Nurse Assistant Training - CNA

Event Date:
Friday, February 23, 2024 - 1:00pm to Friday, August 16, 2024 - 4:30pm
Course Status:
Event SKU: Event-2663
Registration Fee:
Facility Room:
Classroom, Low Fidelity



The CHES Nurse Assistant (CNA) Class  - Spring/Summer 2024 (Blended) is now accepting enrollments. This CNA class is approved by the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Upon passing the course, students are eligible to take the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Examination in order to be listed on the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry. For more information about the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry, please visit:

The CHES CNA class meets the minimum 75 hour requirement for Wisconsin. Approximately 40 hours are to be completed online/remotely and consists of web-based lectures, videos, quizzes, and assignments. Approximately 35 hours will be in-person, divided between hands-on skills demonstration at the CHES skills lab and 16-hours performing patient care at UnityPoint Health Meriter Hospital. Students must complete all online content prior to their scheduled hands-on and clinical session and attend all in-person hours of the course.

Students are required to have access to a computer and internet. Upon completion of this course, students are eligible to take the State of Wisconsin Nurse Aide Competency Examination (separate cost).  Students must meet additional requirements as outlined in the Policy and Procedures and Student Handbook, which is available upon request.


  • Online component (asynchronous) and Clincial Onboarding: 

Students complete the online portion at their own pace/convenience, but must be completed prior to attending Hands-on Skills and Clinical component.
Clinical onboarding includes submitting certain health and background check screening requirements.

  • Hands-on Skills and Clinical Component:

The following schedules are available for the Spring/Summer Schedule:

Section 1 (closed): May 14 - May 22, 2024
Section 2 (closed): May 28 - June 6, 2024
Section 3 (closed): June 11 - June 19, 2024
Section 4 (closed): July 9 - 17, 2024
Section 5 (1 slot open): July 30 - August, 7 2024

  • Wisconsin Nurse Aide Examination:

CHES is an approved test site for the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Exam and will host an exam for each section within one week from the last day of the class. Payment for the exam will need to be processed on the last day of the class. CHES will provide guidance in this process. The exam is administered by D&S Headmaster and more information about the exam can be found on the following webpage:


Registration cannot be completed on this website because of the multiple steps involved. Below is a list of steps students will need to complete. 

  1. Please email to express interest and request the Student Handbook and Pre-registration Form. It will be most helpful if you let us know in which section(s) you are most interested (see dates listed above).
  2. Send completed pre-registration form to (you will be able to rank your desired sections)
  3. Schedule a pre-admission phone call to get your questions answered and pay tuition in full $1,200 (note, tuition does not include health screening requirements, BLS CPR, Background Check, or Wisconsin Nurse Aide Exam).
  4. Once your registration and payment are received, you will be able to get started with Online and Clinical Onboarding components.

You are always welcome to contact us with questions! Email will get you the fastest response.

Email for application materials.

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