Medical Education and Testing

  • KY - Louisville - Nurse Aide Training
Nurse Aide Training The Kentucky Nurse Aide Training program (NAT) provides classroom instruction and clinical training to individuals to help them pursue a career in the healthcare field as nurse assistants. Annually offering quality job training and career search services for hundreds of Kentucky residents, the program prepares and qualifies students to take the State Nurse Aide certification exam.

Program Facts
  • The program encompasses 100 hours of nurse aide training, featuring clinical experience, CPR and First Aid training.
  • Day and evening classes are available in Louisville, Jeffersontown and Elizabethtown.
  • Graduates receive a Red Cross Certificate of Completion for eligibility to sit for the state certification exam.
  • Graduates are offered a state pretest study guide. Exam is administered by the Kentucky Community & Technical College System (KCTCS).
  • All NAT instructors are currently licensed nurses, who adhere to teaching the high NAT program standards.
  • Red Cross Nurse Aide Training curriculum offers state-of-the-art classrooms with hands-on clinical experience at state licensed nursing facilities.
  • Employment search assistance is available, including resume assistance and job fairs with local employers.
  • Please contact Barbara at 502-561-3771 for the current orientation schedule.
  • Scholarships may be available. Please inquire at orientation.
The phlebotomy program is designed to prepare the student to acquire necessary skills for gainful employment as a phlebotomist. The phlebotomist’s main function is to obtain patient’s blood specimens using venipuncture by way of vacutainer system, winged-infusion methods, as well as capillary, while emphasizing patient safety, quality assurance, universal and standard precautions.

Program Facts
  • This health occupation requires extensive contact with patients.
  • Work is performed in an interior medical/clinical environment.
  • Work may require moderate physical activity including lifting up to 25 pounds and extended periods of walking and standing.
Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician
The EKG program trains students to utilize and adjust EKG monitors and understand electrocardiograph recordings. This 68-hour course will train individuals to become knowledgeable and work or advance their skills in various locations such as hospitals, physician offices and medical clinics. It will prepare you to take the (NHA) National Certification exam. CPR-PR is included in this course.

The EKG technician performs electrocardiograms and is one of the first people to assist patients experiencing cardiac symptoms. EKG technicians are a critical member of the patient care team found in emergency rooms, hospital based cardiology clinics and physician offices across the country. By becoming an EKG technician you will perform diagnostic tests to capture the heart rhythm and rate in patients. EKGs are also performed before and after operations, during physical examinations of patients over 40, and for patients with a history of heart disease, patients with chest pain and whenever the doctor deems necessary.

Available Scholarships
Wounded Warrior Scholarship

Please call 502-561-3771 for more information on Red Cross Nurse Aide Training, Phlebotomy and EKG Technician programs.