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Nursing Assistant Certified Certificate of Completion Planning Guide

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Program Description:

Shoreline Community College offers an 18 credit, one-quarter Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) certificate of completion to prepare students to take the State CNA exam. The program is approved by the Washington State Nursing Commission as a recognized training program. Students are introduced to nursing theory, master NAC skills in a skills lab, and complete a practicum in a clinical setting. The program uses the I-BEST approach to instruction, with two teachers in the classroom and opportunities for students to strengthen their English and basic skills. Students also develop job search skills and learn about healthcare career options.

Certificate of Completion (18 Credits)

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this publication. However, the information is subject to change without notice and final career decisions are the responsibility of the student.

Grade of 2.0 or better for each individual course in the program required.

Program Prerequisites:

CASAS test score of at least 220 in reading and 210 in math, successful completion of criminal background check (required by healthcare providers), proof of health insurance and immunizations. Shoreline English language learners should complete ESL Level 5.

Certificate Completion

Students should automatically receive their Certificate after successful completion of all required courses. If you have not received your Certificate, please contact Jenifer Aydelotte in the office of Student Learning  at or 206-546-4719.

Where can I go for help?

Program Advisor:

Ariosto Moran-Martinez  206-546-4584 Rm 2332

I-BEST Program Specialist

Mary Lockman 206-546-6930

Program Information:

Length of Program: 18 credits
Completion Award: Certificate of Completion
Enrollment: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
Approximate Quarterly Costs: $1600
(in addition to tuition, books and parking)

EPC 329D

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