State Tested Nurse Aide

Program Description

  • Gain knowledge and practice medical procedures in various health care related careers
  • Learn in a state-of-the-art simulated work environment to develop a person’s work ethic, professionalism, and employability skills
  • Utilize basic health care skills and be prepared for a rewarding health care career
  • Complete training and take exam to become a State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA)
  • Participate in resident care in area nursing homes
  • Practice a variety of health care processes, techniques, and diagnostic procedures in a professional environment
  • Use STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) classes to better understand the human body and its health related concerns

Course Topics

  • Medical Terminology
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Careers in Heath Care
  • Introduction to Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Infection Control and Safety

Industry-Recognized Credentials

  • State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA)
  • American Heart Association CPR/AED – Health Care Provider
  • American Heart Association First Aid

Career Opportunities

Entry Level (with high school diploma and career training)
  • State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA) in Long-term Care, Home Heath or Hospital
  • Patient Care Technician
Technical (with CTE training, associate degree, technical certification)
  • Registered Nurse
  • Radiology Technician
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Medical Assistant
  • Dental Hygienist
Professional (with Bachelor’s degree & beyond)
  • Advanced Practice Nurse (Nurse Practitioner, Midwife, Nurse Anesthetist)
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physical Therapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Veterinarian

Program Instructor

Lecia Wadsworth
Sentinel CTC