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Nursing Assistant/Nurse Aide

Nursing Assistant / Nurse Aide

Become a nursing assistant or aide, fully qualified and certified to provide superior clinical support for patients who need long-term care.

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Important Information:

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 Nursing Assistant/Nurse Aide?

The Nursing Assistant Program prepares a student to assume the role and responsibility that is required for a State Registered Nursing Assistant role within the state of Kentucky. This course meets the KY Medicaid training requirements. The student will gain the knowledge and skills needed to provide assistance to a nurse in providing basic care to clients in various healthcare settings.

What are my career choices?

  • long-term care facilities
  • assisted living
  • hospitals
  • mental care facilities
  • home health agencies
  • hospice agencies.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?


Application for Certificate, Diploma, or Degree

What are the requirements for the program?

Acceptance to Henderson Community College and a complete admission file, have no conviction of an abuse related offense, hold a high school diploma or GED, as well as pass relevant placement tests.

Transfer Opportunities

This program is a requirement for acceptance into the Associate Degree Program at HCC and a student who is on the SRNA Registry will be awarded two additional points toward their total selective admission points.

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

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.

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