nine week course provides classroom, and hands-on learning with an
instructor. To enroll in the next class at Fox Valley Technical College, Clintonville, please e-mail JoAnn Beschta or Chris Thern or call
and ask for either one at 715-823-1555 or 1-800-321-7133.
This nine week course meets the requirement for the Practical Nursing and
Nursing Associate Degree.
offers many Nursing Assistant Classes at different times and dates.
nursing assistant provides personal care for confined patients under
the supervision of nursing and medical staff. Some of the duties certified nursing
assistants do are:
patients dress, bathe, & shave.
- Help patients in and out of
- Help patients with walking or
- Move patients to dining rooms or
- Change dirty
- Serve meals and helping patients
- Keep patients
- Take pulse and blood pressure
and record results
- Observe and report patients
nursing assistants are employed in health care facilities. They spend long hours standing and they
do heavy lifting. They must deal
with unpleasant sights, smells, and sounds. They must wear protective gloves and
clothing and have vaccinations to protect themselves against diseases. They risk
back injury when lifting and moving patients.
Nursing assistants work in nursing homes, hospitals, and home health care
Nursing assistants must be:
to work with a team
Nursing Assistants can be trained at: