Certified Nursing Assistant
The main role of a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is to provide basic care to patients and assist them in daily activities that include bathing, dressing, feeding, and taking vital signs. The role of a CNA is essential in long-term care. Compassionate individuals with a deep desire to care for others are needed to fill these positions.
Education & Experience:
A CNA must complete a state-approved nurse aide training program, pass the nurse aide competency evaluation consisting of both a written and a skills test, and be listed in good standing as a CNA on the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry. Currently in Wisconsin, a nurse aide training program consists of a minimum of 120 hours of classroom instruction and 32 hours of clinical training. The training program must be approved by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services..