Nurse Aide Registry Statistics
Listed below are the number of active nurse aides on the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry by month for 2016 and 2017.
- A total of 7,508 individuals in 2016 and 7,066 in 2017, successfully completed the Wisconsin-approved standardized competency test and were added to the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry.
- A total of 22,946 individuals in 2016 and 19,364 in 2017, renewed their nurse aide status making them eligible to work in federally certified long-term care facilities, home health agencies, hospices, and hospitals.
Note: A nurse aide candidate has up to one year to take the nurse aide competency test after successfully completing their training. For example, a candidate who completed their training in 2017 may wait until 2018 to take the test.
Nurse Aide Training Program Statistics
Listed below are the number of nurse aides who have graduated from each type of training program in 2016 and 2017.
|Training Program Type||2016||2017|
|Home Health Agency||69||70|
|Wisconsin Technical College||6,206||6,067|