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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program

Have you thought about going into the medical field? Maybe you even want to be a nurse, but would really like to see the field and get firsthand experience before committing to nursing school?

Stormont Vail Health is proud to offer a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program through TCALC!

By enrolling in the CNA program with Stormont Vail and TCALC, you have ample opportunities to learn and explore the nursing field to find out if it’s the right fit for you. This is a semester-long program, after which you are given the opportunity to test for a CNA certificate to help you move forward in your career path. The first group of graduates from this CNA course graduated on Dec. 16, 2022 and received their certificates!

Paid internships, encouragement to apply for permanent positions at our hospital, and scholarship opportunities for your continued education are also offered by Stormont Vail to qualified candidates who are completing our CNA program.

The CNA program at TCALC, supported by Stormont Vail, was featured on WIBW during the To Your Health segment. You can get an inside glimpse of the program in that segment by watching here.

Learn more about Stormont Vail and the opportunity to begin your future sooner by talking with our Career Counselor, Quincy Bocquin, at (785) 354-5737.

Pathways to Healthcare Careers

Stormont Vail and Topeka Center for Advanced Learning and Careers provide healthcare pathways to prepare young adults for the workforce. These programs promote social and economic mobility by encouraging students to pursue careers they may have yet to learn about or consider available. When students graduate, they can gain experience through internships or employment at Stormont Vail, which supports our community’s ongoing need for healthcare workers.

Certified Nursing Assistant Program

The Certified Nursing Assistant Pathway allows high school students to explore the nursing field and learn if a nursing career is the right fit. After completing the semester-long program, students can seek CNA certification and advance their career path. Certified CNAs can then apply for paid internships or employment at Stormont Vail.

Contact Quincy Bocquin, Talent Acquisition Partner, at (785) 354-5737 to learn more.

Phlebotomy Healthcare Pathway

The Phlebotomy Healthcare Pathway gives high school students over 120 hours of classroom education, including simulations and hands-on practice, to earn their American Medical Technologists Registered Phlebotomy Technician Certification. Course topics include human anatomy and physiology, patient care, specimen collection, laboratory safety, and supported clinical experiences to practice techniques with actual patients.

For ore information, contact Aubrey Mink, Clinical Education Manager, at (785) 354-5459 or [email protected].

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