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State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA) Training Program
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This program prepares nurse aides to provide quality, direct patient care under the supervision of licensed nursing personnel. The 80-hour course includes theory, as well as supervised lab and clinical training. Upon completion of the course, students are qualified to take the competency evaluation (State Test) at a recognized state testing center.

Location, Dates and Times:
Classroom instruction will be held at the following locations (to be determined):

St. Elizabeth Training and Education Center (SETEC)
3861 Olympic Blvd
Erlanger, KY 41018 
St. Elizabeth Florence 
4900 Houston Road 
Florence, KY 41042 

St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas
85 North Grand Ave
Ft. Thomas, KY  41075
State-Tested Nurse Aide Training 10-Day Course
The 10-day course combines classroom and clinical time during a 10-day period to complete the course requirements. This course is open to anyone who meets the specified course requirements.
2016 10-Day Traditional Class Dates:
Feb/March 2016 Class Dates and Times 
Time: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Dates: Feb 22, 23, 29, March 1, 8, 11 
Feb/March 2016 Clinical Dates and Times   
Time: 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Dates: March 3, 9, 17, 18
October 2016 Class Dates and Times
Time: 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Dates: October 3, 5, 6, 10, 17, 19
October 2016 Clinical Dates and Times
Time: 7 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Dates: October 11, 18, 24, 27

2016 State-Tested Nurse Aide Training Online Course for Nursing and Pre-Nursing Students
The online course combines computer-based learning modules and on-site clinical time to complete course requirements.  All students must show proof of acceptance to college or university.  All computer modules and workbook chapters must be complete prior to attending clinical dates.

2016 Online Class Dates:

June 2016 - June 7, 8, 9, 10, (Orientation May 9, 3 PM)
July 2016- July 12, 13, 14, 15 (Orientation June 13, 3 PM) 

Time: 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. for all online class/clincal dates

For more information, please contact the Program Coordinator: Betty Cottongim MSN, RN, at betty.cottongim@stelizabeth.com or at (859) 655-4867.
Course Requirements

  • Course requirements must be completed prior to specified deadline.
  • NO artifical nails of any kind are permitted in patient care areas.


Application and $100 deposit required to hold a spot in the class (or on waiting list, if applicable). Most classes fill up several weeks in advance of the start date.

Payment in full is needed on the first day of class, and on the orientation date for the online class. Additional Prerequisites (needed at least 2 weeks in advance of class- specific dates TBA):

  • Proof of high school diploma, GED, college transcripts/acceptance letter or equivalent
  • Proof of Health Insurance
  • Physical within the last 12 months stating you are capable of participating in the class
  • PPD skin test- read as negative (or chest x-ray confirming no TB)
  • MMR (documentation if born after 1957)- or titers drawn showing levels to be within normal limits
  • Hepatitis B vaccination records OR proof of starting vaccination OR signed waiver
  • Proof of Liability Insurance- will give information on after enrolled in class (cost is generally around $45)
  • Proof of results of criminal record report (s) for KY (courts.ky.gov, approx. $20) and state of residency (if they differ)


At time of Interview and Orientation

ü  Participants must be able to commit to the classroom and clinical time requirements described in the course syllabus.

ü  Information will be given regarding uniform for clinicals, dress code for class, and class expectations.

Students with incomplete paperwork will not be permitted to start class.

Cost: $495 for 10-day course, $595 for online course, $195 for employees
**Class enrollment is limited** 

Please forward your completed application and $100 deposit to:
St. Elizabeth Healthcare Nurse Aide Training Program
Staff Development/SETEC
Attention: Betty Cottongim
1 Medical Village Dr
Edgewood, KY, 41017
*Check, money order or payroll deduction ONLY for deposits. NO CASH!!!*

Refund Policy: Five days prior to the start of class, a 100% refund.  After this time a $100 processing fee will be deducted.  No refund will be available after the first day of class for the 10-day class and after the initial start date (orientation date) of the on-line class.

Program Application for Nurse Aide Training Program 
Click here to download an application if you ARE a current employee of St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

Click here to download an application if you ARE NOT a current employee of St. Elizabeth Healthcare.


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