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We are now the Washington State Board of Nursing (WABON). Learn more about our name change...

Washington state Nursing Assistant Education

We approve and regulate all nursing assistant training programs in Washington state.

We oversee only the education of nursing assistants.

Other state agencies handle the licensing, discipline, and other aspects of regulating nursing assistants in Washington.



Rules for nursing assistant training programs are in WAC 246-841.