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CNA Classes in Kansas

CNA Classes in Kansas

Kansas CNA Training

For some, the idea of leaving a job to become a student again can be very unnerving. It is important to choose an industry in which there will be available positions after graduation. If an individual is looking to make the move to a career that has a bright future ahead, he or she should consider Kansas CNA classes. This training will prepare one to provide support services to medical professionals in a variety of health care settings.

CNAs are able to work with doctors and nurses to enhance the quality of care they are able to provide to their patients. Many hospitals, nursing homes, and mental health facilities will only hire nursing assistants that are certified, so it's important to start training as soon as possible.

Becoming a CNA in Kansas

In Kansas, one must complete a state-accepted training program of a minimum of 75 hours, including at least 16 hours of supervised practical training in a clinical setting. Individuals must be trained in the following fields prior to working as a nurse aide:

  • Communication/Interpersonal Skills
  • Infection Control
  • Safety/Emergency Procedures
  • Promoting Independence
  • Respecting Patients' Rights
  • Basic Nursing Skills
  • Measuring/Recording Vital Signs/Height and Weight
  • Caring for the Patients' Environment
  • Recognizing/Reporting Abnormal Changes
  • Caring for Dying Patients
  • Personal Care Skills (Bathing, Positioning, Toileting,
  • Responding to Patient Behavior
  • Awareness of the Aging Process
  • Using Patients' Families as a Source for Emotional Support
  • Caring for those with Cognitive Imparities, Dementia, and Alzheimer's
  • Basic Restorative Services (Use of Assist Devices, Range-of-Motion Exercises, etc.)
  • Confidentiality
  • Alternatives to Restraint Use

After Completing Training

Once an individual has completed a nurse aide training program, he or she must take a competency exam. Those who are registered as CNAs in another state can request reciprocity and become a nurse aide in KS.

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Kansas CNA Resources

Kansas CNA Certification

Kansas CNA Certification Requirements

To get your CNA certificate in Kansas, you first need to complete the required course work and/ or training program. You will need to pass the Certified Nursing Assistant Exam. Applicants must then submit fingerprint cards. Licenses/certificates and will not be issued without the results of a state and federal background check coming back in good standing. As prescribed by federal law, the typical Kansas CNA certificate program lasts approximately 8 to 13 weeks to gain 75 accredited hours of CNA course work and 100 hours of clinical rotation. Individual schools often have special requirements to begin training. After passing the Certified Nurse Assistant exam, you must be placed on the Kansas Nurse Aide Registry. You will need to provide proof of at least 8 hours of employment within 24 months of your initial licensure to qualify for free license renewal.

Required Hours for Kansas CNA Certification

In Kansas, you are required to complete a minimum of 75 hours of CNA course work and 100 hours of clinical rotation before challenging the state CNA licensing exam. The nurse aide classes typically last 2-6 months. Individual schools often have special requirements to begin the training program.

Kansas CNA Certification Prerequisites

In Kansas, CNA prerequisites include a current background check, two fingerprint cards, Photo ID, two photos (passport size). A negative TB test within the past 6 months and proof of immunizations will be required. You will also be required to show a high school diploma or GED.

Kansas CNA Licensing Resources

35 CNA Schools in Kansas

North Central Kansas Technical College

  • 3033 US 24 Hwy Beloit, KS 67420
    Programs: CNA, LPN
    (785) 738-9039

Neosho County Community College

  • 800 West 14th Street Chanute, KS 66720
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (620) 431-6222

Mount Joseph Senior Community

  • 1110 W 11th Concordia, KS 66901
    Programs: CNA
    (785) 243-1347

Council Grove Healthcare Center

  • 400 Sunset Dr Po Box 319 Council Grove, KS 66846
    Programs: CNA
    (620) 767-5172

Dodge City Community College

Holiday Resort

  • 2700 W 30th St Emporia, KS 66801
    Programs: CNA
    (620) 343-9285

Fort Scott Community College

  • 2108 S Horton St. Fort Scott, KS 66701
    Programs: ADN, CNA, RN
    1(800)874-3722

Fredonia Regional Hospital

  • 1527 Madison Po Box 579 Fredonia, KS 66736
    Programs: CNA

Garden City Community College

North Central Kansas Area Technical College

  • 2205 Wheatland Ave. Hays, KS 67601
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (785) 625-2437

Highland Community College

  • P.O. Box 68 Highland, KS 66035
    Programs: CNA
    (785) 442-3236

Independence Community College

  • Po Box 708 Independence, KS 67301
    Programs: CNA
    (620) 332-5498

Allen County Community College

  • 1801 N Cottonwood Iola, KS 66759
    Programs: CNA
    (620) 364-1367

Kansas City Kansas Community College

Trinity Career Institute

  • 7506 Nebraska Ave Kansas City, KS 66112
    Programs: CNA
    (913) 299-6666

University of Kansas

  • 1450 Jayhawk Blvd Lawrence, KS 66045
    Programs: CNA

Kansas College of Nursing

  • 7721 Quivera Rd Lenexa, KS 66216
    Programs: CNA
    (913) 248-2838

SCCC Area Technical School

  • P.O. Box 1137 Liberal, KS 67905
    Programs: CNA
    (620) 626-3819

Manhattan Area Technical College

Asbury Park

  • 200 SW 14th Newton, KS 67114
    Programs: CNA

Andbe Home

  • 201 W Crane St Norton, KS 67654
    Programs: CNA
    (785) 877-2601

JCCC Health Occupations Dept

  • 21201 W 152nd St Olathe, KS 66061
    Programs: CNA
    (913) 469-2350

Neosho County Community College

  • 226 Beech Ottawa, KS 66067
    Programs: CNA

Brookside Retirement Community

  • 700 W 7th St Overbrook, KS 66524
    Programs: CNA
    (785) 665-7124

National American University

Labette Community College

Pratt Community College

  • 348 NE SR 61 Pratt, KS 67124
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (620) 672-9800

Salina Area Tech College

  • 2562 Centennial Rd Salina, KS 67401
    Programs: CNA
    (785) 309-3100

Nemaha Valley High School

  • 214 N 11th Seneca, KS 66538
    Programs: CNA

Mennonite Friendship Manor Inc

Washburn University

Good Samaritan Society

  • 2011 Grandview Dr Wamego, KS 66547
    Programs: CNA

Bethel House Training Institute

  • 3825 E Harry Wichita, KS 67208
    Programs: CNA
    (316) 771-7315

Midwestern College

  • 7607 E Harry Wichita, KS 67207
    Programs: CNA
    (316) 684-5122

WeCareOnline

  • 4601 E Douglas Ste 119 Wichita, KS 67218
    Programs: CNA
    (888) 932-2501