Nurse Aide Program

Kentucky Medicaid Nurse Aide Training and Testing

JCTC- Nurse Aide Training Programs:

  • HST 104 (3.5 credit hours, includes CPR)
  • NAA 100 (3.0 credit hours, doesn’t include CPR)


  • To enroll in the nurse aide courses:
  • Classes are available throughout the year.
  • Please check the class schedule. Students can enroll in either class to prepare for going into the Nursing Program.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

  • Student’s will receive a certificate of completion for these courses with a passing grade.
  • Please apply below.

Medicaid Nurse Aide Certificate:

Did you know by completing this course you are also eligible for a JCTC Certificate? What a way to celebrate your accomplishment and add to your resume by posting you have graduated from JCTC with a certificate! You can earn your Medicaid Nurse Aide certificate while studying towards your associate degree. Students that earn this certificate are invited to participate in graduation and receive a printed credential! Apply now so you can celebrate a milestone towards your degree!

Kentucky Nurse Aide Certification State Testing (KNAT) for the Nurse Aide Registry:

In order to be listed on the State Nurse Aide Registry, a student successfully completing the course must take the state written examination and skill competency evaluation.

Students are eligible to take the state certification exam for one year from the date that they completed their training.

  • All test applicants must register to take the state exam in the Medicaid Nurse Aide Office: Located in the Health Sciences Hall – Room 450 (A) at 110 W. Chestnut Street, Louisville, KY 40202.
  • Applicants must bring a completed training certificate and also a $75 fee, Examination fee is non-refundable.
  • All test applicants must present a valid government picture ID (Driver’s License, Military ID, Passport) and a social security card on the date of the exam.

Contact Information:

  • Patricia Huskey
    • KNAT Coordinator
    • Health Sciences Hall – Room 424
  • Ashley Clark
    • Administrative Assistant
    • Medicaid Nurse Aide Office
    • Health Science Hall – Room 450
    • 110 W. Chestnut Street
    • Louisville, KY 40202
    • 502-213-2316
  • Email: