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Contact Information:

Anita Barker
Nursing Remediation/Adult
Healthcare Coordinator
barkera@bartonccc.edu
(620) 792-9298

or
Christy Nemec
Secretary of Allied Heath
nemecc@bartonccc.edu
(620) 792-9266

 

Enrollment Information & Procedures for CNA/CMA/HHA

 

Adult Health Care Offerings

Certified Nurse Aide

The certified nurse aide course (CNA) is a 90 contact hour course that prepares students for the state certification exam. The CNA course is regulated by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. CNA's provide direct care to residents of hospitals, assisted living centers, and long term care facilities. Students who wish to take the CNA course must successfully pass a  reading assessment before being allowed to take the course. 


Certified Medication Aide

What is a Certified Medication Aide?
C.M.A.’s administer medications to residents in assisted living centers, hospitals, and long term care facilities.  A Certified Nurse Aide certification is a requirement for C.M.A. training.

What does Barton Offer?
- Certificate - 75 contact hour course ( ½ didactic; ½ clinical) that prepares students for the state certification examination
- Job shadowing opportunities
- Courses offered in a variety of communities
- Industry experience faculty members
- Optional hybrid learning format  

Why Barton’s Medication Aide Program?
- Reputation
- Personal student support services
- Barton is a State-approved testing center
- Barton offers CMA updates, which are required for re-licensure 

Occupational Outlook and Earnings
- Excellent job opportunities will arise from a combination of rapid employment growth and the need to replace workers who leave the occupation each year.
- Median hourly earning of nursing aides were $10.67 in May 2006. Medication aides generally make a higher hourly wage due to advanced training.  


Home Health Aide

The Home Health Aide course (HHA) is a 20 contact hour course that prepares students for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment state examination. HHA's administer one-on-one nursing care to patients in their homes. Students who wish to take the HHA course must successfully pass a reading assessment before being allowed to take the course.

 

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