Spring Schedule (registration now open), Summer 2014 Classes (registration begins May 21)


Practical Nursing Students

Registration for continuing education classes is done by mail, online or over the phone using a MasterCard or Visa by calling 253.680.7402.

Continuing Education classes are self-supported; therefore, Bates will cancel a class if there are too few participants enrolled to cover the cost of the class. If your withdrawal notification is given at least one business day prior to the first day of class, or the class is canceled, you will receive a 100 percent refund. Bates reserves the right to cancel, reschedule class times and/or dates, or change instructors. We will notify you only if class is canceled.

Spring 2014 Classes (registration now open), Summer 2014 Classes (registration begins May 21)

First Aid and CPR Training

This six-hour course meets Labor and Industry specifications and the licensing requirements of the Department of Social and Health Services. CPR is offered from 8-11 a.m., and First Aid is offered from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. All First Aid/CPR training is held at Bates' South Campus. First Aid only (Item# 7521) $45, CPR only (Item# 7520) $45, or both First Aid and CPR for $55. Healthcare Provider is $60 and is from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Spring Schedule (registration open)
7501, BSC-E101A, Sat, 3/15
7502, BSC-E103, Tue, 3/25 Canceled
7503, BSC-E101B, Sat, 4/19
7510, BSC-E103, Wed, 4/23, Healthcare Provider Canceled
7504, BSC-E101B, Sat, 5/10
7511, BSC-E103, Tue, 5/20, Healthcare Provider

Summer Schedule (registration begins May 21)
7501, BSC-E118, Sat, 6/7
7502, BSC-E116, Wed, 6/18
7503, BSC-E101B, Sat, 7/12
7510, BSC-E103, Wed, 7/23, Healthcare Provider Canceled
7504, BSC-E101B, Sat, 8/2
7511, BSC-E103, Wed, 8/13, Healthcare Provider

LPN Self-Study Refresher, PNRS 121

This class is for LPNs who hold an inactive or lapsed LPN license for three or more years, and who must complete an approved refresher program before receiving an active LPN license for the state. 
4012, Arranged, 14 cr., $1,476.96 

Required Textbooks:
Foundations of Nursing, 6th Ed. (ISBN: 9780323057325)
Foundations and Adult Health Nursing, 6th Ed. (ISBN: 9780323057288)
Nurses Drug Guide published within two years (choose from Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, Mosby's Nursing Drug Reference, Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide or Saunders Drug Guide)

Nursing Assistant Certified, CTNA 101 (not offered summer quarter)

The Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) course prepares students for employment as a nursing assistant under the supervision of professional licensed nurses. Upon successful completion, students are eligible to take the Washington state written and manual skills examination before becoming a Nursing Assistant-Certified. Current immunizations and health insurance are required. A Washington State Patrol background check will be completed (included in tuition and non-refundable). Tuition is $983.28; textbooks are approximately $45; clinical supplies are $120; and a student ID is $10.

Required Textbooks:
The Nursing Assistant Care: The Basics, by Hartman Publishing, Inc, 3rd Ed. (ISBN: 9781604250145)
Workbook for the Nursing Assistant Care Workbook, by Hartman Publishing, Inc, 3rd Ed. (ISBN: 9781604250152)


HIV/Bloodborne Pathogens, PNRS 112 (Infectious Disease Prevention)
This course meets Washington State Department of Health objectives for the four- and seven-hour HIV/Bloodborne Pathogens education requirement for credentialed healthcare providers and non-credentialed healthcare facility employees. 

Summer Schedule (registration begins May 21)

4140, BSC-E116, M, W, 6/9-6/16, 6:30-9 p.m., 1 cr., $60

Phlebotomy Skills, Basic, PNURS 292
Learn to draw and process blood specimens for analysis. This class includes HIV/AIDS training. Limited to 25 participants. Text is approximately $120. No prerequisite.

Required Textbooks:
Phlebotomy Essentials, 5th Ed. (ISBN: 9781605476377)
Student Workbook for Phlebotomy Essentials, 5th Ed. (ISBN: 9781608311194)

Summer Schedule (registration begins May 21)
4243, BSC-E116, M, W, 6/4-8/11, 6:30-9 p.m., 3 cr., $515
4244, BSC-E116 & E118, T, Th, 6/5-8/12, 6:30-9 p.m., 3 cr., $515

Advanced Phlebotomy, PNURS 293
Take vitals, perform EKGs, and participate in 120 hours of externship (20 hours per week) in the fourth through ninth weeks of class. Health insurance, proof of Hepatitis B shots, influenza vaccine, proof of MMR or immunity, proof of PPD in last 6 months, proof of Varicella Zoster immunity and proof of Tdap in the last 10 years are required. A Washington State Patrol background check will be completed (included in tuition and non-refundable). A national criminal background check and urine drug screen may be required (not included in tuition). The drug screen will also include nicotine testing. Prerequisite: Bates Technical College Phlebotomy Skills, Basic. Registration and packet must be submitted by May 21.

Summer Schedule (registration begins May 21)
4246, BSC-E116, Th, 6/5-8/7, 6-9 p.m., 7 cr., $885

NHA Phlebotomy Test, PNRS 095
Take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exam to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician. NHA is accredited through National Commission for Certifying Agencies. You must register and pay Bates. Online test scheduling is also required at www.nhanow.comPrerequisite: Bates Technical College Phlebotomy Skills, Basic.

Spring Schedule (registration open)
7611, BSC-E106, W, 5/21, 6-8:30 p.m., 
$150, last day to register 5/7

Summer Schedule (registration begins May 21)
7610, BSC-E106, W, 6/18, 6-8:30 p.m., $150, last day to register 6/4
7611, BSC-E106, W, 7/23, 6-8:30 p.m., 
$150, last day to register 7/9