The nursing assistant programs in Parsons, Kansas that are being offered are listed here in detail. For any questions, please call the number below to speak with a school administrator about how you can qualify for a license to be eligible to work.
Labette Community College
200 South 14th Street,
Parsons, KS 67357
The first step in becoming a nursing aide is to find CNA classes to enroll in. Courses must be pre-approved by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services and offer the minimum 90 hours of training. These programs are open to anyone who wants to have a career in the medical field as a nurse aide.
Instruction will provide you with the basic health care skills needed on the job. Some of the tasks you will practice are: transporting patients, infection control, housekeeping, feeding/nourishment, dressing,bathing, catheter care, measuring vital signs, first aid, CPR, Heimlich Maneuver, communication skills, dealing with dementia, and end of life care to name a few. By completing a state-approved program, and submitting a completed application and background screening you will also become eligible to apply for the CNA Final Exams.
Registered nurses from other states are also welcome to apply for the exams. When they apply, they will be asked to show proof of their education and training such as their transcripts of records. They will are also required to meet the minimum hours required for practical training.
Passing the license exams is the only way to get your name entered in the Nurse Aide Registry. You will not be allowed to work in the state if your name is not in the registry. Even those who are applying for reciprocity are still required to take the exams. Contact the Kansas Nurse Aide Registry by dialing (785) 296-6877 or visit their website at www.ksnurseaidregistry.org to get further information about the latest steps you need to take to become certified.
This city is a part of Labette County. Located in the northern part of the county, it is the most populous city in the county. Its last known total population was around 10,500. This also makes them the 2nd most populous city in the southeastern region of the state. It was founded in 1870 and was named after Levi Parsons. Parsons has a total area of approximately 10.4 sq miles and a population density of 1,000/sq mile.
Health care providers that can be found in the city include Katy Clinic, Healthcare Professionals LLC, Labette Center for Mental Health Services Inc., Parsons Community Free Health Clinic, Labette Health, Parsons Dialysis Center, Family Practice Clinic, Cancer Center of Kansas At Parsons, Quality Care LLC, Pool Jill Certified Physicians, Rose Medical Clinic, VA Outpatient Clinic, and The Wellness Center. photo attribution: kellyk