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Program Specialist

Fikru Diro

Phone:

206-546-6957

Email:

fdiro@shoreline.edu

 

I-BEST:
Nursing Assistant Certified

This one-quarter certificate program prepares students for entry into one of the highest demand positions in the health care field. Nursing assistants work with registered nurses and LPNs in hospitals, assisted living facilities and nursing homes.

 

Get the Planning Guide

Get started!

  1. Speak with the NAC Program Specialist Fikru Diro to register for an orientation session, 206-546-6957, fdiro@shoreline.edu
  2. Apply for admission to the college
  3. Explore options for financial aid.

Orientations 

 Dec. 3  Room 5101
 Dec. 18  Room 2327
 Dec. 29   Room 5101
  • All orientations are from 1:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Call 206-546-6957 or email to register

Class Times

  • 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday (Thursday as scheduled)
  • 11-week schedule

(Required lab class and clinical externship scheduled outside of above times)

 

Class Basics

This course is designed to help students prepare for the Washington State exam for Nursing Assistants as well as prepare them for the workforce. The class is split into three parts that include: 1) theory 2) skills and 3) clinical experience. Clinical work is done offsite at a residential care facility where students use the skills learned in the lab and class. 

 

Along with a Certificate of Completion, graduates will also be trained for the certificates below. These are often required for employment and make Shoreline graduates well-qualified to work in a variety of settings. 

 

Additional Certificates
  • Dementia for Caregivers
  • First Aid / CPR
  • Certificate of Completion
  • HIV / AIDS Training
  • Observation and Documentation
  • Nurse Delegation
  • Mental Health
  • Nurse Delegation Diabetes