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Contact Information
Julie McKenzie - Director
Human Resources
257 W. St. George Ave.
Grantsburg, WI 54840
Email: jmckenzie@burnettmedicalcenter.com
Phone: 715-463-7286
Fax: 715-463-7359

CNA Program

Interested in becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant?

Burnett Medical Center is a state-approved facility to hold classes for those wanting to become a CNA. The class consists of a four-week program. The first two weeks is a 40-hour online training course with regular online attendance and progression (computer required). Must pass with an 80% or higher to continue to the lab and clinical portion of the program. The last two weeks (lab and clinical portion) are on-site at Burnett Medical Center's Continuing Care Center under the instruction of an RN trainer. The lab/clinical portion equals 35-40 hours making the total course 75-80 hours (hours are dependent of class size and progression). The completion of the course prepares you to take the state test which includes a written test and skill test.

Upcoming classes (Each class is limited to eight individuals):

Spring 2024

  • Apply online by May 1, 2024
  • Orientation is at BMC at 3:30pm-5pm on May 29 and is mandatory. You must have required documentation submitted; pass a background check, drug screen, and physical evaluation; bring immunization record.
  • Online class runs from May 30-June 16.
  • The lab/clinical in-person portion of the class starts June 17. Those specific dates will be given at orientation.

Fall 2024

  • Apply online by September 4, 2024
  • Orientation is at BMC at 3:30pm-5pm on September 25 and is mandatory. You must have required documentation submitted; pass a background check, drug screen, and physical evaluation; bring immunization record.
  • Online class runs from September 26-October 13.
  • The lab/clinical in-person portion of the class starts October 14. Those specific dates will be given at orientation.

Cost: $700.00 (state test is a separate additional fee). There are also many options to become a CNA for free. Check out Wiscaregivercna.com to learn more.

If you or someone you know is interested, please contact Joann Phernetton at 715-463-7278 or Jessica Ciotta at 715-463-7311 for further information.

CNA Program

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