Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)

The CNA training program at Mid-America Nursing & Allied-Health Institute is 90 clock hour program designed to be flexible and comprehensive at the same time. Enrollment is open to individuals ages 18 and above looking to pursue a career as health care professionals. Being a CNA lays the foundation to a successful career in health care, and provides employment opportunities while completing degree programs in nursing or other medical professions.

staffThe curriculum includes the following core learning topics, in addition to the Kansas approved course curriculum:

  • Safety in Patient Care Delivery
  • Mobility Assistance Techniques
  • Nutrition and Diet Education
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Nurse Assistant Care
  • Body Mechanics and Human Anatomy
  • Taking and Monitoring Patient’s Vital Signs
  • Communication Skills in a Health care Setting
  • CPR Training – Instruction and Hands-On
  • Assisting Patient with ADL (Activities of Daily Living)

To enroll in the CNA course, the student must meet the following requirements:

  • Criminal Background Clearance
  • General Knowledge in Medical Terminology
  • Physical Examination and Fitness Assessment (Fit to Work)
  • First Aid and CPR Certification
  • Vaccinations record

The course runs from four (4) to six (6) weeks in training, clinical skills, laboratory and external skilled practice opportunities under the guidance of certified instructors who are industry-experienced Registered Nurses. Day class schedule is four (4) weeks; evening class schedule is five weeks; and weekend class schedule will run for sic (6) weeks. Students will have the option to select classes that suit their schedule. Upon completion of the CNA program, students will be awarded Certificate of Completion and be ready to take the Kansas State CNA Certificate Examination.

Admission Requirement:

  • 16 years and above – (ages 16 with parental approval)
  • State ID/SSN
  • Admission interview /Complete Admission Package
  • TB skin test or Negative Chest X-Ray result
  • Dark green scrub
  • Gait belt
  • Blood Pressure Kit/Stethoscope
  • Tuition – $700 (includes free eText book)
  • $100 to hold your spot – Payment plans available
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