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Classroom instruction and related clinical experiences help prepare students for certification through the Ohio Department of Health as a State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA). Our program goes beyond the state minimum to help prepare students for certification, further education in nursing, and employment. Clinical experiences consists of two 8-hour days at a long-term care facility.

Program requires students to lift 50 pounds. Students who are pregnant are highly encouraged not to enroll until after delivery.

Our state test passage rate averages 90% or higher.
Marie Williams RN, ADN
Wendy Poland RN
Train the Trainer
Train the Trainer
Nurse Aide Training includes:

  • Nurse Aide Theory/Lab
    Mandatory Ohio Department of Health (NATCEP) curriculum includes: safety; infection control; personal care; mental health; care impaired; residentsí rights; communication; data collection; basic nursing skills; role and responsibility; disease process; and older adult growth. In addition students gain valuable skills through hands-on lab experience taking vital signs/blood pressure; dressing/feeding dependent residents; catheter care; abdominal thrusts; basic activity planning/dosage calculation/medical terminology; safe transfers using walkers, gait belts and mechanical lifts. Students must obtain 80% to pass.

  • Heartsaver© First Aid
    Manage illness and injuries within the first few minutes of their occurrence until professional help arrives. Students will receive a Pass or Fail grade and a course completion card upon passing.


  • Nurse Aide Clinical Experience
    Gain hands on experience in a long term care facility putting into practice skills successfully demonstrated in Nurse Aide Theory/Lab. Students must obtain 80% on skills clinical check-off in order to pass.

  • Basic Life Support for Healthare Provider
    Teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on High-Quality CPR and team dynamics. Learn how to perform basic life support (adult/child/infant) and AED in a variety of healthcare settings.



Additional Enrollment Requirements (In addition to Regular Enrollment Requirements)
  • Complete/Sign Risk Advisory Form
  • Complete/Sign Program Enrollment Questionaire
  • Complete 2 step Tuberculin Skin Test
  • Obtain Physical
  • Employment options are limited for persons with felonies or other recent criminal charges and may affect a student's enrollment or certification.
  • Student must be able to lift 50 pounds



Scheduled Nurse Aide Training Classes:

Students' 16 hours of clinical experiences are scheduled for 2 days of the program.

  • May 10 - June 21, 2018
    Clinical Hours

  • July 5 - August 2, 2018
    Clinical Hours

  • August 2 - September 13, 2018 (Seats are limited)
    Clinical Hours

  • October 1 - October 26, 2018
    Clinical Hours

  • November 12 - December 13, 2018
    Clinical Hours

  • January 9 - February 8, 2019
    Clinical Hours

  • February 11 - March 14, 2019
    Clinical Hours

  • March 18 - April 12, 2019
    Clinical Hours

  • April 23 - June 6, 2019
    Clinical Hours

  • 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (Monday - Thursday)
    12:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

  • 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Monday - Friday)
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (Monday - Thursday)
    12:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

  • 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Monday - Friday)
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Monday - Friday)
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Monday - Friday)
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Monday - Friday)
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Monday - Friday)
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (Monday - Thursday)
    12:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.



Fees (96-hour program)
Tuition
$480
*Estimated Fees (includes state test)
$215
Program Total
$695
*Estimated Fees include: books, physical, CPR/First Aid, ON-SITE state testing, and career/personal counseling services.
Fees may change before class begins.


Articulation Agreements
Franklin University - 3.33 credit hours
(Bachelor of Science in Applied Healthcare Management degree)

North Central State College - 8 credit hours
(Associate in Health Services Technology degree)





Contact Director:
Sonja Pluck


600 Esley Lane

Mansfield, OH 44905
419-589-6363


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