By enrolling in certified nurse aide classes you will learn valuable skills necessary for passing the license exams and becoming certified. You can locate the programs in Pierz, Minnesota that are open for you to enroll on this page. These course have all met the approval of the state registry.
Horizon Health, Inc.
26814 143rd St.,
Pierz, MN 56364
If a person wishes to have a career as a nursing assistant in the state of Minnesota, they must first be able to finish a course that teaches the basic skills needed on the job. The training program should be approved by the state and offer 75 hours or more of instruction. The law states that for a training program to be approved, its instructors must be registered nurses who are able to comply with its requirements. To complete the program, they will be spending a few hours on lectures and skills training. Their knowledge and skills will be tested when they take the license exams.
When the applicant goes in for their exams they will need to pass both parts of the two part test. The written part has 70 multiple choice questions. the other part is a manual skills demonstration. You will need to perform several of the skills you learned during training in a real-life setting.
After passing both parts you become certified and included for a period of 24 months on the online registry. This registry is referenced by any employer who wishes to hire a certified nurse aide. You will receive a renewal notice about three months before it is due. For further details and for any inquiries you can call the MN Department of Health at 651-215-8705.
The state also offers the opportunity for those who qualify to become instructors.
Requirements to be a CNA Instructor:
1. Must be a current registered nurse with no less than 2 years of working experience, where at least one of those year were spent working in a long term health care facility.
2. Must have a Train the Trainer Certification.
The Train the Trainer training program is offered through the Minneapolis Community and Technical College. If you want to know the dates of the training or how to get a registration form, you can call (612) 659-6501 or 1-800-247-0911 and look for Jess.
The city of Pierz is a part of Morrison County. It was named after Father Francis Xavier Pierz, who was a catholic priest that came to the state in the 1850s. According to the 2010 census, their total population was around 1,393 people. They have a total area of 1.4 sq miles, where all of it is land. The population density of the city is approximately 945.8/sq mile.
Examples of health care providers and facilities that you can find located in the city include Community Medical Center/Family Medical Center P.A., Community Medical Center, Okoniewski, Susan MD, Essentia Health St Joseph’s-Pierz Clinic, St Joseph’s Medical Center-Pierz Clinic, Jeff’s CAN DO Service. photo attribution: abbeyfieldkent