Nurse Aide Training

The Nursing Assistant Training Program is an 80.5-hour NURS 105 Kellogg Community College credited course approved by the state of Michigan, Department of Public Health. The course consists of classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction. The major emphasis is on long-term care with integration of concepts from acute care and home health care. Classroom hours will focus on theory, while laboratory hours will focus on attainment of skills that are necessary for the nursing assistant to possess. Clinical hours will focus on implementing skills obtained in the laboratory and will take place in a long-term care setting.

Nurse Aide Training Program Information Sheet

This sheet contains answers to common questions about the Nurse Aide Training Program. Please refer to this sheet before contacting the nursing education staff. If you still have questions after reading this sheet, please feel free to e-mail your questions to the contacts listed below. Please contact the Financial Aid Department regarding financial aid questions.

Pamela Edwards-Foy RN
Nurses Aide Training Program Coordinator
Ext. 2362

Michigan Nursing Assistant Testing

Kellogg Community College is a regional test site for Michigan Nurse Assistant Testing. This is an examination for those who have completed their clinical skills training in a Nursing Assistant program. All candidates must have an authorization to test, and be preregistered.

All candidates will receive detailed information about the documentation required for testing. A current government issued photo identification with signature (driver’s license, passport, Michigan ID card) and second identification with your signature (Social Security card, credit card, ATM card) are required to take the examination. This examination has very strict guidelines for identification and payment.

This examination includes demonstration of clinical skills and a written portion which is computer-based.

Schedule your examination by calling the Nursing Department at 269-965-3931 ext. 2318

Questions about nursing assistant training can be directed to the Nursing Department at: 269-965-3931 ext. 2362.