Nursing Assistant - Limited Term Requirements and Application

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From submitting your application to admission to registration, WITC is available to help guide you through the admissions process. To help you successfully complete this certificate, WITC has developed a set of requirements and functional ability criteria. For students with a disability, reasonable accommodations are available to help you be successful in the program of your choice. 


Admission Requirements

The first step to get admitted is to fill out a WITC application, and WITC will guide you from there. If you're not quite ready to become a student, visit a campus to get the full WITC experience. A campus tour will give you the opportunity to meet staff, instructors and students, tour the campus and get a real feel for the campus culture. 

  • Be at least 16 years old

  • Complete application process

  • Review and sign Background Check Disclosure

  • Submit Background Check fee

  • Have an acceptable Wisconsin Caregiver Background Check

  • Attend a mandatory orientation session scheduled prior to start of class

  • Review and sign Functional Abilities Disclosure

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Program-Specific Requirements

How to Apply

The Nursing Assistant program offers the opportunity to work in a healthcare setting as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) and is also a prerequisite to the WITC Associate Degree Nursing program. Because the Nursing Assistant program is approved by the State of Wisconsin’s Department of Health Services, the application process has very specific requirements for entry into our program.

Please contact your local Student Services office to apply or for a detailed information packet. 

Nursing Assistant - Limited Term Orientation 2020-21

All Nursing Assistant - Limited Term students are required to attend a program orientation scheduled approximately two weeks prior to start of class.  Detailed information will be provided prior to the scheduled orientation date.

  • Read, complete and provide at the program orientation:
    • Functional Abilities Disclosure - listed above under Admission Requirements. Read the functions and initial/sign the last page as described. This will be discussed in further detail at the program orientation.
    • Wisconsin Caregiver Background Check Disclosure - listed above under Admission Requirements. Read the disclosure and sign the 2nd page.  This will be discussed in further detail at the program orientation. Information from the Caregiver Background Check may affect your ability to find employment after graduation. All Nursing Assistant students are required to complete a Wisconsin Caregiver Background Check and it must be completed within 90 days of the start of the program.
    • Confidentiality Statement - all Nursing and Allied Health students are required to sign this document.
    • Student Identification Information Form - all Nursing Assistant students are required to complete this document.
  • NA - Limited Term Certificate Checklist - required prior to 1st day of class: 

Technology Requirements

If using Macintosh or Linux based computers, coursework must be submitted using your Office365 tools provided with your WITC email account. It is important to verify with your Program Faculty if non-Windows based computers are acceptable in the program.

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Contact

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Rice Lake Admissions Contact

Shawn Larson

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5220

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Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 3195

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New Richmond Admissions Contact

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 4339

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Superior Admissions Contact

Mary Glad

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 6243

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