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First Day of Certified Nursing Assistant Training Program

February 8 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Certified Nursing Assistant Training Program
Class Dates: February 08 – February 26 (Monday – Friday)

Program Information: The Michigan Healthcare Academy (MHA) Nurse Aide Training Program is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to perform basic health care services under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to residents or patients who are residing in an acute or long-term care setting. This program is for students who wish to become Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA’s). Michigan Healthcare Academy (MHA) is a State of Michigan approved Nurse Aide Training Program, which consists of a minimum of 75 training hours and includes; lecture/theory, laboratory, and clinical instruction. After successful completion of the Certified Nurse Aide Training Program (NATP), the students will be eligible to take the State of Michigan Competency Evaluation Exam. Once they have passed this test, their names will be placed on the Michigan Nurse Aide Registry and they will be able to start working as a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)!

Program Objectives

The overall objective of this program is to provide quality healthcare services to residents in long-term care facilities, by nurse aides who can competently perform the following tasks:
Form a relationship, communicate and interact competently on a one-to-one basis with the residents.
Demonstrate sensitivity to residents’ emotional, social, and mental health needs through skillfully directed interactions.
Assist residents in attaining and maintaining functional independence.
Exhibit behavior in support and promotion of residents’ rights; and
Demonstrate the observational and documentation skills needed in the assessment of a resident’s health, physical condition, and well-being.
(The above program objectives reflect current state and federal requirements).

Method of Instruction
Lecture/theory/lab and clinical
Group Activities
Hands-on skills training
DVD/Video presentation
Return Demonstration
Professional Guest Instructor
Written material
Clinical practice on real residents, at our 5-star rated Beaumont Affiliated Long-Term Care Facility

NATP101- Nurse Aide Training Program (Classroom & Laboratory)

During NATP101, each Nurse Aide Student will receive interactive theory/lecture instruction and laboratory skills training. All students must demonstrate competency in the following areas: Basic Nursing Skills, Personal Care Skills, Mental Health and Social Service’s Needs, Care of the Cognitively Impaired Resident, Basic Restorative Services and Resident’s Rights before advancing to NATP102.

NATP102 – Nurse Aide Training Program (Clinical)
NATP102 consists of the clinical portion of the program. This is where students will put into practice all that they have learned in NATP101 and gain “hands-on” experience with real residents. This portion of the course is held at one of our nearby long-term care facilities. All affiliated long-term care facilities are 5-star rated to offer the best training experience for our students!

Must be 17 years of age or older
Have a valid State of Michigan ID (driver license or State ID card)
Show proof of recent TB testing (PPD skin test or Chest x-ray, less than 11 months old)
*Available during first week of class. Additional $40.00 fee
Negative criminal background check

Supplies Needed: Please bring a notebook, pen or pencil, highlighter, and your winning smile to class! All other supplies are included with your tuition!
**Tuition does not include, State of Michigan Nurse Aide Competency Exam taken after successful completion of the course.

Refund/Cancellation Policy
Only partial tuition costs are refundable for the Nurse Aide Training Program. If you need to cancel or drop out of a program, for any reason, you will be issued the following tuition refund after the refund charge and $35.00 processing fee is applied:
20% 8-14 days before class starts
30% 3-7 days before class starts
50% 1-2 days before class starts
NO REFUND First day of class and thereafter
*Costs associated with registration fees, textbooks, and school patches are non-refundable.


February 8
9:00 am - 3:00 pm