
Phone: 
434-946-2898 ext. 30146
Classes Taught: 
Nurse Aide 1&2, 5&6, Introduction Medical Sciences 4 &7

Health Occupations classes are in 146 B with a skills lab in 146A.

Reminder:  Senior breakfast and cap and gown pictures on Thursday, April 21.

Fairmont clinicals have ended for both groups.  Congratulations for hard work!

 

NA students are doing practice tests on pearsonvue.com. 

Intro students are learning about the Environmental Health and Food safety..   Students are doing 9 weeks projects on pharmcology drug information.   We will celebrate Earth Day on Friday, April 22.

Students did individual earth plates and group bulletins boards about Earth Day.

Snow make-up days are Friday, Feb. 26, March 4, March 18 and Monday, April 4. and April 29,

Reminder, no clinical if school is closed or 2 hours late.   Two Friday clinical Make-ups Feb. 26 and March 18.

 

Nurse Aide students are doing a job ready project including updating resume and loking for 3 potential

health employers.   We are doing review of content areas and skills practice.

 

. Please sign and return interm report cards which come out next week, April 25-28.

 

Clinical students arepracticing all skills with emphais on compression stockings and vital signs..  

9 weeks projects for nurse aides are due Friday, April 29.  Intro projects are dueu Friday, May 6.

Supplies required may include flash drive, printing and/or   poster board.

 All students continue to use Thinking Maps with content to reinforce learning such as classification,

sequencing, comparing and contrasting.  

 

Nurse Aides completed their 3rd bloodmobile.  Thanks to all who helped collect 37 units and 

welcome 53 donors on April 14.

Fairmont clinical, students  are adding skills.Students are complimented for their professional

dress and behavior.   

 

Students  honored  the Martin Luther King, Jr.  Holiday by watching the movie Selma Please email or see Ms. Bryant in 146 to sign-up.   .Health Occupations  current project is  ribbons for Relay for Life.

Conontact number for NACES  is 1-800-758-6028 if you have questions about nurse aide state testing or

to change your application data for  testing date, site or personal address or phone changes.

Good luck to test takers and HappyWinter l to all!   Contact Ms. Bryant at ACHS ext. 30146 if questions .  Careers in Care at the Plaza lower level.

See course syllabus, pacing guide and project guidelines.

Students are doing Thinking Maps, 1 per week on Fridays.   We have used clasification and sequencing maps.

 

Attendance is very important!   

Save the Date:   Monday night,  May 2nd  Nurse Aide Ceremony, students arrive at 6:30pm.

 

 Nurse Aide applicants:  must have good grades, behavior and attendance  Please contact me for questions or concerns.  Students must have testing grades at B/80% or above. 

Introduction to Health and Medical Sciences must be completed prior to the clinical course. 

Background checks and health screenings need to be completed prior to August school starting.,

 

Please remind students to review study guides prior to each quiz and test.

See attachments for Syllabus, Pacing, Projects and study guides.

Rubrics of Project  at least 1 month in advance.

Parent contacts for late work, low quiz grades and /or displinary issues as needed.

 

Students not wearing appropriate clothing or shoes will be sent to ISD for that period.

Fairmont Crossing clinical days are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Fairmont's phone is 946-2850.

Students must be on time to ride the bus to clinical.  No car drivers.  Late arrivals will go to ISD.

   Students have remediation flash cards for  previous quiz questions missed.  Encourage studying.

 

Intro students  completed  CPR and First Aide Skills in Jan.  Students viewed images for how to do

CPR on dogs or cats today, part of the Veterinary chapter.

 

 

Reminder, no clinical if school is closed or 2 hours late.

Clinical make-up may include Thursdays meaning 4 days per week.  No clinical if flu restrictions in winter.

Health Occupations Club is open to any ACHS student in a health related class.

 

Bloodmobile donors will sign up for appointments during lunches  again in the Spring  sign ups after   Spring break. 16 year olds must have parental consent form signed prior to making an apppointment.

Give the gift of life and earn a Red Cord for graduation.

Thanks to all students for doing bulletin boards and door decorations. Awarded Most Educational.

 

 

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