Episode 8 of Mapped Out, Recruiting certified nursing assistants

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CNA students
In this 2017 photo a group of middle and high school students stand as part of a certified nursing assistant class in New Berlin, Wis. Carrie Antlfinger/AP Photo

First, WPR’s Bridgit Bowden and Shawn Johnson take us through this year’s redistricting news in a bonus episode of “Mapped Out.” Then, we speak with a workforce development director about addressing Wisconsin’s shortage of CNAs.

Featured in this Show

  • Mapped Out: Bonus episode

    We hear a bonus episode of a podcast series produced by WPR’s news team. Called “Mapped Out,” the series explores how redistricting and the re-drawing of political maps has impacted elections and power in Wisconsin.

  • Federal funding aims to recruit 3,000 CNA's in Wisconsin

    Last month, Gov. Tony Evers and the state Department of Health Services announced a $6 million investment in the WisCaregiver Careers program. Our guests explain how this effort is working to recruit 3,000 certified nursing assistants starting this summer

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Kate Battiato Guest
  • John Vander Meer Guest

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