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Current WI nursing professionals (RNs/LPNs) study concepts for IV beginners on fluid/electrolyte balance/osmosis, components of IV solutions, IV site selection, initiating and maintenance of peripheral IVs, best practices in IV therapy, and prevention/resolution of IV complications. Learn how to use agency IV policies and procedures. Practice and demonstrate newly acquired affective, cognitive and psychomotor competence after successful completion of written exam.

Presents OSHA regulations pertaining to the transmission of disease from blood and other bodily fluids. The course includes AIDS/HIV training and prevention steps. Training must be renewed yearly.

FVTC has expanded our health simulation education, technology and training for health care employers. With our family of human patient simulators of all ages, we are able to offer employers the latest technology in human patient simulation. Simulated care experiences from basic assessment to complex multi-organ failure are available in a facility which serves as a virtual hospital setting. Our human patient simulation lab has one adult high-fidelity simulator, multiple adult simulators and a state-of-the-art birthing simulator. FVTC also has a pediatric and infant simulator. These portable simulators can be programmed to perform complex scenarios and respond physiologically to the interventions - or lack thereof - applied in real or accelerated time.

Those in helping professions need opportunities to recharge and invest in their own personal or career development. Topics can be adapted to the audience or agency for onsite in-services, conference workshops or staff renewal days. Professional continuing education workshops include, but are not limited to: Co-dependency, Co-occurring Disorders (Psychopharmacology), Part 1, Co-occurring Disorders (Psychopharmacology), Part 2, Family Systems Overview, Relapse Prevention, Self-Care Ideas for Helping Professionals, and Well-being: Personal & Emotional (Multi Titles)

Medical assistant scribes typically document the verbal communication between the patient and the health care professional providing real-time documentation during medical examinations of physician notes within the electronic health record. Team documentation can help return the clinician's focus to the patient encounter, improving the patient and clinician experience, and it provides an opportunity for growth that medical assistants enjoy. The medical assistant scribe is able to remain with the patient throughout the visit, conducting rooming activities before the visit, documenting the visit while the physician or provider is in the room and reemphasizing and educating patients at the end of the visit. A medical assistant scribe is able to provide continuity for the patient and help build trust between the patient and the care team. They are trained in the documentation process for entering real-time documentation into the electronic health record during the patient visit. The training course is offered in an online, instructor-supported format.

A Medication Assistant is prepared to pass unit/multi dose medications and perform non-sterile treatments in a skilled nursing facility under the supervision of an RN or LPN. Medication Assistants have been proven to be a cost effective means to utilize staff and ease the nursing shortage. FVTC's Medication Assistant Certificate was developed by the Wisconsin Technical Colleges and meets the guidelines established by DHS code 132 under the supervision of the Bureau of Quality Assurance and the state Pharmacy Consultant.

Gain the skills to confidently administer nitrous oxide analgesia as a Wisconsin dental hygienist. Learn about N2O benefits, long-term safety records, best clinical practices, legal and pharmacology aspects, patient anxiety and equipment considerations. Specialized certification in N2O administration is granted upon successful completion of coursework and practice inductions through an accredited dental hygiene program.

Healthcare providers strengthen their understanding of daily oral care on the aging adult. Gain an understanding of the biological nature of oral health diseases, the physiology of the aging adult and challenges the aging adult encompasses. Participants will be able to recognize normal hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity, potential decay, possible abscesses and oral lesions. Training covers diseases of the soft tissue, including gingivitis and periodontal disease, as well as review of saliva considerations. Use the training to meet the challenge of oral care needs of aging adults for an extended and improved life.

Personal and emotional wellness is central to healthy work relationships, improved personal productivity and having a sense of purpose. Enriching workshops and in-service sessions can be taught as part of your overall wellness or employee continuing education programming. Examples of topics include: Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude, Discover Your Purpose, Joy to the World, The Power of Vulnerability, and Three Keys to a Meaningful Life.

Provides a refresher of venipuncture/skin puncture collection, addressing difficult draws, best practice procedures, safety and infection control techniques.