STNA Classes in Columbus Ohio

The State Tested Nursing Assistant program uses a 75-hour curriculum approved by the Ohio Department of Health. At our Columbus Ohio branch we offer five different sections. Pick the one that works best for your schedule.

State Tested Nurse Aide Sections:

Full Time Day Two Weeks Class
This two-week day session is our accelerated, full-time section for those students who wish to complete the nursing assistant classes in the shortest possible time frame in Columbus. The day class is a TOTAL of 10 days. This STNA class is offered Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. A new day class starts every two weeks. Clinicals are held on the second Thursday and Friday of class from 6:45 am to 3:30 pm.

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Evening Four Weeks Class
This part-time session meets three nights per week Monday through Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 10:50 pm for four weeks. For a total of 14 days, this section is offered on the first Monday of every month with clinicals being held on the last weekend of classes from 6:45 am to 3:30 pm.

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Weekend Eight Weeks Class
Another one of our part-time sections in Columbus, this section meets only once a week on Saturdays from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm for a period of eight (8) weeks plus one weekend of clinicals which are held from 6:45 am to 3:30 pm on the ninth weekend of the program.

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Part Time Morning Four Weeks Class
This four-week AM class is our part-time day section designed for students who wish to attend class during the day but who are unable to commit to a full day session. This part-time day session meets for a total of 17 days Monday through Thursday from 8:30 am to 1:50 pm for the first three weeks and Monday through Wednesday from 8:30 am to 1:50 pm during week four. Clinicals for this part-time day session are held from 6:45 am to 3:30 pm on Thursday and Friday during week four. Part-time morning classes begin the first Monday of every month

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Part Time Afternoon Four Weeks Class
This four-week PM class is another part-time variation designed for students whose schedule dictates the need to attend class during the afternoon. This part-time session also meets for a total of 17 days - 15 classroom and two clinical - Monday through Thursday from 1:30 pm to 5:45 pm for the first three weeks and Monday through Wednesday from 1:30 pm to 5:45 pm during week four. Clinicals for this part-time afternoon session are held from 6:45 am to 3:30 pm on Thursday and Friday during week four. Part-time afternoon classes begin the first Monday of every month.

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Our Nurse Aide Training Competency and Evaluation Program NATCEP consists of coursework relating to the following healthcare topics: nurse aide roles, communication, interpersonal skills, basic nursing skills, mental health, social services, legal issues, safety & security, signs and symptoms of disease, aging, death and dying, hygiene, grooming, and mobility. In addition to classroom-based training, laboratory training, you will have a "hands on" clinical experience. Upon successful completion of our class, all students will be qualified to take and pass the Ohio State Tested Nurse Aide state examination.

The STNA program is offered multiple times throughout the year. Please go to STNA Program Schedule for the next available start dates. The Ohio Department of Health requires that students complete a minimum of 59 classroom and lab hours plus 16 clinical hours for a total of 75 hours. To ensure that all students meet these requirements, we carefully monitor the time that each student participates in class. If any class time is missed due to an emergency, arrangements must be made to make up the hours at the instructor's discretion. If hours missed are not due to a verifiable emergency or too many hours are missed then the student will be asked to leave the class and restart with the next session.

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CNA Payment Information

Each student must pay a $100.00 deposit at the time of enrollment which acts as a first payment and is applied towards the total balance. All fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable and are applied toward the cost of the program. The remaining balance is due prior to the first class unless other arrangements are made (please see Fee Payment Agreement for details prior to submitting your application). If payment arrangements are made, please remember that your fees will be due on the agreed upon date. It is important that all fees be paid in full five days prior to the last day of class. Otherwise, the clinical session may have to be postponed.

Alia Healthcare Services accepts credit cards, checks and money orders. Deposits and other payments may be mailed or delivered in person to:

Alia Healthcare Services, 1495 Morse Rd, Suite 200, Columbus, OH 43229-3526

About Alia Healthcare STNA

Here at Alia Healthcare Services, our name reflects our noble desire to inspire others to a higher cause.

Founded in 2001, Alia Healthcare began as a nurse and nursing aide staffing service to meet the growing need for quality supplemental medical staffing in medical facilities throughout Central Ohio. As the healthcare markets expanded and the need for qualified personnel grew, Alia’s purpose grew along with it to include the educational component of training students to become State Tested Nurse Aides (STNA). *

In 2008, Alia Healthcare became licensed under the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), under the division of its Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program (NATCEP) unit, to train and license STNAs. We were soon approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing to also offer the Certified Medication Aide course (MA-C). Alia’s was the first training program in Columbus, Ohio to be approved to offer this additional certified course. We have since seen thousands of students successfully pass through our doors and complete these courses.

Alia Healthcare is proud to not only offer quality training to its students, but also to serve as a regionally accredited STNA testing site in Ohio for the STNA and Medication Aide state tests. Statistics have shown that students increase their chances of passing the STNA exam by 20% when taking the exam in a familiar environment, so Alia offers our students the added security of taking the exam right here at our school. Since we are also a medical staffing agency, we offer our students free direct job placement after successful completion of their STNA state board examination.

The staff at Alia is passionate about the community it serves and is committed to providing its students with the real-world skills needed to make a measurable difference in the healthcare field. If you are looking for STNA training in Ohio, call us today to schedule a free no obligation tour. We have campuses near you in Columbus, Cincinnati, or Newark.

* STNA also referred to as Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), Licensed Nurse Aide (LNA), or Geriatric Nurse Aide (GNA) in states other than Ohio.