Nursing Assistant Certificate
This course studies the role of the nursing assistant, which includes basic nursing skills, emergency procedures, and laws and regulations affecting nursing assistants. The course consists of classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences needed to become a nursing assistant. After completing this course, students are eligible to take the Washington State Certificate Exam, making them employable in many settings such as hospitals, clinics, skilled nursing facilities (long term care and rehab), and assisted living facilities. The courses include seven hours of HIV/AIDS healthcare certificate. To meet the hours of education required by the state, attendance for all classes and clinicals is mandatory.
Short-Term Proficiency Certificates:
- Nursing Assistant Certificate
Professional Technical Program Info at a Glance
Program: Nursing Assistant
Type: Professional Technical Program
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Receive a certification of completion.
- Receive a certification in Healthcare provider American Heart CPR and in seven hour HIV/AIDS
- Eligibility to take the National Nursing Assistant Certification Exam (NACES). Students who receive their certification and successfully pass the NACES exam are eligible for licensure in the state of Washington as an NAC and employment in various health care facilities.