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Welcome to the Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) Training Program

Now Accepting Applications

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Funding Available for Qualified Students

Upcoming Sessions:

Summer Session 1- Application Deadline: June 5th for WES funded students.  June 26th for self-pay students.  (Application Here)--Closed

Summer Session 2- Application Deadline: July 10th for WES funded students.  July 31st for self-pay students.  (Application Here)--Closed

Fall Session 1-  Application Deadline: September 5th for WES funded students.  September 25th for self-pay students.  (Application Here)--Open

 

Summer 2017 Session 1--Closed

Classroom Theory

  • Class Dates: July 3rd-July 20th (3 weeks)
  • Class Time: 8:00am-1:30pm (Monday-Thursday and one Friday, July 7th)

On-Site Clinical

Judson Park (10 students go the first week/10 students go the second week)

  • Clinical Dates: July 24th-July 28th (Monday-Friday)
  • Class Time: 6:00am-2:30pm

or

  • Clinical Dates: July 31st-August 4th (Monday-Friday)
  • Class Time: 6:00am-2:30pm

 

Summer 2017 Session 2--Closed

Classroom Theory

  • Class Dates: August 7th-August 24th (3 weeks)
  • Class Time: 8:00am-1:30pm (Monday-Thursday)

On-Site Clinical

Judson Park (10 students go the first week/10 students go the second week)

  • Clinical Dates: August 28th- September 1st (Monday-Friday)
  • Clinical Time: 6:00am-2:30pm

or

  • Class Dates: September 5th- September 8th (Tuesday-Friday)
  • Clinical Time: 6:00am-4:30pm

 

Fall 2017 Session 1--Open

Classroom Theory

  • Class Dates: October 2nd- October 19th (3 weeks)
  • Class Time: 8:00am-1:30pm (Monday-Thursday)

On-Site Clinical

Judson Park (10 students go the first week/10 students go the second week)

  • Clinical Dates: October 23rd- October 27th (Monday-Friday)
  • Clinical Time: 6:00am-2:30pm

or

  • Class Dates: October 30th- November 3rd (Monday-Friday)
  • Class Time: 6:00am-2:30pm

 

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About the NAC Program:

Train for an exciting and rewarding career in 4 weeks. Highline College Nursing Assistant Certified program combines classroom theory, skills laboratory, and clinical experience to prepare students to take the Washington State licensure exam for a Certified Nursing Assistant.

In fifty hours of classroom theory, 10 hours lab time, students will review: personal care skills, vital signs, charting, nutrition, body mechanics, infection control, resident rights, communication skills, CPR, and HIV certification.

Certified Nursing Assistants work in a variety of medical settings such as: hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living communities, adult family homes, hospice, and dialysis centers.

Nur A 100 - Nursing Assistant Theory

  • Basic Nursing Care
  • Safety and Emergency procedures
  • Residents' rights and confidentiality
  • Therapeutic relationships
  • Legal/Ethical issues
  • First Aid/CPR certification
  • Bloodborne pathogens/HIV certification

Nur A 101 - Nursing Assistant Practicum

  • Learn Patient Care Skills in lab; practice in clinical setting

The program is approved by the Department of Social and Health Services. Graduates qualify to take the certification examination for nursing assistants.

Mission Statement:

As a public institution of higher education serving a diverse community in a multicultural world and global economy, Highline College promotes student engagement, learning, and achievement, integrates diversity and globalism throughout the college, sustains relationships within its communities, and practices sustainability in human resources, operations, and teaching and learning.




Congratulations to the 2013 NAC Summer class