Jun 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Nurse Assistant Certificate

12 Credits

This certificate program prepares graduates to develop concepts and knowledge necessary to provide entry level nurse assistant care.

Students in this certificate program must possess the following prior to enrollment in the program:

  • 18 years of age
  • Valid photo ID (driver’s license or any state-issued photo ID)
  • Must pass a Washington State Patrol and DSHS Background Check
  • College Success Assessment score of 72 or higher, or CASAS Assessment score of 236 or higher
  • Immunization copies: TB (2 step or quantiferon) and current Flu vaccination
  • Uniform, text book and class supplies
  • Health insurance, both injury and sickness and Liability Insurance is required for participation in the program

For the complete details, please refer to the Nurse Assistant Application.

Students must earn a grade of 2.5 or higher in each class in the program to earn the certificate.

Contact: Career and Advising Center-Student Affairs & Success Building, 104; 253-833-9111, ext. 2641, or nursing@greenriver.edu

Information Session Sign Up: greenriver.edu/info-sessions

Program Website:

Nursing Assistant | https://www.greenriver.edu/students/academics/degrees-programs/nursing/nursing-assistant/

Program Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program will be able to:

  1. Be safe practitioners and know their roles. 
  2. Solve problems in varying degrees. 
  3. Make decisions using critical thinking skills. 
  4. Be responsible for their own behavior. 
  5. Function on a team or within a group in a nurturing positive manner. 
  6. Relate to people of all ages. 
  7. Practice continuous learning.

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