Nurse aide, often referred to as a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) or in Ohio an STNA (State Tested Nurse Aide), is a great entry into the healthcare industry. Nurse Aides provide basic care and help with daily living activities such as bathing and dressing patients, assisting with meals and taking and recording patient vital signs like temperature and blood pressure. Nurse Aides can make a significant difference in the quality of care patients receive.
STNA Classes at Larock are taught by experienced instructors, focused on teaching basic nursing and personal care skills, along with other fundamentals required to prepare for the state test and, upon successful completion of nurse aide training, enter the job field as a competitive job candidate.
Individuals ready to take the next step toward a career as a Nurse Aide or STNA must enroll in a state-approved competency and training program. Every state has specific requirements. Becoming an STNA in Ohio requires the completion of STNA classes and a training program approved by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). An approved Nurses Aide program consists of at least 71 hours of classroom and clinical instruction. If you are looking to move up the nursing career ladder, many nursing colleges require an STNA in Ohio for consideration into their nursing program.
Learn more about how Larock Healthcare Academy’s Nurse Aide training in Ohio and Northern Kentucky can help you begin your new career as an STNA or CNA. Enroll today!
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Nurse Aide STNA Career Possibilities
One of the great advantages of pursuing a career as a Nurse Aide is the vast array of job opportunities that will be available within the healthcare industry. As a certified STNA you can work in a variety of healthcare settings, such as:
Residential care facilities
Long-term care facilities
Private care services