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Kentucky, KY | CNA Certification Training Programs

Depending on your goals and qualifications to meet the CNA requirements in Kentucky, KY you may want to answer a few basic questions before you proceed on the right education path. 

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Like most states, the demand for CNAs in Kentucky is high as there is a shortage of nursing staff. This means opportunities for CNAs in Kentucky are plentiful. Often, CNAs in the state will be employed in long-term care facilities such as nursing homes, as well as hospitals and clinics. Full time Certified Nursing Assistants in Kentucky make around $21,000 to $26,000 per year (according to BLS.gov) plus benefits, a salary which is slightly below the national average and variable based upon experience. However, the low cost of living in the state means that it is possible to live comfortably as a Certified Nurse Aide in Kentucky. With growing health care needs, Kentucky is a good place to start a career in the health sector as a Certified Nursing Assistant.

Kentucky CNA Training

The Kentucky Medicaid Program approves Nurse Aides in the state, and the Kentucky Cabinet of Health and Family Services approves training programs. CNA training in Kentucky consists of a minimum of 75 hours of instruction, split between the classroom and a minimum of 16 hours of hands-on clinical training. Training courses are generally affordable (around $700) and take just a few weeks. Furthermore, if a student is employed as a CNA during or shortly after their course in a facility that participates in Medicaid, the Kentucky Medicaid Program will reimburse the costs of training.

CNA License in Kentucky

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System has responsibility for the final written or oral examination and the skills demonstration aspect of the competency evaluation. Officially, certification is not required by the state in conjunction with the Medicaid program. However, one must pass the exam administered by the College system in order to be placed on the Nurse Aide Registry and to work as a Certified Nursing Assistant in the state of Kentucky. The license must then be renewed every two years with proof of paid employment as well as 12 hours per year of ongoing education, which is required for nursing facilities.

CNA Courses in Kentucky

Certified Nursing Assistant training can begin as early as high school in Kentucky. Many universities, colleges offer courses, from the University of Kentucky to small high schools and even nursing homes and hospitals, assuring there will be a course near you.

 

Hospitals in Kentucky with CNA Nursing Programs

            Appalachian Regional Healthcare - Lexington
            Harlan ARH Hospital - Harlan, Harlan
            Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center - Hazard, Perry
            McDowell ARH Hospital - McDowell, Floyd
            Middlesboro ARH Hospital - Middlesboro, Bell
            Morgan  ARH Hospital - West Liberty, Morgan
            Whitesburg ARH Hospital - Whitesburg, Letcher
            Williamson ARH Hospital - South Williamson, Pike

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            Baptist Healthcare System
            Baptist Hospital East - Louisville
            Baptist Hospital Northeast - LaGrange, Oldham
            Baptist Regional Medical Center - Corbin
            Central Baptist Hospital - Lexington
            Hardin Memorial Hospital - Elizabethtown
            Western Baptist Hospital - Paducah
            Baptist Hospital East - Louisville
            Baptist Hospital Northeast - LaGrange, Oldham
            Baptist Regional Medical Center - Corbin
            Berea Hospital - Berea
            Blanchfield Army Community Hospital - Fort Campbell
            Bluegrass Community Hospital - Versailles
            Bourbon Community Hospital - Paris
            Breckinridge Memorial Hospital - Hardinsburg, Breckinridge
            Bullitt  Medical Center - Hillview, Bullitt

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            Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital - Lexington
            CARITAS Health Services - Louisville' s Catholic health provider
            Carroll  Hospital - Carrollton
            Central Baptist Hospital - Lexington
            Central State Hospital - Louisville
            Clark Regional Medical Center - Winchester
            Community Methodist Hospital - Henderson
            Crittenden Health Systems - Marion, Crittenden
            Crittenden Hospital - Marion, Crittenden
            Crittenden Hospital - Marion, Crittenden
            Cumberland  Hospital - Burkesville

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            Eastern State Hospital - Lexington
            Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center - Danville

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            Flaget Memorial Hospital - Bardstown
            Fleming  Hospital - Flemingsburg, Fleming
            Frankfort Regional Medical Center - Frankfort
            Frazier Rehab Institute - Louisville

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            Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital - Florence
            Georgetown Community Hospital - Georgetown
            Greenview Regional Hospital - Bowling Green

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            Hardin Memorial Hospital - Elizabethtown
            Harlan ARH Hospital - Harlan, Harlan
            Harrison Memorial Hospital - Cynthiana
            Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center - Hazard, Perry
            Highlands Regional Medical Center - Prestonsburg

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            Ireland Army Community Hospital - Fort Knox

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            Jackson Purchase Medical Center - Mayfield
            Jennie Stuart Medical Center - Hopkinsville
            Jewish Hospital - Louisville
            Jewish Hospital HealthCare Services - Louisville
            Bullitt  Medical Center - Hillview, Bullitt
            Frazier Rehab Institute - Louisville
            Jewish Hospital - Louisville
            Jewish Hospital Medical Center - Louisville
            Jewish Hospital Shelbyville - Shelbyville, Shelby
            Taylor Regional Hospital - Campbellsville
            Jewish Hospital Medical Center - Louisville
            Jewish Hospital Shelbyville - Shelbyville, Shelby

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            Kindred Healthcare
            Kindred Hospital Louisville - Louisville
            Kindred Hospital Louisville - Louisville
            King's Daughters' Medical Center - Ashland
            Knox  Hospital - Barbourville, Knox
            Kosair Children's Hospital - Louisville

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            Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital - Somerset, Pulaski
            Lexington VA Medical Center - Lexington
            Life Point Hospitals
            Bluegrass Community Hospital - Versailles
            Bourbon Community Hospital - Paris
            Georgetown Community Hospital - Georgetown
            Jackson Purchase Medical Center - Mayfield
            Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital - Somerset, Pulaski
            Logan Memorial Hospital - Russellville
            Meadowview Regional Medical Center - Maysville
            Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System - Radcliff
            Logan Memorial Hospital - Russellville
            Louisville Medical Center - Louisville
            Louisville Medical Center STATCARE - Louisville
            Louisville VA Medical Center - Louisville

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            Mary Chiles Hospital - Mount Sterling, Montgomery
            Marymount Medical Center - London
            McDowell ARH Hospital - McDowell, Floyd
            Meadowview Regional Medical Center - Maysville
            The Medical Center - Bowling Green
            The Medical Center - Franklin - Franklin
            Methodist Hospital - Henderson
            Methodist Hospital Union  - Morganfield
            Middlesboro ARH Hospital - Middlesboro, Bell
            Monroe  Medical Center - Tompkinsville, Monroe
            Morgan  ARH Hospital - West Liberty, Morgan
            Muhlenberg Community Hospital - Greenville, Muhlenberg
            Murray Calloway  Hospital - Murray

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            New Horizons Medical Center - Owenton
            Norton Audubon Hospital - Louisville
            Norton Healthcare - Louisville
            Carroll  Hospital - Carrollton
            Kosair Children's Hospital - Louisville
            Norton Audubon Hospital - Louisville
            Norton Hospital - Louisville
            Norton Southwest Hospital - Louisville
            Norton Spring View Hospital - Lebanon
            Norton Suburban Hospital - Louisville
            Norton Hospital - Louisville
            Norton Southwest Hospital - Louisville
            Norton Spring View Hospital - Lebanon
            Norton Suburban Hospital - Louisville

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            Ohio  Hospital - Hartford, Ohio
            Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital - Ashland
            Our Lady of the Way Hospital - Martin, Floyd
            Owensboro Mercy Health System - Owensboro

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            Pattie A Clay Regional Medical Center - Richmond
            Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center - Paintsville
            Pikeville Methodist Hospital - Pikeville, Pike

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            Ridge Behavioral Health System - Lexington
            Rivendell Behavioral Health Services - Bowling Green

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            Samaritan Hospital - Lexington
            Shriners Hospital - Lexington
            Saint Claire Medical Center - Morehead
            Saint Elizabeth Medical Center North - Covington
            Saint Elizabeth Medical Center South - Edgewood
            Saint Elizabeth Medical Center Grant  - Williamstown
            Saint Joseph's Hospital - Lexington
            Saint Luke Hospital East - Fort Thomas
            Saint Luke Hospital West - Florence

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            Taylor Regional Hospital - Campbellsville
            Ten Broeck Hospital - Louisville
            Three Rivers Medical Center - Louisa
            TJ Samson Community Hospital - Glasgow
            Tri- Baptist Hospital - LaGrange, Oldham
            Trigg  Hospital - Trigg
            TriStar Health System
            Greenview Regional Hospital - Bowling Green
            Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center - Leitchfield, Grayson

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            Universal Health Services
            Ridge Behavioral Health System - Lexington
            Rivendell Behavioral Health Services - Bowling Green
            University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center - Lexington
            University of Kentucky Children's Hospital - Lexington
            University of Kentucky Hospital - Lexington
            University of Kentucky Children's Hospital - Lexington
            University of Kentucky HealthCare - Lexington
            University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center - Lexington
            University of Kentucky Children's Hospital - Lexington
            University of Kentucky Hospital - Lexington
            University of Kentucky Children's Hospital - Lexington
            University of Kentucky Hospital - Lexington
            University of Kentucky Hospital - Lexington
            University of Louisville Health Care - Louisville

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            Wayne  Hospital - Monticello
            Western Baptist Hospital - Paducah
            Western State Hospital - Hopkinsville
            Westlake Regional Hospital - Columbia
            Whitesburg ARH Hospital - Whitesburg, Letcher
            Williamson ARH Hospital - South Williamson, Pike

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