Accelerated CNA Training Course AHA BLS & ARC CPR/First Aid/AED Certifications
A Nurse Aide Training Program (NATP) is a state licensed program which is Nursing Home Facility based or non-Nursing Home Facility based and offers training to candidates that desire to become eligible for certification as a certified nurse aide. Michigan requires a minimum of seventy-five (75) hours of training. Sokol HealthCare Training's NATP meets this requirement. Our NATP consists of thirty-four (34) hours of classroom theory instruction, sixteen and a half (22.5) hours of documented skills practicum, and twenty-four and a half (18.5) hours of clinical rotation in a nursing home facility supervised by an approved Registered Nurse.
A theory classroom average of “C” (75%) and a competency in lab skills of “Satisfactory” (100%) is required to proceed to a clinical placement. In addition, students must provide documentation required by the healthcare facilities on the dates determined by the Program.
Students completing the Program are eligible to receive a graduation certificate from Sokol HCT and take the State’s Certified Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation Examination. Students with a Certificate of Training are able to go to work immediately while waiting to take their State Certification.
To Provide our clients with quality education, to passionately care and serve our community, while protecting and respecting our elders.
Sokol HealthCare Trainings Nurse Aide Program is Licensed by The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA). The Michigan Department of LARA is designated to have over-site of the Michigan Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program. LARA must ensure that the approved Nurse Aide Training Program and the Nurse Aide Registry is in compliance with the Code of Federal Regulations as stated in 42CFR483.150-158 and with the Michigan Core Curriculum.
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75 hr training course, clinical hours, course testing materials, state test prep
$700 Paid in full 1st day of class.
75 hr training course, clinical hours, course testing materials, a uniform, workbook and criminal background check, urine drug screen if required (illegal substances), state test prep
$800 Paid in full 1st day of class.
75 hr training course, clinical hours, course testing materials, a uniform, workbook criminal background check, BLS CPR training & certification, state test prep.
$850 Paid in full 1st day of calss
Ask about our payment plan options
Deposit to register & reserve a seat all packages $150
Important note: A BLS CPR certification is required to complete the clinical rotation of the program. The certification must be obtained within the last two years. Sokol HealthCare Training offers BLS training, but it is not required the certification be through us. It is also included in some packages offered. The student must present the CPR certification before being allowed to attend clinicals. Sokol HealthCare Training offers a discount to all students obtaining BLS certification.
BLS CPR certification is required by the clinical site we are contracted with. You can learn more about our CPR certification by going to our website or calling the office. Special classes may be arranged for students requiring certification as a group.
You may register in person at or Grand Blanc location 11am-4pm or on line.
All students must meet the following requirements:
On the first day you will receive your uniform (if you choose that package). Information will be provided related to clinical requirements and assistance will be provided on how to obtain a TB skin test or chest x-ray, any needed immunizations, criminal back ground check, and some clinical sites require a urine drug screen (If you have a prescription for such medications used for pain, anxiety, add, weight loss, or if the substance is legal in the state of Michigan, those substances will be omitted). Not all clinical sites require a drug screen. If your clinical assignment requires a urine drug screen and you purchased a package the cost is included, otherwise it is $27 All Students will receive a Student Program Guide which has policies and information regarding our program. Our staff will assist you in meeting all the requirements needed for the class and clinical.
You will be contacted via phone or text to confirm your registration when registration payment is made. We will contact you 3-5 days prior to the 1st day of class. We encourage the student to call, text, or email us with any questions you have. We are happy to clarify all information with you and we do accommodate on location visits/tours
Classes begin bi-monthly, on Monday
Payment types accepted: Cash, All Major Credit Cards, Credit/Debit/Pre-Pay Cards, Google and Apple Pay ,On-line payments through our website are for initial down payment. We accept personal checks and money orders if presented the first day of class . Personal checks are not accepted for the payment plan options.
Please read our policies on our website related to refunds, attendance, and dress code.
Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program supports CNA training and testing for nursing facility employment
An employed nurse aide, working in a Medicaid participating facility, that paid for a CNA Training Program &Testing costs shall be reimbursed the cost of the program & testing fees or the maximum limit established by the Medicaid program which is $951.00. This amount is adjusted every 2 years.
The next scheduled increase is available Fall 2020.
Keep your original Receipt for CNA Training Program. Gain employment in a medicaid participating facility. Complete form MSA-1326, which is provided by Sokol HealthCare Training or can be found on the NATCEP webage and can be accessed through www.michigan.gov/medicaidproviders. There is a fact sheet with all the information you need there, but if you still have questions you can call the LTC Services Division at 517-241-4079.
The total application fee for the State Exam through Prometric is $125. If you take the exam before you seek employment be sure to keep the original receipt. Once employment is gained you then present both the receipt for the CNA Program and State testing fees to the Administrator of the Medicaid participating Facility and you will be reimbursed up to $951. Do this once you are hired and start work. The Facility has up to 6 months to provide you reimbursement.
Yes you can work up to 4 months. You must take the test within the 4 month period to continue to be able to work in a Medicaid Participating Facility. If you gain employment before you take the State Competency Examination the Facility your working for is responsible to pay the fee directly to Prometic to cover all your testing costs. You then would only submit the MSA-1326 form and your original receipt for the cost of the CNA Training Program to the Facility Administrator for reimbursement.
Yes, in order to be eligible for reimbursement you must gain employment and complete the process as stated above with in 12 months of the completion of your CNA training program. Please see the website provided above for all detailed rules and regulations related to reimbursement.