dcsimg

Become a CNA in Michigan

How to become a CNA in Michigan

Individuals interested in a career as a CNA in Michigan must complete an academic program, including classroom and clinical training, as well as pass a state exam in order to achieve certification. The state of Michigan requires that every nurse aide training program must have at least 75 hours of instruction and there are programs for both high school students as well as adults. The Department of Community Health, Bureau of Health Professions is responsible for the administration of the nurse aide program. This department reviews and approves training programs and contracts with Prometric to develop and administer the tests. Prometric also maintains the Michigan Registry which is the master list of all the certified nurse aides in Michigan.

http://www.michigan.gov


The National Association of Health Care Assistants (NAHCA) seeks to elevate the professional standing and performance of caregivers through recognition, advocacy, education and empowerment; while building a strong alliance with health care providers to maximize success and quality care. In addition, the organization provides recognition for outstanding achievements, development training for caregivers, mentoring programs to reduce CNA turnover, and advocacy for issues important to long term care and caregivers.

http://www/nahcacares.org

Steps to become a Certified Nurse Assistant in Michigan

Education
Students interested in a career as a Certified Nurse Assistant in Michigan need to complete a minimum 75-hour nurse aide training program which has been approved by the state. Candidates may choose from over two hundred programs located throughout Michigan. Nurse Aide training programs are offered in high schools, adult education, nursing homes, community colleges, some American Red Cross agencies and a selection of other agencies. Michigan does not recognize on-line programs.

While training programs vary in length, they include instruction on 51 key tasks that a nurse aide performs and for which he or she needs training. Upon successful completion of the training program, students receive a certificate recognizing their completion of the training program.


To apply to take the test, candidates must complete a State of Michigan Competency Evaluation Registration Form and submit that with a copy of their certificate of completion from the training program, to the examination contractor, Prometric. The registration form and testing must be submitted within one year of completing the training program.

Those eligible to test will be sent an Authorization to Test (ATT) and a list of the testing sites in Michigan. Candidates schedule an appointment to test and have one year to pass the clinical test and then the written test.  Additional information is available at the Prometric website at www.prometric.com/nurseaide/mi.



CNA Schools

Refine School Matches
Hide filters
  • SUBJECT Clear All

    See More

  • DEGREE

    See More

  • PROGRAM TYPE

  • START TIME

    LOCATION
    Please enter valid US or Canada Zip.
            Results open in new window

            Searching Searching ...

            Matching School Ads
            Patient Care Technician (Diploma)
            Everest Institute , Southfield
            • Medical Assistant career training programs available on several campuses.
            • Instructors with professional experience train students on how to support doctors, nurses, and patients.
            • Courses focus on the knowledge required for a successful career in the field, emphasizing topics like pharmacology, laboratory procedures, and more.
            • Students who have graduated high school in or before 2015 are eligible to apply.
            • Financial Aid
            Medical Assisting
            • Programs include Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration, Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness, Master of Health Care Administration, and more.
            • Students learn from instructors with experience in the health care field.
            • Capstone projects and clinical practicums that can help prepare students for more career opportunities.
            • Flexible, online and on-campus program available.
            • Online Courses
            • Flexible Scheduling
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            Medical Assistant
            Get allied health training with Ross Medical Education Center. We offer programs in dental assisting, medical assisting, medical insurance billing and office administration, and pharmacy tech.
            • Financial Aid
            Medical Assistant
            • Providing ambitious students with the opportunity for an exciting new education and career since 1995.
            • Programs start every six months and range from 3-week programs to 14-month long associate degree programs.
            • Class sizes are usually no more than 25 students.
            • Has campuses located in Lansing, Jackson and Kalamazoo, Michigan.
            • Open late to accommodate the schedule of working adults, its career services provide access to computers, internet service, placement coordinators and job support.
            • Licensed as a private college by the State of Michigan and accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.
            Show more [+]
            • Flexible Scheduling
            • Financial Aid
            Physical Therapy Aide
            • A private, accredited distance learning college based in Norcross, Georgia founded in 1987.
            • Ensures that service members, their spouses and veterans can maximize their military education benefits.
            • Gives students the option to customize monthly payments to fit their budgets and lifestyle.
            • Offers all-inclusive tuition: textbooks, learning materials, and academic support are covered in the cost.
            • Allows alumni to enroll in any future program at a reduced rate.
            Show more [+]
            • Online Courses