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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:

Fall Session 1- Application Deadline: September 9th for WES funded students.  September 21st for self-pay students.  (Application Here)--Open

Fall Session 2- Application Deadline: October 21st for WES funded students.  November 2nd for self-pay students.  (Application Here)--Open

Fall Session 3- Application Deadline: October 21st for WES funded students.  November 2nd for self-pay students.  (Application Here)--Open

 

Class Schedule:

Fall 2016 Session 1--Open

Classroom Theory

  • Class Dates: September 26th- October 13th (3 weeks)
  • Class Time: 8:00am-1:30pm  (Monday-Thursday)

On-site Clinical

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

  • Clinical Dates: October 17th- October 21st (1 week) or
  • Clinical Dates: October 24th- October 28th (1 week)
  • Clinical Time: 6:00am-2:30pm (Monday-Friday)

 

Fall 2016 Session 2--Open

Classroom Theory

  • Class Dates: November 7th- November 23rd (3 weeks)
  • Class Time: 8:00am-1:30pm (Monday-Thursday & 1 Friday, November 18th)

On-site Clinical

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

  • Clinical Dates: November 28th- December 2nd (1 week) or
  • Clinical Dates: December 5th- December 9th (1 week)
  • Class Time: 6:00am-2:30pm (Monday-Friday)

 

Fall 2016 Session 3--Open

Classroom Theory

  • Class Dates: November 7th- November 23rd (3 weeks)
  • Class Time: 4:00pm-9:30pm (Monday-Thursday & 1 Friday, November 18th)

On-site Clinical

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

  • Clinical Dates: November 28th- December 2nd (1 week) or
  • Clinical Dates: December 5th- December 9th (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