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Eligibility - Patient Care Academy

Program Eligibility

The Patient Care Academy adheres to the standards set by the State of Michigan for Certified Nurse Assistant training.

To be eligible for admission to the academy, candidates must demonstrate they have the prerequisite traits needed for success in the program and for employability:

  • ability to work with people
  • desire to work in a healthcare environment
  • ability to follow instruction
  • desire to assist individuals to ensure quality living
  • have stamina, good physical condition, good health, and personal hygiene
  • self-motivated/directed
  • ability to meet physical and immunization requirements
  • ability to meet criminal background requirements
  • ability to pass a drug screen