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Certified Nursing Assistant

WILCO AREA CAREER CENTER   500 Wilco Blvd, Romeoville, IL 60446 815-838-6941   Course Title:               NA 101 . . . read more

CNA Students and Parents Mandatory Meeting

If you missed the ZOOM meeting on Monday night, below is the link to the recording of the meeting. If after viewing the recording you still have questions, please contact one of the Nursing Instructors: Debbie Bunker . . . read more


Our CNA students have been working hard in the classroom and are now excited to be making clinical visits to the nursing home. This enables them to work hands-on with patients and apply their knowledge and skills learned in the classroom. read more

CNA Students Learn to Shave!

CNA students were practicing shaving today. It's part of the care of patients that they need to do in their clinical work. One of the students, John Evans, hasn't shaved for a week knowing the lesson was coming up. Then, he . . . read more

Alumnus Puts Skills to Work at College

Robert Parson, former Wilco student and 2013 Lemont High School graduate, put his skills learned in his CNA and EMS classes to use helping an injured bicyclist on his college campus. Bobby is a student at University of Iowa. Read the . . . read more

CNA Student & Parent Meeting

 New CNA students and their parents attended an informational meeting with the Nursing instructors on August 1st. Upon completion of this course and the clinical training, students will be eligible to take the state exam to become a . . . read more


As part of the Certified Nursing Assistant curriculum, students must complete 40 hours of on-site clinical experience. Nursing Instructor, Laurie Bartels, R.N. is seen here reviewing the day's skills to be accomplished. At the completion . . . read more


Wilco is again providing a summer CNA course for students over the age of 16. In preparation for their visits to the nursing home, students were working on shaving skills. Fellow CNA student, Joe Frescura volunteered his leg to be shaved for . . . read more


Wilco CNA students traveled to Decatur last weekend for the fall HOSA Leadership Conference. Students attending were, front row L to R: Violetta Villafuerte from Plainfield South, Alicia Leonard, also from South and Zach Sinnock from . . . read more

Wilco Alumna to be Senior Speaker

We are always so happy to hear from our Alumni about their continued education, training and their jobs. We recently heard from a former Wilco student, Muroo Hamed (Plainfield East, class of 2015). Muroo will be graduating next month from . . . read more

HOSA Students Compete at State

Wilco students, members of the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) organization, traveled to Decatur, IL last weekend for the State Convention and Competition. Any student placing 1st or 2nd at state are eligible to compete at . . . read more

CNA Students Practice CPR

The Wilco CNA students from Mrs. Budde's class are learning CPR for adults and children. read more


Wilco summer CNA students this week talked about food, nutrition and appropriate fluid intake for the residents that they care for during their clinical rotation.  Each student was asked to prepare a “liquid” diet tray.  . . . read more

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