About the Class

Wondering if the world of medicine is right for you? Become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to find out. This class prepares you for the Washington State certification exam. Experience learning basic patient care in the classroom and lab and then give that care to patients in a long term care setting during your clinical internship. Explore the many opportunities in the medical field. You’ll be immediately employable after certification; this is a high demand occupation. Earn 10 college credits at Everett Community College or 17 credits at Edmonds Community College, via the Dual Credit programs at each college.

All health class students need to declare proof of insurance for internships:

nursing students
nursing students

Meet the instructor

Gwen Pilon comes to SnoIsle Tech with 17 years of experience in healthcare.  As a registered nurse, she has worked in pediatrics, neonatal intensive care, pediatric and adult clinics, urgent care, telephone consulting, camp nursing, staff education, home health and hospice.

She has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in nursing from Trinity Western University and a Master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Washington Bothell.

She is passionate about empowering others with information and investing in the future of healthcare.