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Puget Sound Skills Center
18010 8th Avenue South Burien, WA 98148

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Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Puget Sound Skills Center
18010 8th Avenue South Burien, WA 98148

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Nursing Assistant Certified

Program Overview

Pre-requisites: Due to the clinicals and licensing requirements, this program is only open to incoming seniors who will be turning 18 years of age on or before August 31st of the summer after program completion.

Our Pre-Nursing program is a foundational exploration of the essential knowledge and skills needed to embark on a career in healthcare.  

This course serves as a critical stepping stone for individuals with a passion for patient care and a desire to explore the nursing field. Students will delve into the fundamentals of medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology, as well as healthcare ethics and professionalism.

Through a blend of classroom instruction and hands-on training, students will learn the skills needed to care for patients as a Nursing Assistant. Students will also obtain further hands-on experience with patient care at a variety of clinical settings.

Upon successful completion of this program, students will become a nursing assistant-certified and qualified to work in healthcare facilities. Whether you aspire to become a Nursing Assistant-Certified or wish to explore other healthcare careers, this program equips you with the expertise to excel in this dynamic and vital field. Join us and begin your journey towards a rewarding career in healthcare.

Approved Equivalency Credit

0.5 English, 1.0 Health, 1.0 Science, 1.0 Science

College Credits

Up to 17 credits available

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