Minimum age: 16 years.
Must take the COMPASS test before entering the program or being placed
on the pre-registration list.
Student must complete and pass a Nationwide criminal background check within
3 months prior to admission into the program at
(use package code EO81na).
This program includes a clinical rotation which requires a second background
check through the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) and is
conducted by the clinical training site.
Students must meet vaccination and program specified health requirements in
compliance with the Centers for Disease Control Health Provider immunization guidelines,
including the submission of original lab results, x-ray reports and
immunization records which are dated and signed by their healthcare
provider. For more information, please click here.
Health insurance, both injury and sickness, is required for participation in
Current (within one year) evaluation by a physician or nurse
practitioner to ensure student and patient safety. The evaluation should address the following
areas in respect to the student's ability to perform the laboratory skills and
clinical responsibilities related to becoming a Nursing Assistant:
Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds and to reach overhead.
Ability to stand or walk for long periods.
High school diploma or GED.
Running Start students may complete their high school diploma along with
Able to read, write and converse in English.
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