Nursing assistant courses are offered by colleges, nursing homes and hospitals throughout the Akron, Ohio region. To find approved courses, search the Ohio Department of Health's program list by county, and select Summit County.
Courses approved by the Ohio Department of Health require a clinical experience, during which students provide direct care to residents of a local nursing home. Newly certified state-tested nursing assistants frequently find employment with the health care facility in which they complete their clinical experience.
Successful completion of an approved course allows graduates to register for the state test. Passing this test grants the credential of State-Tested Nursing Assistant.