Washington State Nursing Education
We approve and regulate all nursing education programs in Washington state.
Nursing education programs
We provide nursing education programs with resources, guidance, and certification. Programs that educate:
- Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNP)
- Registered Nurses (RN)
- Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)
- Nursing Technicians (NTEC)
Visit Nursing Education Program for more information.
Nursing Assistant education
Nursing Assistants have different requirements for certification, practice, and discipline.
We oversee only the education part. Other state agencies handle the rest.
Visit Nursing Assistant Education Program for information and resources.