State Tested Nursing Assistant

State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA)

This course offers 80 hours of training including 16 hours of clinical experience in a long-term care facility. Students completing the program are eligible to take the state test for long-term care nursing assistants. 
Students will need the following before clinicals: a two-step Mantoux test from the Health Department or your doctor’s office (prior test must have been given within the last 6 months), comfortable black shoes (cannot be open-toed or open heeled), and uniform (included with tuition). Students need a valid picture ID plus their SS card (not just the number) to be presented at state test. Class size is limited to 20.
Day Classes: 
Classes are held on Mondays - Thursdays from 9:00am - 3:00pm.                             
Clinical hours held on Thursdays and Fridays.
06/01/20 - 06/19/20 
*additional daytime class options

Evening Classes: 
Classes are held on Mondays - Thursdays from 4:00pm - 10:00pm.                      
Clinical hours held on Thursdays and Fridays.
07/13/20 - 07/31/20
08/10/20 - 08/28/20
09/14/20 - 10/02/20
10/19/20 - 11/06/20
11/30/20 - 12/18/20
01/11/21 - 01/29/21 
02/08/21 - 02/26/21
04/05/21 - 04/25/21

*Additional Daytime Classes:
Classes are held monthly at the Van Wert Vancrest Facility and are mainly for Vancrest hires.  If seats are available, other students who apply through Vantage Career Center can be enrolled.  Classes run from 7:00 am through 4:00 pm.  Call Vantage Career Center for available dates.  
Tuition: $695 includes one uniform and one-time only cost for state test
Additional Costs:  Students can expect to pay up to $50 for application fee and shoes for clinicals.       
Health Requirements:  2-step Mantoux test cost is typically covered by health insurance otherwise expect to pay $40 for each test.  
Note:  Mantoux tests take two weeks and must be completed prior to the start of classes.
Financial Assistance:  Veteran's Educational Benefits may be used for those who qualify.  Tuition assistance may be provided by your employer or Ohio Means Jobs agency in your county.  Tuition is covered under the Adult Diploma Program for qualifying students.   

course descriptions

List of topics that will be covered in the program.

Faculty and Staff

Shirley Jarvis, BS, RN
Program Coordinator/Instructor
Amy Burgei, BSN

Michelle Porter, LPN


Contact us

Maria Diltz
Maria Diltz
Enrollment Coordinator / Customized Training Heathcare Coordinator
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2118