Facts and Questions
What is an STNA? State Tested Nurse Aide
What is the difference between an STNA and a CNA? STNA and CNA are the same thing? It is called CNA in some states but here in Ohio it is called STNA.
How many hours is a class? 75 total hours, 59 classroom hours, and 16 clinical hours.
How long are the classes? 2 weeks long.
What skills will I learn in class? How to provide care for the elderly and the ill, learning and applying job safety and infection control, bathing, grooming, feeding, ambulating residents, and dressing.
How many students are in a class? We average 16 to 24 students.
Do I need a uniform for class? Yes, navy blue scrubs.
Is the text book included? The textbook is leased.
Do I need to have a High School Diploma or GED to take this class? No.
Do I need to have a background check before taking this class? No, there is no background check required to take the class.
Does your program conduct clinicals? If so, where? Yes, at Crown Pointe Care Center.
How does this class apply to nursing school requirements? This is NURC101.
How much do the classes cost? $385 including the textbook and lab materials.
Do you assist with the state testing? Yes, we offer unlimited free reviews for the skills, free sample state written tests on computers, and unlimited access to the facility to practice your skills and written exams. As a result of our thoroughness, PCHS has the highest pass rate in the state of Ohio.
Do you offer financial aid? Yes, we offer financial through Job and Family Services and all county and local offices that provide assistance to individuals looking to obtain or advance in a career. We also have a 90 day NO credit check student loan program.
What jobs could I get by being certified as an STNA? Patient care associate, nurse’s aide, home healthcare aide, or work in hospitals, nursing homes, client’s residences, or physician’s offices.
On average what do STNAs get paid? $10 to $15 per hour.
What if I let my STNA registration expire? You will have to take the class over again.
Are You Accredited? Yes, through the ODH and BBB.
Can I tour your facility? Yes, please call to schedule a tour at 614-896-6420.