State Registered Nurse Aide (SRNA)

This program provides knowledge and skills for nurse aides to assume the role and responsibility required in a long term care setting. The focus is communication, infection control, safety, resident/patient rights, and basic nursing skills.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. How much does the class cost?

The tuition for the class is based on the regular tuition rate at Ashland Community & Technical College.  As of today, the tuition is $531.00 + $11.00 Liability Insurance Fee. The tuition rate is subject to change with any change in the tuition rate. 

**Tuition and fees are due before the first day of class**

2. Does Financial Aid cover this class?

If you have questions about financial aid, please call (855)-246-2282.

Class Requirements Checklist

All of the following requirements must be met to be eligible to successfully complete the Nurse Aide Course:

1. Purchase a Textbook:

You will need to purchase a book prior to the first day of class. This can be purchased at our bookstore, and it will cost approximately $102.80.


Mosby's Textbook for Long-term Care Nursing Assistants (7th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby- Elsevier, Inc.

Mosby's Workbook for Long-term Care Assistants (7th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby-Elesvier, Inc.

Book should be purchased at Ashland Community & Technical College book store. You will receive a text book and a workbook (state package) for $102.80. The workbook is required and must be new.

2. Required Medical Records/Immunization Records:

Below you will find a list of items that MUST be completed within the first week of class. You can either go to your own physician or the nearest health department to get the PPD (Two Step Tuberculosis TB Test) which is required for all nursing programs. **Please make sure all the items listed are ready to turn in the first day of class (if possible) because of the time frame you will be working with and it is mandatory all is done prior to Clinical in the long-term care facility:

  • PPD (Two-Step) or proof if you have had one in the last 12 months, or chest x-ray if you cannot be tested. This will require you going back to the physician within 48-72 hours so they can check the site for reaction (if you get the PPD).
  • Hepatitis is recommended but not required
  • The Flu shot is recommended but not required

 3. Other Required and/or Recommended Items:

Required Items:

  • Scrubs - The color must be ceil blue.
  • Tennis shoes (vinyl or leather) or nursing shoes

Scrubs and appropriate shoes must be worn during class time and clinicals. Please make sure to purchase these scrubs within two weeks after the beginning of class. You are not required to wear them on the first day of class.

Recommended Items:

  • Stethoscope
  • Blood Pressure Cuff

Campus Locations

Technology Drive Campus
Some classes will be held on the Technology Drive Campus off the Industrial Parkway in East Park. 902 Technology Drive Grayson, KY 41143

Roberts Drive Campus
Some classes will be held in the Workforce Solutions Building on the Roberts Drive Campus behind Creative Kids Daycare. 4700 Roberts Drive, Building 5, Ashland, KY 41102

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Robin Harris by email at or by phone at (606) 326-2252.

*Tuition is subject to a possible increase at the beginning of each semester.
**All classes are subject to cancellation if the minimum number of enrollments is not reached.