Continuing Education - Business ~ Career ~ Finance
START YOUR CAREER IN HEALTHCARE TODAY WITH ONE OF OUR PROGRAMS!
This 90 hour exam preparation course prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology- blood collection procedures, specimen hands-on practice, and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods.
Contact Hours: 90
Fee: $1599 (Textbooks included)
Dates/Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00pm-9:30pm
March 28- June 18 (no class May 16)
Saturdays (3/30, 4/13, 4/27, 5/18, 5/11, 5/18, 6/8), 8:30am-12:00pm click here for class schedule
According to the U.S. Department of Labor projections, employment of pharmacy technicians is to increase by
31 percent from 2008-2018, which is growing significantly faster than the average for all occupations. Now
more than ever, is the time to begin your career as a Pharmacy Technician!
This comprehensive 50 hour exam preparation course will prepare students to explore the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Technicians work in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other health care settings – working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement. Get with the Program; enroll today & begin a career with a future!
Course Contact Hours - 50 hours
Fee: $999 (Textbooks included)
This program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. This program will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes among other things preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Students will review important topics including phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, a professional workplace behavior, ethics and the legal aspects of healthcare. This program includes 140 hours of classroom lecture and hands on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider. To be eligible for the clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 140 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. Note: Upon successful completion of this program, students would be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.
Course Contact Hours: 140 hours + Clinical Externship
Student Tuition: $2,399 (includes all textbooks)
Clinical Externship Hours: 160 hours
Tuesdays and Thursdays
March 28 - July 11 (no class May 16 or week of July 4)
Saturdays 4/20, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 6/1, 6/22 click here for a course schedule8:30am-3:30pm
**New online E-Learning Healthcare Courses!
University of Wisconsin – Washington County announces the availability of our online e-learning healthcare courses from Health Ed Today. These courses are highly interactive and provide students with an enriched learning experience. Each course includes: 24 hour a day instructor support & course mentors; engaging labs, student exercises and course videos; all textbooks, workbooks and student materials; a new “Secure Student Website” – including career resources & other training.
These exciting courses include:
- Pharmacy Technician Exam Preparation Program
- Clinical Medical Assistant Exam Preparation Program
- Dental Assisting Exam Preparation Program
- Phlebotomy Technician Exam Preparation Program
- EKG Technician Exam Preparation Program
- Medical Billing and Coding Exam Preparation Program
- And many more classes!
Note: all programs include textbooks, workbooks and students materials. Certain programs include clinical externships.. Visit us online at http://www.healthedtoday.com/uw-washingtoncounty to to experience a course demo and to learn more about these exciting new exam preparation programs!
Dates/Times: Two sessions are available - choose the one that best fits your schedule.
In this course you will learn: How to manage investment risks, use new tax laws to your advantage, make informed decisions about your company retirement plan, and adjust your estate plan to function properly under the new laws.
However, money is only one aspect of retirement planning. This course blends financial education with life planning to help you build wealth, align your money with your values, and achieve your retirement lifestyle goals.
Fee: $69 for one or two persons from the same household includes book.
Instructors: Joseph A. Herkert, President of Herkert and Associates
Continuing Education offers two additional ways to take online classes, through our partnership with the Learning Education Resources Network (LERN) and Ed2Go.
Click here to learn more about LERN Online Certificate Programs & online classes and for complete class descriptions!
- Certificate in Online Teaching
- Certified Online Instructor
- Supervisory and Leadership Certificate
- LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation
- Social Media for Business Certificate
- Online Emarketing Essentials Certificate
There’s no Place like home…
Take ed2go courses from the comfort of your home or office at the times that are most convenient for you. Start today at www.ed2go.com/uwwc!
This is just a sampling of the over 200 online courses available in the areas of business, computer applications, languages, personal enrichment , graphic design, health care and more. To view the entire list of available courses and to register for these online courses, visit www.ed2go.com/uwwc.
Introduction to Excel- Discover the secrets to setting up fully formatted worksheets quickly and efficiently.
Introduction to QuickBooks- Learn how to quickly and efficiently gain control over the financial aspects of your business.
Grammar Refresher- This course will help you gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct documents and speeches.
Computer Skills for the Workplace- Gain a working knowledge of the computer skills you’ll need to succeed in today’s job market.
Designing Effective Websites- This course will enable you to master the basics of Web design and you’ll learn how to build sites that are better and more effective. Get ready to take your Web design skills to the next level!
Accounting Fundamentals Gain a marketable new skill by learning the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, financial reporting, and more.
Principles of Sales Management- Learn valuable techniques and strategies for sales management success.
Introduction to Microsoft Word- Learn how to create and modify documents with the world’s most widely used word processor.
Introduction to Access- Store, locate, print, and automate access to all types of information.
Speed Spanish- This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn Spanish pronto! Learn six simple recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you’ll be speaking Spanish in no time.
Intermediate Excel- Work faster and more productively with Exce
Introduction to PowerPoint- Build impressive slide presentations filled with text, images, video, audio, charts, and more.
Become a Physical Therapy Aide- By the time you finish this course, you’ll have gained valuable knowledge and be well on your way to becoming an important member of the physical therapy team!
Keys to Effective Communication- You’ll learn to use communication to build rapport and create environments of trust, warmth, and respect. Become more confident, create a great first impression, get along well with others, and create more and better personal and professional relationships.
How to get started:
1. Visit our online Instruction Center: www.ed2go.com/uwwc
2. Click the Courses link, choose the department and course title you are interested in and select the Enroll Now button. Follow the instructions to enroll and pay for your course. Here you will enter your e-mail and choose a password that will grant you access to the Classroom.
3. When your course starts, return to our Online Instruction Center and click the Classroom link. To begin your studies, simply log in with your e-mail and the password you selected during enrollment.
Visit our Online Instruction Center today: www.ed2go.com/uwwc for complete course listings, descriptions, and syllabi or call Teri Olson in the Continuing Education Office at 262-335-5259 for more information.
All courses require Internet access, e-mail, the Netscape Navigator, or the Microsoft Internet Explorer web browser. Some courses may have additional requirements. Please visit our Online Instruction Center for more information.
SCORE Advising Sessions
SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives), founded in 1964, is a non-profit organization dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth, and success of small businesses nationwide. The University of Wisconsin-Washington County (UW-WC) in Cooperation with the West Bend Economic Development Corporation hosts advising sessions at the UW-WC campus.
SCORE volunteers are both retired and "working" business people. They bring a wealth of knowledge right to your fingertips about starting, managing and maintaining a successful small business. Advising sessions can be set up by calling 262-335-5259
Customized Business Training
Your organization may have training needs not available through traditional programming. The University of Wisconsin Colleges can help. We offer a variety of customized training solutions to fit your specific organizational issues at a time and location convenient to you. UW Colleges provide training support in a variety of areas.
A Sample of Programs include: