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Policy

Grading System and Reentrance Conditions

Class/Lecture

Examinations will be multiple choice test questions and the quizzes will be a combination of multiple choice, true and false, and matching. Students must receive at least 80% for a passing grade for examinations and quizzes.

Lab/Clinical Skills

Performance will be evaluated by a student achievement check off list record, with satisfactory or unsatisfactory grading system. The students are allowed to miss no more than two steps for each skill performed. If the student receives no more than two missed steps for each skill determines a successful satisfactory grade is given for laboratory and clinical skills performance.

  • If students are having trouble in an area, additional help is available
  • If class work is not completed, the student risks suspension and may only be readmitted upon the director’s approval.

Student Instructor Ratios

Lecture 22:1
Laboratory 12:1
Clinical 8:1

Graduation Requirements and Type of Certificate Issued:

  • The student must complete all course work and pass all quizzes with an 80% grade and the final exam with 80% grade.
  • The student must complete all course work and pass all manual lab skills on the demonstrated skills check off list and complete the clinical experience with a Satisfactory grade (no more than two missed skills). Once this is done a certificate of completion will be awarded to the student.

After the certificate of completion has been awarded the student is eligible to take the Prometric Nurse’s assistant exam to become certified with the State of Michigan.

Dress/Uniform Policy

Students are required to dress appropriately during the training program, per the defined guidelines listed below for both the classroom and clinical portions of the program.

Purpose:

To clearly define the dress requirements and expectations for students participating in the Nursing Assistant training program.

Procedure:

During the classroom phase of the program, students may wear casual attire as long as it meets The Following Uniform Guidelines:

Slacks or jeans must be worn to rather than skirts or dresses to accommodate the need for practicing skills.
Sleeveless tops are not allowed.
All clothing must be free from holes or torn seams.
Low cut tops are not allowed and shirts/blouses are to cover cleavage and armpits.
Pants with a deeply sagging crotch are not allowed,
If desired, students may wear scrubs for the classroom/lab portion of the program.

Dress requirements for the clinical phase:

  • “BURGUNDY” Color Scrubs must be worn for the clinical portion of the program.
  • “BURGUNDY” Color scrubs, White shoes and socks are mandatory for clinical.Many different styles of scrubs are allowed but scrubs must cover the torso and legs, must not be low-cut (cleavage must be covered), and must have a professional look.
  • A wrist watch is mandatory and must have a secondhand.
  • Personal hygiene: Daily bath/shower with soap and water. Use of antiperspirant or deodorant.
  • Make-Up and Perfume: Students are to appear neat, clean and odor free. The use of perfume is discouraged and the use of makeup should be moderate.
  • Hair: Long hair must be tied back or pinned up. Hair should be clean and neatly groomed, worn off the collar and away from face,
  • Facial Hair: Men with facial hair should be clean shaven, with neatly trimmed beards, mustaches or sideburns.
  • Fingernails: Must be trimmed and must be no longer than 1/8 inch. (Long nails, artificial or acrylic nails are not allowed, conducive to performing patient care.)
  • Undergarments: Appropriate undergarments must be worn with white pants/skirts to ensure that profession appearance is maintained. Colored or printed undergarments at times will show through white uniforms.
  • Jewelry/Tattoos/ Piercings: Jewelry, if worn, must be minimal. No dangling jewelry will be allowed. No hoop Earrings, bracelets, necklaces or visible body rings allowed. Visible tattoos must be covered.
  • Shoes: Must be white in color, low heel. No clogs or canvas, sandals, stacked heels, open toe or open heel shoes. Clean white shoestrings.

STUDENT ABSENTEEISM MAKE UP TIME

  • Students that miss class time must make up this time at the training facilities convenience. All hours missed must be made up.
  • Students may be required to make up time missed in the next scheduled class if there is room available. Class size is limited so room in any given class may not be available.
  • Students may be required to pay for instructor time at $30/hr if hours must be made up at a time other than a scheduled class time.
  • Students must make up class time within 30 days of completion of their scheduled class date. This may require a student to pay for instructor time.
  • Students not completing all hours within 30 days will forfeit all tuition paid and all thane completed. The student will be required to retake the entire class and pay full tuition in order to graduate from the program.

Tuition Costs:

  • $500.00 Includes class tuition, application fee, CNA Text book, lab equipment and fees, clinical experience and Thomas Prometric Bulletin Packet.
  • Stethoscope and Blood pressure cuff- Included Free.(For a limited time only)
  • TB vaccination – $20.00. (Needed by the first day of clinical).
  • Criminal Back Ground Check -(Needed by the first day of clinical).
  • Previous TB skin test or Criminal Background check is acceptable but student must bring in proof of documentation and it must be no older than one year from the start date of the class.
  • Must have written report of Chest X-Ray if TB Skin test is (+) Positive.
  • No fees will be charged in addition to the tuition listed above.

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TB Skin Test Clinic (Location #1)
Oakwood Healthcare Center
2001 Merriman Rd.
Westland, MI
734-727-1130
$20.00
MUST arrive for TB Skin Test during the hours below
Monday: 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Wednesday:8:00 am-3:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am-12:00 noon

***YOU MUST come back for your TB Skin Test Reading within 48-72 hours. If you do not return you will have to repeat the skin test. You will be charged again.

*** If your TB Skin Test is Positive you MUST obtain a Chest X-Ray Report.

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TB Skin Test Clinic (Location #2)
Oakland County Health Dept.
27725 Greenfield (between 11 & 12 mile)
Southfield, MI
248-424-7000
$8.00
MUST arrive for TB Skin Test during the hours below
Monday: 12pm-8pm
Tues & Wed: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 2pm-5pm

***YOU MUST come back for your TB Skin Test Reading within 48-72 hours. If you do not return you will have to repeat the skin test. You will be charged again.

*** If your TB Skin Test is Positive you MUST obtain a Chest X-Ray Report.
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Equipment And Supplies Required:

The student must furnish school uniforms (“CEIL BLUE” Color Uniforms & White Shoes & White Socks), black pens and #2 pencils, notebook, a 3 ring binder and a second hand watch. The school provides a stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, text book and all other equipment needed (for a limited time only.

Laboratory Equipment is furnished by Westland Nurse Aide Training is located at the training site. Westland Nurse Aide Training is responsible for assigning the clinical site.

Placement Assistance: Placement assistance is not provided by the school. However, a list of local nursing home facility, assisted living facilities, rehabilitation centers and hospitals will be given to the student to assist in a job search after completion of the course.

Tutoring Assistance Kit: Tutoring is available for students who need extra help with nursing assistant knowledge and/or clinical skills. See the Director of Westland Nurse Aide Training for more information or to set an appointment for tutoring assistance.

Complaint: Students who wish to file a complaint with the State of Michigan may do so at www.michiganps.net

REFUND POLICY FOR CLASS DEPOSITS

The tuition and fees paid by the applicant shall be returned if the applicant is rejected by the school before enrollment. An application fee of not more than $25.00 may be retained by the school if the application is denied.(The returned funds will be in the form of a check within 30 days. You can only get a return if the application is denied.)

Students who do not complete the course, due to medical or personal reasons (Must have acceptable excuse or doctors excuse), may be able to transfer the deposit, minus a $100 Transfer fee, to another class within the next 6 calendar months. After the six month extension, all monies paid to Westland Nurse Aide Training become forfeit and the student will be required to re-register. However, if the medical or personal excuse is not acceptable the student will forfeit all monies paid and the student will need to re-register.

  • Dropped 24 hours before first class: 100% return minus $25.00 processing fee.
  • Once scheduled class begins there will be NO REFUNDS.
  • Dropped on 1st Day of class (before 4pm): 75% Credit minus $25.00 processing fee.
  • Dropped on 2nd Day of class (before 4pm): 50% Credit minus $25.00 process fee.
  • Dropped on or after 3rd Day of class: No return of Credit.

The above only applies if a student personally pays tuition costs. If the student tuition is paid by a referring agency, the tuition reimbursement will be made to that agency.

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