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Quality Healthcare Training at an Affordable Price

Since 2007 KY Health Training (now KY Healthcare Training) has provided hands on skilled care training for healthcare professionals in Lexington Kentucky.

The KY Healthcare Training staff is a family whose sole purpose is to make each student successful so that they can take the practical skills they learn at KY Healthcare Training back to their local community.

Our students come from many surrounding states and counties and each have different reason for coming. Some students wish to go immediately into the workforce while others come to fulfill prerequisites to further their healthcare career. Students that have completed our program can be found working on degrees at UK, in local hospitals and in skilled care facilities around the state. We hope you choose to join our class so we can help you succeed in your healthcare career.

We offer convenient payment plans for all of our courses.

Our Goals

Help students receive the skills, knowledge, and certification needed to gain employment in their area of study.

Provide well-equipped classrooms with computers available for testing and labs.

Conduct learning in a positive and professional manner.

Employ instructors that are caring, experienced, dedicated, and knowledgeable in their areas of instruction.

Provide training that is relevant to the individual needs of the student.

Help each student be successful in their new career.

Leadership Team

CEO: Don Marshall Gash, PhD

Training: Dartmouth College; University of Southern California,

Tenured Faculty: University of Rochester, University of Kentucky

More than 40 years experience in Medical Education and Biomedical Research.  Developed and directed large multi-disciplinary training and teaching programs.  Recognized for expertise in neuroscience and aging with over 200 research papers, editor of 3 Books, and four patents on therapeutic treatments for neurological disorders.

SRNA Program Director: Deborah Floyd, RN

Training: Lexington Community College; Appalachian School Of Practical Nursing

40 years nursing experience; 14 years as Staff Development Director in a long term care setting;  SRNA instructor at UK College of Nursing;  SRNA instructor at Bluegrass Community and Technical College; Administered SRNA State Competency Evaluation at Bluegrass Community and Technical College.  SRNA Program Director at KY Healthcare Training with the responsibility to ensure that all criteria for the SRNA program are met.

Lead Instructor/Clinical Coordinator: Cecilia Dickerson (VanHooser) , LPN

Training: Appalachian School of Practical Nursing

Lead instructor KY Health Training 2006 continued position at KY Healthcare Training Jan 2017 to present. Created syllabi for all programs offered. Monitor and implement current guidelines and ensure newest curriculum is incorporated into programs.  Clinical Coordinator-create affiliation agreements and maintain relationships with all clinical sites. Monitor all programs and help ensure all requirements are met and students have best possible learning experience. 


“Loved them and their teaching styles, very understanding and helpful in areas where students didn't understand. Willing to go beyond measures to ensure we are all on the same page.”

“I had a wonderful time, and I'm very glad I chose KY Healthcare Training!”

“All the teachers are very nice and helpful!”

“Really Really awesome school. Great Experience.”

Ready to start a great career in health care?