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Nurse Aide Train the Trainer

New State of Michigan Requirements


Due to new State of Michigan requirements, LeadingAge Michigan will now be offering a full day Nurse Aide Train-The-Trainer: Adult Learning Principles workshop. This workshop is not required but will meet one of the State of Michigan's criteria to become an instructor.

Completing the LeadingAge Michigan Nurse Aide Train-The-Trainer Workshop does not guarantee a participant will meet the requirements as a Qualified Instructor of Nurse Aide Training Programs with the State of Michigan. Before registering for the workshop, we strongly recommend reviewing the State of Michigan Nurse Aide Trainer Application to determine if you meet the state's requirements.

Nurse Aide Training Program - Qualified Instructor Information

Participants are encouraged to apply to the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), Bureau of Community & Health Systems. Basic qualifications to become a Qualified Instructor for the Nurse Aide Training Program are:

A. A current/active Michigan Registered Nurse license that is in good standing. LPNs are not eligible to apply.

B. A minimum of 2 years of nursing experience, with at least 1 year of experience in a long-term care facility.

  1. A long-term care facility is defined as a state licensed nursing home, county medical care facility, or a hospital long term care unit.
  2. The 1-year of experience in a long-term care facility is defined as providing nursing services in a long-term care facility or facilities for a minimum total of 12 months.

C. Instructors must have completed a course in teaching adults or have experience teaching adults or supervising nurse aides or possession of a State of Michigan Teacher Certificate.
Note: The LeadingAge Michigan Adult Learning Principles Workshop meets the requirements in item C. The workshop certificate of attendance will be used as verification when submitting your application to the State of Michigan.

The State of Michigan Nurse Aide Trainer Application, for becoming a qualified instructor for the Nurse Aide Training Program, will be provided as part of the workshop materials. The application and required supporting documents must be submitted directly to LARA. If you have questions regarding qualification requirements or the application process, please call LARA at (517) 896-0511 or (517) 284-8961.

Click Here for the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) website regarding Nurse Aide Training information.

How to Register for the Workshop

To apply for the workshop:

1. Create a username and password through LeadingAge Michigan by clicking "Join" at the top of the web page.
2. Chose your date below and click on the link to be directed to the event page.

3. From the event page, click on register and follow steps to sign up for the workshop.


Nurse Aide Train-The-Trainer


The Nurse Aide Train-The-Trainer workshop is a full-day program which discusses the educational process, understanding the adult learner, instructor and student learning styles, developing learning objectives with measurable outcomes, instructional design, the training evaluation process, teaching techniques, adult learner engagement and retention, teaching adults with special needs, program objectives and behavioral objectives. This workshop is not required by the State of Michigan but will meet one of the State's requirements to become a qualified instructor.

Workshop Schedule

A confirmation e-mail will be sent to each student at least one week before every workshop. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail one week prior to your chosen workshop, please call the office at 517.323.3687.

Date Location Registration
January 24, 2018 LeadingAge Michigan
201 North Washington Square, Suite 920
Lansing, Michigan 48933
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March 22, 2018 Burcham Hills
2700 Burcham Drive
Lansing, Michigan 48823
Closed
May 3, 2018 LeadingAge Michigan
201 North Washington Square, Suite 920
Lansing, Michigan 48933
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August 9, 2018 Okemos Conference Center
2187 University Park Drive
Okemos, Michigan 48864
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September 13, 2018 Best Western (formally Holiday Inn Express and Suites)
2209 University Park Drive
Okemos, Michigan 48864
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November 15, 2018 Best Western (formally Holiday Inn Express and Suites)
2209 University Park Drive
Okemos, Michigan 48864
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Instructor

Stacey Starling, PhD

Stacey Starling focuses on human development in all facets of her life’s work. Stacey has over 20 years of professional experience with organizational change and leadership development. She completed her doctoral studies in Humanities with a concentration in Transformative Learning and Change. Specifically, the topic of her dissertation: Person-Centered Culture Change within Human Service Agencies. Stacey also has completed an Appreciative Inquiry Certificate in Positive Business and Society Change and is a Certified Instructor of The Living University founded by Gay and Kathleen Hendricks.

Registration Fees and Payment Options

Member Rate
  $325 per person
Non-Member Rate
  $365 per person


Registration fee includes:

  • 6 nurse continuing education contact hours
  • Breakfast, lunch and breaks and
  • Training materials

* The Nurse Aide Train-The-Trainer Resource Manual is not included with the Nurse Aide Train-The-Trainer: Adult Learning Principles Workshop materials but can be purchased separately (see below). This manual provides the federal regulations and the State of Michigan Curriculum Model along with other resources and information that will assist you in developing your nurse aide training program. The Nurse Aide Train-The-Trainer Workshop does not review the resource manual or provide content, instructional design or teaching materials for individual nurse aide programs.

All registrations fees for the workshop must be paid prior to attending. Payment can be made with a company check, money order, cashier check (made payable to LeadingAge Michigan Educational Foundation) or credit card. No personal checks accepted!

LeadingAge Michigan is not responsible for the amount of time it takes your organization to process payment. Please note, if payment is not received by the day of training, you will not be allowed to participate in the workshop.

Nurse Aide Train-The-Trainer Resource Manual

The Nurse Aide Train-The-Trainer Resource Manual is not provided as part of the Nurse Aide Train-The-Trainer: Adult Learning Principles training materials. The manual includes:

  • Components of OBRA and NATP
  • Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987
  • Code of Federal Regulations
  • Buddy System Clarification
  • Current State of Michigan Nurse Aide Trainer and Program Application
  • Criminal Background Checks for NA Students
  • Nurse Aide Training Curriculum Model
  • Prometric Information
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • SARS

The resource manual can be an optional purchase during the registration process for the workshop. The cost for the manual is $45.

The Nurse Aide Train-The-Trainer Workshop does not review the resource manual or provide content, instructional design or teaching materials for individual nurse aide programs.

Continuing Education

LeadingAge Michigan (WNA-0558-001) is an approved provider of continuing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, as accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational activity is approved for six (6) nurse continuing education contact hours.

At the conclusion of the workshop a certificate will be issued for nurse continuing education contact hours.

Completion Requirements for Continuing Education

  • Attendance at the entire workshop.
  • Sign-in at the beginning of the workshop.
  • Completion of evaluation.
  • Turn in evaluation at the conclusion of workshop.

At the Workshop

  • Payment - Payments must be made prior to attending the workshop.
  • The workshop is not recorded and may not be audio or video taped.

Cancellation Policy

Click Here to view the LeadingAge Michigan Cancellation Policy.

We encourage you to read the cancellation policy.

Planning Committee

Laura Funsch, RN, BSN, MSA; Stacey Starling, PhD; Laura Fuller, CMP; Dalton Herbel, NHA, BS; and Foua Hang, BS

Disclosures

The planners and instructor agree to ensure the content for this educational activity is evidence-based or based on the best-available evidence, and is presented free from bias. There is no conflict of interest and the content does not promote the products or services of any individual presenter or organization.

201 N Washington Square, Suite 920
Lansing, MI 48933
Phone: 517-323-3687
Fax: 517-323-4569

Our Mission: To advance the mission of our members to enhance the lives of seniors.
Our Vision: To become the voice of aging services in Michigan.

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