You can locate the current certified nurse aide training being given in the city of White Bear Lake, Minnesota listed on this page. The state registry has recommend this program as it has met their approval by providing the appropriate amount of hourly instruction and proper curriculum in their classes. Call the school to learn more about their enrollment process.
Century Community and Technical College
3300 Century Ave. North,
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
The requirements for becoming a nursing aide in Minnesota are the same as other states. You are required to complete a state-approved nursing assistant training program first. You will spend a number of hours in lectures and skills training.
The Federal government has regulated the requirements for training and testing for the state of Minnesota. State-approved programs are required to offer 75 hours of training, which will already include all the necessary coursework. There are 2 approved curriculum that a program may use. One is the curriculum that was developed by the American Red Cross, while the other was developed by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.
After the completing your CNA classes, you can apply for the state exams to get your license. You should only take the exams at approved testing centers or sites. You can find a complete list of them at http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/fpc/directory/natrainingsites.cfm. If you want to know the percentage needed in order to pass the written and/or skills test, you can get one by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
To help the candidates prepare of the exams, they will be given a handbook which will contain an overview of the tests and the skills that may come out of the 2nd part of the exams. The handbook will also contain a few samples of the written part of the exams. To obtain one, the candidate can download at http://www.asisvcs.com/indhome_fs.asp?CPCAT=0624NURSE.
Once you pass the exams, you will be certified to work in health care facilities. You should receive notification of your test results within 5 to 7 business days. After passing you are included on the registry database that employers use to check your certification status. You remain there for a period of 2 years and will be sent a notification before your renewal period is up. To renew you will need to submit verification from your employers of having worked at least eight hours over the previous 2 year period. Contact the Minnesota Department of Health at 651-215-8705 for further information.
White Bear Lake is a part of both Washington and Ramsey Counties. It was named after its nearby lake, which was named after the Native Americans that lived in the area. The city is also called as Beartown. It is one of the biggest cities in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. The total population of the city as of the 2010 census was around 23,797. They have a total area of approximately 8.7 sq miles and a population density of 2,974.3/sq mile.
Health care facilities that can be found in the city include Family Health Services Minnesota PA, Aspen Medical Group, MidWest Center for Personal & Family Development, Sawyer Solutions, llc, Boston Health Care, and many more. photo attribution: abbeyfieldkent