In Washington the State Department of Health oversees the training of students and licensing of CNA’s. The department also heads the nurse’s aide registry. Students in Seattle have to complete 85 hours of comprehensive training through a program approved by the state before being allowed to take the state certification exam. Those enrolled for LPN or RN degrees can also take the exam after they fulfill the requirements of the CNA course. Apart from the required training, students must also complete 7 hours of AIDS/HIV training. Below we have listed state approved Certified Nursing Assistant courses in Seattle.
CNA Training Courses in Seattle
South Seattle Community College
6000 16th Avenue Southwest
Seattle, Washington 98106
The Nursing Assistant-Certified (NAC) program offers preparation for immediate entry-level employment in long-term care and/or home health agencies as well as in hospitals. The program includes theory, skills lab and clinical hours in basic nursing care skills, body mechanics, personal care, communication, and interpersonal skills.
This program is approved by the Washington State Department of Health as a Nursing Assistant Training program. Nursing Assistant students who successfully complete the program will be eligible to take the Washington State Nursing Assistant certification examination.
North Seattle Community College
9600 College Way North
Seattle, Washington 98103
NSC’s Nursing Assistant-Certified program prepares students for immediate entry-level employment at long term care facilities and nursing homes. The 3-month program is available in the fall, and spring semesters and applicants must attend the mandatory orientation session in order to gain entry.
American Healthcare CNA School
6951 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Suite 201
Seattle, WA 98118
Registration and Evaluation Fees (applicable to tuition) – $50
Books, folders & materials cost Free
Tuition, Lab and Clinical Fees – $645
TOTAL Cost – $695
Seattle Central College
1200 12th Ave S, HEC Rm 202, Seattle, WA 98144
In just one quarter, Seattle Central College's Certified Nursing Assistant (NAC or CNA) program prepares you for entry-level positions in a variety of healthcare settings.
Applicants must pass a criminal background check and be eligible for placement in ENGL 098 and MATH 087 (minimum) as demonstrated by COMPASS placement test. Students accepted into the program must attend an orientation, have a physical exam, TB tests, vaccinations, and a background check. The school opens admissions in January for the summer quarter. Admission is based on a first come, first served basis. The application fee is $35.00.
Avamere Queen Anne Healthcare
2717 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109