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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:

Winter Session 1- Application Deadline: December 30th for WES funded students.  January 11th for self-pay students.  (Application Here)--Open  

Winter Session 2- Application Deadline: February 10th for WES funded students.  February 17th for self-pay students.  (Application Here)--Open

Winter Session 3- Application Deadline: February 10th for WES funded students.  February 17th for self-pay students.  (Application Here)--Open

 

Class Schedule:

Winter 2017 Session 1--Open

Classroom Theory

  • Class Dates: January 17th- February 2nd (3 weeks)
  • Class Time: 8:00am-1:30pm (Monday-Thursday & 1 Friday, January 20th)

On-site Clinical

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

  • Clinical Dates:  February 6th-February 10th (1 week) or
  • Clinical Dates: February 13th-February 17th (1 week)
  • Class Time: 6:00am-2:30pm (Monday-Friday)

 

Winter 2017 Session 2--Open

Classroom Theory

  • Class Dates: February 27th- March 16th (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.)

  • Clincal Dates: March 20th- March 24th (1 week) or
  • Clinical Dates: March 27th- March 31st (1 week)
  • Class Time: 6:00am-2:30pm (Monday-Friday)

 

Winter 2017 Session 3--Open

Classroom Theory

  • Class Dates: February 27th- March 16th (3 weeks)
  • Class Time: 4:00pm-9:30pm (Monday-Thursday)

On-Site Clinical

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

  • Clinical Dates: March 20th- March 24th (1 week) or
  • Clinical Dates: March 27th- March 31st (1 week)
  • Class Time: 2:00pm-10:30pm (Monday-Friday)

 

 

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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