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Walker Medical Instructional Services was founded in 1998 in Walker, Michigan. Its purpose is
to serve the medical field in a select few of its fastest growing areas. The need for competent, compassionate hands-on caregivers
is only going to expand and there will be an upward growth cycle for many years. Walker Medical has an excellent reputation
for the quality of their training from area employers and the medical community.
Since 1998 WMIS has offered a comprehensive state Certified Nurse Aide
Since 2004 WMIS has offered the Patient Care Technician certification program.
The Lead Instructors are all Registered Nurses. The CNA Lead Instructors have been state certified as Train the Trainer’s.
We carefully select only the best and they each have a rich history of working and teaching in today’s complex medical
The classroom teaching and laboratory sessions are
operated out of Walker Medical’s main campus located at 1035 Four Mile Road NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49544.
In 2003, Walker Medical signed a partnership agreement with Grand Rapids Community College to offer CNA classes at
GRCC’s Leslie E. Tassell M-TEC building and labs in the downtown campus facility. The partnership with GRCC has opened
up many new avenues for students who interested in furthering their medical education. The program at GRCC is overseen by
an Advisory Committee made up of community leaders representing a broad spectrum of medical and medical employment backgrounds.
conducts its clinical practicum with our clinical partners. We are proud of the broad range of experience our students can
receive at Clark Retirement Community, Porter Hills Presbyterian Village, Spectrum Kent Community Campus,
Metro Health Hospital, St. Ann's Home and Brookcrest.
The emphasis of the teaching and clinical
Training knowledgeable, competent, and compassionate health care workers who transfer safely and
smoothly into the working world to begin their medical careers.
Holistic health care reflects the
four dimensions of a whole person: physiological, psychological, socio-cultural and spiritual.
health care involves treating each person as an individual and respecting all cultures and beliefs.
believe in training individuals to practice holistic, humanistic health care.
Medical Instructional Services reserves the right to reject any individual applying for enrollment in a Walker Medical health
care worker certification program due to a negative history or other factors which in the opinion of Walker Medical renders
an applicant unsuitable for enrollment.