Nursing Assistant - Certified - What You'll Learn
The Nursing Assistant – Certified (NAC) program at Seattle Central College's Health Education Center will help you quickly build the knowledge and skills you need to qualify for entry-level work, and help you qualify to earn an Associate Degree in Nursing (AN-DTA/MPR). Upon successful completion of the Summer Quarter program, you will be able to sit for the Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) exams and obtain Washington State NAC Certification.
Certification as a Nursing Assistant will provide knowledge and skills for a professional career in healthcare and in the following areas:
- Medical terminology
- Body systems
- Basic nursing skills
- Measuring vital signs
- Personal care skills (including assisting with bathing and grooming)
- Safety and emergency procedures
- Infection control procedures
- Communication skills
- Patient and resident rights
This program meets the examination requirements as outlined by the State of Washington for Nursing Assistant – Certified (NAC) programs.