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Do i have to take physics in high school in order to be a Public health nurse?

i am not good at physics this year, so i have a feeling that this means i can't be a public health nurse or a pharmacist... Can you tell me if i have to take physics to be either of those 2 jobs? Can I do those jobs without physics?

Asked By: aznbrownprincess - 10/7/2006
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What courses you take in high school doesn't affect your career, more or less your grades affect whether or not you get into college. Physics is not really needed for a nurse or a pharmacist... More
Answered By: butterflykisses427 - 10/7/2006
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i would try again this summer, repeat the class this will help you when you go to nursing school for your career choice..........also bones up with the math. you will need it for both subjects
Answered By: walterknowsall - 10/7/2006
 
I don't think so, but ASK the college you will be going to to get the course synopsis for public health nurse... More
Answered By: mhbatd - 10/7/2006
 
You'd have to check with the specific college you plan to attend, but the first year of most Nursing degrees is the same as the first year of a general science degree. You'll likely need calculus and a couple of pure sciences (chemistry, physics or biology). If you're fine in 2 out of those 3 you should likely be OK... More
Answered By: Big Bear - 10/7/2006
 
Physics is a no go for that job, but Biology is strongly suggested, and maybe a little bit of chemistry will help you as well. If you want to be a pharmacist on the other hand, physics is a must. But to play it smooth during life, take all three sciences like I am, and keep your options pretty wide open for yourself.
Answered By: cheddarc2020 - 10/7/2006
 
You can do those jobs with out physics, but is it a graduation requirement?
Answered By: Sydney . - 10/7/2006
 
There are plenty of pharmacy students who were accepted with Cs in college physics. The purpose of physics is to weed out people. I, a pharmacy student, have never used my physics knowledge since completing the course. Show me a physics problem now, and I'll laugh at you. Chemistry, anatomy, and physiology are... More
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Answered By: Lea B - 10/9/2006
 
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