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Washington CNA Classes

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.

Additional Resources:

On-Campus & Online CNA Schools

Other WA Schools with CNA Programs

CNA School of Longview/Health Education Center
5612 Ocean Beach Hwy, Suite 110
Longview, Washington 98632
CNA Schools Northwest
1817 E. Springfield Ave
Spokane, Washington 99202
CNA Training School of Nursing
5317 NE St. St Johns Road, Suite F
Vancouver, Washington 98661
CNA Training Vancouver
6168 NE Hwy 00, Suite 102
Vancouver, Washington 98665
College of Medical Training
9100 Bridgeport Way SW
Lakewood, Washington 98499
Columbia Basin College
2600 North 20th Avenue
Pasco, Washington 99301
Columbia Basin Job Corps
6739 - 24th Street
Moses Lake, Washington 98837
Columbia Crest Care & Rehabilitation Center
1100 E. Nelson Rd
Moses Lake, Washington 98837
Cottesmore of Life Care
2909 14th Avenue NW
Gig Harbor, Washington 98335
Crestwood Convalescent Center
1116 E. Lauridsen Blvd
Port Angeles, Washington 98362
Divine CNA Training
1707 S. 341st Place, Unit D
Federal Way, Washington 98023
Divine CNA Training
11740 Aurora Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98133
Dt&t Na Training School
148 SW 153rd St, Suite 201
Burien, Washington 98166
Edmonds Community College
2000-68th Avenue W.
Lynnwood, Washington 98036
Edmonds-woodway High School
7600 212 St. SW
Edmonds, Washington 98026
Everett Community College
2000 Tower Street
Everett, Washington 98201
Evergreen Nursing School
16326 SE 15th St
Bellevue, Washington 98008
Ferry County Memorial Hospital
36 Klondike Road
Republic, Washington 99166
Fidalgo Care Center
1105 - 27th Street
Anacortes, Washington 98221
Fir Lane Health & Rehabilitation Center
2430 N - 13th Street
Shelton, Washington 98584
Forks Community Hospital
530 Bogachiel Way
Forks, Washington 98331
Frontier Rehabilitation
1500 3rd Avenue
Longview, Washington 98632
Garfield County Hospital District
66 N 6th Street
Pomeroy, Washington 99347
Grandview Health Care Center
912 Hillcrest Road
Grandview, Washington 98930
Grays Harbor College
1620 Edward P. Smith Drive
Aberdeen, Washington 98520
Green River Community College
12401 SE 320th Street
Auburn, Washington 98092
Harmony House Health Care Center
100 River Plaza
Brewster, Washington 98812
Health Care Training Center
12308 East Broadway
Spokane, Washington 99216
Health Professionals Institute
18000 72nd Ave. South, Suite 160
Kent, Washington 98032
Highline College
2400 S. 240th St.
Des Moines, Washington 98198


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