Michigan CNA Registry – Overview & Contact Information
The CNA Registry For Michigan Nursing Assistants
Getting in the Michigan CNA Registry will allow you to work as a nurse aide anywhere throughout the state, allowing you to take part in earning the median Michigan CNA salary which is at $28,000 per year and can range up to over $35,000 a year. To be able to become a registered CNA in the Michigan Nurse Aide Registry, it is imperative the one completes an accredited CNA course that lasts a minimum cumulative total of 75 hours that consists of both didactic (classroom) training as well clinical training, which the class must not be taken online as the state prohibts online training.
After you have completed a regsitered course you will then need to for State of Micigan Competency Evaluation Registration Form, which will then need to submitted along with a copy of your certification that you received when passing your CNA class, which then if in fact you are deemed eligible to take the certification exam, you will then be sent what is called an Authorization to Test (ATT) which allows you to take both the clincal and written certification exam, which you must completed within a year from the date you received your ATT.
You will then have 3 chances to pass your test, which if you pass you will be able to start applying for CNA jobs, if not you will have to take an accredited CNA program once again.
License Renewal Through Michigan’s CNA Registry
The Registry requires that you renew your license every 2 years which they actually send you out a renewal from which you will have to fill out and send back in. This renewal form comes in the mail usually 2 to 4 months before your renewal date, which if it doesn’t come within that time you will need to contact them. In order to be eligible for renewal you will need to have atleast 8 hours of document work in the past 2 year timeframe, which was for pay. If the facility where you were employed has closed you can provide a pay stub to prove that you have worked the minimum amount of hours. If you happen to have not worked as a CNA in the last 2 years then complete a training course as well as pass the certification test again.
Individuals also have to complete 13 hours of continuing educaiton which should address an area of the profession that one is weak in.
The 60 Hour Grace Period
If you happen to have no worked in the pas 2 years as a CNA, the CNA Registry allows you a 60 day grace period which begins after the 2 year renewal date, which you can go ahead and attain your 8 hours of demanded work eperience, which must be documented by sending the proof of employment to Prometric before the 60 days are over.
Transfering From Another State
If you happen to be a CNA in another state and are moving to the state of Michigan, you are able to work a total of 4 months before, which during that time you must apply for reporicity, in which your state must document that you have been in good standing with your employers in order to gain certification in Michigan. During that time you must also pass the competency evaluation.
Michigan Nursing Assistant Registry Contact Info
Below is the contact information the CNA Registry, both phone number as well as mailing address:
Phone Number: (517) 214 – 0554
For License Verification: 1 – 800 – 748 – 0252Michigan Department of Community Health Bureau and Health Professionals Capitol View Building 201 Townsend Street Lansing, MI 48913