Red Cross Offers CNA Training Orientation

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 1401 S Grand Traverse St Flint MI 48503  See map

 Certified Nurse Assistant Training Program

 The Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training Program prepares individuals with the      information and the skills needed to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)    who will provide quality care for residents in long-term care facilities, hospitals,   home health care and hospice settings.

Orientation sessions are offered starting Aug. 11. All sessions take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the American Red Cross Genesee-Lapeer Chapter, 1401 S. Grand Traverse, Flint. Other dates include

To attend one of the following orientation dates, please call 810-766-6405.

-Thursday, Aug. 11

-Thursday, Sept. 15

-Thursday, Oct. 13

-Tuesday, Nov. 15

-Tuesday, Dec. 13

To register for classes, students must have attended a two-hour Nurse Assistant Training orientation where all aspects of the program will be explained.  Pre-testing and health forms will be distributed at orientation.

Classes are offered in three separate sessions taking place from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday: Oct. 3-27, Oct. 31-Nov. 23 and Nov. 28-Dec. 22. An evening session is offered from 3:30-8:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday Oct. 17-Nov. 22.


The ARC- Genesee-Lapeer Chapter's CNA 115-hour training program includes theory and skills practice  enabling participants to provide quality care for residents in long-term care facilities. 

The clinical practice component (approximately 26 hours) will take place in a local extended-care facility. Skills are taught that range from taking blood pressure and respiration, personal care and grooming to communication skills. 

A special life skills session will be instructed by our community partner, Goodwill Industries. The course fulfills the State of Michigan requirements to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA).  Upon successful completion participants will receive Red Cross certificates and will be eligible to take the Michigan Nurse Aid Competency Evaluation for State Certification.   

The $1,450 tuition includes: 115 hours of training in adult and child CPR/AED, first aid, and blood-borne pathogens; student manual, uniform, and the State of Michigan Certified Nurse Assistant certification fee (approximate value of $180). Must be over 18 and meet specific requirements that are available on the chapter website at  http://www.geneseelapeer-redcross.org/.

For more information, call Mary J. Bolcer, RN, Nurse Assistant Training Program Coordinator at 810-257-0723.

Scarlett Tithof February 01, 2013 at 11:52 PM
Is there any way that I can get funded for this class?
syon April 26, 2013 at 05:54 AM
American Red Cross nurse aide trainings are most sought after programs among the professionals, housewives and students because the quality and standards of trainings are superior, in comparison to traditional campus based programs offered by schools and colleges, online classes and facility based classes. The completion of Red Cross trainings not only make you excel in direct patient care field but also earn you attractive nursing assistant salary. http://www.topcnaclasses.com/cna-guide/red-cross-cna-training/ http://www.topcnaclasses.com/cna-guide/scholarships-or-grants-for-cna-training/
Ivan Andrade August 28, 2013 at 02:46 PM
What is the total cost for in order for me to attend the CNA Training? Can I pay off tuition in monthly payments? Where do I go to attend this class?
Anne Seebaldt September 10, 2013 at 02:01 PM
This is an old posting, from 2011. I am sure you can call Mary J. Bolcer, RN, Nurse Assistant Training Program Coordinator at 810-257-0723 and find out the answer to your questions.


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