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Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) Training Program

Funding Available for Qualified Students

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Fall Session 3 : Application Here

Application Deadlines

  • WES Funded Students: Monday October 22nd

  • TANF/WorkFirst Students: Call 206-592-3340

  • Self-Pay Students: Monday October 29th

 

Classroom Theory

  • Class Dates: November 5th- November 21st (3 weeks)

  • Class Time: 8:00am-1:30pm--Monday- Friday (No class November 12th)

On-Site Clinical

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

  • Clinical Dates: December 3rd- December 7th (Monday-Friday)

  • Clinical Time: 6:00am-2:30pm

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  • Class Dates: December 10th- December 14th (Monday-Friday)

  • Class Time: 6:00am-2:30pm

 

Fall Session 4: Application Here

Application Deadlines

  • WES Funded Students: Monday October 22nd

  • TANF/WorkFirst Students: Call 206-592-3340

  • Self-Pay Students: Monday October 29th

 

Classroom Theory

  • Class Dates: November 5th- November 21st (3 weeks)

  • Class Time: 4:00pm-9:30pm (Monday-Friday) No class November 12th

On-Site Clinical

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

  • Clinical Dates: December 3rd- December 7th (Monday-Friday)

  • Clinical Time: 2:00pm-10:30pm

or

  • Class Dates: December 10th- December 14th (Monday-Friday)

  • Class Time: 2:00pm-10:30pm

 

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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.