State Registered Nurse Aide

Patient Care Technician

This course is comprised of 59 classroom an 16 clinical hours.  Completing this course fulfills the prerequisite requirement for entry into the nursing programs at the universities such as University of Kentucky, KCTCS, and Midway College.

Wht is a State Registered Nurse Aide (SRNA)?

Per the Kentucky Board of Nursing: “A SRNA is any person who, for compensation, provides nursing care or health-related services to residents or clients of an employer.  A SRNA is not a licensed health care professional.  Instead, the aide has completed an approved training and competency examination program and is listed on the Kentucky Nurse Aide Registry.”

Admission Requirements

  • Social Security Card (Not laminated)
  • Government Issued Picture Identification
  • Two step TB skin test


  • Day Program (Approximately 2 weeks)
  • Saturday Program (Approximately 10 weeks)
  • Online SRNA course is also available (course time varies)

Required Textbook

Included as part of your digital course.


The median annual wage for nursing assistants was $30,850 in May 2020.

Job Outlook

Overall employment of nursing assistants and orderlies is projected to grow 8 percent from 2020 to 2030, about as fast as the average for all occupations.

About 192,800 openings for nursing assistants and orderlies are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

Nursing Assistants and Orderlies : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (


SRNA Online Class

Begins: Open Enrollment

Lab days: 2 on campus dates
Clinical days: 2 on campus dates

SRNA Weekday Class

Monday-Thursday, 9:00a.m.-2:00p.m.
Begins: TBA



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