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State Tested Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant

Program Length
STNA: 2 weeks
PCA: 1 week
5 WK PLUS Program STNA/PCA: 5 weeks
Days/Times

2017 class schedule-STNA and PCA

2017 class schedule-5 WK PLUS Program STNA

Program Dates

See schedule under “days/times”.

Program Campus Location
Health Professions Academy at OhioMeansJobs
(All registrations must be completed here.)
1916 Central Parkway
Cincinnati, Ohio 45214
Phone: 513.961.4220
Fax: 513.961.2327
Scarlet Oaks Career Campus
303 Scarlet Oaks Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45241 (Entry 3)
(Formerly 3254 East Kemper Road)
Tuition Information

Tuition: Includes books, materials, and testing fees

State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA): $825
Patient Care Assistant (PCA): $375

5 WK PLUS Program (STNA/PCA): Receive both certifications plus employ-ability skills and soft skills-$2300.

Other Costs

Background check, TB tests, physical, WorkKeys assessment, scrubs, shoes, and a watch with a second hand

Related Information

Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education

2017 STNA admission packet

2017 PCA admission packet

2017 WK PLUS Program STNA/PCA admission packet

For course descriptions and registration information, contact the Health Professions Academy at 513.961.4220.

All registrations must take place at Health Professions Academy at OhioMeansJobs at least one week prior to the start of class.

 

Health Careers Collaborative of Greater Cincinnati is a partnership of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Dress for Success, Gateway Community and Technical College, Great Oaks Health Professions Academy, Mercy Health, Mercy Neighborhood Ministries, OhioMeansJobs, TriHealth, and UC Health working together providing services for the unemployed and underemployed entering health careers.

Join the Ever-Growing Health Care Field with these Short-Term Certification Programs

Click here for a detailed information flyer.

Prepare for employment in hospitals or long-term care facilities through the Health Professions Academy.

Begin with State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) training to learn the basics of personal patient care under the supervision of a licensed nurse. Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to take the STNA state test.

After completing STNA training, continue with Patient Care Assistant (PCA) training where students learn how to provide acute medical and surgical care under the supervision of a licensed nurse.

Or, combine employability skills and soft skills with both the STNA and PCA certifications in the
5 WK PLUS Program State Tested Nursing Assistant/Patient Care Assistant (STNA/PCA).

* Please note: These programs are not eligible for Pell Grant or Stafford Loans (FAFSA). Please click here to view other types of assistance.

 

Enrollment Requirements:

  • For the 2 week STNA training – BCI & I and FBI background checks; WorkKeys® assessment; physical examination, which includes a two-step PPD; flu vaccine (fall/winter classes); social security card; and a high school diploma or GED®.
  • For the 1 week PCA training – Same requirements as the 2 week STNA training, plus successful completion of State of Ohio Nursing Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program with name listed on Nurse Aide Registry.
  • For the 5 WK PLUS Program STNA/PCA – Same requirements as the 2 week STNA training, plus attend an information session at the Health Professions Academy to learn about additional requirements.

Ready to Enroll?

  • Attend an information session. To register call 513.961.4220, offered most Tuesdays at
    11:00 am.
  • Print off an admission packet (see related information) or visit the Health Professions Academy at OhioMeansJobs®, 1916 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45214.
  • All registrations must take place at Health Professions Academy at OhioMeansJobs, 1916 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45214.
  • For WorkKeys® test information, visit the ACT® website.
  • To register for ACT’s free WorkKeys online test prep curriculum click here.
  • For free WorkKeys practice tests visit the OhioMeansJobs website.

Questions?

  • Contact Health Professions Academy at OhioMeansJobs 513.961.4220

   

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