Healthcare Pathway

The Polytech’s Nursing Assistant program could help you to decide is a health care career is right for you with the least investment of time and money.  The C.N.A program consists of 176 hours of education, and is a foundation for many future medical credentials.   You will learn skills to provide basic assistance to patients in hospitals and nursing homes.

This program is approved and certified by both the WA Department of Social and Health Services and Department of Health. Upon completion of this program, you are eligible to take the NNAAP Exam and become certified in Washington State.  Many nursing programs require this certificate before making an application to their nursing program.