Allied Health Courses

Note: Financial Aid is not available for NUR 202 Certified Medication Aide. Financial Aid may not be available for NUR 201 Certified Nurse Aide and the EMT courses listed below. If you are taking these courses as part of an eligible degree-seeking program, then you may complete an appeal form.

 

BS 240 Emergency Medical Training - Basic (12)

This course is designed to provide training for giving medical care to patients in the pre-hospital setting. The course will offer instruction and practical experience for students to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed for certification and practice as an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B) in Kansas.

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BS 241 CPR - Basic (1)

This course is designed to give students the knowledge and skills needed to provide emergency care using cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillation (AED).

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BS 244 Emergency Medical Training - Intermediate (6)

Prerequisite: EMT-B Certification

This course is designed to provide advanced training for giving medical care to patients in the pre-hospital setting. The course will offer instruction and practical experience for students to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed for certification and practice as an Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate (EMT-I) in Kansas.

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NUR 101 Introduction to Health Careers I (3)

This course is designed to introduce students to different Health Careers and opportunities. Students will learn a broad set of standards that include the knowledge and skills that the vast majority of health care workers should have.

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NUR 102 Intro to Health Careers II (3)

This course is a continuation of Introduction to Health Careers I.

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NUR 105 Nutrition Assistant (1)

This course is designed to train individuals who are paid by a facility to feed residents of an adult care home or who is used under an arrangement with another agency or organization. A paid nutrition assistant will provide assistance with eating to residents of an adult care home based on minimum data set assesment of functional capacity screening, and the resident's current care plan or negotiated service agreement. The paid nutrition assistant will provide assistance with eating to residents without complicated feeding problems. These services will be provided under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse on duty in the facility.

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NUR 201 Certified Nurse Aide (6)

Prerequisite: Program Coordinator Approval

This course is based on the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Certified Nurse Aide Curriculum Guidelines (90 Hours) and prepares individuals to take the State certification exam.  The course focuses on the responsibilities of the nurse aide working as a member of the health team in caring for residents of long term care facilities.  The course includes basic anatomy and physiology, communication skills, measurement of vital signs, and procedures to help meet the hygiene, nutrition, and rehabilitation needs of older individuals.   Students who successfully complete this course and pass the State exam will be qualified to become a practicing Kansas Certified Nurse Aide (CNA).

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NUR 202 Medication Aide (5)

Prerequisite: Program Coordinator Approval

Trains Certified Nursing Assistants to acquire an understanding of the responsibilites associated with drug administration and to be aware of drug reference resources and uses of reference resources. Procedures for checking the patients condition and for preparing, giving, and recording medications are included.

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NUR 203 Medication Aide Certification Update I (1)

Prerequisite: Program Coordinator Approval

Provides continued certification for the Certified Medication Aide.

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NUR 222 Nurse Aide II: Acute Care Environment (2)

This course provides additional knowledge and experience intended to advance existing nursing skills and competencies. The course will focus on skills needed by the certified nurse aide in the acute care setting.

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