In order to receive your home health aide certificate (and certified nurse aide) in Kansas you need to follow their specific home health aide education requirements.
In order to be a home health aide (HHA) in Kansas you are required to be a certified nurse aide (CNA) and complete a 20- hour home health aide course.
“Each home health aide candidate shall be a Kansas-certified nurse aide in good standing on the public nurse aide registry and complete a 20-hour home health aide course approved by the licensing agency.”[Non certified home aides cannot be employed by a Medicare-certified home health agency.]
Kansas HHA Resources
- Medicare has a website (Home Health Compare) that allows you to search for home health agencies and see which ones are Medicare certified.
- Here's a great booklet about HHA job training from the U.S. Department of Labor.
- Midwestern College is a great resource for nursing care professionals and offers many courses to put you on the right path.