Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry Frequently Asked Questions
The Department of Health Services has one state-administered competency test, as allowed under federal law, to ensure a neutral and objective nurse aide testing
The Department contracts with Pearson Vue to deliver Wisconsinís
Nurse Aide Registry services.
The DHS liaison with Pearson Vue and the American Red Cross of the Susquehanna
Valley (ARCSV) is the Office
of Caregiver Quality, Department of Health Services, Division of Quality Assurance,
PO Box 2969, Madison, WI 53701-2969, (608) 261-8319.
Listed below are list of frequently asked questions related to nurse
aides. Use the link in the question to obtain the answer or you may access
the Nurse Aide Registry Frequently
Asked Questions and Answers web pages directly.
Who do I contact about my Nurse Aide Registry
How do I verify a nurse aideís status on the Nurse Aide
How do I report my name or address change or correct my name or
SSN on the Registry?
How do I get a replacement Nurse Aide
Do I have to pay a fee to update my Nurse Aide Registry record or
get a replacement nurse aide card?
When is my employment eligibility expiration
How do I update my employment eligibility
to work in federally
In the past, my employer submitted my Renewal Form to the
Registry in a mass mailing with other nurse aides. Should they
continue to do that?
What do I do if my employment eligibility has expired but I have
been working as a nurse aide the whole time?
What if I havenít worked as a nurse aide in the last 24 months?
My or my spouse's certification lapsed while I was on a military
deployment. How can I update my employment eligibility?
How long will it take for my employment eligibility to be updated
after I send in my Renewal form?
I sent in my Renewal form but my record on the Registry has not
been updated yet. Can I still work as a nurse aide in a federally
How do I transfer my status from another stateís Nurse Aide
Registry to the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry?
How do I transfer from the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry to
another stateís Nurse Aide Registry?
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September 11, 2012