CNA Training in KS – Kansas


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You can expect to earn about $22,000 per year when you first start in a career as a certified nursing assistant in the state of Kansas.  Some individuals earn more if they work in a home healthcare setting.  Your income can increase as you gain experience in the career.  Before you can start your career as a CNA, you will need to complete a state approved training program and pass the examination for certification.  Programs require students to be at least 18 years old and most of the programs do not accept individuals who did not graduate high school.  However, the Dodge City Community College does accept applicants who do not have a college diploma.

Dodge Community College offers a Basic Nurse Aide Curriculum for individuals who want to work in any general healthcare setting.  They also offer the Geriatric Nurse Aide Program that prepares students to meet the specific needs of elderly individuals in nursing care facilities.  This training program covers 5 credit hours for students who complete the program.  This is just one of many exception nursing assistant training programs available within the state of Kansas.  Graduates of any state approved nursing assistant training course are then able to sit for the certification exam.  Students will not be certified until they pass this exam.

Hutchinson Community College – 1300 North Plum, Hutchinson, KS 67501

They have a great course for those who want to take up CNA as a career option. They have standard classroom sessions and online classes as well. A typical course includes up to 50 hrs of knowledge based training and up to 55 hrs of hands-on labs where they show you each skill and how to perform it properly. The cost of this course is $550 which includes all the study materials and also includes CPR Training (which is a requirement before you can take your exam)

Butler Community College – 316-322-3255 or 733-3255 from Wichita/metro

They have a good class for CNA Training. The course will prepare you to take the competency exam as per the Kansas state nursing guidelines. They charge $20 for the exam which is included in the fees structure. If you fail the test and or need to reschedule it you will have to pay an extra $20. Earrings, false fingernails or any sort of accessories are not allowed during the skills portion of the classes. They also provide evening classes. You will be required to bring in a copy of a TB skin test and an x-ray of the chest done in the current year, your social security number and a note from a doctor ensuring that you are healthy enough to carry out all the duties of a CNA.

CNA Centres in Pawnee County

Barton County Community College CNA Training School – Larned
245 NE 30th Rd., Great Bend, KS 67530
Training offered at Larned Healthcare and Living Center
1114 West 11th Street, Larned, Kansas 67550
This CNA course is closed or currently inactive.

CNA Program in Douglas County

Johnson County Community College Nursing Class – Lawrence
10000 West 75th Street, Suite 241, Merriam, KS 66204
Phone: (913) 469-2350
Training offered at Lawrence Centennial School USD 497
2145 Louisiana Street, Lawrence, Kansas 66046

Neosho County Community College Nursing school – Chanute
800 West 14th Street, Chanute, KS 66720
Phone: (620) 431-2820
Training offered at Neosho County Community College Nurse Aide Program – Lawrence
3320 Peterson Road, Suite 105, Lawrence, Kansas 66049

Nurse Aide Schools in Seward County

Seward County Community College Area Technical School Nursing Training – Liberal
P.O. Box 1137, Liberal, KS 67905
Phone: (620) 626-3819

Nursing Schools in Phillips County

Colby County Community College CNA training Program – Logan
1255 South Range, Colby, Kansas 67701
Training offered at Logan Manor Community Health Services
108 South Adams, Logan, KS 67646
This CNA program is closed or currently inactive.

CNA Classes in Rice County

Barton County Community College Nursing Classes – Lyons
245 Northeast 30th Road, Great Bend, Kansas 67530
Phone: (620) 792-9298
Training offered at Good Samaritan Society Lyons
1311 South Douglas Avenue, Lyons, KS 67554
Phone: (620) 257-5163

Nursing Schools in Miami County

Fort Scott Community College CNA Center
2108 South Hoton Street, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701
Phone: (620) 768-2908
Nursing assistant training is offered at Ft. Scott Community College – Paola
501 South Hospital Drive, Suite 300, Paola, KS 66071
Phone: (913) 294-4178

CNA Classes in Osage County

Allen County Community College Health Care Academy Nursing Programs – Iola
1801 North Cottonwood Street, Iola, KS 66749
Phone: (620) 365-5116
Training offered at Allen County Community College – Burlingame Campus
100 Bloomquist Drive, Burlingame, Kansas 66413

CNA Classes in Franklin County

Neosho County Community College CNA Training Programs – Ottawa
800 West 14th Street, Chanute, KS 66720
Phone: (620) 431-2820
Nursing Programs offered at Neosho County Community College – Ottawa
226 South Beech St., Ottawa, Kansas 66067
This CNA training course is also offered online.

CNA Classes in Jefferson County

Highland Community College CNA Training
P.O. Box 68, Highland, Kansas 66035
Phone: (785) 442-3236
CNA Classes is offered at Valley Falls Middle School USD 338 – Valley Falls
700 Oak Street, Valley Falls, KS 66088

CNA Training Programs in Pratt County

Pratt Community College
348 Northeast SR 61, Pratt, Kansas 67124
Phone: (620) 672-5641
This Certified Nursing Assistant Class is also offered online.

CNA Schools Schools in Saline County

Salina Area Technical College CNA Courses
2562 Centennial Road, Salina, KS 67401
Phone: (785) 309-3100

Nurse Aide Classes in Greenwood County

Golden Living Center CNA Center – Fredonia
240 North 19th Street, Fredonia, Kansas 66736
Phone: (620) 378-4163
Nurse Aide Program is offered at Senior Citizen Center of Fall River
412 Merchant, Fall River, KS 67047

Nursing Schools in Sedgwick County

Midwestern College CNA Center – Wichita
7607 East Harry Street, Wichita, Kansas 67207
Phone: (316) 684-5122

Riverside Village, Inc. Nursing Class – Wichita
777 North Mclean Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
Phone: (316) 942-7000

Homestead Health Center CNA Center – Wichita
2133 South Elizabeth Street, Wichita, Kansas 67213
Phone: (316) 262-4473

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2 Responses to CNA Training in KS – Kansas

  1. Kelsey May 23, 2011 at 11:46 am #

    Hi, i’m 17 and about to start my senior year in highschool, i was wondering if and where i would be able to take CNA classes at my age. I would like to get it done this summer. If you have any suggestions that would be great! thank you

  2. Catherine May 24, 2011 at 5:16 am #

    Hi Kelsey,
    One of the main requirements for becoming a CNA is that you have to be 18 and above. If you want you might be able to take the classes for CNA but you wont be eligible to sit for the certification exam since you’re under age. i would advise you to wait until you’ve reached 18 and then do your classes together with the exam. tc.

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