KCTCS has an important message regarding the KY.GOV online payment processing system used when scheduling a Nurse Aide State Exam online. Beginning August 1, 2022, all credit card payments will be processed immediately at the time of scheduling a state exam. There will no longer be a delay in payment processing of 5 days prior to the scheduled exam date.
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What is a Medicaid Nurse Aide?
A Medicaid Nurse Aide provides direct care for patients in multiple settings under the direction of a LPN or RN. Roles include providing for hygiene, comfort, exercise, safety, emotional support and observing and reporting patient/client conditions.
What are my career choices?
A few examples of workplaces in your local area:
- Long term care facilities
- Home Care Agencies
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
Student’s will receive a certificate of completion for these courses with a passing grade.
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!
Kentucky Nurse Aide Certification State Testing (KNAT)
To be listed on the State Nurse Aide Registry, a student must take the state written examination and skill competency evaluation upon successfully completing a nurse aide course.
Students are eligible to take the state certification exam for one year from the date they completed their training.
Length of Program
Students can earn a Medicaid Nurse Aide certificate in one semester.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.
How do I apply?
- If you are not a current student, then you will need to enroll in the college.
- If you are a current student, then you can enroll by signing into your student-service online account.
- Once enrolled in HST 104, students will receive an email about requirements that must be complete by the clinical portion of the class.