COURSE APPROVED FOR KANSAS DEPT FOR AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES (KDADS) CERTIFICATION
Nurse Aide is the basic course for paraprofessionals. This person might also be called a geriatric aide, nurse’s aide, nursing attendant, nursing assistant or patient care assistant. A Certified Nurse Aide CNA gives simple, basic nursing care to patients and always works under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse RN or LPN. The CNA course at Butler is a total of 104 clock hours which includes classroom lecture and discussion, practice of skills in the learning lab and clinical experience in a nursing home. After successful completion of all class components, the student is eligible to take the state exam and is “certified” by the KDADS.
Textbook and workbook bundle, physical examination and TB skin test, state exam, uniforms, white leather shoes and watch with second hand. Additional lab fees will be assessed to each program course and subject to change.