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Patient Care Academy

Patient Care Academy


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Students who successfully complete the Patient Care Academy are eligible to take the State of Michigan examination to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). The program offers training in the most current areas of patient care, as set by the State of Michigan curricula, which includes working on a healthcare team, human interaction, resident rights, infection, safety and emergency, rehabilitative care, basic personal care, nutrition/hydration, use of restraints, vitals, CPR/AED, first aid, long-term care and dealing with death and dying. Caring for those with cognitive impairments as well as developmental disabilities, dementia and depression are also addressed.

Graduates who successfully complete the Patient Care Academy are eligible to take the State of Michigan examination for certified nurse assistant (CNA). As a CNA, one is equipped for employment in long-term care, assisted living, dementia care, hospice, home health, and acute care.

Our Unique Training Model

The Patient Care Academy is a hands-on training program designed to ensure graduates have demonstrated knowledge and skills essential to perform effectively and safely as an entry-level healthcare employee. Our approach to training includes classroom instruction, extensive, hands-on practice in a lab, and clinical experiences.