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Kansas CNA Classes

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.

Additional Resources:

On-Campus & Online CNA Schools

Other KS Schools with CNA Programs

Allen County Community College
1801 N Cottonwood
Iola, Kansas 66759
Andbe Home
201 W Crane St
Norton, Kansas 67654
Asbury Park
200 SW 14th
Newton, Kansas 67114
Bethel House Training Institute
3825 E Harry
Wichita, Kansas 67208
Brookside Retirement Community
700 W 7th St
Overbrook, Kansas 66524
Council Grove Healthcare Center
400 Sunset Dr Po Box 319
Council Grove, Kansas 66846
Dodge City Community College
2501 N 14th Ave.
Dodge City, Kansas 67801
Fort Scott Community College
2108 S Horton St.
Fort Scott, Kansas 66701
Fredonia Regional Hospital
1527 Madison Po Box 579
Fredonia, Kansas 66736
Garden City Community College
801 Campus Drive
Garden City, Kansas 67846
Good Samaritan Society
2011 Grandview Dr
Wamego, Kansas 66547
Highland Community College
P.O. Box 68
Highland, Kansas 66035
Holiday Resort
2700 W 30th St
Emporia, Kansas 66801
Independence Community College
Po Box 708
Independence, Kansas 67301
JCCC Health Occupations Dept
21201 W 152nd St
Olathe, Kansas 66061
Kansas City Kansas Community College
7250 State Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66112
Kansas College of Nursing
7721 Quivera Rd
Lenexa, Kansas 66216
Labette Community College
200 S. 14th Street
Parsons, Kansas 67357
Manhattan Area Technical College
3136 Dickens Ave.
Manhattan, Kansas 66503
Mennonite Friendship Manor Inc
600 W Blanchard Ave
South Hutchinson, Kansas 67505
Midwestern College
7607 E Harry
Wichita, Kansas 67207
Mount Joseph Senior Community
1110 W 11th
Concordia, Kansas 66901
National American University
10310 Mastin St.
Overland Park, Kansas 66212
Nemaha Valley High School
214 N 11th
Seneca, Kansas 66538
Neosho County Community College
226 Beech
Ottawa, Kansas 66067
Neosho County Community College
800 West 14th Street
Chanute, Kansas 66720
North Central Kansas Area Technical College
2205 Wheatland Ave.
Hays, Kansas 67601
North Central Kansas Technical College
3033 US 24 Hwy
Beloit, Kansas 67420
Pratt Community College
348 NE SR 61
Pratt, Kansas 67124
Salina Area Tech College
2562 Centennial Rd
Salina, Kansas 67401


Kansas CNA Resources on

Kansas State Board of Nursing
Landon State Office Building
900 S.W. Jackson, Suite 1051
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: (785) 296-4929
Fax: (785) 296-3929

Kansas State Nurses Association