CNA Classes in Kansas
CNA applicants in the state of
Kansas, must test negative for TB, they also must pass a criminal background check, and under no circumstances can
they have been found to have been abusive or neglectful of patients in another state. The age requirement is
eighteen (18) and a GED or high school diploma is required.CNA programs and classes must be approved by The
Kansas Department of Health and Environment Office of the Secretary. Classes and programs are often offered at long
term care facilities, adult care homes, long term hospital facilities, and secondary schools such as community
colleges. Students must undergo ninety (90) hours of training. Forty-five (45) hours of classroom instruction and
forty-five (45) hours of clinical or practical instruction, supervised by a registered nurse.
Some coursework to be studied is:
how to handle bodily fluids, prevention and control of infections, nutrition, end of life care, vital signs,
medical terminology, how to address patients and their families needs, how to properly fill out forms, and
Depending on the location and the
institution CNA programs in Kansas may run between $500 and $1500. Generally secondary schools are going to cost a
little more to attend classes.