In the town of Ritzville, Washington you can find the following nurse aide programs open for enrollment. Completion of a course that has been recognized by the OBRA registry is recommended for those who wish to take the certification exams.
Life Care Center of Ritzville
506 South Jackson Street,
Ritzville, WA 99169
An NAC certification in Washington is required for those who wish to work as long-term nursing assistants in this state. Typically this designation is called CNA in most other states. To get a certification one must be able to meet all the state’s requirements such as completing a state-approved training course, passing the federal and state background checks, as well as passing the certification exam for nursing assistants.
NAC training in this state comprises of at least 85 hours. These hours are divided into 35 hours of lectures in the classroom and 50 hours of supervised clinical practice. Both lectures and clinical practice are done simultaneously. However, before the students are allowed to handle the patients, they must first learn the following concepts:
– Respecting Patient Rights
– Promoting Patient’s Independence
– Communication and Interpersonal Skills
– Safety and Emergency Care
– Basic Nursing Procedures
– Infection Control
After completing your training, you’ll be allowed to challenge the certification exam. You can get the necessary application form from your instructor or download one from this link: www.pearsonvue.com. When submitting the forms, do not forget to include other requirements, especially the payment of $110 for the exam fee. All applications must be sent to:
NACES/Washington State NNAAP
8501 North Mopac Expressway, Suite 400
Austin, Texas 78759
The certification exam consists of a written/oral test and a skills evaluation exam. Candidates must pass both tests in order to gain entry into the Nurse Aide Registry. Once a candidate’s name is entered into the Registry, he or she will be able to apply for an NAC certificate. All NAC certificates in Washington are issued by the Washington State Department of Health.
On the day of the examination, please arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of the exam. Latecomers are no longer allowed to take the exam once it has already started. You’ll also need to bring two valid IDs for the pre-exam check-ins. You also won’t be allowed to take the exam if you fail to bring the two IDs.
If you suddenly become unable to attend on your exam date, you should immediately contact NACES at (800) 842-4562. Rescheduling is free if you’re able to inform them no less than5 business days before your scheduled date. If you decide to cancel, please remember that all payments are final and are non-refundable.
This city is the county seat of Adams County. It was founded back in 1880 by William McKay. It was named after Philip Ritz, who was said to be the first settler in the area. You can find this city a few miles southwest of Spokane just along Interstate 90. According to the census of 2010, their total population was around 1,673 people. It has a total area of about 1.3 sq miles, where all of it is land. Its population density is estimated to be around 1,286.9/sq mile.
Health care clinics that you can find in the area include Ritzville Medical Clinic, Adams County Sheriff – Other Business, Community Counseling Services – 24 Hr Crisis Line, Take Care Clinic at select Walgreens, Sackmann Charles M MD, Eckley Valerie K MD, Kragt W D DC, and many more. photo attribution: codnewsroom