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Washington CNA Programs

Washington CNA Training

It's important to realize that one of the things preventing most people from getting the job that they want is a lack of the right kind of education. Anyone who wants to have a rewarding career with a great chance of employment should consider taking Washington CNA classes.

CNA classes are specialized training courses for those that want to work as certified nursing assistants. Nurses and doctors depend on trained medical assistants to help them use their time efficiently to see as many patients as possible. Most certified nursing assistants find work in hospitals, nursing homes, mental health facilities, and public health care clinics.

Becoming a CNA in Washington

To become a CNA in Washington, an individual must complete a state-approved CNA training course consisting of at least 85 hours of training. Students must also complete 7 hours of HIV/AIDS training. Then, he or she must pass the Washington CNA competency exam. In Washington, Nursing Assistants are able to be registered and work in a nursing home or long-term care facility for 4 months before completing at training course and passing the CNA exam.

Renewing a CNA License

CNAs in Washington must renew their certificates each year before or on their birthdays. There are no additional training requirements. If a CNA allows his or her license to run out for 2 years or more, he or she must re-train and take the competency exam again, unless he or she still has a current OBRA registry out-of-state. If he or she is registered out of state, a reapplication form must be completed.

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Other WA Schools with CNA Programs

A-plus Nurses Assistant Training School
10619 NE 8th St
Bellevue, Washington 98009
A-plus Nurses Assistant Training School
6951 Martin Luther King Jr Way S., Suite 201
Seattle, Washington 98118
Alaska Gardens Health & Rehab Center
6220 S. Alaska St
Tacoma, Washington 98408
Alderwood Park Convalescent Center
2726 Alderwood Ave.
Bellingham, Washington 98225
American Institute of Medical Careers
4000 E. Boone, Suite 200
Spokane, Washington 99202
Avalon Care Center
495 North 13th Street
Othello, Washington 99344
Avalon Care Center At Northpointe
9827 North Nevada
Spokane, Washington 99218
Bates Technical College
1101 South Yakima Avenue
Tacoma, Washington 98405
Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE
Bellevue, Washington 98007
Bellingham Health Care & Rehab Services
1200 Birchwood Avenue
Bellingham, Washington 98225
Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Ave.
Bellingham, Washington 98225
Bethany At Pacific
916 Pacific Avenue
Everett, Washington 98201
Big Bend Community College
7662 Chanute Street NE
Moses Lake, Washington 98837
Blossom Nursing Assistant Training Program
24860 Pacific Hwy S., #102
Kent, Washington 98032
Brightstar Nursing Assistant Training Institute
5031 168th Sw, Suite 150
Lynnwood, Washington 98087
C/o Progressive Health Care Education Center
68 Orchard Drive
Orondo, Washington 98843
Canyon Lakes Restorative and Rehabilitation Center
2702 South Ely
Kennewick, Washington 99337
Care Careers Academy
872 15th Ave
Longview, Washington 98632
Care Plus Home Health, Inc
1950 Pottery Rd #17a
Port Orchard, Washington 98366
Caregiver Tech
18421 Hwy 99, Ste C
Lynnwood, Washington 98037
Cascade Job Corps Center
P. O. Box 819
Sedro Woolley, Washington 98284
Cascade Vista Convalescent Center
7900 Wllows Road
Redmond, Washington 98052
Centralia College
600 Centralia College Blvd.
Centralia, Washington 98531
Chelan High School
P.O. Box 369
Chelan, Washington 98816
Christian Health Care Center
855 Aaron Drive
Lynden, Washington 98264
Clark College
1933 Fort Vancouver Way
Vancouver, Washington 98663
Clark College at Columbia Technical Center
18700 SE Mill Plain Blvd
Vancouver, Washington 98663
Clark County Career Development Center
9120 NE Vancouver Mall Lp, Ste 120
Vancouver, Washington 98675
Clark County Skills Center
12200 NE 28th Street
Vancouver, Washington 98682
Clover Park Technical College
4500 Steilacoom Blvd. SW
Lakewood, Washington 98499


Washington CNA Resources on

Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission
Department of Health
310 Israel Rd SE
Tumwater, WA 98501-7864
Phone: (360) 236-4700
Fax: (360) 236-4738

Washington State Nurses Association