Everett Community College Nursing Program Review
Everett Community College (EvCC) admits 9,000 students every year in a wide range of courses during the day, evening and weekends. Everett Community College also offers courses via distance studies on a full-time and part-time basis and offers a variety of two-year associate degrees, short-term certificates and industry certifications.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) & Registered Nurse Programs (RN)
Everett Community College prepares students for licensure as a Registered Nurse. Students can sit the Licensed Practical Nursing examination after four quarters in the program and currently Licensed Practical Nurses can be accepted as advanced placement students that into a nursing program that will eventually allow them to be licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN). In order to become a Registered Nurse, individuals must complete the National Council examination (NCLEX-RN) and then they can go on to work in a variety of healthcare organizations including; long-term care facilities, hospitals, hospices, nursing homes, schools, physicians’ offices, and many more varied healthcare organizations.
In order to apply to the nursing programs at Everett Community College, individuals fill out a personal information form and submit the application fee. Applicants must provide a criminal background check and passing scores on the Pre-Nursing Arithmetic Test or an acceptable Math score. Individuals must also submit official high school transcripts, showing grades in Algebra and Chemistry or an official GED score. Individuals must also provide official college transcripts, including required prerequisite courses, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or above.
Nursing Assistant Certified (CNA) Program
The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program at Everett Community College covers training in basic technical skills, mental health and social services needs of clients, clients’ rights, promotion of clients’ independence, communication and interpersonal skill development, safety and emergency procedures, rules and regulations that affect Nursing Assistant’s practice, as well as CPR instruction and HIV training. The program is completed in one academic quarter. Nursing Assistants are qualified to work in a variety of healthcare environments, such as clinics, hospitals, physician’s offices and long-term care facilities. Certified Nursing Assistants work under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse or physician and eventually Nursing Assistants usually go on to become Licensed Practical Nurses or Registered Nurses after their certification is complete and they have completed several hours of clinical practice in the field, as this is mandatory for the majority of Registered Nursing and Licensed Practical Nursing programs.
Individuals applying to the Nursing Assistant Certification Program, must provide high school transcripts, as well as immunization records, CPR certification and a criminal background check in order to be admitted to the Everett Community College’s nursing program.
Financial Aid is offered through Everett Community College and individuals interested in applying for financial aid can contact the Administration Office of Everett Community College directly for further information. Financial Aid is determined by “financial need” and every student is different. Individuals can also apply for scholarships through Everett Community College prior to program commencement. The cost of the programs differ depending on the specific program.
Everett Community College
2000 Tower Street,
Everett, WA 98201
Phone: (425) 388-9100