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Nursing Assistant CNA

CONTACT INFORMATION:

School of Nursing & Continuing Education
1360 Oakman Boulevard
Detroit, Michigan 48238-2850
Focus: HOPE Location
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Office: (313) 494-4653
Fax:      (313) 494-5511

 

Certified Nurse Assistant

Overview

Interested in Training to be a Nurse Aide?


The Nurse Aide (NA) program is offered through Oakland University School of Nursing & Continuing Education in Detroit, Michigan. This course provides basic fundamental nursing skills and preparation for state certification as a Nurse Aide. An NA’s salary ranges from $10.00-$14.00 per hour. Students must complete 102 hours to successfully complete this program.


Course Description: The NA courses introduce the theory and techniques involved with the role of the Nurse Aide. As a nurse aide, you will perform the tasks given to you by the nurse. After you finish the training program, you will be able to perform the following hands-on patient care procedures with supervision in the following areas:

Daily care including bathing, feeding and dressing
Vital sign measurement
Range of motion exercises
Application of hot and cold treatments
Specimen collection 
Care of the patient with acute and chronic illnesses
Safety with patient transfer and ambulation 

Cost: $1200 includes: (does not include uniforms or stethoscope)

 Textbooks/supplies
 Laboratory/clinical experience
 CPR Training
 Certification costs

Payment Plan Options Available (See website / Studen tResources)

Class Dates: TBD
Class Times: TBD

Admission Requirements

Criminal Background Check 
Health Screening, including TB skin test
Flu Vaccination (during applicable semester)
Urine Drug Screen 
High School Diploma or GED 

 

Credential Earned: Oakland University School of Nursing Certificate of Completion 

Please contact Oakland University School of Nursing & Continuing Education for questions or current schedule 
(313) 494-4653 or email lyons@oakland.edu 

FOR REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT 

Please visit Oakland University Professional and Continuing Education website 

How to Apply

Acceptance into the program is determined by a first-come first-served basis. You must submit all materials including the CNA Application and meet the criteria as stated in order to be eligible for possible acceptance.

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Interested in Training to be a Nurse Assistant?

The Nurse Assistant program is offered through Oakland University’s School of Nursing Continuing Education at Focus: HOPE in Detroit, Michigan. This course provides basic Fundamental nursing skills and preparation for state certification as a Nursing Assistant. An NA’s salary ranges from $10.00-$14.00 per hour. Students must complete 101 hours to successfully complete this program.

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