Nursing: Nursing Assistant Training Program Skills Certificate
Schoolcraft program code # CRT.00321
The Nursing Assistant Preparation course is open only to students who are officially admitted to the nursing assistant training program college. Contact the Admissions and Welcome Center at 734-462-4426 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Students may take the Nursing Assistant Preparation course (NATP 110) alone or may complete the course along with the other courses listed if a Schoolcraft skills certificate is desired. Both options provide students with eligibility to take the state CENA (competency evaluated nursing assistant) exam. The state of Michigan exam is comprised of written and clinical skills evaluations.
This curriculum is designed to prepare the student for an entry-level nursing assistant position with potential for employment opportunities primarily in extended care facilities with some application to hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices and patients' homes. Classroom lectures, hands-on practice of skills as well as supervised experience in an extended care facility are provided. This program meets federal and state requirements and is offered at the Livonia campus.
Students should work with an academic advisor or counselor to develop a schedule that will work for them and assist with meeting any financial aid requirements per semester. Students must meet health and clinical requirements, have a negative drug screen on first attempt, and pass a criminal background check. Computerized testing is required during this course. All required courses for the Schoolcraft College skills certificate option must be completed with a grade of 2.0 or better.