State Tested Nurse Aide Course Curriculum


STNA Course Curriculum


STNA 100 Nursing Assistant Training - Minimum 75 contact hours

  • Course Description: This comprehensive course for Nursing Assistant Training includes 60-62 classroom hours and 17-20 clinical hours (based on whether attending a day or evening class). Students will learn basic nursing skills, personal care skills, mental health and social services needs, basic restorative services as well as patient's/resident's rights. Program is very experiential in nature with opportunity to practice learned skills. Successful completion of this course qualifies the student as a candidate for state testing to become a State Tested Nursing Assistant.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Explain the nursing assistant role in the long term care facility, in-home care, and in a hospital setting 2) Describe chronic disease symptoms of the elderly 3) Discuss/implement appropriate interventions for common elderly limitations 4) Follow a nursing assistant plan of care 5)Understand the Nursing Assistant role in documentation
  • Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED.