State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA), Certificate of Completion

Curriculum Code #C201

Effective May 2024

Division of Health and Wellness Sciences

The nurse aide or nursing assistant performs basic nursing related services to patients and residents in a long-term facility. The graduate of the program is eligible to sit for the state certification test in Ohio and may work as a nursing assistant in several health care settings such as nursing homes, hospitals and home care agencies.

Total Hours6

Indicates that this course can be taken concurrently with SDEV 101.


A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Program Contact(s):

Linda Sulkowski

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your advising team.

More program information can be found on our website.

Admission Requirements for Nurse Aide Training Competency Evaluation Program (TCEP)

  1. Official high school or GED and college/program transcripts (if applicable) on file in the LCCC Records office or a referral from LCCC Adult Diploma Program staff.
  2. Must be 17 year of age on program application. 
  3. Health physical admission packet turned in at the Health and Wellness Sciences division, HS 223 and criminal background clearance.
  4. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider course is strongly recommended.
  5. Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.

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Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Be prepared to successfully pass the State Test Exam for Nurse Aides.
  2. Be judged as satisfactory or better as an entry-level nurse aide employee by employers.
  3. Demonstrate minimum competency in knowledge (written), skill testing and standards as required by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH).  
  4. Graduate will apply the roles and responsibilities of a nurse aide in the provision of care of a resident in long-term care.
  5. Graduate will exercise critical thinking skills to solve problems appropriate to the nurse aide role. 
  6. Graduate will integrate therapeutic communication strategies with resident interactions. 
  7. Graduate will utilize safety practices in all aspects of resident care. 
  8. Students will demonstrate mastery in all state test topic areas.