Kansas College of Nursing

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 Home Medication Aide test. 

Prerequisites for Certified Medication Aide (75 clock hours) 

  • Must be a Certified Nurse Aide in Kansas
  • Must take the Work Keys test and score at least a 4 before enrolling. KCN will administer this.
  • Bring the following FOR ENROLLMENT:
  1. Kansas Certified Nurse Aide Card
  2. Negative TB Skin Test (within last 6 months) or chest X-ray ( within last 5 years)
  3. Copy of Drivers License or valid photo identification
  4. Copy Social Security Card
  • 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. Street clothes are worn for regular class days.
  • Each student will pay a $20.00 application fee and $20.00 for the state exam. This appears as a course fee and will be collected with tuition.

NOTE: The student can enroll in CMA if he/she has finished CNA but is waiting to take CNA state exam.

 

Meets 8 AM Every Tuesday at KCN (Kansas College of Nursing)

7721 Quivira 

Lenexa KS 66216

Prepares individuals to become a State-Certified Nursing Assistant in the care of geriatric patients. Focuses on the role and responsibilities of the geriatric aide in nursing homes. The course will include some basic anatomy and physiology, communication skills, and psychology. Skills such as measurement of vital signs, basic first aid and providing hygiene, nutrition, and rehabilitation of the aging resident will be covered. Additional hours will be spent in the caring for the geriatric nursing home residents while under the supervision of the instructor who will be a registered nurse.

Course Competencies

› Residents of an Adult Care Home
› The Resident's Care Plan
› Role and Responsibilities of CNA
› Observing, Reporting and Documenting
› Communication
› Physical Changes Accompanying Aging
› Infection Prevention and Control
› Sexuality in Aging
› Mobility
› Residents Comfort and Rest
› The Resident's Personal Living Space
› End-of-Life Care
› Resident Safety
› Restoring Nutrition and Elimination
› Personal Care and Grooming
› Maintaining and Restoring Mobility
› Nutrition and Fluids
› Dementia and Problem Behaviors
› Elimination
› Additional Resident Care Procedures
› Vital Signs
› Admission, Transfer and Discharge
› First Aid in the Adult Care Home
› Working as a CNA

Enrollment Checklist

› Government Issued ID
› Social Security Card
› GED, High School Diploma, College Transcripts
› Negative TB skin test within 6 months or chest x-ray within 5 years

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 Home Medication Aide test. 

Prerequisites for Certified Medication Aide (75 clock hours) 

  • Must be a Certified Nurse Aide in Kansas
  • Must take the Work Keys test and score at least a 4 before enrolling. KCN will administer this.
  • Bring the following FOR ENROLLMENT:
  1. Kansas Certified Nurse Aide Card
  2. Negative TB Skin Test (within last 6 months) or chest X-ray ( within last 5 years)
  3. Copy of Drivers License or valid photo identification
  4. Copy Social Security Card
  • 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. Street clothes are worn for regular class days.
  • Each student will pay a $20.00 application fee and $20.00 for the state exam. This appears as a course fee and will be collected with tuition.

NOTE: The student can enroll in CMA if he/she has finished CNA but is waiting to take CNA state exam.

 

Meets 8 AM Every Tuesday at KCN (Kansas College of Nursing)

7721 Quivira 

Lenexa KS 66216

Prepares individuals to become a State-Certified Nursing Assistant in the care of geriatric patients. Focuses on the role and responsibilities of the geriatric aide in nursing homes. The course will include some basic anatomy and physiology, communication skills, and psychology. Skills such as measurement of vital signs, basic first aid and providing hygiene, nutrition, and rehabilitation of the aging resident will be covered. Additional hours will be spent in the caring for the geriatric nursing home residents while under the supervision of the instructor who will be a registered nurse.

Course Competencies

› Residents of an Adult Care Home
› The Resident's Care Plan
› Role and Responsibilities of CNA
› Observing, Reporting and Documenting
› Communication
› Physical Changes Accompanying Aging
› Infection Prevention and Control
› Sexuality in Aging
› Mobility
› Residents Comfort and Rest
› The Resident's Personal Living Space
› End-of-Life Care
› Resident Safety
› Restoring Nutrition and Elimination
› Personal Care and Grooming
› Maintaining and Restoring Mobility
› Nutrition and Fluids
› Dementia and Problem Behaviors
› Elimination
› Additional Resident Care Procedures
› Vital Signs
› Admission, Transfer and Discharge
› First Aid in the Adult Care Home
› Working as a CNA

Enrollment Checklist

› Government Issued ID
› Social Security Card
› GED, High School Diploma, College Transcripts
› Negative TB skin test within 6 months or chest x-ray within 5 years

Prepares individuals to become a State-Certified Nursing Assistant in the care of geriatric patients. Focuses on the role and responsibilities of the geriatric aide in nursing homes. The course will include some basic anatomy and physiology, communication skills, and psychology. Skills such as measurement of vital signs, basic first aid and providing hygiene, nutrition, and rehabilitation of the aging resident will be covered. Additional hours will be spent in the caring for the geriatric nursing home residents while under the supervision of the instructor who will be a registered nurse.

Course Competencies

› Residents of an Adult Care Home
› The Resident's Care Plan
› Role and Responsibilities of CNA
› Observing, Reporting and Documenting
› Communication
› Physical Changes Accompanying Aging
› Infection Prevention and Control
› Sexuality in Aging
› Mobility
› Residents Comfort and Rest
› The Resident's Personal Living Space
› End-of-Life Care
› Resident Safety
› Restoring Nutrition and Elimination
› Personal Care and Grooming
› Maintaining and Restoring Mobility
› Nutrition and Fluids
› Dementia and Problem Behaviors
› Elimination
› Additional Resident Care Procedures
› Vital Signs
› Admission, Transfer and Discharge
› First Aid in the Adult Care Home
› Working as a CNA

Enrollment Checklist

› Government Issued ID
› Social Security Card
› GED, High School Diploma, College Transcripts
› Negative TB skin test within 6 months or chest x-ray within 5 years

Prepares individuals to become a State-Certified Nursing Assistant in the care of geriatric patients. Focuses on the role and responsibilities of the geriatric aide in nursing homes. The course will include some basic anatomy and physiology, communication skills, and psychology. Skills such as measurement of vital signs, basic first aid and providing hygiene, nutrition, and rehabilitation of the aging resident will be covered. Additional hours will be spent in the caring for the geriatric nursing home residents while under the supervision of the instructor who will be a registered nurse.

Course Competencies

› Residents of an Adult Care Home
› The Resident's Care Plan
› Role and Responsibilities of CNA
› Observing, Reporting and Documenting
› Communication
› Physical Changes Accompanying Aging
› Infection Prevention and Control
› Sexuality in Aging
› Mobility
› Residents Comfort and Rest
› The Resident's Personal Living Space
› End-of-Life Care
› Resident Safety
› Restoring Nutrition and Elimination
› Personal Care and Grooming
› Maintaining and Restoring Mobility
› Nutrition and Fluids
› Dementia and Problem Behaviors
› Elimination
› Additional Resident Care Procedures
› Vital Signs
› Admission, Transfer and Discharge
› First Aid in the Adult Care Home
› Working as a CNA

Enrollment Checklist

› Government Issued ID
› Social Security Card
› GED, High School Diploma, College Transcripts
› Negative TB skin test within 6 months or chest x-ray within 5 years