Welcome to Blue Care Medical Academy

 Mississippi Approved Nurse Aide Training Program

Licensed and State Approved Nurse Aide Training Program

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Blue Care Medical Academy is owned and operated right here in Southaven, Mississippi. Our training classroom and skills training room comfortably accommodate a full class. We have advanced training materials as well as open office time where students may practice their skills.  Our goal is to deliver the best training to talented individuals who have the passion, drive, and motivation to care for our love ones and our community.

Donna Luckett, RN BSN

CEO, Program Director.  Donna has 16 years of experience as a registered nurse in acute care and long term care.  Her background includes med-surgical nursing, acute care nursing, supervisory, and managerial.  Donna is certified in  First Aid/CPR, Basic Life Support,  Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Advanced Stroke Life Support.  Donna is an active member of Mississippi Nurses Association and American Nurses Association. Donna is currently pursuing a Masters degree in nursing with a concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner. 

Omarr Hurd, COO

Omarr Hurd is the Chief Operating Officer at Blue Care Medical Academy. Omarr has 15 plus years of experience in managerial and supervisory experience.  His background includes    

creating business plans, arranging financing, hiring staff, reviewing sales, developing marketing strategies, overseeing daily activities, and identifying business opportunities. multitasking ability, creative thinking, ethical business practitioner.  Omarr is certified in First Aid/CPR.  Omarr has a degree in Business and Accounting. 

Our Mission


Blue Care Medical Academy's mission as a certified nurse aide training program is to create an excellent environment in which to train nurse aides.  We will strive to provide a place of excellence for students to learn and practice the entire required state approved curriculum for nurse aides.


We are committed to training nurse aides that will be ready to participate in the health care industry with confidence.  Our graduates will be able to face any challenge before them.  They will be ready to enter the workforce and make a positive difference in people's lives. 


We feel it is a honor and privilege to be a part of the training for nurse aides.  We look forward to having our graduates go forward into the community as a positive and caring part of the health care industry.  


We look to the future needs of our community for well trained and caring nurse aides and hope to fulfill these needs through our program.  Always keeping in mind, the importance of a highly trained nurse aide as the front line of patient care in any setting.


Our students' commitment: To go forth, always strive for excellence & to deliver high quality and compassionate healthcare to each patient every time.


Blue Care Medical Academy is thankful for this opportunity to be of service to our community.


Thank you, 

Donna Luckett, CEO

Omarr Hurd, COO

Caring Hands!! Touch a Life!! Save a Life!!

Caring Hands!! Touch a Life!! Save a Life!!

About Us

Great classroom experience!!

Nurse Aide Training

Blue Care Medical Academy offers a flexible program of study and curriculum consisting of two sessions. Our training classroom and and skills lab comfortably accommodate a full class. 

Qualified instructors

Our instructors  are highly qualified  Associate, BSN, and  Masters degree  nurses with several years of experience in acute care and long term care. 

Affordable Cost

We have designed affordable schooling that allows students to invest in their future. 

Our Program

A new class starts the first Monday of every month

A new class starts the first Monday of every month

State approved nurse aide training

 Licensed by the Mississippi Commission on Proprietary School and College Registration, Certificate No. 694. Licensure indicates only that minimum standards have been met; it is not an endorsement or guarantee of quality. Licensure is not equivalent to or synonymous with accreditation by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

Session 1: Saturday and Evening Classes

Session 1 consist of a four week course that takes place on Monday and Thursday nights 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The first week of class students attend an additional night on Wednesday.  Clinical rotation consist of two Saturdays 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Session 2: Day Classes

Session 2 consist of a three week course that takes place Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Clinical rotation is two days on Tuesday and Wednesday 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Our Committment to Our Students and Community

Job Placement

Blue Care Medical Academy is committed to your success.  We have enhanced our curriculum to include assistance with resume writing, resume submission, interview etiquette, and job.  placement

Technology

We are committed to giving our students a great education experience that is flexible, convenient, and incorporates modern technology. Blue Care Medical Academy uses a software called Gradelink.  Gradelink is a student information system that provides powerful  management, teaching, and learning tools. Read more about Gradelink on next page. 

Community Services

Blue Care Medical Academy is committed to the safety,  health,  and well-being of our community.  We offer additional training in First Aid, CPR, and Basic Life Support  (BLS) to our students and community.  Call for more details.

Program Objectives

Nurse Aide Program Learning Objectives and Outcomes

1. Describe the functions of body systems appropriate to the nursing assistant scope of practice.


2. Describe the roles and responsibility of nursing assistants including ethics, communication, legal responsibilities, abuse laws, and Mississippi State Board of Nursing regulations. 


3. Demonstrate professional communication skills including recording and reporting, and legal and ethical responsibilities. 


4. Demonstrate safety and inflectional control practices that comply with standards of practice for nursing assistants. 


5. Identify stages of growth and development.


6. Define common medical terms and abbreviations used in health care. 


7. Demonstrate competence and proficiency in the following categories of skills:  

 

o Communication and interpersonal relationships. 

o Safety and infection control. 

o Personal care procedures. 

o Vital signs. 

o Nutritional requirements and techniques. 

o Admission, transfer, and discharge procedures. 

o Exercise and activity.

o Elimination. 

o Unsterile warm and cold applications. 

o Care to clients with special needs. o End of life care. 

o Care to clients with cognitive  impairment. 


8. Comply with privacy and confidentiality laws. 


9. Demonstrate behaviors consistent with professional work ethics. 


10. Adhere to the policies and procedures of clinical sites.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of common elements required for certification by the Mississippi State Board of Nursing. This will be measured by student achievement of a passing grade on instructor developed quizzes  and administered final examination. 


2.  Students will be able to demonstrate compliance with standards of practice for nursing assistants and demonstrate competence with all skills required for certification. This will be measured by an administered skills competency check off that contains elements of all required steps for all required skills.


Admission Requirements


 We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, country of origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, physical disabilities, or mental disabilities.


1. A complete application must be filled out 


2. Applicant must be 18 years or older 


3. Applicant must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English


 4. Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent


 5. Applicant must have background check and drug screen completed. The  Administrative staff  will review the background check and determine if the applicant is eligible for admission. 


Applicants will be ineligible if convicted of any of the below offenses: 

➢ Murder 

➢ Rape 

➢ Theft 

➢ Abuse of any kind

 ➢ Illegal drug possession


 6. Applicants must have a negative PPD or chest x-ray within the last 6 months before acceptance into the program 


7. Applicant must submit proof of immunization (Varicella, Hep B, MMR) before acceptance into the program 


8. Applicant must have CPR prior to clinicals 


9. Applicant will be required to obtain liability insurance prior to clinicals 


10. Applicant must pass a competency test 


11. Applicants must pay all class and textbook fees before the first day of class. Payment options are available.  

Completion Policy

Pay all program fees in full

All program fees must be paid out with zero balance prior to completion date and prior to going to clinical. 

Attend all required hours

Mississippi requires all students to meet a minimum of 75 hours of classroom and clinical time.   Our program consists of 60 hours in classroom and laboratory (minimum) 

 16 hours in clinical facility (minimum). 

Pass each quiz and final exam

Achieve a final grade of 85% or higher on each quiz and 75% or higher on the final examination.

Demonstrate competency with each required skill

Complete the skills check list to the instructor’s satisfaction  with a score of PASS.  Skills lab is not based upon a numeric grade. Grading for skills lab is either PASS or FAIL.

Demonstrate excellent communication and interaction with clients during clinical observation

1. Demonstrate competent communication and interaction on a one-one basis with each client. 

2. Demonstrate sensitivity to each client’s emotional, social, and mental health need through skillful, directed interactions. 

3. Assist the client in attaining and maintaining independence. 

4. Exhibit behavior in support and promotion of the client’s rights.

Demonstrate satisfactory Documentation and assessment skills

Demonstrate observation and documentation skills needed in the assessment of the client’s health, physical condition, and wellbeing.

Certification Requirements for Jobs

Students who successfully complete Blue Care Medical Academy Nurse Aide course are eligible to apply for certification in the state of their choice. Each state Board of Nursing determines requirements for certification; it is the student’s responsibility to contact the state of their choice to ascertain eligibility requirements. Blue Care Medical Academy will assist with this process once students have paid in full the cost of certification test. Completion of an approved program is only one of the requirements  and does not mean automatic certification as a Nurse Aide. Students must successfully pass state certification test to become licensed/certified.



Program Cost


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Blue Care Medical Academy

204 Main Street , Southaven, Mississippi, 38671, United States

662-253-8543

Hours

Monday - Saturday: 8am - 5pm 

Sunday: Closed