CNA Schools

CNA Classes in Kansas

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:

CNA Schools Near You & Online in Kansas

North Central Kansas Technical College

  • 3033 US 24 Hwy Beloit, KS 67420
    Programs: CNA, LPN
    (785) 738-9039

Neosho County Community College

  • 800 West 14th Street Chanute, KS 66720
    Programs: ADN, CNA, Health Information Management-Associate, LPN, RN
    (620) 431-6222

Mount Joseph Senior Community

  • 1110 W 11th Concordia, KS 66901
    Programs: CNA
    (785) 243-1347

Council Grove Healthcare Center

Dodge City Community College

Holiday Resort

  • 2700 W 30th St Emporia, KS 66801
    Programs: CNA
    (620) 343-9285

Fort Scott Community College

Fredonia Regional Hospital

  • 1527 Madison Po Box 579 Fredonia, KS 66736
    Programs: CNA

Garden City Community College

  • 801 Campus Drive Garden City, KS 67846
    Programs: ADN, CNA, EMT Paramedic, LPN, Pre-Nursing Studies, RN
    (620) 276-7611

North Central Kansas Area Technical College

  • 2205 Wheatland Ave. Hays, KS 67601
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (785) 625-2437

Highland Community College

  • P.O. Box 68 Highland, KS 66035
    Programs: CNA
    (785) 442-3236

Independence Community College

Allen County Community College

  • 1801 N Cottonwood Iola, KS 66759
    Programs: CNA
    (620) 364-1367

Trinity Career Institute

Kansas City Kansas Community College

University of Kansas

Kansas College of Nursing

  • 7721 Quivera Rd Lenexa, KS 66216
    Programs: CNA
    (913) 248-2838

SCCC Area Technical School

  • P.O. Box 1137 Liberal, KS 67905
    Programs: CNA
    (620) 626-3819

Manhattan Area Technical College

Asbury Park

Andbe Home

  • 201 W Crane St Norton, KS 67654
    Programs: CNA
    (785) 877-2601

JCCC Health Occupations Dept

  • 21201 W 152nd St Olathe, KS 66061
    Programs: CNA
    (913) 469-2350

Neosho County Community College

Brookside Retirement Community

  • 700 W 7th St Overbrook, KS 66524
    Programs: CNA
    (785) 665-7124

National American University

Labette Community College

  • 200 S. 14th Street Parsons, KS 67357
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, Radiography, RN
    1(620)421-6700

Pratt Community College

Salina Area Tech College

  • 2562 Centennial Rd Salina, KS 67401
    Programs: CNA
    (785) 309-3100

Nemaha Valley High School

Mennonite Friendship Manor Inc

Washburn University

  • 1700 SW College Ave. Topeka, KS 66621
    Programs: BSN, Clinical Nurse Leader, CNA, Health Information Management-Associate, LPN to BSN, Radiation Therapy, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN
    (785) 670-1010

Good Samaritan Society

  • 2011 Grandview Dr Wamego, KS 66547
    Programs: CNA

Midwestern College

  • 7607 E Harry Wichita, KS 67207
    Programs: CNA
    (316) 684-5122

Bethel House Training Institute

  • 3825 E Harry Wichita, KS 67208
    Programs: CNA
    (316) 771-7315

WeCareOnline

  • 4601 E Douglas Ste 119 Wichita, KS 67218
    Programs: CNA
    (888) 932-2501