State Tested Nurse Aide

Learn to provide nursing-related services to patients or residents in a long-term care or acute care facility.

This 87-hour course will prepare you for the STNA (State Tested Nurse Aide) exam. STNA classes are 80 hours which includes 16 hours of clinical experience at a local nursing home.  

During STNA classroom instruction, you will learn:  

  • Infection Control
  • Safety & Emergency Procedures
  • Basic Nursing Skills
  • Mental Health & Social Services
  • Residents' Rights
  • Much more!

The remaining 7 hours provides certification in Heartsaver First Aid & Healthcare Provider CPR/AED.

Program costs include:

  • Textbooks
  • Classroom materials
  • Cost of the STNA exam
  • Heartsaver First Aid
  • Healthcare Provider CPR/AED
  • WorkKeys assessments (Students are required to take three WorkKeys tests: Applied Math, Graphic Literacy and Workplace Documents)

To complete the program, you must have scrub top and bottom, a physical exam less than one year old, and a Two-Step Mantoux TB test that is current within 30 days of the clinical experience, and must have started the Hepatitis B series.  (All documentation is needed prior to orientation)  Mandatory orientation will be held prior to the start of class. Perfect attendance is required.   

Total tuition must be paid prior to enrollment - A $50 non refundable application fee is due upon enrollment and will be applied to tuition upon program completion.

Those successfully passing this program will have the opportunity to take the State of Ohio STNA test which will be proctored at Pioneer.

 Classes are scheduled for:

Date  Days  LocationTimeHoursCost 
6/6/2022-7/13/2022  M-THPioneer5:00-9:00 PM   87$800
9/7/2022-11/9/2022 M & WPioneer & Bucyrus5:00-9:00 PM    87$800
9/6/2022-11/9/2022T &THPioneer & Bucyrus5:00-9:00 PM    87$800
12/5/2022-2/15/2023  M & WPioneer & Bucyrus5:00-9:00 PM    87$800
12/6/2022-2/15/2023T &THPioneer & Bucyrus5:00- 9:00 PM    87$800
3/6/2023-5/15/2023M & WPioneer & Bucyrus5:00-9:00 PM    87$800   
3/7/2023-5/15/2023T &THPioneer & Bucyrus5:00-9:00 PM   87$800
6/5/2023-7/10/2023 M-THPioneer5:00-9:00 PM   87$800   

 **Date does not include practice day and testing

**Class days/location could change based on enrollment

 To register call 419-342-1100

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