Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

HES 150: Introduction to Patient Care (3 credits)

SUMMER Session

June 10 - June 27

Monday – Friday & 1 Saturday (June 14)

Classroom:  8:30 am–5pm (June 10-20)

     Location: Science Building, Room S-103

Clinical: 6 am - 2:30 pm (June 23-27)

Registration deadline: May 27

FALL Session

September 15 – November 4

Monday - Thursday

Classroom: 4:30-8:30 pm (Sept 15-Oct 16)

     Location: Science Building, Room S-103

Clinical: 4:30-8:30 pm (Oct 17-Nov 4)

Registration deadline: September 8

UW-Fond du Lac and Clarity Care are offering a 3 credit course to prepare students to take the Certified Nursing Assistant exam and earn a CNA designation. This course includes classroom, lab practice and clinical experience. Many college of nursing programs require students to have completed a nursing assistant course with clinical component AND HAVE A CURRENT CNA certificate at time of application.

In this course you will learn the principles and skills necessary to provide quality resident care. These skills and concepts may be applied in various healthcare settings including nursing homes, home health agencies, assisted living, and hospitals. You will learn what it takes/means to be a competent and compassionate caregiver. There is a clinical connected with this course. The course and clinical will be provided by Clarity Care instructors.

Students will borrow a textbook and smock from Clarity Care for use during the class. Students will need to purchase a pair of scrub pants and wear comfortable shoes.

Fee: 3 Credits including tuition cost is $1268.79 summer; $1,319.67 fall . (Tuition fluctuates based on applicable campus fees that vary by semester.)

Fee: Non-credit $950

A non-refundable deposit of $200 is required for both credit and non-credit options.

Deposit due by registration deadline (see information above for various sessions).

Register: Click here to view the CNA page for step-by-step instructions for registering.


Pharmacy Technician Program

Mondays and Wednesdays June 23 - August 11, 6:00 - 9:30 PM

Location: Science Building, Room S-103

Instruction provided by: Condensed Curriculum International (CCI)

This comprehensive 50 hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Through classroom lecture and hands on labs, students will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs," I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parental nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement.

Fee: $999 includes all textbooks. A non-refundable deposit of $200 is required.