Classroom lecture, simulated labs and supervised clinical experience in long-term care facilities are combined to provide the basic nursing skills and knowledge necessary for students to give patient care appropriately and safely. Upon successful completion (C or better grade) students are eligible for employment in health care facilities and to apply for the State of Michigan Competency test. This course can also be used to articulate into the nursing program at Montcalm Community College.
MCC’s Health Occupations programs require a clear criminal background check result. Students with a conviction history may not be eligible to participate in any Health Occupations program at MCC and should consult with an attorney to discuss their options.
Assistant Training Program has full approval from the State of Michigan Nurse Aide Training Programs Bureau of Health Care Services. Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA). Bureau of Community and Health Systems Health Facility Licensing, Permits and Support Division 611 W. Ottawa Street, P. O. Box 30664, Lansing, MI 48909.
Students interested in receiving an associate degree or certificate should see a counselor/advisor.