Please see AHECWW calendar for upcoming Webinars.
Please see the Archived Webinars page for on-line, self-paced trainings.
The Resources page features additional opportunities for students, employers, and professionals.
Mental Health Provider Training Programs
Find out more about AHECWW’s Mental Health First Aid Training – these programs are being offered in rural areas around western Washington. Trainings are planned for the areas of Port Angeles, Aberdeen, Everson, and Longview in spring 2018.
Mental Health Provider Training Programs are listed on the AHECWW mental health programs page, grouped by category: Mental Health and School Counselors; Social Workers; and Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapists.
Many health professionals are now required to take suicide prevention continuing education (CE) trainings. The Department of Health website lists on-line and in-person approved trainings and programs.
Community/Technical College Programs
Search college programs through the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges at the sbctc.edu website. This tool allows you to search for programs by areas of interest, locations, and colleges. This is the most comprehensive resource for accessing information on Washington’s community and technical college programs, including health care pre-majors in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy and nursing; health care technician; health sciences and allied health; health unit and records; public health; environmental health; registered nursing; licensed practical nursing; nursing assistant; chemical dependency/addiction; mental health services; and more.
Medical schools in the western Washington region include:
- The University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM)
- Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University
- Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
- A.T. Still University’s School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (SOMA) Region X campus in Portland, Oregon
- Bastyr College of Naturopathic Medicine
Learn more about medical schools at the AHECWW Medical School page.
The Department of Health provides a list of approved nursing programs in Washington state at www.doh.wa.gov.
Access the list of degree programs provided by the Washington State Nurses Association at www.wsna.org. The list includes Associate Degree Nursing programs, Baccalaureate Degree Nursing programs, RN-to-BSN programs, and Graduate Degree Programs.
Dental Training Programs
Access a list of dental career training programs on the AHECWW Dental Training page. Programs are grouped by category for Dental Hygiene and Dental Assistant certifications.
Health Information Technology Programs
Access a list of Health Information Technology (HIT) programs on the AHECWW HIT Training page.
Medical Billing and Coding Training Programs
Access the AHECWW Medical Billing and Coding page for career programs in billing.
Health Sciences Programs
Access a list of Health Sciences degree programs on the Health Sciences Programs page.
Stackable Certificates Programs
Stackable certificate programs are comprised of a series of certificates that can be “stacked” together for a degree. This type of program is especially useful for healthcare professionals who wish to continue working while studying.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Programs
Access the AHECWW EMT page for career training as a Emergency Medical Technician.
Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine
Access the AHECWW Traditional Medicine page for degree programs in Nutrition, Acupuncture, and Midwifery.