State Tested Nurse Aide

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

Lecia Wadsworth

Program Instructor
lwadsworth@vsctc.org
Sentinel CTC

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 and beyond)

Advanced Practice Nurse (Nurse Practitioner, Midwife, Nurse Anesthetist)
Physician Assistant
Physical Therapist
Pharmacist
Physician
Veterinarian