Launch your career in healthcare.
Become a CNA.

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Advance your career in healthcare.
Become a medication aide.

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Receive quality assisted living training.
Take our CBRF classes.

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Help save lives.
Sign up for a First Aid & CPR class.

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Gain empathy and awareness.
Experience the Virtual Dementia Tour.

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Increasing and advancing the healthcare workforce in Northwest Wisconsin through quality, accessible certifications and trainings.

Why choose the Institute?

  • Online, live learning. We are continually working to add online, live learning options to increase access to our classes. Current options include medication aide, CBRF (assisted living), and dementia education.
  • Price. Shop around. You will find our class rates are competitive, plus we can help connect you with tuition assistance and reimbursement options.
  • Finish faster. We schedule classes with utmost efficiency so you can start working and achieving your goals as quickly as possible.
  • Choose where you want to work. The Institute is focused on providing you with quality education. Where you work is up to you.
  • Multiple locations. Nurse educators instruct classes year-round in multiple communities, including Bloomer, Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Frederic, Osseo, and Rice Lake. We may be able to offer classes in other communities as well — Amery, Augusta, Barron, Black River Falls, Bloomer, Chetek, Cumberland, Durand, Hayward, Ladysmith, Menomonie, Mondovi, Neillsville, Turtle Lake, Spooner, Superior, and Whitehall to name a few. Receive updates.
  • Experienced educators. Most of our instructors are registered nurses and have spent years providing direct patient care. Our instructors are passionate about ensuring healthcare consumers receive quality care by compassionate professionals.
  • Evolving class options. We are committed to growing our list of class offerings in order to help advance the healthcare workforce. We want to hear from you. Send us your class ideas.

Be a part of the solution for the healthcare workforce.

The Healthcare Workforce Training Institute is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. In order for the Institute to advance its mission, it is imperative to hire more instructors and expand class offerings. Furthermore, class fees are sometimes a deterrent for those wishing to take a class. Your financial donation will make a lasting impact in the lives of so many - our students and those in need of their care.

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Tuesday, February 27

Please join us at the Grand Opening of our Menomonie Education Center on Thursday, February 29 from 3:30–5:30PM.

Located at 2901 Forbes Avenue in Menomonie within the Arrowhead Lodge on Howison Circle, this location will initially focus on offering in-person nurse aide (CNA) classes to all who are interested, including the general public, employees from all area care providers, and students from local high schools, colleges and universities.

Sign up for the FIRST class in Menomonie March 11-29!
https://www.healthcareworkforcetraining.com/classes/cna.phtml

More info:
715-726-3849
info@healthcareworkforcetraining.com

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Upcoming Classes

Mar 04-15

CNA

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM, includes lunch break
Monday - Friday

Location

1405 Truax Blvd, 3rd Floor
Eau Claire

Bobby Scanlon
Instructor

Bobby Scanlon, RN
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Mar 04

First Aid & CPR : Community Class for Non-Licensed Healthcare Workers & the Public (First Time or Renewal)

9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Monday

Location

1405 Truax Blvd, 3rd Floor
Eau Claire

Sharon Bergstad
Instructor

Sharon Bergstad, RN
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Mar 06

First Aid & CPR : Basic Life Support for Licensed Healthcare Professionals (First Time or Renewal)

9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Wednesday

Location

1405 Truax Blvd, 3rd Floor
Eau Claire

Michele Anderson
Instructor

Michele Anderson, RN
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Mar 08

CBRF : First Aid and Choking

Online Live Learning Session from 8:30 AM -12:30 PM
Friday

Location


Instructor-led, Online Learning

Sharon Bergstad
Instructor

Sharon Bergstad, RN
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Mar 08

CBRF : Standard Precautions

Online Live Learning Session from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Friday

Location


Instructor-led, Online Learning

Sharon Bergstad
Instructor

Sharon Bergstad, RN
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Mar 11

CBRF : Fire Safety

Online Live Learning Session from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Monday

Location


Instructor-led, Online Learning

Sharon Bergstad
Instructor

Sharon Bergstad, RN
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Mar 11-13

CBRF : Medication Administration

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Location

910 Bear Paw Ave
Rice Lake

Joy Mani
Instructor

Joy Mani, RN
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Mar 26

Medication Aide : Refresher

Online Live Learning Session from 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM on Tuesday, March 26th
This 4 hour continuing education class is required annually for current Medication Aide CNA's to renew their certification.

Location


Instructor-led, Online Learning

Michele Anderson
Instructor

Michele Anderson, RN
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"The medication aide class is a great retention and promotion strategy with our CNAs. It is exactly the next level on the professional career ladder we want to afford to our talented healthcare professionals."

Kevin H. Larson, BSHCA, CNHA, FACHCA
Administrator/CEO

Spring Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center View careers at Spring Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center

"We appreciate the Institute's ability to offer these accessible classes in order to help increase and advance the healthcare workforce in Wisconsin."

Christian Blaisdell
Chief Executive Officer

Workforce Resource, Inc Learn About Workforce Resource, Inc

"These classes play an integral role for us in the recruitment and retention of employees and support us in offering a career ladder with enhanced earning and learning opportunities."

Jeremy Kiley, NHA
Regional Director of Operations

Dove Healthcare View careers at Dove Healthcare

Partners in Training & Growing the Healthcare Workforce


  • Oakwood Health Services
  • Aspen Health
  • Dove Healthcare - Bloomer
  • Aurora Community Services
  • Chippewa Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation
  • Dove Healthcare - West Eau Claire
  • Family Circle Assisted Living
  • Circle of Hope Assisted Living
  • Cornell Health Services
  • Dove Healthcare - Barron Assisted Living
  • Grace Lutheran Communities
  • Dove Healthcare - Bloomer Assisted Living
  • HeatherWood Assisted Living and Memory Care
  • Heritage Lakeside Nursing and Rehabilitation
  • Heritage of Elmwood Nursing and Rehabilitation
  • Kinnic Health and Rehabilitation
  • Dove Healthcare - Orchard Hills Assisted Living
  • Lake Hallie Memory Care
  • Meadowbrook at Black River Falls Assisted Living
  • Dove Healthcare - Rice Lake
  • Monarch Healthcare Management
  • Wissota Place Assisted Living Community
  • Dove Healthcare - South Eau Claire
  • Park View Nursing Home
  • Dove Healthcare - Osseo
  • Park View Assisted Living
  • Spring Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center
  • Prairie Maison Nursing Home
  • Dove Healthcare - Rutledge Home
  • Spring Valley Assisted Living
  • United Pioneer Home
  • Dove Healthcare - Osseo Assisted Living
  • Vista Prairie at Brentwood Assisted Living
  • Wisconsin Veteran's Home at Chippewa Falls
  • Meadowbrook at Bloomer Assisted Living
  • Dove Healthcare - Regional Vent Center
  • Workforce Resource, LLC