Frequently Asked Questions
Is Angels Touch CNA School licensed?
Yes, we are licensed by the State of Georgia and Alliant Health Solution’s certified nursing Aide program.
How long is the program?
Please visit our Course Information.
What is the cost of the program?
Currently, the cost of the program is $799 and must be paid-in-full within 10 days of class
What are the requirements for instructors who teach in State Approved Nurse Aide Training Programs?
Each approved training program requires a Program Coordinator and Instructor (s). These individuals must be Georgia licensed nurses. Requirements and responsibilities of these individuals can be obtained from Alliant Health Solutions, and are included in the application for approval of a State approved Nurse Aide Training Program (NATP) form or by accessing the (NATP) manual via the website at www.mmis.georgia.gov, click on the Nurse Aide tab.
One aspect for Program Coordinator or Instructor approval requires that the GA licensed nurse attend a Train-the-Trainer Workshop. The day and half workshop covers the required Federal and State Regulations for Certified Nurse Aide training and competency evaluation as well as providing knowledge about the principles of adult learning and education. The workshop registration form and calendar is located via the website, www.mmis.georgia.gov, click on the Nurse Aide tab and click Train-the-Trainer Application under the Nurse Aide Training section.
Once a Nurse Aide Training Program is approved, are there any additional requirements?
Yes, each program participates in a yearly on-site by a Registered Nurse. A review of training record files is conducted at this time to ensure that Federal and State Regulations for conducting a training program are maintained in accordance with the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 (OBRA). This federal legislation outlines the requirements for mandated nurse aide training programs. The Code of Federal Regulations pertaining to nurse aide training and the nurse aide registry is listed in 42CFR483.150-483.158.
Programs are required to apply for re-approval of their Nurse Aide Training Programs (NATPs) every two (2) years. An application for re-approval of a Nurse Aide Training Program can be completed on the Georgia Web portal or requested by call the Nurse Aide Program. All changes made prior to every two (2) year re-approval must be submitted in writing within ten days of the change and must be approved prior to implementation. All changes will be review within thirty (30) days of receipt by the NATP Review Nurse.
Where do I call to report allegations of fraud and abuse or misappropriation of funds?
If you wish to speak with staff and register a complaint against a nursing home, personal care home or hospital, please contact the Department of Community Service, HealthCare Facility Regulation Division at (404) 657-5726 or (404) 657-5728 or toll free at (800) 878-6442.
If you wish to register a complaint against a home health agency please contact the Department of Community Service, HealthCare Facility Regulation Division at (404) 657-5727 or toll free at (800) 326-0291.