CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE

(96 clock hours)

This course follows the guidelines of the Kansas State Department of Health and Environment, which following up with taking the Kansas State Certified Nurse Aide examination, which we make sure you are prepared for by that date. The Nurse Aide gives simple, basic nursing care to patients in either a nursing home or hospital setting. CNA’s are always under supervision of a licensed nurse. The course if 96 clock hours which involves lectures, discussions, skills practice in our learning lab, and clinical experience in a nursing home.

 

Orientation will be held the first day of class at KCN (7721 Quivira Road, Lenexa KS, 66216) at 2pm. Everything you will need to know for the class will be gone over during this time.

 

**Scrubs are Mandatory to wear to class and clinicals.**

 

Requirements For CNA Enrollment

  • Copy of Drivers License or valid photo identification
  • Copy of Negative TB Skin Test (within last 6 months) or chest X-ray (within last 5 years)
  • CNA students will need to wear navy blue scrubs for class picture and ID badge for clinical. The instructor will provide you with dates ahead of time.
  • Each student will pay a $60.00 application fee and state exam fee. This appears as a course fee and will be collected with tuition.

 

State Exam for Certified Nurse Aide

  • Kansas College of Nursing will notify you of your state testing date and time. You must successfully pass our Certified Nurse Aide class before you are eligible to test. The state exam is regulated and written by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
  • The Kansas State Exam is now a computerized exam, as of August 2013. Any and All students will need to be familiar with computers in order to take these courses at Kansas College of Nursing. Kansas College of Nursing Does Not have the capability to teach students how to use computers.
  • The cost of the exam is $40.00, which is collected with your tuition payment. All fees are non-fundable once the course is completed. If you miss the exam, you will be responsible to pay a fee of $20.00 to reschedule with the State of Kansas.
  • YOU MUST BE ON TIME. The time and location of the exam will be provided for you on a testing form after you complete the class.
  • You must present two forms of identification; one must be picture identification, to the proctor at the test site.
  • You must be able to provide your social security number on the test for identification.
  • If you are late, or fail to appear for your scheduled test, you must call (785) 296-1250 to request a rescheduling form which required an additional fee of $40.00. Kansas College of Nursing will not reschedule you if you miss your scheduled test date.
  • Each candidate has a total of three attempts with 12 months from the beginning date of the course to successfully complete the state test.
  • ALL FEES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
  • Kansas State Exam is now a computerized test.
  • Test scored may be requested by writing to the address listed below:

 

612 South Kansas Ave.

Topeka, Kansas 66603

(785)296-1500

www.kdads.gov/hoc

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CERTIFIED NURSES AIDE

(96 clock hours)

This course follows the guidelines of the Kansas State Department of Health and Environment, which following up with taking the Kansas State Certified Nurse Aide examination, which we make sure you are prepared for by that date. The Nurse Aide gives simple, basic nursing care to patients in either a nursing home or hospital setting. CNA’s are always under supervision of a licensed nurse. The course if 96 clock hours which involves lectures, discussions, skills practice in our learning lab, and clinical experience in a nursing home.

 

Day CNA classes meet Monday through Wednesday from 8:00am to 2:30pm

Evening CNA classes meet  Monday through Wednesday from 4:00pm to 9:00pm

Weekend CNA classes meet Saturday and Sunday from 7:00am to 4:00pm

 

**Scrubs are Mandatory to wear to class and clinicals.**

 

Requirements For CNA Enrollment

  • Copy of Drivers License or valid photo identification
  • Copy of Negative TB Skin Test (within last 6 months) or chest X-ray (within last 5 years)
  • CNA students will need to wear navy blue scrubs for class picture and ID badge for clinical. The instructor will provide you with dates ahead of time.
  • Each student will pay a $60.00 application fee and state exam fee. This appears as a course fee and will be collected with tuition.

 

State Exam for Certified Nurse Aide

  • Kansas College of Nursing will notify you of your state testing date and time. You must successfully pass our Certified Nurse Aide class before you are eligible to test. The state exam is regulated and written by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
  • The Kansas State Exam is now a computerized exam, as of August 2013. Any and All students will need to be familiar with computers in order to take these courses at Kansas College of Nursing. Kansas College of Nursing Does Not have the capability to teach students how to use computers.
  • The cost of the exam is $40.00, which is collected with your tuition payment. All fees are non-fundable once the course is completed. If you miss the exam, you will be responsible to pay a fee of $20.00 to reschedule with the State of Kansas.
  • YOU MUST BE ON TIME. The time and location of the exam will be provided for you on a testing form after you complete the class.
  • You must present two forms of identification; one must be picture identification, to the proctor at the test site.
  • You must be able to provide your social security number on the test for identification.
  • If you are late, or fail to appear for your scheduled test, you must call (785) 296-1250 to request a rescheduling form which required an additional fee of $40.00. Kansas College of Nursing will not reschedule you if you miss your scheduled test date.
  • Each candidate has a total of three attempts with 12 months from the beginning date of the course to successfully complete the state test.
  • ALL FEES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
  • Kansas State Exam is now a computerized test.
  • Test scored may be requested by writing to the address listed below:

 

The following is a Notice from the Health Occupations Credentialing Office:

1. Nurses Aides that go one year from the date of their nurses aide certification without working as a CNA, will become INACTIVE and will have to take the Refresher course. 

2. An individual must be 16 years of age to be certified as a nurses aide.

3. Health Occupations Credentialing will no longer issue certification cards for nurse aides, home health aides or medication aides. Any required certification information is available on the Kansas Nurse Aide Registry at www.ksnurseaidregisrty.org. There is no federal or state requirement that an individual possess a physical certification card only that they are listed on the state nurse aide registry with a certification which is active and with no prohibitions.

 

Health Occupations Credentialing, KDADS

612 South Kansas Ave.

Topeka, Kansas 66603

(785)296-1500

www.kdads.gov/hoc

 

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Certified Nurses Aide Refresher

(10 clock hours)

This course is designed for Kansas CNA's who have not met the requirements that they have been employed to perform nursing tasks in the past 24 consecutive months. This course consists of five hours didactic training and five hours laboratory/clinical.

 

CNA Refresher classes meet on selected Saturdays from 7:00am – 6:00pm

 
Requirements for CNA Refresher
  • Must have a Kansas Nurses Aide Certification
  • Copy of Drivers License or valid photo identification
  • Copy Social Security Card

The following topics are all covered in this course:

  • The nurse aide responsibility in the health care delivery
  • Communication
  • Resident's rights (including preventing and reporting ANE)
  • Safety (including Heimlich Maneuver)
  • Infection control (including Hand Washing)
  • Bed making
  • Personal care skills (including feeding, bathing, dressing, elimination needs and skin care)
  • Transfers, positioning and turning
  • Measurements and recording of vital signs.

**Please Note Changes with the Recertification of the Nurses Aide Certificate.

 

The following is a Notice from the Health Occupations Credentialing Office:

1. Nurses Aides that go one year from the date of their nurses aide certification without working as a CNA, will become INACTIVE and will have to take the Refresher course. 

2. An individual must be 16 years of age to be certified as a nurses aide.

3. Health Occupations Credentialing will no longer issue certification cards for nurse aides, home health aides or medication aides. Any required certification information is available on the Kansas Nurse Aide Registry at www.ksnurseaidregisrty.org. There is no federal or state requirement that an individual possess a physical certification card only that they are listed on the state nurse aide registry with a certification which is active and with no prohibitions.

Health Occupations Credentialing, KDADS

612 South Kansas Ave.

Topeka, Kansas 66603

(785)296-1500

www.kdads.gov/hoc

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View Class Schedule

CERTIFIED MEDICATION AIDE

(75 clock hours)

Classroom and clinical experiences will provide you with the skills necessary to administer oral and topical medication in a safe and accurate manner in an adult care home in Kansas. Upon successful completion of the course with a passing grade, you are eligible to take the Kansas Nursing Medication Aide test.

 

CMA classes meet Thursdays and Fridays from 7:00am – 2:30pm

**Scrubs are Mandatory to wear to class and clinicals.**
Prerequisites for Certified Medication Aide (75 clock hours)
  • Must be a ACTIVE Certified Nurse Aide in Kansas
  • Must take the Work Keys test and score at least a 4 before starting the course. KCN will administer this.
    • If you would need to retake it, there will be a $10 fee for every additional test.

Bring the following FOR ENROLLMENT:

  • Kansas Certified Nurse Aide Card (Active)
  • Negative TB Skin Test (within last 12 months) or chest X-ray (within last 5 years)
  • Copy of Drivers License or valid photo identification
  • CMA students will need to wear navy blue scrubs for class picture and ID badge for clinical. The instructor will provide you with dates ahead of time.
  • Each student will pay a $60.00 application fee and State Exam Fee. This appears as a course fee and will be collected with tuition.

**Please Note Changes with the Recertification of the Medication Aide Certificate.

State Exam for Certified Nurse Aide

  • Kansas College of Nursing will notify you of your state testing date and time. You must successfully pass our Certified Medication Aide Class before you are eligible to test. The state exam is regulated and written by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
  • The cost of the exam is $40.00, which is collected with your tuition payment. All fees are non-fundable once the course is completed. If you miss the exam, you will be responsible to pay a fee of $20.00 to reschedule with the State of Kansas.
  • YOU MUST BE ON TIME. The time and location of the exam will be provided for you on a testing form after you complete the class.
  • You must present two forms of identification; one must be picture identification, to the proctor at the test site.
  • You must be able to provide your social security number on the test for identification.
  • If you are late, or fail to appear for your scheduled test, you must call (785) 296-1250 to request a rescheduling form which required an additional fee of $40.00. Kansas College of Nursing will not reschedule you if you miss your scheduled test date.
  • Each candidate has a total of three attempts with 12 months from the beginning date of the course to successfully complete the state test.
  • ALL FEES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.

 

The following is a Notice from the Health Occupations Credentialing Office:

1. Medication aides will have one year from the date of their medication aide certification expires to take the update course. If the course is not taken within one year of the certification expiration date, the entire medication aide course must be retaken.

2. An individual must be 18 years of age to be certified as a medicainon aide. This requirement does not restrict individuals' ability to enroll in a medication aide course.

3. Health Occupations Credentialing will no longer issue certification cards for nurse aides, home health aides or medication aides. Any required certification information is available on the Kansas Nurse Aide Registry at www.ksnurseaidregisrty.org. There is no federal or state requirement that an individual possess a physical certification card only that they are listed on the state nurse aide registry with a certification which is active and with no prohibitions.

Health Occupations Credentialing, KDADS

612 South Kansas Ave.

Topeka, Kansas 66603

(785)296-1500

www.kdads.gov/hoc

 View Class Schedule

 Certified Medication Aide Update

(10 clock hours)

This course is designed to provide the continuing education required for the Certified Medication Aide (CMA) to maintain certification.

 

CMA Update classes meet on selected Saturdays from 7:00am – 6:00pm

 

Requirements for CMA Update
  • Must have a Kansas Medication Aide Certification
  • Kansas Certified Nurse Aide Card (Active)
  • Negative TB Skin Test (within last 12 months) or chest X-ray (within last 5 years)
  • Copy of Drivers License or valid photo identification
  • Copy Social Security Card

The following topics are all covered in this course:

  • Describe any changes that occur in the role and responsibilities of a Certified Medication Aide.
  • Determine appropriate techniques in caring for supplies and medications.
  • Describe the proper administration of all types of medications.
  • Identify new medications and effects of these medications on body systems.

**Please Note Changes with the Recertification of the Medication Aide Certificate.

 

The following is a Notice from the Health Occupations Credentialing Office:

1. Medication aides will have one year from the date of their medication aide certification expires to take the update course. If the course is not taken within one year of the certification expiration date, the entire medication aide course must be retaken.

2. An individual must be 18 years of age to be certified as a medicainon aide. This requirement does not restrict individuals' ability to enroll in a medication aide course.

3. Health Occupations Credentialing will no longer issue certification cards for nurse aides, home health aides or medication aides. Any required certification information is available on the Kansas Nurse Aide Registry at www.ksnurseaidregisrty.org. There is no federal or state requirement that an individual possess a physical certification card only that they are listed on the state nurse aide registry with a certification which is active and with no prohibitions.

Health Occupations Credentialing, KDADS

612 South Kansas Ave.

Topeka, Kansas 66603

(785)296-1500

www.kdads.gov/hoc

 

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

(4 clock hours)

Expert training. OSHA compliant. Affordable. If you need training in CPR for an OSHA-mandated job requirement or you just want to know how to keep your loved ones safe, the Kansas College of Nursing has instructors and online courses to ensure you get training that sticks. 

 

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7721 Quivira Rd.

Lenexa KS 66216

Phone: 913.248.2838
Alt Phone: 316.516.3359

Fax: 913.248.2808

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