A nurse aide provides basic nursing skills to assist the licensed nurse, such as helping
with bathing, dressing, toileting, and mobility. A nurse aide effectively communicates
with residents/patients, follows infection and safety policy and procedures, and adheres
to resident/patient rights.
Work in a variety of healthcare settings-hospital, home health care, long-term care
and assisted living facilities, private duty settings, or Hospice.
Certification: must complete the NAA 100 course with a C or greater. Then student
is eligible to take the State Nurse Aide Exam.
Student must complete the NAA 100 course in the state of Kentucky with a grade of a C or greater. Date of completion of class must be within one year time frame. Student has 3 attempts within the year completion to take the state exam. When student is successful on the state exam, the student is placed on the Nurse Aide Registry.
To inquire about dates for the State Nurse Aide Exam-contact Frances Beaty at firstname.lastname@example.org or 606-878-4752.