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. 

Please contact Allied Health with enrollment questions and to request enrollment materials: alliedhealth@highlandcc.edu or call the Highland Community Technical Center at (785) 442-6180.


Link to Kansas Department of Health and Environment CNA Resources: http://www.kdheks.gov/hoc/cna.html

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