Course Description

If you are a caring individual who enjoys helping people, the STNA position is for you. Working with patients who need your assistance and care will provide a sense of purpose at work. Are you looking for a rewarding career where you are able to help others live a more fulfilling life? If so, train for this in-demand health career through our Ohio Department of Health approved training program. After completion of this class, you will be qualified to work in nursing homes, hospitals, home care, hospice, assisted living, and as independent providers. Register Today with Tri-C!

Course Outline

Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program (NATCEP) – Standards, Guidelines and more:

• Communication and Interpersonal Skills

• Mental Health and Social Service Needs

• Resident Rights

• Infection Control

• Safety & Emergency

• Restorative Services

• Basic Nursing Skills

• Personal Care Skills

• State Exam Preparation

• Integrated Career & Job Readiness


Learner Outcomes

Basic Life Support CPR certification for health care providers.

Clinical: 16 hours may be held on weekdays or weekends (times may vary). Clinical days vary by class.

Eligible to take the Ohio Department of Health Nurse Aide Competency Exam for certification.

Onsite State Testing scheduled by STNA Preceptor. The 1st attempt is included in the cost.


Program cost is $1200.00 (includes text materials, CPR, Professionalism, 1st State Test).  

This is a non-credit certificate program and is not covered by financial aid (FAFSA, student loans, etc.).

Registration may be done online or by calling 216-987-3075, option 1

You will be notified via email of the STNA orientation date prior to the start of classes.



High School Diploma/GED preferred or in progress. Current high school students welcomed!

Recommended: Math 6th grade level and Reading 8th grade level.

There are no course prerequisites for the program.

Successfully pass fingerprint and background check – Required prior to clinicals (subject to change)

Completion of immunization requirements: 2 Step TB testing and Influenza (seasonal only) prior to clinicals.

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Section Title
State Tested Nursing Assistant (Accelerated)
M, T, W, Th
9:00AM to 3:00PM
Jun 05, 2023 to Jun 22, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
F797 non-credit $1,200.00
Section Notes
The STNA program will be in-person classes. The lectures are in-person on campus. You will need your student ID number in order to access Blackboard for assigned videos and assignments. An audio version of the lectures will also be available to you on Blackboard. In order to view the lectures and videos, a computer and internet access will be needed. Tri-C has a Blackboard app for mobile phones that can also be used (adequate data on your phone plan will be needed). Students will be required to attend classes for lecture and skills demonstration. Tri-C will be practicing social distancing and a mask is required at all times while in the building. Classes are held at the Corporate College West in Westlake, 25425 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake, 44145, room 313. Health requirements and background checks are needed for clinicals that will be held in nursing facilities. Students are required to be FULLY  vaccinated (Covid) before you are able to attend clinicals. Fully vaccinated means it has been two weeks after your second Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 2 weeks after the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. Clinicals are required to complete the program.The uniform requirements are solid navy blue nursing scrubs and white or black nursing shoes or tennis shoes, which the student must purchase. If you have any questions, please contact Once you are registered, you will get an email from me with more information. If you are having trouble registering online, please email and include your phone number so someone can call you back. Please check the website for information about applying for a scholarship,