Medical Aide - Certification | GCTC

Medical Aide - Certification

The Medicaid Nurse Aide and Kentucky Medication Aide programs require a criminal background check with the approved vendor, Kentucky Adult Caregiver Misconduct Registry check, and proof of vaccinations/titers (Hep B). Additionally, annual 2-step tuberculosis screening and proof of vaccination for Covid-19 are required for clinical placement. More information will be discussed with the Program Coordinator at the required time for completion.

Medicaid Nurse Aide

(3 total credit hours)

Courses Credits Grade Offered
NAA 100 Nursing Assistant Skills I 3   All

Kentucky Medication Aide

(8 total credit hours)

Certificate requirements:  Six (6) months of work experience must be completed in the past 2 years as State Registered Medicaid Nurse Aide and Consent of Instructor after any developmental needs are met.

Pre-requisite Courses
Courses Credits Grade Offered
NAA 100 Nursing Assistant Skills I  3   All
Courses Credits Grade Offered
KMA 100 Kentucky Medication Aide 5   Varies
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college.

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