Nursing assistant training is being provided by approved schools in the city of Kalamazoo, Michigan. to find out how you can enroll in one of their programs, you can call to speak with a facility representative. Course listed here have met the approval of the state nurse aide registry.
5177 West Main Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49009
If you wish to work as a nursing assistant you will need to get your name entered on the Michigan Nurse Aide Registry. The only way for you to get it there is if you are able to pass the evaluations exams. These exams are only offered to those who have been able to comply with both the federal and state requirements such as completing training from a state-certified training program.
The training must be approved by the state registry for you to qualify for the examination. Instruction will be at least 75 hours that includes skills training in 51 different health care related tasks. Several of these skills will be selected at random when you take your exams. To be eligible for training you will need to have a recent chest x-ray or TB test, consent to a background check, be 16 years old and have English comprehension. You can call (517) 241-0554 with any questions about requirements.
The license exams for this state are conducted by Prometric. Their exams are composed of a written and a practical demonstration of the skills that you have learned during your training. The written part will last up to a couple of hours, while the skills test will only last a few minutes. You must be able to pass both parts to get your license. If you have any questions regarding the exams or have a problem with the date of your exams, you may visit their site or call the state’s Nurse Aide Customer Service at 1-800-752-4724.
Nurse aide licenses in this state are only valid for up to two years. If you wish to continue working, then you will need to renew it. The state requires that you must have worked for at least 8 hours with pay while under the supervision of a registered nurse. There is also a 12 hour in-service training requirement for those who are working at a long-term healthcare facility. If you failed to renew your license, then you will need to start all over from scratch by undergoing retraining and retaking the evaluation exams.
This city is the county seat of Kalamazoo County. It is the largest city in the southwestern region of the state. Geographically, you can find the city in both the Western and Southern part of the state. It is included in the Kalamazoo-Portage metropolitan area. Kalamazoo is also called as “The Mall City” or simply as “The Zoo”. According to the census of 2010, their total population had reached up to a total of 74,262 residents. It has a total area of 25.2 sq miles and a population density of 3,006.6/sq mile.
Examples of health care providers that you can find in the area include Lillibridge Healthcare, Recovery Institute, Advanced Occupational Medicine, Healthcare MidWest – Physical Therapy, The Professionals At Borgess, Case Management of Michigan Inc., Metron Health Care Products, Behavioral Health Psychology, Pine Rest Kalamazoo Clinic, Healthcare MidWest Ophthalmology, Keystone Inc., and many more. photo attribution: k4dordy