A comprehensive listing of Michigan nursing schools. Below you'll find information on specific nursing programs such as licensed practical nursing, RN associate's degree, and bachelor's degree. You'll also find a profile of nursing education and careers in each major Michigan city.

Students entering the nursing profession can choose to qualify as either a certified nursing assistant (CNA), licensed practical nurse (LPN), or registered nurse (RN). Each nursing role has a distinct education pathway.

Certified nursing assistant
CNAs spend a relatively brief amount of time in school before beginning work, typically only a few months. The certificate programs offered at local community colleges are an affordable choice for many aspiring nursing assistants. CNAs in Flint, Michigan, earn a median annual salary of $26,000.

Aspiring nurses can target one of three nursing roles. Certified nursing assistants (CNAs) take a short eight- to ten-week certificate course, typically offered at a local community college. Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) complete a longer certificate program of 12-18 months; they must also pass the NCLEX-PN national examination to gain licensure. CNAs and LPNs are usually supervised by the most senior type of nurse, a registered nurse (RN).

A host of nursing opportunities are available in the Dearborn / Livonia area of Michigan, as local specialized healthcare companies look to expand their operations. Infinity Primary Care is one such example. The company concentrates on family medicine and thus places an emphasis on the patient interaction skills of its nurses. Fresenius Medical Care, a multinational company focused on renal dialysis, is another local nursing employer.

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