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Healthcare Programs

WVC Continuing Education has partnered with WVC Allied Health to offer noncredit
healthcare training options.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Fast-Track Course


The CNA Fast-Track course provides the basics in care-giving skills for entry-level employment in healthcare. It includes instruction of personal care skills, roles and responsibilities of nursing assistants, communication skills, and safe and emergency procedures. CPR training for healthcare providers and seven hours of HIV/AIDS training required by Washington State are included. Upon successful completion and evaluation by nursing faculty, students are eligible to take the certification examination for nursing assistants. This course, or its equivalent, is a prerequisite for the nursing program.

Training consists of classroom/lab time as well as clinical experience at a local long-term care facility.

Course Entry Process

  1. Review CNA Fast-Track Requirements/Application (rev. 11/2019). If you can fulfill all requirements, continue to registration.

  2.  You can register at anytime. You do not need to complete the paperwork before registering. Please see paperwork due dates below.

  3. Entry requirements and paperwork MUST BE completed by due dates below. Paperwork may be submitted by email or regular mail:

    • Email:  ceinfo@wvc.edu

    • Regular mail:
      WVC Continuing Education
      1300 Fifth Street
      Wenatchee, WA 98801

Upcoming classes

November 9 - December 14, 2020   CLOSED
*Paperwork due by November 2*  

January 4 - February 5, 2021   OPEN
*Paperwork due by December 21*  

February 16 - March 19, 2021   OPEN
*Paperwork due by February 8*  

April 5 - May 6, 2021   Registration Opens Dec . 15
*Paperwork due by March 29*  (register anytime on or after Dec. 15)

May 24 - June 28, 2021   Registration Opens Dec. 15
*Paperwork due by May 17*  (register anytime on or after Dec. 15)

July 12 - August 12, 2021   Registration Opens March 15
*Paperwork due by July 2*  (register anytime on or after March 15)

September 16 - October 18, 2021   Registration Opens May 1
*Paperwork due by September 9*  (register anytime on or after May 1)

November 8 - December 14, 2021   Registration Opens May 1
*Paperwork due by November 1*  (register anytime on or after May 1)

 
For detailed class schedules and registration, please visit our registration site.

M.A. to CNA Bridge Course


This noncredit "bridge" course provides training for certified medical assistants to transition to CNA. Upon successful completion of the course, this 36-hour training will allow the certified medical assistant to become eligible to take the Nursing Assistant Certified exam. The course consists of classroom/lab time as well as clinical experience at a local long-term care facility. CPR for Healthcare Providers training is included in this course.
*This program is available to Washington State Certified Medical Assistants. Proof of certification is required.*

Course entry process

  1. Review MA-CNA Requirements/Application (rev. 11/2019)

  2. If you can fulfill all requirements, continue to registration

  3. Entry requirements and paperwork MUST BE completed prior to the first day of class. Submit your completed paperwork to:

Continuing Education
Knights Hall A  (1521 9th Street)
WVC Wenatchee campus

Upcoming Classes

March 29 - April 2, 2021   OPEN
*Paperwork due by March 12  (register anytime)
**Registration closes on March 12

For detailed class schedules and registration, please visit our registration site.

HCA to CNA Bridge Course


This noncredit "bridge" course provides training for home care aides to transition to CNA. Upon successful completion of the course, this 36-hour training will allow the home care aide to become eligible to take the Nursing Assistant Certified exam. The course consists of classroom/lab time as well as clinical experience at a local long-term care facility.  CPR for Healthcare Providers training is included in this course.
*This program is available to home care aides who can provide proof of active Washington State Home Care Aide Certification.*

Course entry process

  1. Review HCA-CNA Requirements/Application (rev. 11/2019)

  2. If you can fulfill all requirements, continue to registration

  3. Entry requirements and paperwork MUST BE completed prior to the first day of class. Submit your completed paperwork to:

Continuing Education
Knights Hall A  (1521 9th Street)
WVC Wenatchee campus


Upcoming Classes

March 29 - April 2, 2021   OPEN
*Paperwork due by March 12  (register anytime)
**Registration closes on March 12


For detailed class schedules and registration, please visit our registration site.