ACTC Offers State Registered Nurse Aid Training

People who want to get started in a health care career can take a short-term course at ACTC to become a State Registered Nurse Aid (SRNA).

The growth of SRNA jobs in Kentucky is projected to 1ncrease 23% from 2006 to 2016. In Kentucky, 90% of the SRNAs earn an average of $14.19 per hour with an average yearly wage of $29,500.

The eighty-hour SRNA course trains health care assistants in basic skills necessary to assist nurses in a variety of health care settings and to be efficient health care team members. The four-week class meets Tuesday through Friday evenings from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. or Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The class fee, based on ACTC tuition rates, is $390, plus $20 for liability insurance and approximately $62 for the book. Those who complete the class earn three college credits and can then take the state licensing exam.

Offered through ACTCs Center for Community, Workforce and Economic Development (CWED), the class is held at the Technology Drive Campus. For more information or an application, contact Robin Harris, CWED Workforce Assessment Coordinator, 606-326-2252 or email: robin.harris@kctcs.edu.