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
Teresa A. Rodges, MSA
Cheniece Lyons, MSN, RN
Director of Nursing Continuing Education
Celia M. Robinson, MAER
Anglesia Brown, MA
Student Services Coordinator
Ben Craine, BS
Office Assistant III
Candace Campbell, BA
Nurse Aide (CNA Certification)
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|
|Care of the patient with acute and chronic illnesses|
|Safety with patient transfer and ambulation|
Cost: $1200 includes: (does not include uniforms or stethoscope)
Payment Plan Options Available (See website / Student Resources)
Class Dates: TBD
Class Times: TBD
|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. Contact us at (313) 494-4653 or email CEnursing@oakland.edu.
FOR REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT
Please visit Oakland University Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) website
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.
To apply, please complete the Clinical Health Requirements and Health Assessment Clinical documents. They can be found on the Student Resources page.
Interested in Training to be a Practical Nurse (LPN) or Nurse Assistant (CNA)?
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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