PN Disqualifying Factors

Certain criminal convictions, pending charges, and negative actions automatically disqualify a person from having unsupervised access to vulnerable adults, juveniles, and children.

As part of the admission requirement to nursing programs applicants must successfully pass a criminal background check. Immediate disqualifiers to the program can be found at: DSHS Secretary's List of Crimes and Negative Actions

In addition, individual clinical sites may have additional disqualifiers that would prevent a student from fulfilling their clinical rotation requirement. Alternate clinical rotation arrangements will not be made.

The Washington State Nursing Commission also provides guidance on criminal disqualifying factors affecting eligibility for licensure.

Degrees & Certificates

Degree

LPN Advising

Applications and Admissions

LPN Applications will open May 24 and close June 24, 2019

Potential Funding Opportunities

Current Students

Contact & Location

  • Email for general inquiries
  • Call for appointment: 253-833-9111, ext. 2641
  • Health Occupation Admissions
    Career & Advising Center
    Student Affairs & Success Building, 104

Faculty Listing

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

The Green River College Practical Nursing program holds pre-accreditation status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation, located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20037. Holding pre-accreditation status does not guarantee that initial accreditation by NLN CNEA will be received.

The Green River College Practical Nursing program is fully accredited by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission and the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.