Kansas Nurse Aide Registry
Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services
Health Occupations Credentialing
1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 200, Topeka, KS 66612
License Verification: (785) 296-6877
Nurse Aide Registry: (785) 296-0059
How to Become a CNA in Kansas
Completing the classes along with passing the CNA exams is a prerequisite for anyone who wants to work as a nurse aide in the state of Kansas. One of the requirements for the training is to complete a 90-hour undertaking approved by state.
- Nurse Aide Course Curriculum
- Test Sites for Nurse Aide and Home Health Aide Exams
- OTAPTA Nurse Aide Bridge Course Outline
- Student Course Evaluation Form for Online CNA Courses
- Waiver Application
- Waiver Evaluation Form
How to Verify your CNA Certification in Kansas
In order to verify your CNA certification status in Kansas, please click on the link below. Next, click on the “Certification Verification” button. Be reminded that a Social Security Number or SSN will be required in order to complete this process.
How to Renew your CNA Certification in Kansas
In Kansas, your CNA certification is considered expired if you fail to reach a minimum of 8 hours of paid work in the last 2 years. However, if the prerequisite has already met but the current status is still inactive, the employer must complete the form below:
How to Reinstate a Lapsed CNA Certificate
If you have not been active within the last 2 years, your certificate is considered lapsed and is therefore in need of reinstatement. There are two ways of reinstating a lapsed certification:
- Take a refresher course.
- Complete a set of task from a predetermined checklist from a hospital, long-term care facility, in a school laboratory setting with the exception of a home health agency.
- CNA Refresher Course Instructions – Guidelines
- CNA Refresher Course FAQs
- CNA Refresher Update Certification Form
How to Transfer an Out-of-state CNA Certification
Nurse aides whose certification has been obtained outside of Kansas must take and pass the Kansas Nurse Aide Test prior to having their certification transferred to the Kansas Registry. However, a complete redo of instruction will not be necessary. Please bear in mind that the Kansas Nurse Aide Test can only be taken once.