Test Prep to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

HES 150: Introduction to Patient Care (3 credits)

FALL Session

September 15 – November 4

Monday - Thursday

Classroom: 4:30-8:30 pm (Sept 15-Oct 16)

     Location: Science Building, Room S-103

Clinical: 4:30-8:30 pm (Oct 20-Nov 4)

Registration deadline: September 8


January 5 - 23, 2015

Monday – Friday

Classroom: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm (Jan 5 - 16)

     Location: Science Building, Room S-103

Clinical: 6:00 am – 2:30 pm (Jan 19 - 23)

Registration deadline: December 18

UW-Fond du Lac and Clarity Care are offering a 3 credit course to prepare students to take the Nursing Assistant exam and earn a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) designation. This course includes classroom, lab practice and clinical experience. Many college of nursing programs require students to have completed a nursing assistant course with clinical component AND HAVE A CURRENT CNA certificate at time of application.

In this course you will learn the principles and skills necessary to provide quality resident care. These skills and concepts may be applied in various healthcare settings including nursing homes, home health agencies, assisted living, and hospitals. You will learn what it takes/means to be a competent and compassionate caregiver. There is a clinical connected with this course. The course and clinical will be provided by Clarity Care instructors.

Students will borrow a textbook and smock from Clarity Care for use during the class. Students will need to purchase a pair of scrub pants and wear comfortable shoes.

Fee: 3 Credits including tuition cost is $1268.79 summer & winterim; $1,319.67 fall & spring. (Tuition fluctuates based on applicable campus fees that vary by semester.)

Fee: Non-credit $950

A non-refundable deposit of $200 is required for both credit and non-credit options.

Deposit due by registration deadline (see information above for various sessions).

Register: Click here to view the CNA page for step-by-step instructions for registering.