CNA Program

Becoming a Certified Nurse Assistant

Certified Nurse Assistants help patients with health and daily living activities in healthcare facilities under the direction of a registered nurse. Locally, Lake Michigan College offers CNA training.

For more information please contact:

  • LaToya Mason at (269) 926-4086
  • Erin McGuire at (269) 927-8768

Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)

Acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence to assist patients with health and daily living activities in healthcare facilities under the direction of a registered nurse.  The Certified Nurse Aide program is a 98-hour program with a state-approved curriculum which qualifies you to take the Michigan CNA Exam (exam not included). There is a maximum of 8 students per class.

On-time, daily attendance is mandatory for the entire program.

In order to be eligible to register for this class, students must complete the following prerequisites:

  • Bronze WorkKeys needed
  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Provide documentation of a clear criminal background and a negative drug screen
  • Provide proof of immunizations (Form provided)

Books, scrub top, name badge, lab time, clinical time, and classroom time are included in the fee for the class.  Calendars for class times will be distributed at time of registration.

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Project SEARCH

To learn more about Project SEARCH, please contact Erin Wright, Manager Recruitment, Human Resources at (269) 927-5192

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