MEDPREP offers a nursing assistant-certification preparatory program of no less than 85 training hours of coverage in theory, skills practice labs and clinical internship at a healthcare facility to assist the student to become successful when taking the Washington State written and manual testing to become a Nursing Assistant-Certified.
Upon registration an assessment is given to each student to evaluate their ability to read, write & comprehend the English language.
Class time and skills practice labs will be held for no less than 40 hours at the school location and the clinical internship of 52 hours of which 40 hours will be completed at an affiliated healthcare center.
Open enrollment is available throughout the year. The student must plan on attendance to all training hours as well as participate in topic discussions, demonstrations, and be able to re-demonstrate all testable skills in basic resident care.
Student achievement is evaluated by use of written testing including a comprehensive final. A minimum of 70 percent is required to pass and the student must be able to demonstrate all of the state-testable practical skills to complete the program successfully.
Retesting is allowed as well as additional attendance to lectures, skills demonstrations, and skills practice labs as either the program director feels necessary or the student requests to assist each student in achieving success and the goal of testing for licensing to become a nursing assistant-certified.
The Training Center
Located at 1830 Broadway, Everett, Washington, 98201 that includes a welcoming foyer with guest seating and table for completing paperwork as well as a large classroom, flat screen television, overhead projection, multiple videos, and three complete patient care areas including semi-electrical beds, over-the-bed tables, nightstands, privacy curtains and all necessary supplies to care for patients with hoyer lifts and wheelchairs at the foot of each bed. There are also examination tables used by students for state testable skills practice as well as a mini-kitchen with refrigerator and microwave. All areas are secured by use of surveillance cameras and a rear exit for emergency use.
There are multiple sinks in the school and portable equipment for student use including a resident commode, dirty personal care item rack, and a doctor's balance-weight scale. Additional personal care item supplies including bed linens and bathing supplies are in covered & zippered storage shelving.
Student Records & Duplicating Fee's
Student records are archived at the end of each year and duplicating can be done at time of request. All archives are also placed on a CD for storage for fifty years in compliance with Washington State requirements.
Any retrieval from archives for a student will be done in a timely manner but staff can take up to thirty days in accordance to work and training schedule. All duplicating will incur a duplicating charge.
The school is licensed under Chapter 28C.10. Inquiries or complaints regarding this private vocational school may be made to the Workforce Training & Education Coordinating Board, located at 128 Tenth Ave. SW, Olympia, WA. 98504-3105, or by calling (425) 257-9888.
The nursing assistant training manual has been approved by the WTECB, the Department of Health-Nursing Commission (DOH), and the Department of Social & Health Services (DSHS).
Ms. Pat Stickles RN has been a healthcare educator since 1991. Her nursing career both preceded and continued after the opening of the MEDPREP school with extensive experience in psychiatric, rehabilitative, hospital and long-term care nursing. She is the sole proprietor and opened the MEDPREP Training Center in 2001 after teaching the Nursing 100 course at Everett Community College for almost five years. In addition to teaching groups of students, Pat has been an educational consultant to many facilities or has authored training programs for them. At one time she was the Regional Training Director for a national healthcare corporation and had a training site in the Northgate/Seattle region taking care of either the nursing assistant training or the facilities pre-survey quality assurance visits to their nine nursing homes in the Seattle, Bellevue, Kirkland, Mercer Island & Renton area.
Pat has also been the owner and test rater for the current Washington State testing company and believes in a positive learning environment and is dedicated to the success of every student. With the assistance from her educational team MEDPREP has trained greater than 5,000 students who are now quality care providers as nursing assistants, LPN's and RN's in the community.
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MEDPREP Receives 2014 Best Businesses of Everett Award
Everett Award Program Honors the Achievement
Everett, December 23, 2014 -- MEDPREP has been selected for the 2014 Best Businesses of Everett Award in the Educational Services category by the Best Businesses of Everett Award Program.
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