Program Overview

Begin your journey to learn how to assist in the care, treatment, and healing of patients in need of the skills and expertise the STNA program can provide. This is a one-year, senior-only program designed to put students on the right path toward obtaining an STNA licensure or similar credential.

Students will learn the basic skills in patient and health care including feeding, bathing, personal hygiene, catheter care, monitoring vital signs, and mobilizing patients. Students will be prepared to enter a variety of industry settings including assisted living facilities, hospitals, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, residential care facilities, or even in the patient’s home.

A Black, female student greets her patient while holding the bed remote control.

What you will learn

  • Sterile technique

  • Wound care & dressing

  • Medical terminology

  • Nurse aide training

  • Phlebotomy

  • General patient care

Career Pathways

  • State Certified Nurse’s Aide

  • Assisted Living

  • Medical Assistant

  • Nursing Assistant

  • Traveling STNA

  • Patient Care Technician

A group of students huddle around CPR training devices as one student applies compressions.

What else do I need to know?


Fairfield Career Center
3985 Coonpath Road NW
Carroll, OH 43112

Program Length

This is a one-year program designed for seniors, only.

Frequently Asked Questions

Meet your instructor


If you have questions regarding the STNA program, please contact Heather Tinsley.