Find courses to support your physical, mental, and emotional well-being or equip yourself with the skills and training needed to support others facing a crisis.

Health professionals can explore career pathways in Healthcare Interpreting and Dietary Manager Training, while dental professionals can earn CEUs required to maintain their state licensure.

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Upcoming Courses and Training

Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid - Youth | $99

This course is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.
#62981, Online Live, 2/20-2/22, Tuesday and Thursday, 6-8:30 PM

Mental Health First Aid - Adult | $99

This Mental Health First Aid course is appropriate for anyone 18 years and older who wants to learn how to help an adult who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or problem. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions. Course participants come from a variety of backgrounds and play various roles in the community.
#62980, Online Live, 4/2-4/4, Tuesday and Thursday, 6-9 PM

Mind and Body Courses

Yoga - Eight Limbs | $85

This combination classroom and movement class will introduce the 8 limbs of yoga. Students will participate in yoga poses, breathing techniques and guided meditation practices used in the 8 limbs. This class will help students understand the yoga tradition and history and help them move, breathe, relax and focus to improve their own quality of life.
#63644, Truax-Early Learning Center, 2/15-3/7, Thursday, 6:30-8:30 PM

Chakra Yoga | $85

In this 4 week course, participants will learn major characteristics of each of the 7 main chakras as well as practice asanas (yoga poses) on the mat to align with each one. Learn how to use other elements in daily life to balance each chakra as well.
#63582, Truax-Early Learning Center, 3/18-4/8, Monday, 6-8 PM

Happy Dance | $65

Are you looking for ways to make fitness fun in the convenience of your home? Each week you'll have access to a 45 min video that includes fun fitness routines to music that will keep you physically fit and core strong. Plus you can use the video as often as you like throughout the week! You'll also have the opportunity to connect with your instructor regarding questions you might have or modifications you might need along the way.
#62318, Online, 2/7-3/6, Wednesday, Students will receive a video every week.
#62360, Online, 3/20-4/17, Wednesday, Students will receive a video every week.

Strength for Life | $65

A strong body is beneficial for all ages, but especially as we age. This class will include a variety of strength based exercises designed to build muscle tone, bone density, core strength and balance.
#63583, Online, 2/6-3/5, Tuesday, Students will receive a video every week.
#63584, Online, 3/26-4/23, Tuesday, Students will receive a video every week.

Improving Work-Life Balance | $25

Discover the key to creating a more harmonious and fulfilling life. We'll begin by exploring what work-life balance means to you personally. You'll learn effective techniques for setting boundaries, organizing for success, and mastering time management. We'll focus on the importance of separating your work and personal life and you'll also discover the transformative power of tiny tweaks to create a more balanced and satisfying daily routine. Don't miss this opportunity to regain control over your life and unlock the secret to a healthier work-life balance.
#63702, Online Live, 1/16, Tuesday, 6-7:30 PM

Conquering Decision Fatigue | $25

Reclaim control over your daily life. Discover strategies for shedding the burden of too many decisions by optimizing your routine, organizing your day and week for success. Learn the art of handling tasks promptly by eliminating or postponing actions. We'll also explore the power of single-tasking to increase your focus and productivity. Say goodbye to decision fatigue and welcome a more streamlined, efficient, and less stressful way of approaching your day.
#63703, Online Live, 2/15, Thursday, 6-7:30 PM

Weight Loss Fundamentals | $125

In this transformative program, we'll explore the crucial relationship between well-being and effective weight loss and management. Learn to reduce stress by channeling it through healthy outlets and discover healthier ways to process feelings without turning to food. We'll delve into the importance of incorporating movement, exercise, and stretching into your daily routine and emphasize the significance of quality sleep and self-care. Master the art of mindfulness while eating, enabling you to savor your food and differentiate between feeling satisfied and overly full. This course will equip you with strategies to combat decision fatigue and empower you to set boundaries, allowing you to confidently say no to unhealthy food choices. Join us on this empowering journey to achieve your weight loss goals while enhancing your overall well-being and vitality.
#63698, Online Live, 2/20-4/16, Tuesday, 6-7:30 PM

Health and Dental Professional Development Courses

Basic Life Support Provider CPR | $59

Basic Life Support Provider CPR is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
#34296, Truax-Protective Services, 12/4, Monday, 5-10 PM
#63737, Truax-Protective Services, 2/26, Monday, 5-10 PM
#63740, Truax-Protective Services, 3/23, Saturday, 9 AM-2 PM - In Spanish Only
#63739, Truax-Protective Services, 4/8, Monday, 5-10 PM - In Spanish Only
#63738, Truax-Protective Services, 5/4, Saturday, 9 AM-2 PM 

Lasers in Dental Hygiene | $129

This course prepares the dental hygienist to use diode lasers safely and effectively to treat periodontal disease in dental patients with Laser Bacterial Reduction and Laser Assisted Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy.  Course will cover laser history, basic laser safety, physics, clinical applications and procedures in the dental office.  Students will apply dental laser soft tissue procedures on a porcine jaw in a lab setting, and learn safety guidelines for performing the role of Laser Safety Officer in a dental office setting.
#62989, Truax-Health Building, 5/4, Saturday, 8 AM-12 PM

Nitrous Oxide Sedation | $389

This course allows you to complete the educational training required by the Wisconsin Board of Dentistry in order to administer nitrous oxide/oxygen inhalation analgesia. Whether beginning or refining your skills in nitrous oxide administration, this practical continuing dental education course will give you the capacity to reduce patient anxiety and fears in your dental office. Eligible members of the dental team include dentists, dental therapists and dental hygienists. Course includes 5 hours of self-paced online work and reading followed by 7 hours in clinic, with supervised clinical experience using fail-safe anesthesia equipment capable of positive pressure respiration. Students are require to read Handbook of Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation, 4th edition by Clark and Brunick, prior to entering clinic, as part of the 12-hour course load. Course participants need to show evidence of current licensure and CPR certification, and will be required to give and receive nitrous oxide.
#63025, Truax-Health Building, 2/17, Saturday, 8 AM-4 PM

Dental Hygiene Clinical Refresher | $199

This six hour course is designed to provide an opportunity for dental hygienists to renew both hard and soft tissue landmarks and injection techniques.
#63579, Truax-Health Building, 4/6, Saturday, 8 AM-2 PM

Certified Professional Life Coach (Exam Included) | $1895

This certification course teaches the critical skills needed to establish a successful business as a certified life coach. Upon course completion, you will receive the Certified Professional Coach (CPC) certification issued through the International Association of Professional Recovery Coaches (IAPRC).
Online - Self-paced - Start Anytime!

ICD-10 Medical Coding Program | $1795

Prepare for the future of medical coding by mastering the steps for using the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS to code medical diagnoses and procedures.
Online - Self-paced - Start Anytime!

Medical Terminology | $895

Success in the healthcare field requires a solid comprehension of medical terminology. This online course will teach you the language used to describe the human body. (This course is separate from the Healthcare Interpreting Medical Terminology in Spanish class) 
Online - Self-paced - Start Anytime!

Healthcare Interpreting Program

The Healthcare Interpreting (HCI) program focuses on preparing bilingual speakers of Spanish and English to become professional healthcare interpreters. The program develops high-level interpreting skills and fulfills the 40 hours of training necessary to be eligible to take the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) exam for national certification. View HCI Course and Program Details

Medical Terminology in Spanish | $220

This course is intended for healthcare professionals or interpreters working with Spanish-speaking patients but is open to anyone. It focuses on medical technical language in both English and Spanish. Students gain increased familiarity with medical terminology will be presented according to body systems, clinical specialties, and sub specialties. The student will master both vocabulary and knowledge for a wide number of medical settings.
#62969, Goodman South, 3/18-5/6, Monday, 6-8:30 PM

Certified Dietary Manager Program

The five-course Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) program is focused on food service operations and nutrition within a healthcare or commercial environment (hospitals, acute or long-term care facilities). View CDM Program Details

Food Service Management 1 | $349

This course reviews food service management principles including purchasing, standardized recipes, cost controls, budgeting, menu development, production sheets and more. 
Required Textbook: Foodservice Management by Design - 3rd Edition
Offered in the summer semester.

Food Service Management 2 | $349

This course reviews food service management principles including quality management, instructing employees in sanitation and safety, and managing safety through the flow of food. Successful completion of Food Service Management 1 is required. 
Required Textbook: Foodservice Management by Design - 3rd Edition
Offered in the summer semester

Food Service Management 3 | $349

This course reviews food service management principles including leadership, communications, emergency planning and personnel issues. Successful completion of Food Service Management 2 is required. 
Required Textbook: Foodservice Management by Design - 3rd Edition
Offered in the summer semester.

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