Certified Nurse Aide
CNAs are on the front-lines of patient care in hospitals, clinics and other health care settings.
Students in this class learn introductory anatomy and physiology, as well as elements of nutrition and feeding; admitting, transferring and dismissing residents. Care of the critically ill and dying; changing bed linens; lifting and positioning patients are also part of this course, using a combination of classroom learning, hands-on practice and 25 hours of clinical experience.
This course meets all requirements to become a CNA in the state of Kansas.
Classes are available in the afternoons and evenings to work around students’ work schedules.
Prerequisites: Reading Placement Test, TB Questionnaire and follow up if indicated. Clear copy of driver’s license. Clear copy of SS card. Reading Placement Test can be scheduled by calling 785-309-3136, or online here.
You will learn
Understand the purpose and concepts of long term care.
Recognize patients’ rights and the legal implications of working in health care.
Demonstrate/perform hands on skills for meeting patient needs.
Demonstrate and practice infection control and blood borne pathogen precautions.
Have knowledge of the certification requirements for the State of Kansas.
Demonstrate the ability to interpret and understand medical terminology.
Demonstrate basic knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.
Possess knowledge of disease prevention and health promotion.
Home health care
Contact the Allied Health Administrative Assistant with any questions, or admission requirement information.