Sep 16, 2021  
2017-2018 Catalog SVC 
2017-2018 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing Assistant Certificate (Nursing 100)

8 credits - Mount Vernon and Whidbey Island Campuses

The Nursing Assistant program (NURS 100 ) 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.