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Health Careers Training

Credit Classes

Medicaid Nurse Aide/ Nursing Assistant - NAA 100

Get on the fast track to an exciting and rewarding career in the health care industry as a nurse aide.

How to register

The first step is to apply to the college. This can be done online at OCTC admissions or come to the start center located in OCTC campus on 4800 new Hartford rd. After applying, students will receive a letter stating that your application has been processed, return to the start center or admissions where you will be registered for the class. Students must register for the 8 week, hybrid course prior to the start date of the section they wish to complete.

After registering students will be directed to pay their fees at the OCTC business office.

Schedule of courses

There are a variety of classes offered. Please contact 270-686-4410 for more information.

Cost of course will include:

Course fee (per credit hour)

Mandatory fee (per credit hour)

Malpractice insurance

State testing fee

Books

Requirements

Students may purchase books and name tag from the OCTC campus bookstore. The program approved nurse aide textbook with the workbook is required and these are sold as a package in the bookstore.

Required background check

The background check must be completed prior the first day of the clinical. The student is responsible for any fees associated with obtaining the background check. The clinical facility has the right to deny student clinical placement based on the results of their background check. Students not allowed to attend clinical cannot meet the requirements of the program.

Kentucky Medication Aide-KMA 100

This course prepares the Medicaid nurse aide to administer specific medications in a long-term care facility, as delegated and supervised by a licensed nurse. Additional duties the employer may delegate are not covered in this course (krs 314.001 and 201 kar 20:400 section 2).

The Kentucky Medication Aide (KMA 100) course is a 5-credit hour class (10 weeks) offered twice a year on the downtown OCTC campus located 1501 Frederica street.

How to register

The first step is to apply to the college. This can be done online at OCTC admissions or come to the start center located in OCTC campus on 4800 new Hartford rd. After applying, students will receive a letter stating that your application has been processed. After registering students will then contact Allyson sanders to receive a KMA packet to be filled out, after meeting all requirements (must be an active SRNA/CNA 6 months or longer). Once enrolled the applicant will be directed to pay their fees at the OCTC business office.

Schedule of courses

There are a variety of classes offered. Please contact 270-686-4410 for more information.

Cost of course estimation:

Course fee  (per credit hour)

Mandatory fee  (per credit hour)

Malpractice insurance

State testing fee

Books

Requirements

Students may purchase books and name tag from the OCTC campus bookstore. The program approved nurse aide textbook with the workbook is required and these are sold as a package in the bookstore.

Certified Medical Technician (CMT)

This certification entails four certifications while you work!

SRNA
CMT
CPR
Phlebotomy Technician

It is funded for a limited time (starting February 2023) that will provide supplies, childcare, books, tutoring and additional support to make you successful. 

To learn more call LaTasha Shemwell
270-686-4455

Non-Credit Classes

ICD-10 Medical Coding
(Self-paced online)

You'll learn to use the CPT manual and the ICD-10-CM to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure, which will give you a leg up on other people who are new to this career. The knowledge you gain here will help you work almost anywhere in the medical field—doctors' offices, clinics, public health facilities, hospitals, labs, nursing homes, insurance agencies, or even the comfort of your own home.

Follow the link for more information and pricing on non-credit classes.

Spanish for Medical Professionals
(Self-paced online)

This course focuses on the basic medical Spanish phrases you really need to know in a medical setting. Whether you're new to the language or just want a refresher, this medical Spanish class can help you. ¡Vamos! (Let's go!)

Follow the link for more information and pricing on non-credit classes.