Health Sciences and Public Safety

Health Sciences

Medical Assisting

Our nationally accredited program offers a certificate to students who wish to prepare as a multi-skilled professional working under the supervision of a physician or other licensed health care provider. Medical assistants are educated to assist in all aspects of a medical practice and have both clinical and administrative responsibilities. Students can earn a Certificate in Medical Assisting and have the option to earn an Associate in Technical Arts (ATA) if interested. For more information, contact Health Science Information line at 425-388-9461.

Healthcare Risk Management

This set of three classes is targeted at clinical and administrative healthcare professionals, either those preparing for or those already in the practice setting, to provide the skills and knowledge that will enable professionals to reduce risk and establish a safe working environment. For more information, contact Christine Malone, 425-259-8294.

Medical Coding

Our Medical Coding Program is a 44-credit fully online program that prepares you for coding certification and entry-level employment in a coding profession.  A medical coding specialist assigns a universal numerical code to each symptom, treatment, diagnosis, and procedure. These codes are used to report diseases and accidents and to inform third-party payers of services performed.  For more information, contact Medical Coding Information line at 425-388-9034.

Medical Transcription and Editing

Our Medical Transcription and Editing Program is an online, 43-credit certificate program utilizing state-of-the-art software and text materials for the at-home training of medical transcriptionists and medical transcription editors (MT/MTEs). This AHDI-approved program may be entered at the start of any quarter and provides the training to obtain an entry-level position as a medical transcriptionist or editor. For more information, contact Medical Transcription and Editing Information line at 425-388-9034.

Medical Spanish Interpreter

EvCC offers a certificate in Medical Spanish Interpreter designed for those who have native-like fluency in both English and Spanish and who either work in or seek to work in a healthcare facility that serves a multicultural clientele.

Nursing (RN)

The Nursing Program is structured with a career mobility approach to nursing education. The course of study prepares graduates for licensure as Practical and /or Registered Nurses. Contact information: Health Professions Service Center, 425-388-9461

Nursing Assistant Certified

Our approved program prepares graduates for certification as Nursing Assistants. The program is approved by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services.Contact for program information: 425-388-9461.

Phlebotomy

Our Phlebotomy program is two quarters in length. The first quarter, Hlth 220, is the lecture and classroom portion, and the second quarter, Hlth 221, the externship experience. The combination of these two classes prepares graduates to work as phlebotomists. The primary responsibility of a phlebotomist is to collect blood for laboratory analysis. Upon successful course completion students are eligible to sit for the national certification exam through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. For more information, contact the Health Science Information Line at 425-388-9461.

Physical Education

The Physical Education Department offers a fully transferable program of study for students who wish to fulfill their lower division requirements at EvCC prior to transferring to a university for a major in Physical Education, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Health and Fitness, Human Performance, or a related area. For more information, contact Sue Grigsby, 425-388-9321.

Public Safety

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