Medical Support (510)

510-120. Transcultural Health. (2 Credits)

This education abroad program combines students from the areas of Nursing and Dental Hygiene into one experience. Students will engage in service learning opportunities in a small, local healthcare center in rural Guatemala. Nursing students can expect to take vitals, teach children about maintaining personal health, apply lice treatments, etc. Dental Hygiene students will perform screening, clean teach, apply sealants and fluoride varnish, and assist volunteer dentists with various dental procedures. Students will also have the opportunity to visit cultural sites such as coffee farms, local markets, cultural landmarks, etc.

Prerequisites: (510-106 with a minimum grade of D- and 806-119 with a minimum grade of D- and 809-148 with a minimum grade of D-)

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510-301. Health Unit Coordinator Proc 1. (3 Credits)

Become familiar with the environment, communication and management of client information in health care.

Prerequisites: (501-101 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or 501-150 with a minimum grade of C and 501-151 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C) and (501-104 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 501-107 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C) and COMPASS-Reading Skills 75 or ASSET-Reading Skills 40 or Accuplacer Reading Comp 070 or Next-Gen Accuplacer Reading 248 or ACT-Reading 17 or TABE Advanced Reading 11.0 or TABE-11 A Reading 617 or TABE-12 A Reading 617 or COMPASS/ESL - Reading 90 or College Proficiency - Reading or Accuplacer ESL Reading 103 or 838-105 with a minimum grade of C and COMPASS-Writing Skills 59 or ASSET-Writing Skills 41 or Accuplacer Sentence Skills 082 or Next-Gen Accuplacer Writing 250 or ACT-English 17 or TABE Advanced Language 11.0 or TABE-11 A Language 631 or TABE-12 A Language 631 or COMPASS/ESL - Grammar 90 or College Proficiency - Writing or Completed Intro College Wrtg or 831-103 with a minimum grade of C or 801-195 with a minimum grade of C or (Accuplacer ESL Language Use 103 and Accuplacer ESL Sentence Mean 103) or (High School GPA 2.60 or Higher or GED Language Arts-2014 Series 165)

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510-302. Health Unit Coordinator Proc 2. (3 Credits)

Examine topics such as the order process, transcription of medication and infusion orders, laboratory and diagnostic orders, interdisciplinary treatment orders and specialty unit orders.

Prerequisites: 510-301 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and (501-101 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or (501-150 with a minimum grade of C and 501-151 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)) and (501-104 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or 801-316 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 501-107 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)

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510-303. Health Unit Coordinatr Clinicl. (3 Credits)

Apply the concepts and skills needed by a Health Unit Coordinator in a clinical setting.

Prerequisites: (510-301 with a minimum grade of C and 510-302 with a minimum grade of C)

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510-309. Medication Assistant NA. (3 Credits)

This competency-based program is for certified nursing assistants who will, upon completion, be involved with administration/distribution of medications to residents in a skilled care nursing facility. Employer approval, proof of work experience and a pre-enrollment assessment are required for participation in this course. For more information, call 262.695.3447.

Prerequisites: COMPASS-Reading Skills 61 or ASSET-Reading Skills 36 or (COMPASS/ESL - Reading 75 and COMPASS/ESL - Listening 75) or TABE Advanced Reading 08.0 or TABE-11 A Reading 563 or TABE Difficult Reading 08.0 or Accuplacer Reading Comp 055 or Next-Gen Accuplacer Reading 238 or ACT-Reading 13 or College Proficiency - Reading or Accuplacer ESL Reading 103 or High School GPA 2.60 or Higher or GED Language Arts-2014 Series 165 or 858-775 with a minimum grade of S or 858-784 with a minimum grade of S or 858-785 with a minimum grade of S or 838-105 with a minimum grade of C or 858-786 with a minimum grade of S or (861-782 with a minimum grade of S and 861-784B with a minimum grade of S)

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510-328. Caregiver Skills. (1 Credit)

Caregivers are trained to work in the client home or care facility setting. They assist with basic personal care, light housekeeping, and provide companionship while maintaining a safe and healthy environment.

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510-329. Caregiver Beyond the Basics. (1 Credit)

This course prepares Caregivers to provide safe and effective personal care to clients who are ill, recovering from surgery, or required specialized care in a client home or health facility setting.

Prerequisites: 510-328 with a minimum grade of C

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510-401. Medical/Surgical Nsg Review. (1.2 Credits)

Gain current knowledge in medical-surgical nursing. Common diseases and disorders of the adult will be discussed via DVD's with PowerPoint and quiz. It includes etiology, pathophysiology, treatments, and nursing implications. Taught by advanced practice nurses in specialty areas, you will learn the basis for the care you are giving to patients. This course is nursing theory update only. There will not be a nursing skills review or clinical portion provided. Note: This is an Internet only course. High-speed Internet or access to the WCTC Omni Tech Technology Center is required.

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510-402. Wound Care-Advancing the Skill. (0.7 Credits)

Basic introduction to the principles, standards and evidence based practice relating to skin and wound care. It will include assessment, principles and methods of wound and edema management including documentation and law/regulations. Case studies will be included on a variety of wound types.

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510-403D. RN Clinical Skills Review. (0.1 Credits)

There are a unique set of nursing skills that are performed routinely in the outpatient clinic setting. Under the guidance of a nursing instructor, review the steps of many of these skills followed by an opportunity to practice and correctly demonstrate them.

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510-405A. RN Update-Theory & Skills. (2.4 Credits)

Designed as a refresher program for the registered nurse who is interested in returning to practice. Provides an update of nursing theory, healthcare trends and a review of clinical skills. Prerequisite(s): Wisconsin RN licensure and 531-480 CPR for Health Care Provider.

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510-405B. RN Update-Clinical Practice. (2.8 Credits)

Provides a clinical experience in a hospital, nursing home or clinic under the guidance of a mentor in which the returning RN can put the theory and skills into practice. Prerequisite(s): Wisconsin RN Licensure, 531-480 CPR for Health Care Provider and 510-405A RN Update-Theory & Skills.

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510-405C. Critical Thinking/Nsg Skill NC. (1.2 Credits)

This non-credit course is intended for RN and LPN Refresher students. RN and LPN Refresher students will continue to develop and apply critical thinking of nursing skills and physical assessment in the Nursing Skills lab setting. Content includes enhanced physical assessment using body systems approach, multiple routes of medication administration, infusion therapy, entral and nasogastric tube management, maintenance of oxygenation and wound management. Competency testing of several nursing skills is included in the course.

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510-405D. Nursing Skills Review. (0.4 Credits)

Need a brush-up in your knowledge and skills performing nursing procedures? If so, this class is for you. Utilizing the state-of-the-art nursing skills developmental lab, you will be taught a wide variety of nursing skills used in today's practice settings and will have a chance for hands on practice of those skills.

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510-405N. Clinical Skills for Nurses. (0.2 Credits)

Using the state-of-the-art nursing skills lab, become proficient with hands-on practice and build the patient's and healthcare provider's confidence. This course is designed to enhance a nurse's knowledge and abilities to perform a wide variety of common clinical nursing skills used in today's practice settings, including medication administration, urinary catheter insertion, nasogastric and gastric tube management, sterile procedures and tracheostomy care.

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510-405O. RN Refresher: Clin. Practice. (10 Credits)

Gain clinical experience in a long term care, rehab or subacute facility under the guidance of an instructor. This course will be 100 hours in the clinical setting, and it provides the returning RN the opportunity to put theory and skills into practice. Prerequisites: Wisconsin RN licensure, CPR for Health Care Provider, 510-405C Critical Thinking/Nursing Skills NC, 510-479B Physical Aspects of Aging and 510-441C Pharm Review Nurse Refresher.

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510-405P. LPN Refresher: Clin. Practice. (10 Credits)

Gain clinical experience in a long term care, rehab or subacute facility under the guidance of an instructor. This course will be 100 hours in the clinical setting, and it provides the returning LPN an opportunity to put theory and skills into practice. Prerequisites: Wisconsin LPN licensure, CPR for Health Care Provider, 510-405C Critical Thinking/Nursing Skills NC, 510-479B Physical Aspects of Aging and 510-441C Pharm Review Nurse Refresher.

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510-406E. Heart Failure. (0.2 Credits)

Learn about the latest advances in equipment, diagnostics, care, and medications, to treat heart failure. Your presenters will include a team of experts in cardiology.

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510-408G. Women's Health for Nurses. (0.2 Credits)

Women's health is an important topic to guide and empower women through the various stages of their lives. Physical changes that occur from adolescence through older adulthood are important to understand for optimal health. Learn about the latest updates in reproductive and sexual health, menopause, pelvic floor disorders and nutrition. The presenters will be experts in the field.

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510-408N. Suture City. (0.35 Credits)

Destination for learning about wound care. Examines basic information related to skin closure. Common suturing and knotting techniques are taught and practiced. Additionally, hemostasis, basic surgical assisting, and delegation will be discussed. Suitable for surgical technologists, registered nurses in a surgical specialty, nurse practitioners and medical students.

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510-408P. Preeclampsia Update in Sim. (0.5 Credits)

Discover the newest guidelines and best practices for woman who have preeclampsia during pregnancy. Review the new protocols that call for a change in nursing assessment parameters. Case-based scenarios will be included, as this class will be taught in the nursing simulation lab using a state-of-the-art birthing simulator.

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510-409. MA Competency Review. (0.2 Credits)

This course will provide a review of knowledge and skills for selected performed by medical assistants in the outpatient/clinic setting. A discussion of the theory behind the skill will be followed by a demonstration and hands on practice for a wide variety of procedures.

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510-409A. MA Skills Review. (0.1 Credits)

This compact course will provide a review of selected skills performed by medical assistants in the outpatient/clinic setting. A discussion of the theory behind the skill will be followed by a demonstration and hands-on practice for those more frequently performed procedures. AAMA CEU Credits will be given.

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510-409B. Diseases and Drugs: Heart. (0.4 Credits)

Close the loop with your understanding of the cardiac system and treatment of cardiac diseases. Review basic pathophysiology along with the common cardiac diseases such as myocardial infarction, angina and heart failure. Explore medication management, including vasodilators and antihypertensives, along current guidelines. This class is designed for certified medication aides and other healthcare professionals seeking a basic review of cardiac diseases and medications.

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510-409C. Diseases and Drugs: Lungs. (0.4 Credits)

Close the loop with your understanding of the respiratory system and treatment of respiratory diseases. Review basic pathophysiology along with common respiratory diseases such as asthma, pneumonia and emphysema. Review medication management, including rescue and control inhalers, and current guidelines. This class is designed for certified medication aides and other healthcare professionals seeking a basic review of respiratory diseases and medications.

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510-409D. Disease and Drugs: Diabetes. (0.4 Credits)

Close the loop with your understanding of diabetes. Review basic pathophysiology, medication management and current guidelines for treating diabetes. Discuss medications and their delivery systems, including oral options and insulins. This class is designed for certified medication aides, medical assistants, nursing students, returning nurses and others in the healthcare field.

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510-409E. Diseases and Drugs: GI. (0.4 Credits)

Close the loop with your understanding of the gastrointestinal system. Designed for medical assistants, nursing students, returning nurses and others in the allied health fields, review and refresh your knowledge of basic pathophysiology, along with common digestive diseases such as reflux GERD and Crohn’s disease. Pharmacological interventions will also be discussed.

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510-409F. Diseases and Drugs: Kidney. (0.4 Credits)

Close the loop with your understanding of the renal system. Designed for medical assistants, nursing students, returning nurses and others in the allied health fields, review and refresh your knowledge of basic pathophysiology, along with common renal and urinary diseases such as kidney stones, UITs and renal failure. Pharmacological interventions will also be discussed.

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510-409G. Diseases and Drugs: Heart 2. (0.4 Credits)

Close the loop with your understanding of the cardiac system. Intended for medical assistants, nursing students, returning nurses and others in the allied health fields, continue to review your knowledge of the cardiac system, along with diseases such as congestive heart failure and hypertension. Pharmacological interventions will also be discussed.

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510-409H. Respiratory Review Part 2. (0.4 Credits)

Close the loop with your understanding of the respiratory system. Designed for medical assistants, nursing students, returning nurses and others in the allied health fields, continue to review your knowledge of the respiratory system, along with diseases of the upper respiratory tract. Pharmacological interventions will also be discussed.

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510-409J. Diseases and Drugs: Joints. (0.4 Credits)

Close the loop with your understanding of arthritis, musculoskeletal injuries, and mobility issues and how these are treated! This class will review basic pathophysiology, medication interventions, and current guidelines for treating musculoskeletal conditions. This class is intended for certified medication aids, medical assistants, nursing students, returning nurses and others in the allied health fields.

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510-410A. Oncology Nursing. (0.7 Credits)

Receive a comprehensive overview of cancer, and learn how to provide care for patients with a cancer diagnosis. Discover how cancer develops, risk factors, diagnosis, up-to-date treatments including targeted therapies and clinical trials, and survivorship issues. This course is designed for RNs, advanced practice nurses and students new to the specialty of oncology.

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510-410C. Lung Cancer Update. (0.2 Credits)

According to the National Cancer Institute, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related mortality worldwide, with nearly 1.4 million deaths each year. Learn from an experienced team of cancer experts about ways to reduce risk, therapy that has led to improved cure rates and improvements in quality of life, symptom management and much more.

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510-414. Suicide Prevention. (0.2 Credits)

No amount of information can adequately convey the personal pain and suffering experienced by those who are suicidal or from those who have lost loved ones to suicide. Learn from experts about the local, state and national epidemiology research about the prevalence of suicide. Discover the myths, risk factors and warning signs of suicide along with evidence-based interventions.

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510-424B. Anxiety and OCD Disorders. (0.4 Credits)

Review the diverse mental disorders included in two categories of the DSM-5: anxiety disorders, and obsessive-compulsive and related disorders. Explore the symptoms, diagnostic criteria, etiology, misconceptions, nursing interventions, treatments, and helpful resources relevant to specific disorders. These include generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, specific phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder and hoarding. This class will be taught in an interactive format and is intended for nurses and other health professionals.

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510-424C. Neurodevelopmental Disorders. (0.4 Credits)

Review diverse mental disorders included in the neurodevelopmental category of the DSM-5, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, specific learning disorders, autism spectrum disorder and more. Explore the symptoms, diagnostic criteria, misconceptions, etiology, nursing interventions, treatments and helpful resources relevant to these disorders. This class will be taught in an interactive format and is intended for nurses and other health professionals.

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510-424D. Suicide Assess, Prevent, Treat. (0.4 Credits)

Explore current local, state and national epidemiology research about the prevalence of suicide. Learn about the myths, risk factors and warning signs of suicide. QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper training and certification is incorporated into this course.

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510-425. Creativity and Dementia. (0.8 Credits)

Get basic information about adopting a community-oriented approach to working with people challenged by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Throughout the day, drumming techniques will be demonstrated, practiced and explores. Learn how to integrate rhythm as a communication tool, a means of expression, a calming influence and more. This program is highly interactive and requires no musical experience. Come ready to broaden your horizons!

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510-430. Diabetes Update for Nurses. (0.7 Credits)

Update your knowledge of diabetes. Learn about the latest research, the newest meds, and the best nursing practices available today. This intensive one day offering will give you a wealth of information to improve your practice.

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510-430A. Oncology Updates Seminar. (0.7 Credits)

This one day seminar will review the newest breakthroughs in targeted cancer therapies, the use of oral therapies and issues involving patient adherence to their therapy regime. Complimentary medicine options and supplements will also be explored.

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510-431. Healing the Grief: What Works. (0.7 Credits)

To serve in a companion role to adults and children bereaved by the loss of a loved one is an honor for caregivers. And to understand a family's loss and ability to heal is key to being an effective care provider. Increase your competence and comfort level by employing strategies to help those in the grieving process work toward healing. Review basic principles of grief/loss and healing in children and adults, and explore interventions used in the journey to a "new normal." A volunteer panel of bereaved adults will share personal experiences and talk about what helped and what didn’t during the grieving process. Self-care will be discussed with an emphasis on current research and best practice.

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510-434A. Nursing Asst Skill Exam Review. (0.1 Credits)

A "mock" State Testing Workshop where WCTC students may come to practice their nursing assistant skills in preparation for the Headmaster skills portion of the exam.

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510-434B. Pearson Vue Review/2 hr. (0.05 Credits)

A "mock" State Testing Workshop where WCTC students may come to practice their nursing assistant skills in preparation for the Pearson Vue Exam.

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510-440. Becoming a Great Health Leader. (0.6 Credits)

Are you a healthcare leader? You know the challenges of managing priorities, improving staff performance, leading staff through change and a myriad of other responsibilities. We have a health care leadership course designed specifically to meet these challenges head on. It will explore 5 key areas that make a great leader: character, leading organizational change, interpersonal skills, personal capacity and focusing on outcomes that will produce exponential results. Remember, leaders are not born. Great leaders can be made.

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510-440B. Joining Forces: Care for Vets. (0.2 Credits)

Joining Forces is an initiative created by First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden for nurses and other health professionals to commit to enhance the care and treatment of military service members and veterans. Explore the unique clinical challenges and care needed for those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, post-combat depression and other issues.

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510-440C. Reintegration to Civilian Life. (0.1 Credits)

Discuss transition stress and warrior-civilian dynamics. Learn about the changes that occur when a service member comes home and tries to reintegrate into home, job, school and community. Explore options and approaches for healthcare professionals, protective service professionals, families, caregivers, employers and community members.

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510-441. Nursing Process Workshop. (0.1 Credits)

Designed to give students additional assistance in using the nursing process and developing/utilizing nursing care plans.

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510-441C. Pharm Review Nurse Refresher. (0.15 Credits)

Designed for nurses who want to refresh their pharmacology knowledge, review principles of safe medication practices along with drug-specific information related to different medication classes such as anti-hypertensives, anti-infectives, hypoglyemics and others.

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510-442. Pharm Review Nurse Refresher. (0.15 Credits)

Designed for nurses who want to refresh their pharmacology knowledge, review principles of safe medication practices along with drug-specific information related to different medication classes such as anti-hypertensives, anti-infectives, hypoglyemics and others.

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510-445. CMA Challenge Exam. (0.05 Credits)

This challenge exam is for those individuals who have been directed by the Pharmacy Practice Consultant in Madison to take the test in order to become eligible to be placed on the Wisconsin Medication Aide Registry.

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510-446. CMA Exam Practicum. (0.05 Credits)

This practicum will help prepare the student to take the Certified Medication Assistant exam which certifies them to pass medications is long-term care.

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510-447. Foundations of Dementia Care. (0.7 Credits)

Learn two major components of the foundations of dementia care. About Dementia provides dementia basics and its impact on a person's ability to function. It will also include improving communications and understanding behavior. Reducing Pain discusses the different types and causes of pain and teaches staff approaches for reducing pain.

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510-448. Physical Assessment-Nurses. (0.4 Credits)

This compact course will cover the basics of head to toe assessment, including heart and lung sounds, as well as all other systems. It will also include hands-on practice. This is for anyone who wants to hone their skills.

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510-448A. Physical Assess: Cardio/Resp. (0.4 Credits)

Review basics of cardiac and respiratory assessment along with scenario-based case studies. Gain hands-on practice in the nursing simulation lab along with a review of prioritization of nursing interventions pertinent to assessment data.

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510-448B. Physical Assessment: Neuro. (0.4 Credits)

Review basics of adult neurological assessment along with scenario-based case studies. Gain hands-on practice in the nursing simulation lab along with a review of prioritization of nursing interventions pertinent to neurological assessment data.

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510-451E. Nutrition Update for Nurses. (0.2 Credits)

This course will provide nurses with current evidence-based nutrition content for both the healthy patient and those with alterations in their health. Learn how to impact your patient’s overall health status with this science-based nutritional approach. Learn how to motivate your patient to make behavior changes as well as using this new knowledge. This class is being offered for 2.0 contact hours.

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510-452. Med Assist Required CE. (0.1 Credits)

Medication assistants will review medication administration and learn some of the new drugs being prescribed today. This course fulfills the 4-hour requirements for continuing education. You must be a certified medication assistant to attend.

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510-454. Clinical Skills for Nurses. (0.4 Credits)

Designed to enhance a nurse's knowledge and abilities to perform a wide variety of commonly performed clinical nursing skills in today's practice settings. Utilizing the state-of-the-art nursing skills lab, become proficient with hands-on practice to build confidence for you and your patients.

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510-454A. Clin Skills:Med Administration. (0.4 Credits)

Enhance your knowledge and skills by exploring multiple methods of medication administration. Review oral, topical, inhaled, eye and ear medication delivery types as well as subcutaneous, intramuscular and intradermal injections. Utilizing the state-of-the-art Nursing Skills Lab, become proficient with demonstration and hands-on practice. This course is intended for nurses returning to practice, nursing students with some knowledge of medication administration, medical assistants and other healthcare professionals needing to brush up on their medication administration skills.

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510-455A. LPN Update: Theory & Skills. (2.4 Credits)

Provides the licensed practical nurse with an update of nursing theory, health care trends and review of clinical skills. To receive more information, contact Kathy Gettrust or Nancy Radke at 262 691-5149. Prerequisite(s): Wisconsin LPN Licensure and 531-480 CPR for Health Care Provider.

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510-455B. LPN Update: Clinical Practice. (2.8 Credits)

Provides the licensed practical nurse with a clinical experience in a nursing home or clinic under the guidance of a mentor in which the returning nurse can put the theory and skills into practice. To receive more information, contact Kathy Gettrust or Nancy Radke at 262 691-5149. Prerequisite(s): Wisconsin LPN licensure, 531-480 CPR for Health Care Provider and 510-455A LPN Update-Theory & Skills.

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510-456. ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Workshop. (0.35 Credits)

This two-day ICD-10 Diagnosis Workshop will assist attendees in their transition from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM through exploration and application of the Official ICD-10-CM coding guidelines and conventions. Concepts will be applied through hands-on coding of scenarios. This workshop is intended for individuals who have prior experience with ICD-9-CM diagnosis coding and is open to coders and providers responsible for the documentation and diagnosis code assignment across the continuum of care. AHIMA credentialed attendees will earn 14 CEUs in the ICD-10-HIM Domain.

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510-456A. ICD-10 DIagnosis Workshop-7 hr. (0.2 Credits)

This one-day ICD-10 Diagnosis Workshop will assist attendees in their transition from ICD-9CM to ICD-10-CM through exploration of documentation requirements and application of the Official ICD-10-CM coding guidelines and conventions. Concepts will be applied through hands-on coding of scenarios. This workshop is intended for individuals who have prior experience with ICD-9-CM diagnosis coding and is open to coders and providers responsible for the documentation and diagnosis code assignment across the continuum of care. AHIMA credentialed attendees will earn 7 CEUs in the ICD-10-HIM Doman.

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510-456B. ICD-10-CM Annual Updates. (0.4 Credits)

In this half-day workshop, learn about the updates and guideline changes of the ICD-10-CM code. Concepts will be applied through hands-on coding scenarios. This workshop is intended for those with prior experience with ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding; it is open to coders and providers responsible for the documentation and diagnosis code assignment across the continuum of care.

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510-457. ICD-10-PCS Procedure Workshop. (0.35 Credits)

This two-day ICD-10 Procedure Workshop will introduce attendees to the ICD-10-PCS procedure coding system through exploration and application of the Official ICD-10-PCS coding guidelines and conventions. The workshop will focus on the code-building process as well as defining the characters and axes upon which ICD-10-PCS codes are built. This workshop is intended for individuals who have prior experience with procedure coding and is open to coders and providers responsible for the documentation and procedure code assignment for hospital inpatients. AHIMA credentialed attendees will earn 14 CEUs in the ICD-10-HIM Domain.

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510-457B. ICD-10-PCS Annual Updates. (0.4 Credits)

In this half-day workshop, learn about the updates and guideline changes of the ICD-10-PCS code. Concepts will be applied through hands-on coding scenarios. This workshop is intended for those with prior experience in ICD-10-PCS procedure coding; it is open to coders and providers responsible for the documentation and procedure code assignment in the hospital inpatient care setting.

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510-457C. CPT Annual Updates. (0.4 Credits)

In this half-day workshop, learn about the updates and guideline changes of the CPT code set, and apply concepts through hands-on coding scenarios. This workshop is intended for those with prior experience with CPT procedure coding; it is open to coders and providers responsible for the documentation and code assignment across the continuum of care. Updated CPT code books or electronic access to code files are needed for the hands-on activities.

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510-457D. ICD-10-CM/PCS Annual Updates. (0.4 Credits)

In this half-day workshop, learn about the updates and guideline changes of the ICD-10-CM/PCS code set, and apply concepts through hands-on coding scenarios. This workshop is intended for those with prior experience with ICD-10-CM/PCS procedure coding; it is open to coders and providers responsible for the documentation and code assignment across the continuum of care. Updated ICD-10-CM/PCS code books or electronic access to code files are needed for the hands-on activities.

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510-459. Adult Health Care/Nurses. (6.6 Credits)

This course is designed to meet the unique educational needs of Spanish speaking community based nurse managers. Content includes effective training, learning styles of adult students, and goal setting. The student will also develop skills in planning and developing health care curriculum, classroom and lab teaching techniques, creation of health care instructional materials and establishment of an evaluation plan.

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510-459F. Infectious Disease Updates. (0.2 Credits)

Discover the newest information about Ebola, the ethics involved with treating Ebola infected patients and how an Ebola unit was set up in a local health care organization. Learn about new emerging threats with infectious diseases.

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510-459H. Lateral Violence in Nursing. (0.1 Credits)

Childhood bullying may be a well-known problem, but the same destructive behaviors are affecting adult professionals. This phenomenon affects millions of nurses in clinical practice settings across the world. Explore strategies to identify and intervene when lateral violence and bullying behaviors occur within health care settings.

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510-459I. IV Therapy and Insertion. (0.8 Credits)

Gain skills in IV insertion techniques and learn the latest in infusion practices. Review the basics of equipment, fluids and insertion site selection, and gain practice in insertion techniques. This course is designed for nurses, nursing students with some clinical experience and others who may be responsible for IV insertion or maintenance under RN or MD supervision. It may be used as a comprehensive review or as a general course to build knowledge and skills; it is not intended for specialization in IV practice.

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510-459J. Central Lines and IV Therapy. (0.7 Credits)

Gain skills in identifying and managing various central venous access devices (CVADs) according to best practices. Learn about common adverse reactions, CVAD dressing changes, blood withdrawal for laboratory testing and placement of Huber needles for implanted ports. Review techniques for IV push medications. Hands-on practice will be incorporated in the class along with recent equipment related to infusion therapy. This is an all day class.

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510-459K. Peripheral IV Insertion. (0.4 Credits)

Gain hands on practice and learn the latest in infusion practices related to PIV insertion and basic fluid administration.

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510-459N. Keys to Dysrhythmia Management. (0.4 Credits)

Focus on various cardiac dysrhythmias, including those that are the most concerning and require intervention. Emphasis will be on identifying myocardial injury and heart ischemia along with systematic assessment of the patient with dysrhythmias. This class is intended for practicing nurses with some knowledge of cardiac monitoring.

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510-459P. Sepsis. (0.4 Credits)

Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection. Learn about the pathophysiology of sepsis and discover what crucial changes of condition and assessment findings nurses need to be aware of along with appropriate interventions for patients with sepsis.

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510-459Q. Shock. (0.4 Credits)

Shock is a potentially life threatening condition resulting in inadequate perfusion of the circulatory system. Learn about the pathophysiology of shock, and discover what crucial changes of condition and assessment findings nurses need to be aware to intervene when patients are in shock.

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510-459R. Chem Dependency for HC Prof. (0.1 Credits)

Gain an introduction to the dynamics surrounding chemical dependency. Learn to recognize signs, and gain an understanding of underlying concerns and effects on healthcare relationships and patient health. Explore intervention options, including evaluating patient progress using the five stages of change.

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510-459S. Hospice 101. (0.1 Credits)

Explore the hospice philosophy, guidelines and available resources. Discuss the palliative care journey for providers, families and patients.

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510-459T. Mental Health for HC Prof. (0.1 Credits)

Explore PTSD, depression and other mental health issues that affect care across the continuum of health. Discuss methods to facilitate improved medical care through understanding and caring for the whole person.

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510-459U. Transformational Nurse Leaders. (0.1 Credits)

Gain the skills needed to become a transformational nursing leader and a member of a highly functional, cohesive executive team. Explore critical leadership traits and strategies to improve your communication and nursing leadership skills. This course is ideal for nurses working in senior living and post-acute care environments.

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510-463. Aging Series of Workshops. (0.8 Credits)

Caring for an aging parent, spouse, partner, friend, or family member can present tough challenges. Understanding the implications of aging is sometimes confusing and overwhelming. The aging series of workshops at WCTC will provide you with information about the aging process, healthcare, available resources, and more.

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510-463A. The Aging Process. (0.2 Credits)

Aging causes physical, psychological and behavioral changes. Some age-related changes result in a decline in function and affect daily life. Learn about the aging process and how to deal with changes in health and well-being.

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510-463B. Crucial Conversations/Advocacy. (0.2 Credits)

Talking to your senior about aging-related life changes can be uncomfortable. These crucial conversations are necessary, but not always easy. Learn how to communicate respectfully with aging adults and explore the questions you should be asking as a healthcare advocate. Become an effective advocate with tips for empowering yourself and speaking up for your senior.

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510-463C. Senior Resources and Support. (0.2 Credits)

Learn how to assess your senior’s needs and determine the appropriate resources to meet them. Explore community resources including senior centers, adult day care, in-home assistance, meal services, transportation and support services.

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510-463D. Care for the Caregiver. (0.2 Credits)

Caring for someone can be stressful and demanding. Learn how to prevent caregiver burnout with techniques to balance caregiver responsibilities, daily life and self-care.

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510-468. School Nurse Conference. (0.7 Credits)

The annual school nurse conference will cover topics of interest to school nurses. It will focus on addressing a gap in the knowledge, skill or practice of school nurses, with an emphasis on the use of evidence-based interventions and practical solutions. Conference specifics can be found on the WCTC web site; it is open to anyone interested in the care of children.

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510-468A. School Nurse Seminar. (0.4 Credits)

The annual school nurse conference will cover topics of interest to school nurses. It will focus on addressing a gap in the knowledge, skill or practice with an emphasis on the use of evidence-based interventions and practical solutions. Conference specifics can be found on the WCTC web site; it is open to anyone interested in the care of children.

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510-470. Caring for Pediatric Patients. (0.6 Credits)

This offering will give an overview of the current issues in nursing care of pediatric patients. Experts will discuss trends and treatment practices.

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510-471B. Med Update/Hlth Professionals. (0.7 Credits)

A one-day seminar to offer nurses updated information on medications. Learn about the latest advances in the most frequently used medication classes. Gain valuable information regarding new practices in medication administration. Learn about the newest research and the future concerns related to medication.

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510-471D. Safe Medication Practices. (0.7 Credits)

This class will review principles of safe medication practices along with some drug specific information, safe-prescribing practices, safe medication administration and prescribing methodologies. This course is intended for any nurse who would like more in depth information on safe medication use. This course will focus on pharmacotherapeutics for nurses with prescriptive authority.

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510-471E. Pharmacology Updates Seminar. (0.2 Credits)

This one-day seminar will focus on the latest advances of several different medication classes by qualified experts. For each drug category emphasis will be placed on current updates, safe-prescribing practices, safe medication administration and prescribing methodologies. This course is being offered for 6.0 contact hours and will focus on pharmacotherapeutics for Nurse Practitioners.

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510-471F. Updates in Diabetic Meds. (0.4 Credits)

Focus on the latest advances of anti-diabetic agents including various insulins and oral hypoglycemic agents. Emphasis will be on current updates, safe-prescribing practices and prescribing methodologies. This class is intended for advanced practice nurses and practicing nurses. It will focus on pharmacotherapeutics for nurses with prescriptive authority.

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510-471G. Updates in Respiratory Meds. (0.3 Credits)

Designed for nurses and other healthcare professionals, participate in a review of respiratory conditions and considerations regarding treatment, including medications and current treatments. This non-credit course is being offered for 3 nursing contact hours.

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510-471H. Updates in Anti-Infective Meds. (0.4 Credits)

Discover the latest advances of different anti-infective medications related to infectious diseases. Emphasis will be on current updates, safe-prescribing practices and prescribing methodologies. This class is intended for advanced practice nurses and practicing nurses, and will focus on pharmacotherapeutics for nurses with prescriptive authority.

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510-471J. Anticoagulant Medications. (0.4 Credits)

Designed for advanced practice nurses and practicing nurses, focus on pharmacotherapeutics for nurses with prescriptive authority, and discover the latest updates in anti-coagulation therapies. Emphasis will be on management, safe-prescribing practices and prescribing methodologies within current anticoagulant therapy guidelines.

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510-471K. Antihypertensive Medications. (0.4 Credits)

Discover the latest updates in the management of hypertension. Current guidelines will be explored along with safe-prescribing practices and prescribing methodologies. Designed for advanced practice nurses and practicing nurses with a focus on pharmacotherapeutics.

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510-471M. Pharm Series Hyperlipidemia. (0.4 Credits)

Focus on the latest updates in managing cholesterol and triglycerides for those with hyperlipidemia. There will be an emphasis on the management, safe-prescribing practices and prescribing methodologies within current guidelines. Designed for advanced practice nurses and practicing nurses with a focus on pharmacotherapeutics.

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510-471N. Pharm Update: Pain Management. (0.4 Credits)

Review the latest pharmacological updates for the management of acute and chronic pain. Emphasis will be on the management, safe-prescribing practices and prescribing methodologies using the most current guidelines. This update is designed for advanced practice nurses and practicing nurses, with a focus on pharmacotherapeutics.

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510-471P. Pharm Update: CV Disease. (0.3 Credits)

Designed for nurses and other healthcare professionals, participate in a review of the management of cardiovascular disease, including cardiovascular conditions, medications, considerations regarding treatment and current treatment options. This non-credit course is being offered for 3 nursing contact hours.

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510-471Q. Pharm Review Nurse Refresher. (0.6 Credits)

Designed for nurses who want to refresh their pharmacology knowledge, review principles of safe medication practices along with drug-specific information related to different medication classes such as anti-hypertensives, anti-infectives, hypoglyemics and others.

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510-479A. Health and Aging. (0.15 Credits)

A series of seven (7) courses has been developed that will provide an understanding of the aging process and examine issues of concern to the older adult in today’s society. The target audience is healthcare providers interested in the care of older adults. These are Internet only courses Waukesha County Technical College is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Each course is being offered for five (5) contact hours.

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510-479B. Physical Aspects of Aging. (0.15 Credits)

A series of seven (7) courses has been developed that will provide an understanding of the aging process and examine issues of concern to the older adult in today’s society. The target audience is healthcare providers interested in the care of older adults. These are Internet only courses Waukesha County Technical College is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Each course is being offered for five (5) contact hours. Course Description: Focus on understanding the physical aspects of the aging process that are associated with elderly populations. Topics include hearing loss, visual impairments, mobility issues and specific diseases such as Parkinson’s disease, stroke, arthritis and diabetes.

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510-479C. Psychosocial Issues and Aging. (0.15 Credits)

A series of seven (7) courses has been developed that will provide an understanding of the aging process and examine issues of concern to the older adult in today's society. The target audience is healthcare providers interested in the care of older adults. These are Internet only courses. Waukesha County Technical College is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Each course is being offered for five (5) contact hours. Course Description: Examine the factors and relationships that affect the older adult. Participants explore a variety of topics such as Alzheimer's and other dementias, depression and dealing with loss. It also covers drug and alcohol concerns.

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510-479D. Prevention/Safety and Aging. (0.15 Credits)

A series of seven (7) courses has been developed that will provide an understanding of the aging process and examine issues of concern to the older adults in today's society. The target audience is healthcare providers interested in the care of older adults. These are Internet-only courses. Waukesha County Technical College is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Each course is being offered for five (5) contact hours. This course introduces environmental concerns such as protection from fire, prevention of falls, and medical concerns such as medication management and care provider issues.

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510-479E. Nursing Student Fall Workshop. (0.15 Credits)

Participate in this one-day workshop for currently enrolled nursing students to refresh level one skills, nursing process and physical assessment. The workshop will involve didactic, demonstration, and hands-on practice utilizing the nursing skills lab and the HPS lab.

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510-487. Basic ECG. (0.35 Credits)

Introduction to ECG monitoring. Content includes the conduction system, dysrhythmia identification and treatment protocols.

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510-490. Dementia Specialist Training. (1.6 Credits)

This 16 hour program is geared for direct care staff (e.g. nurses, nursing assistants, supervisors, administrators, therapists, and social workers). It is a two-day program that teaches the skills necessary for successfully interacting with people who have dementia. The program requires high audience participation and incorporates different resources (exercises, role playing and scenarios).

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510-495. Interpr Lab Values. (0.2 Credits)

Knowing the purpose, clinical significance, procedures, findings and subsequent nursing interventions for laboratory tests will assist you to care for your patients with a better understanding of laboratory medicine.

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510-495A. Lab Values - Basic. (0.4 Credits)

Explore the clinical significance and nursing interventions that will assist you to care for your patients, related to basic laboratory tests. Focus on basic chemistry panels, blood counts and other tests, while gaining a general understanding of laboratory medicine.

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510-495B. Lab Values-Advanced. (0.4 Credits)

Explore the clinical significance and nursing interventions that will assist you to care for your patients related to advanced laboratory tests. Focus on chemistry including bilirubin, iron and lipid levels, blood gas interpretation and more while gaining an advanced understanding of laboratory medicine.

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510-496. Healthcare Workshops. (0.6 Credits)

NA series of workshops for healthcare personnel.

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510-496A. Wound Care Workshop. (0.4 Credits)

This course will prepare you to assess, treat, and document pressure, arterial, venous and diabetic wounds. Case studies will be provided as well as hands on practice with measurement of wounds and application of appropriate dressings.

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510-496B. Kidney Disease Workshop. (0.1 Credits)

The kidneys perform many essential functions. This class will review those functions, as well as the role they play in maintaining physical health. Learn about the consequences of kidney disease such as anemia, bone disease and electrolyte disorders and best available treatment and kidney replacement therapy options.

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510-496C. Understanding Ostomy Care. (0.2 Credits)

Ostomy care can be challenging. This seminar will focus on the management and complications of the various types of ostomies, including colostomy, ileostomy and urostomy. In addition, learn about stomal and peristomal complications as well as pouching systems, accessories and resources.

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510-496D. Nsg Clin Sim as Teaching Tool. (0.8 Credits)

Discover the latest simulation products on the market and learn how to develop and integrate simulation into curriculum to enhance learning outcomes. Contact hours may be available for this conference. Please contact Ann Cook at acook@wctc.edu or 262-366-7682 for more information.

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510-496E. Dental Continuing Education. (0.2 Credits)

Get an update on infection control, OSHA and CDC recommendations as they apply to dental healthcare settings, and participate in a practical review of pharmacology. During a lunch-and-learn opportunity, learn about and discuss a variety of dental-related topics. The content included in this course fulfills the State requirement for Wisconsin licensure.

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510-496F. Sterilization-Dental Equipment. (0.4 Credits)

An overview of the microbiological principles related to infection prevention and control in all areas will be provided, along with a review of the principles of decontamination, preparation, packaging, sterilization and storage of dental items.

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510-496G. Ostomy Care Workshop. (0.4 Credits)

Under the instruction of a Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses (WOCN) Society-certified nurse, learn the newest management and care of patients with various types of ostomies. The class includes product demonstration, hands-on practice and case studies.

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510-496H. Nrsg Care: Diverse Populations. (0.4 Credits)

Explore how to provide culturally competent nursing care to diverse populations, with an emphasis in local demographics. This interactive class will focus on self-awareness, principles of culturally competent care and strategies to improve nursing care to diverse patient populations.

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510-496K. Laser Tech for Dental Hygiene. (1.4 Credits)

Lasers can be an effective treatment modality for many dental and periodontal soft tissue procedures. The goal of this two-day, hands-on training is to enhance faculty knowledge of the science of laser technology and guide hygiene educational institutions in curriculum for laser education. It is designed to provide knowledge to successfully and safely incorporate laser education in the time-constricted environment of the classroom, simulation lab and dental clinic.

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510-496L. Self-Care for Healthcare Prof. (0.3 Credits)

Long hours, challenging workloads and chronic exposure to people with illness and trauma – these are just a few factors that contribute to stress and fatigue in health care professionals. In this three-hour workshop, we will define stress and its causes and outline effective coping strategies. Employ the techniques outlined in this session to combat stressors and flourish in your demanding health care profession.

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