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T                                                                                                                                 Nursing
         he Lake Washington Technical
         College (LWTC) Nursing
         program will provide you with a
comprehensive education that will help
launch you towards a career in health care.
The program’s innovative approach to
nursing education is designed to help you            Lake Washington Technical College is committed to providing
                                                        equal opportunity and non-discrimination to students,
succeed as a professional in the health care
                                                   employees, and employment applicants without regard to race or
area of your choice.                               ethnicity, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual
                                                     orientation, age, religion, the presence of any sensory, mental,
The program features small class sizes,                          or physical disability, or veteran status.

state-of-the-art learning labs, and clinical
experiences in a variety of health care
settings. LWTC offers several degree and
certificate options for you to choose from,
including:
   •	 Nursing Associate of Applied Science
      degree (two years)                                                                                                         Comprehensive
   •	 Practical Nurse Certificate of Proficiency
      (one year)                                                                                                                 education for a
   •	 Health Unit Coordinator Certification of
      Completion (19 credits)
   •	 Nursing Assistant Certification of
                                                                                                                           career in health care
      Completion (11 credits)                       6/09                Printed on recycled paper


                                                   P re par in g st u d e nt s for t od ay’s care e rs
                                                         an d t om or row’s oppor t unit i es .
                                                 “
                                                                           Nursing
                                                       The instructors are incredibly supportive and always listen to each student with




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                                                 respect. I received a lot of encouragement and guidance from them that helped me to
                                                 achieve my goal. They are role models and showed me how to take care of individuals
                                                 with compassion. I am glad that I chose this program to start my nursing career.
                                                                                                       – Kwija, LWTC Nursing student


Program Highlights                               Career Opportunities                               Faculty
The LWTC Nursing program will prepare you        There is a huge demand throughout the             LWTC’s Nursing program instructors are experts
to practice professional nursing in a variety    region and the country for qualified nurses.      in nursing education and use a variety of teaching

of settings. The program features some of the    When you successfully complete LWTC’s             strategies to support the learning style that fits

best nursing training equipment in the region,   Nursing program you’ll have immediate             you best, including hands on training and clinical

                                                 access to numerous, rewarding career              simulation. Each instructor has a wealth of clinical
including the largest human simulation
                                                                                                   knowledge and years of direct work experience in
laboratory on the Eastside.                      opportunities with excellent starting salaries
                                                                                                   different specialty areas.
When you successfully complete this              and flexible hours.

program, you’ll be eligible to take the          Professional nursing positions are available at   From the first day of class, you’ll see that your

Registered Nurse licensing exam (NCLEX-RN).      many types of healthcare facilities, including:   nursing instructors have a genuine interest in your
                                                                                                   success and are committed to helping you achieve
                                                   •	 Hospitals
Nursing Information Seminar                        •	 Clinics                                      your goals.
A nursing program seminar is offered               •	 Physician’s offices
                                                   •	 Long-term health care facilities             For more information about the LWTC Nursing
every quarter to provide you with general
                                                   •	 Home health care agencies                    program (including the dates and times of the
information about a nursing career, as well        •	 Schools                                      nursing information sessions), call (425)739-8300 .
as admission information. It also gives you a    In addition, there are many non-traditional
chance to meet the Nursing program faculty       nursing positions available including:
and ask them any questions you might have.         •	 Traveling nurses
                                                                                                                  www.lwtc.edu/nursing
                                                   •	 Legal consulting nurses
                                                   •	 Forensic nurses

				
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