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STATE TESTED NURSING ASSISTANT (STNA)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEXT SESSION STARTS MARCH 18!
The next nursing assistant session starts March 18. Registration for this 8-week program is now open! Register soon to avoid class cancellation.

If you need a job quickly, becoming a nursing assistant may be right for you.

Nursing assistants are:

  • Compassionate and understanding with a genuine concern for others, especially to assist with the aging process.
  • Dependable with a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Professional in providing service to patients and co-workers.
  • Able to work on their feet and provide physical support to patients such as eating, dressing and using the toilet.
  • Knowledgeable about topics such as personal care, infection control, safety and emergency procedures, resident/patient rights, data collection and older adult growth.

Lakeland's nursing assisting students are then eligible to take the certification exam to become a State Tested Nursing Assistant, known as STNA.

How to get started
  1. Complete an inquiry form to learn more about the program or request a meeting with the program coordinator.
  2. Learn more about financial aid with the short-term program grant opportunity. 
  3. Contact our program coordinator to find out how to become a nursing assistant and start on your journey toward a career in a health care profession.


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