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“We love the enthusiasm and energy from our

20 – 40 year old caregivers but we want to make this a school that helps and encourages everyone.”

-Lois Etienne


Lois Etienne, RN; Co-Owner & Instructor

Co-owner Lois Etienne, an RN who worked almost ten years at Stevens Hospital's ICU, started Home Instead Senior Care, a WA State licensed Home Care Agency, in the greater Seattle area in 1996. She served on the Home Care Association of Washington's board for four years. She was the first President of the Washington Home Care Association, formed to give a voice to private duty agencies.

When the state voters decided to require that all home care caregivers needed to have the new 75 hour educational requirement designated as a Home Care Aide Certified, it changed the industry. We couldn’t draw the 40-65 year old women in to work like we had in the past. And many of the existing schools were too fast paced and demanding for most 60 year olds. So, we decided to start our own school, Professional Momentum Partners, so that we could hand hold people through the process if necessary.

Professional Momentum Partners, even though we’re a fairly new school, we are committed to helping folks move forward in their life’s choices. Caregiving can be a fulfilling career, as well as monetarily sufficient if your desire is to work almost full time. Let us be your partners, let us help keep you in a forward, upward motion towards a better life and career.


Michele Adams, Co-Owner & Instructor

Welcome to Professional Momentum Partners (PMP)! I have been in the Medical Education Industry for over 18 years, and I'm really excited to assist you on your journey into the healthcare field. Throughout my teaching career, I have found that making curriculum approachable and engaging in a “low-stress” environment is the crucial component for a student’s comprehension and confidence to safely perform caregiving skills. 

We are dedicated to serve you. Just bring your desire to learn and a heart to care for others, and we will work together preparing you for the Health Care Aid Certification Exam.  Let’s get started!

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