NURSING ASSISTANT CLASS

NURSING ASSISTANT
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NURSING ASSISTANT CLASSES

Covenant Academy is a State-Licensed proprietary school offering Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) classes.  The Signature CNA Day classes are 2-weeks (Monday – Friday).  Nursing Assistants work primarily in long term care facilities, however, hospitals and Home Care/Hospice also hire CNA’s. Becoming a CNA is a rewarding and honorable career.  You are the “Heart” in the overall operations of any health care facility or home health care agency. We cover topics such as:

  • Infection Control and Safety
  • Body Mechanics
  • Bed Making
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Vital Signs
  • Interaction Skills
  • Nutrition
  • Height and Weight

Begin your health care profession as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) by getting solid  training at The Covenant  by experienced instructors. Covenant holds a steady 100% Graduation rate and a 99 % pass rate on State Exam. YES, in a fast paced, yet focused accelerated course. You will have (3) core learning methods:

  1. Lecture / Videos
  2. Lab Practice
  3. Homework, Quizzes and sWorkbooks assignments.
  4. Clinical at some of the best Long Term Care Facilities in Michigan 

When you have successfully completed the program, you will receive a certificate, making you eligible to take the State Exam administered by Headmaster.  After passing the State Exam you can officially use the title: C.N.A. (Certified Nurse Assistant).

Our students emerge to the Clinical setting after 16 hours are mastered in the school lab.  Skills are practiced on Ms. Marvella (the mannequin). After successfully completing 16 hours in the Lab; you are eligible to go to the clinical rotation. Clinical rotation is supervised by a State certified TTT (Train the Trainer) nurse instructor at the local Long Term Care Facility.

Are you interested in becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)? If so, then you will need to start by making sure you meet the basic requirements for CNA licensing. These requirements can vary from state to state, but generally, the requirements for Covenant are as follows.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Minimum age of 17 years of age
  2. TB Test within the past 12 months or CXR past 2 years
  3. Criminal background check thru ICHAT** past 30 days
  4. Clear your schedule to be in class the full schedule; (1) absence is allowed and must be made up. If you are absent (2) or more times, you must start over. NO CERTIFICATE until ALL requirements met. NO EXCEPTIONS

Some misdemeanors/felonies can prohibit you from working in healthcare.  Please visit: www.reentry.mplp.org or speak with our Administrator.

DEPOSIT:  NURSING ASSISTANT

$600 holds your seat; Balance due on or before 1st day of class.

*$125 reg/IT/Lab fee is additional and non-refundable.  
**Michigan has reimbursement for CNA up to $1100.  (Hospital and Home Care does not qualify for reimbursement)

Tuition includes:

  • Registration packet
  • Skills Study Guide
  • Official School Patch
  • Lab Fees
  • Clinical
  • Practicum
  • Online access
  • Prep Exams Online

Your Costs:

  • Notebook, Pen, Highlighter
  • Index cards
  • White scrub Top with Black Scrub bottoms*
  • Box of Gloves
  • Criminal Background from IChAT-(past 60 days)
  • TB test past 12 months or CXR past 2 years
  • State Exam: $175.00 – Payable to:  Headmaster
  • Text Book: Order book from Amazon: Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: The Basics, 6th Edition:   ISBN 978-1604251418

** Scrubs are to be worn FIRST DAY OF CLASS and each day to class,  with closed in shoes.

NO BOOTS, (Must bring shoes and change)

The school patch is placed on the right sleeve. Hair off the shoulders in a bun, NO LOOSE Ponytails. NO HOOP EARRINGS.

*NO LEGGINGS WILL BE ADMITTED TO CLASS! Must be an official WHITE SCRUB TOP AND BLACK SCRUB BOTTOMS.