On December 2, 2016 the Medicaid Nurse Aide class at the Rockcastle Area Technology School traveled to Lexington KY to take the written and skills test for their state certification. In the state of Kentucky you must take this class and receive the certification to work in long term care centers as a nursing assistance. This class is also require for entrance into most nursing programs in the state of Kentucky. The class is taught by Mrs. Rhonda Childress and consist of classwork and clinical time in a long term care facility. The class is offered to seniors’ after they have completed a series of prerequisites in health science. This is one of the many career pathways offered in health science at the Rockcastle Area Technology Center. Congratulations to the Tabatha Newcomb, Courtnay Spires, Kieara Cromer, Sarah Alcorn, Jaiden Barnes, Shelby Ham, Chelsea Barnett and Kymberly Stoneking (absent from picture) on passing both parts of the exam and receiving their state certification.
Jan 13 2017