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Allied Health

Allied Health Information Sessions
All prospective allied health students are encouraged to attend an information session, which are offered every fall, winter, and spring quarter. You do not need to sign-up to attend.

    • Tuesday 10/17/17 at 2:00pm
      • Wenatchee: Wenatchi Hall room 2105
      • Omak: Room 209

Alternately, on the Admission page of the Medical Assistant, Medical Laboratory Technology, and Nursing program webistes (accessible to the right), you can watch an online information session.

Allied Health Labs
If you would like to schedule a lab tour, contact Marilyn Brincat (mbrincat@wvc.edu or 509-682-6663).

  • Wenatchee Campus Labs
  • Omak Campus Labs (coming soon) 


Allied Health Programs

Chemical Dependency Studies (Wenatchee, Omak)
Employment in the chemical dependency counseling field is steadily growing. Social service, health, and corrections agencies require staff members to obtain training and certification in this field. WVC’s two-year associate of technical sciences degree in chemical dependency studies meets the needs of those already working with alcoholism and drug abuse clients, those aspiring to be certified chemical dependency counselors and those enrolled in a health-occupation program.

Medical Assistant (Wenatchee, Omak)
Medical assistants support doctors in many ways, including patient care and help with administration of the medical office. WVC offers a four-quarter certificate of completion.

Medical Laboratory Technology (Wenatchee, Omak, Regional Sites)
Medical laboratory technicians perform a variety of scientific laboratory procedures that aid in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. In addition to employment in medical laboratories, graduates pursue positions in research, veterinary laboratories, and medical and equipment sales. WVC's five-quarter associate of technical sciences degree is available in a variety of locations in eastern Washington.

Nursing Assistant (Wenatchee, Omak)
The nursing assistant program provides the basics in care-giving skills for entry-level employment in health care. Upon completion of this one-quarter certificate, students are eligible to take the certification examination for nursing assistants. Successful completion of this program satisfies one of the prerequisites for the nursing program. 

Nursing (Wenatchee, Omak)
The registered nurse is a vital leader on the health care delivery team. Completion of the first three-quarters of the associate degree program entitles students to take the licensure examination for practical nursing (LPN) with the completion of a Professional Vocational Relations (PVR) course.  Completion of the final three-quarters entitles students to take the licensure examination for registered nursing (RN). A four-quarter RN to BSN program launched in fall of 2017.

 

Radiologic Technology (Wenatchee)
Radiology is part of the broad discipline of medical diagnostic imaging used in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases. Radiologic technologists use imaging technologies to assist physicians and mid-level providers in diagnosing injury and disease, as well as monitoring the efficacy of treatment. WVC offers an eight-quarter associate of technical sciences degree.