Nursing Assistant Certified

Program Announcements

Immunizations and Background Check Procedures for the NAC Program

All immunization documentation and criminal background checks for the NAC program must go through our online system--American DataBank. The immunization account (Complio) is active for one year at a cost of $15. The WATCH background check is also $15 and is valid for six months from the completion date.  

In order to receive a permission code to register for NURS 100, you must have your immunization records uploaded into this system, have your documentation approved and complete a WATCH background check. Here are directions on how to create your account, upload your immunizations  and complete your background check. Please look over the immunization guide Acrobat PDF Reader Icon and TB information Acrobat PDF Reader Icon letter before visiting your health care provider for clarification on the immunizations required.

For Fall Quarter Only you will not complete the following requirements until instructed to by the Health Professions Service Center:

  • The WATCH background check
  • Influenza vaccine for the upcoming flu season

Space in this class is limited and permission codes to register will be given out on a first come, first served basis. 

Information Sessions

Date Time Location
April 19, 2017 10:00 a.m. LBH 311
May 18, 2017 10:00 a.m. LBH 311
June 7, 2017 10:00 a.m. LBH 311

Male Nursing assistantNursing Assistants work closely with patients, take vital signs, and help patients exercise, eat, dress and bathe. They work under the supervision of a nurse and play a key role in keeping the nurse up-to-date on vital information about patients' conditions.

EvCC offers a one-quarter program that prepares graduates for certification as nursing assistants. The program is approved by the Washington Sate Department of Social and Health Services.  Many nursing assistants continue their education to become nurses.

The Nursing Department of Everett Community College offers a career mobility approach to nursing education that prepares graduates for Certification as Nursing Assistants. The program is approved by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services.

Autumn testimonialCurriculum

Instruction covers the following areas: basic technical skills, mental health and social services needs of clients, clients' rights, promotion of clients' independence, communication and interpersonal skill development, safety and emergency procedures, rules and regulations that affect the Nursing Assistant's practice, personal care skills, basic restorative services, infection control, CPR instruction, and HIV training. The entire program is completed in one academic quarter.

Nursing Assistants are qualified for employment as entry-level caregivers in hospitals, long-term care agencies, clinics, physician's offices, urgent care settings, and client's homes. Many Nursing Assistants continue with education that leads to licensure as a nurse (LPN or RN)

For more information you may call the Health Professions Service Center at 425-388-9461 or refer to the Nursing Assistant Certified Curriculum Guide Acrobat PDF Reader Icon. Applications are due the quarter prior to entry. For more information about the program please attend one of our information sessions.