Certified Nurse Assistant
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) – NUR201
6 credit hours
Prerequisite: Completion of reading exam
This course provides knowledge and skills necessary to work with and care for the elderly. A CNA is responsible for providing personal care such as dressing, ambulation, feeding, bathing, toileting and other personal care tasks under nursing supervision. CNA is an entry-level position and this course is often required for further education in healthcare. CNA’s find employment in long-term care facilities, assisted living facilities, and hospitals. This course prepares individuals to sit for the Kansas Nurse Aide Certification exam and is based on the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) CNA curriculum.
Job Outlook: CNA is listed as an occupation that is projected to grow much faster than average according to Hot Jobs in Kansas, 2006-2016 Occupational Outlook published by the Kansas Department of Labor. Hourly wage ranges from $9.07 - $12.05, which is $18,870.00 - $25,060.00 annually.
Link to Kansas Department of Health and Environment CNA Resources: http://www.kdheks.gov/hoc/cna.html