Need a new nurse aide program, to report programmatic or instructor changes, or request a lab/instruction area relocation? We have you covered! KCTCS and High School instructors complete our simple report form that covers all your reporting needs. Facility based, proprietary schools, and all other educational training providers please complete this curriculum change form to report programmatic changes. Please remember to report all changes or hours you have completed may not count towards the required course completion hours.
Medicaid Services Manual all programs must follow all regulations in this manual.
Nurse Aide Training Criteria and Registry
Study Guide- **Important Notice** Significant changes have been made to this version of the study guide that impact skills for testing. Your students will be tested on the most current version of the study guide regardless of when training was completed.
Clinical Site Checklist please complete prior to taking your class to any clinical experience.
Required Site Visit Equipment and Documentation a list of items that will be verified on your annual site visit.
KCTCS Nurse Aide Programs Annual Reporting Tool for KCTCS programs only. Link updated for 2020 - 2021.
Secondary Nurse Aide Programs Annual Reporting Tool for local High School programs and Area Technology Centers and their satellite programs only. Link updated for 2020-2021.
You have a responsibility that should not be taken lightly. If you need information concerning how to report elder abuse, the signs of elder abuse, please visit the Elder Abuse Awareness site operated by the KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Department of Community Based Services. Abuse may be reported 24 hours a day at 1-800-752-6200, calls can be made anonymously.
- Mosby's Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants by Kostelnick - Must be the KY specific textbook/workbook or package.
- Hartman Nursing Assitant Care the Basics by Hartman Publishing Inc, Jetta Fuzy
- American Health Care Association, How to Be a Nurse Assistant by Julie Gdowski
All textbooks are to be in their most recent edition.
New curriculum guidelines will be published on this site prior to the adoption date.
All KCTCS and all Secondary programs, including high schools, area technology centers, and career and technology centers, are required to use the Mosby's Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants by Kostenick.
Please follow your local book purchasing guidelines and policies.
Detailed Textbook Information (ADA Compliant Version available upon Request)
New TB Regulations were implemented and effective 3/4/2016. Below are documents that should assist with the impact these regulation updates have on your nurse aide program.
The KY TB Regulation Update provides an overview of the regulations changes.
The Kentucky Department for Public Health published the TB Risk Assessment for your use.
The Center for Disease Control also published a Sample Risk Assessment Tool.
Regulations to Review
902 KAR 20:200: Tuberculosis (TB) testing for residents in long-term care settings.
902 KAR 20:205: Tuberculosis (TB) testing for health care workers.
Hepatitus B Information form is required for secondary programs only.
The pricing for nurse aide testing has been increased as follows:
Written Test only: $40
Written Test - oral version: $55
Peformance Test only: $75
Secondary students will be charged at the standard pricing structure above.
There are 3 approved providers for the Methods of Instruction Course. Please register directly with each provider.
KAHCF will be hosting a MOI course on the following dates:
Register for the next class with KCTCS. KCTCS will be hosting the next MOI course on the following dates:
- January 24 & 31, 2023 ENROLLMENT END DATE: 1/10/23
- March 21 & 28, 2023 ENROLLMENT END DATE: 2/20/23
- May 23 & 30, 2023 ENROLLMENT END DATE: 4/22/23
- July 18 & 25, 2023 ENROLLMENT END DATE: 6/17/23
KCTCS charges $250 for the course. The class is 10 am - 4 pm each day.