State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) Program
The Ohio Institute of Allied Health’s State Tested Nurses Assistant Program offers inexpensive training, with well above average state pass rates and on-sitetesting.
Are you a caring person? Would you like to have a career where you really make a difference? Do you enjoy learning? If you can say yes to these questions, then the OIAH is looking for you. Learn the skills and tips to care for others. Classes are held in a simulation lab. You’ll even have access to the skills lab the day before testing, extra time at no charge. You’ll go into your state testing with the knowledge and confidence needed to become a State Tested Nurses Assistant. It only takes three weeks and you can begin your rewarding career in healthcare.
Our program focuses on basic nursing and personal care skills, as well as mental, social services and basic restorative needs. The patient's/resident's rights are also discussed as an important aspect of being a STNA. The OIAH STNA Program meets the 75-hour pre-requisite required by many nursing schools in the area including The Ohio State University, University of Cincinnati, Wright State University, Sinclair Community College, Edison Community College, and Clark State Community College.
Upon completion, our graduates are qualified to take the State Tested Nursing Assistant exam and qualified to work in home health, long term care facilities, and hospital settings.
- Included in the class
- At real healthcare facility
STNA's enjoy rewarding career in home healthcare, at long-term care facilities and within hospice.
What You Will Learn
During this course students learn to explain the nursing assistant role in long term care facilities, in-home care, or in a hospital setting. They also learn about chronic disease and symptoms of the elderly. Discussions encompass appropriate interventions for common elderly limitations, how to follow a nursing assistant plan of care and understand the Nursing Assistant role in documentation.
Are you are ready to become a State Tested Nurses Assistant? You will need:
- Photo ID
- Social Security
- Copy of high school diploma, transcript or GED
- Two-step tuberculosis (TB) test – we can help you with this one!
Below is a list of helpful articles. It takes a special person to be a STNA. Somedays it requires courage and heart. Other days are filled with bliss and happy moments. Many people are inspired to begin their journey into nursing as a STNA while caring for a family member or loved one. No matter where you are in your journey, we hope these resources help you to be a better care-giver.