Aug 15, 2020  
2018-2019 Catalog SVC 
2018-2019 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing Assistant Education Certificate

Mount Vernon and Whidbey Island Campuses​

8 credits 

The Nursing Assistant Education program, NURS 100 NURS 101 , and NURS 102 , prepares students for employment as Nursing Assistants in hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, and home healthcare agencies. Additionally, this program prepares students for continuation on into practical or registered nurse programs. Graduates of the program are eligible to take the Washington State competency examination to become a Certified Nursing Assistant. This is a Washington State approved, one quarter course offered evenings, requiring 44 hours of classroom instruction and 88 hours of lab/clinical experience. Students must attend all scheduled classes and clinical experiences to meet State certification requirements. A certificate is awarded to students who complete the following courses with a 2.3 grade point average or above in each course.