Training Programs

Certified Nursing Assistant

Aurora provides Certified Nursing Assistant Training programs at several Aurora facilities, allowing you to receive the training needed to provide quality care for patients in a variety of settings. In addition to classroom time, you'll participate in live clinical days, allowing you to receive hands-on experience and an in-person look into what the CNA position entails.

Class Requirements & Cost

  • Classes are offered throughout the year, with specific application deadlines. The course lasts 15 days and is 120 hours long, with class times from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., weekdays only.
  • Perfect Attendance is required for successful completion of the class and to be eligible to take the State of Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry Exam.
  • St. Luke's, Grafton & Summit: The cost for the classes is $600 and $195 testing fee. Oshkosh: The cost for the class is $685, plus a $15 non-refundable application fee and $195 testing fee. Course fees include materials and is payable by cash, cashiers check or money order. 

Application Process

  • Submitting an application does not automatically guarantee you a spot in the class. We need to review all applications submitted and the top chosen applicants will be invited for a personal interview.
  • While it is not a requirement of the class, we do give preference to candidates who are interested in and available for year-round, full or part-time employment with Aurora Health Care upon successful completion of the class.
  • You may apply in person during business hours or by mail, via email or fax using the details by location below. 
  • Applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on the designated application date. Any applications received after the deadline will be considered for the next class.

    Application

 
    Aurora St. Luke's Program

     Applications are received at:

     Forest Home Business Center, Attn: Kristin Buechel

     3307 Forest Home Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53215

     Email: CNAClassApplicants@aurora.org

    Aurora Summit Program

     Applications are received at:

     Aurora Summit Talent Acquisition, Attn:Mary Therese Mack

     36500 Aurora Dr., Summit, WI 53066

     Email: marytherese.mack@aurora.org

     Aurora Grafton Program

     You must attend a mandatory information session to register.  

     March 12, 2018 at 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. (for May 29th session) 

     975 Port Washington Rd

     Grafton, WI 53024

     Conference Room 4

     Applicants who meet the guidelines will be invited back for a personal interview.

     Oshkosh Program

     Applications are received at:

     Aurora Medical Center, Attn: Barb Bloch

     855 N Westhaven Dr

     Oshkosh, WI 54904

     Email: barbara.bloch@aurora.org

     For the Oshkosh program, please also include health requirements with a completed
     Health Requirement Form and Hepatitis B Vaccine Documentation with your completed application.

Class Dates & Application Deadlines

CLASS LOCATION CLASS DATE APPLICATION DEADLINE
Aurora Medical Center Oshkosh May 29th – June 29th May 15th
Aurora Medical Center Oshkosh July 24th – August 24th July 10th
Aurora St. Luke's September 11th – October 1st July 13th
Aurora Medical Center Oshkosh September 11th – October 25th August 28th
Aurora St. Luke's October 30th – November 19th August 31st
Aurora St. Luke's December 19th – January 15th
(These dates are tentative around holiday)
October 19th
Aurora Medical Center Oshkosh January 2nd – January 29th, 2019 December 18th

Participant Assessment & Notification

  • All application elements will be reviewed and the top chosen applicants will be invited for a personal interview. The most qualified applicants will be selected for admission into the class.
  • Applicants will be notified of their acceptance into the Nursing Assistant Training class by phone approximately three weeks before the class starts.
  • Those offered a space in the class must submit to mandatory criminal and caregiver background checks for the state of Wisconsin as well as applicable out-of-state checks.

Medical Sonography / Medical Imaging

  • Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography is a 21-month, full time, hospital-based program dedicated to preparing individuals for a rewarding career in medical imaging.
  • The school offers two distinct learning tracks in Sonography;
    • General/Vascular option, which includes didactic and clinical instruction in the areas of abdominal, obstetrics/gynecology, and vascular ultrasound.
    • Cardiac/Vascular option, which includes didactic and clinical instruction in the areas of adult echocardiography and vascular ultrasound.
  • Graduates meet the requirements for application to the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography® (ARDMS).

Radiographer

  • Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology is a 24-month, full-time, hospital-based program dedicated to preparing individuals for a rewarding career in medical imaging.
  • The academic and clinical components are designed to provide qualified applicants with the knowledge and skills essential for an entry-level radiographer.
  • New classes begin in September following the Labor Day holiday. Graduates are eligible to apply for American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification in Radiography.
  • At Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology we are committed to the education of student radiographers in the art and science of medical radiography. We strive to impart the knowledge, skills, abilities and values our students will need to deliver personalized, quality health care to their patients.

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