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Our continuing education program offers a number of ways to enter the health care field, the largest industry in the Spokane region.


Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist Training Program

The Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist Training program is an intensive 10-week program that provides students the skills necessary to draw blood specimens for testing purposes, qualifying them for entry-level work in the phlebotomy field.

Adult Family Home (AFH) Administrator Training

Mandatory 54-hour course required for those who wish to become licensed as a Washington State Adult Family Home owner. Additional training requirements include successful completion of the one-day Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) AFH Orientation and the ability to pass a CASAS exam. 

Nursing Assistant Alternative Bridge Programs

This course expands upon the skills and knowledge of the Home Care Aide Certified or Medical Assistant Certified offering 24 hours of advanced theory and skills training required to sit for the NACES exam.

RCIS 2020 Exam Review Parts I & II

This 33-hour online course is intended for a registered nurses (RN), cardiovascular therapists (CVT) and respiratory therapists (RT) currently employed in a catheterization lab with two years of experience or any graduate from an accredited CVT program. Review I and II may be taken in any order.

Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP) Alternative Training Program

This is an Alternative Training opportunity for licensed providers (such as licensed mental health counselors and other health care providers). The 15-credit online program meets the educational requirements for Alternative Training (WAC 246-811) for Substance Use Disorder Professional.

Additional health and medical courses offered online:

  • Dementia care
  • Key elements of elder care
  • Spanish for medical professionals I & II
  • Stress management
  • Dementia for family care givers

View all our current health and medical offerings:

All Health and Medical Continuing Education Course Offerings

Health & Medical

Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist Training Program

Each program has course-specific requirements prior to registration. Contact the continuing education health and medical program specialist for additional information: