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Healthcare Programs

WVC Continuing Education has partnered with WVC Allied Health to offer noncredit
healthcare training options.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Fast-Track Course


The CNA Fast-Track course provides the basics in care-giving skills for entry-level employment in healthcare. It includes instruction of personal care skills, roles and responsibilities of nursing assistants, communication skills, and safe and emergency procedures. CPR training for healthcare providers and seven hours of HIV/AIDS training required by Washington State are included. Upon successful completion and evaluation by nursing faculty, students are eligible to take the certification examination for nursing assistants. This course, or its equivalent, is a prerequisite for the nursing program.

Training consists of classroom/lab time as well as clinical experience at a local long-term care facility.

Course Entry Process

  1. Review CNA Fast-Track Requirements/Application (rev. 04/2018) . If you can fulfill all requirements, continue to registration.

  2.  You can register at anytime. You do not need to complete the paperwork before registering. Please see paperwork due dates below.

  3. Entry requirements and paperwork MUST BE completed by due dates below. Submit your completed paperwork to:

Continuing Education
Wells Hall, Room 1028 (end of Wing 2)
WVC Wenatchee campus

Upcoming classes


May 21 - June 20, 2018   CLOSED
*Paperwork due by May 14*  (register anytime)

July 9 - August 7, 2018   OPEN
*Paperwork due by July 2*  (register anytime)

August 22 - September 21, 2018   OPEN
*Paperwork due by August 15*  (register anytime)

November 1 - December 6, 2018   OPEN
*Paperwork due by October 25*  (register anytime)

 
For detailed class schedules and registration, please visit our registration site.

M.A. to CNA Bridge Course


This noncredit "bridge" course provides training for medical assistants to transition to CNA. Upon successful completion of the course, this 32-hour training will allow the medical assistant to become eligible to take the Nursing Assistant Certified exam. The course consists of classroom/lab time as well as clinical experience at a local long-term care facility.
*This program is available to medical assistants who have graduated from an accredited medical assistant program. Proof of graduation from an accredited program is required.*

Course entry process

  1. Review MA-CNA Requirements/Application (rev. 04/2018)
  2. If you can fulfill all requirements, continue to registration

  3. Entry requirements and paperwork MUST BE completed prior to the first day of class. Submit your completed paperwork to:

Continuing Education
Wells Hall, Room 1028 (end of Wing 2)
WVC Wenatchee campus

Upcoming Classes

Sept. 10 - 13, 2018   OPEN    *Registration closes Aug. 27*
*Paperwork due by Aug. 27


For detailed class schedules and registration, please visit our registration site.

HCA to CNA Bridge Course


This noncredit "bridge" course provides training for home care aides to transition to CNA. Upon successful completion of the course, this 32-hour training will allow the home care aide to become eligible to take the Nursing Assistant Certified exam. The course consists of classroom/lab time as well as clinical experience at a local long-term care facility.
*This program is available to home care aides who can provide proof of active Washington State Home Care Aide Certification.*

Course entry process

  1. Review HCA-CNA Requirements/Application (rev. 04/2018)

  2. If you can fulfill all requirements, continue to registration

  3. Entry requirements and paperwork MUST BE completed prior to the first day of class. Submit your completed paperwork to:

Continuing Education
Wells Hall, Room 1028 (end of Wing 2)
WVC Wenatchee campus


Upcoming Classes

Sept. 24 - 27, 2018   OPEN    *Registration closes Sept. 10*
*Paperwork due by Sept. 10


For detailed class schedules and registration, please visit our registration site.