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Restorative Aide

Restorative Aide Program Description:

This Restorative Aide course is designed to train Certified Nurses’ Aides (CNAs) in the efficient restorative care of residents in nursing homes. This course is presented with the goal of improving the quality of resident care by providing information, and training on restorative nursing. It is not intended to replace a registered or licensed professional who has additional training beyond the outcomes identified for this course.


Expected income ranges from $9.88 – $15.87 per hour depending on location and the type of work you do. (See PayScale.com)

Students upload checklist here: Click here

This course is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents. You can view our approved courses: Click Here


Course Outline:  The course will consist of ten units.

  1. Rehabilitation
  2. Effects of Aging
  3. Basic Anatomy
  4. Resident transfers
  5. Ambulation
  6. Communication
  7. Types of Exercise
  8. Equipment available to the Restorative Aide
  9. Disease that effects mobility
  10. Abbreviations and medical terminology


  • Nurse Aide Certification
  • Payment in full


Our courses require payment up front. If you are a facility and need to make payment arrangements, please fill out this form: Click Here for Form 

Or email our Accounts Receivable department: click here to email


Course Instructor: Cindy Gaschler, RN

Course Instructor Assistant: Lori Wagoner


Student FAQ's

The class is a 32-hour course

Yes, however, we ask that you print off a “skills checklist” and you take the checklist to a facility that you are comfortable with and have either the RN or PT sign off that you can do the skills.

There is no book.  All your reading material is provided in the course.

It is part of your course and when you get to that section you can print off the document.

You do not have a renewal for the Restorative Aide course.  It is a lifetime certificate.

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