Certified Nursing Assistant

This course prepares students for entry-level employment as a nursing assistant in a health care facility or a client’s home. Students are able to perform specific nursing assistant care under the direct supervision of a licensed registered nurse. This course is designed to meet the requirements of the State of Wisconsin Certified Nursing Assistance board and allows students the ability to take the Certified Nursing Assistance licensure exam.

Student Profile

Students entering the Nursing Assistant program should possess the following:

1. A desire to be part of a team dedicated to healing and improving lives.

2. A desire to provide direct care to patients.

Program Outcomes

After completing the Nursing Assistant certificate, students will:

  • Schedule and take their board test with Headmaster to receive Wisconsin State Certification.

  • To provide certification of their license to enter a Nursing, Medical Assistant, or Home Health Aide training program.

Career Outlook

CNAs have a choice of job opportunities. Many like to work in residential or long-term care facilities.


But there are other options, depending on your interests: hospitals, clinics, or hospices. You can also get additional certification in some specialties, including geriatrics and pediatrics.

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Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) is a non-profit Ojibwe tribal community college.  We are an open-door institution which welcomes anyone who would like to work toward a better tomorrow.  LCOOC does not discriminate based upon race and will not deny admission to any Native student regardless of tribal enrollment or affiliation. We are compliant with Title IX which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.


LCO Ojibwe College
13466 W. Trepania Rd.
Hayward, WI 54843


Phone: 715.634.4790
Toll-Free: 888.526.6221
Fax: 715.634.5049

LCOOC Sustainable Agriculture Research Station

13457W Froemel Rd.

Hayward, WI 54843


Phone: 715.634.9666


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