COVID-19 and the nurse aide shortage
Learn more about how you can address nurse aide surge staffing due to COVID-19.
Working under the direct supervision of a licensed practical nurse or registered nurse, a certified nurse aide (CNA) does the following:
- Assists residents with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, or eating.
- Performs procedures that are within the scope of practice for a CNA.
The Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry lists the names of CNAs who, through training, testing and experience, meet federal and/or state requirements to work in Wisconsin.
- Registry: 888-401-0465
- Testing: 888-401-0462
Rules and Regulations
The Nurse Aide Training and Testing program is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Quality Assurance. Contact us if you have questions.