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Health Care Certificate



The Health Care Certificate at the Kansas City Kansas Community College was created to provide a pathway with a solid foundation for academic success in the health care field.  After completing the first semester and passing the state test for Certified Nurse Aide, the student will be employable making $10 – 12/hr.  Second semester courses offer additional employment opportunities.  The recommended enhancers include the prerequisites for the Practical Nursing programs in the state of Kansas as part of the Core Curriculum.  

Contacts


Dr. Tiffany Bohm - Dean of Allied Health and Nursing
Leota Marks - Dean of Academic Workforce Programs

Susan White - Director of Practical Nursing

General Education Requirements

College Requirement - All first time degree-seeking students who score 73 or above on the COMPASS reading exam are required to take HUDV0100, First Year Experience. All degree-seeking students who score below 73 on the COMPASS reading exam will take HUDV0101, Strategies for Academic Excellence/Lifelong Learning. See exemptions

Gainful Employment Statistics

Health Care Certificate
Courses
Course Title
Credits
Semester I
HUDV Requirement:
HUDV0100 First Year Experience or
1
HUDV0101 Strategies for Academic Excellence/Lifelong Learning
2
EXSC0115 First Aid
2
ALHT0104 CNA**
5
ALHT0126 Medical Terminology
2
ALHT0290 CPR (American Heart Association)
1
Total Semester I
12
Semester II
MATH0097 Math Essentials or Higher
3
ALHT0108 Home Health Aide
2
ALHT0110 Drugs and Dosage or another Elective Course*
1
Total Semester II
6
Certificate Total
18
Recommended Electives*:
ALHT0106 CMA
4
PSYC0101 Psychology
3
PSYC0203 Human Development
3
BIOL0143 Human Anatomy and Physiology
5
Elective Total
15
Certificate Plus Recommended Electives
34

**Refresher CNA if certificate has expired (1)
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