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Wisconsin Caregiver Academy

Assuring
Quality Care

Inspiring Leadership and Purpose

Wisconsin Caregiver Academy supports assisted living providers and caregivers in multiple ways to ensure residents receive quality and compassionate care. Our courses have been approved by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, the Bureau of Assisted Living and the Division of Quality Assurance.

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Train-the-Trainers

We provide DHS-approved Train-the-Trainer courses, so providers can train from within to offer cost-effective and necessary training to entry-level caregivers.

Becoming a CBRF Instructor
Caregivers

We provide necessary training to entry-level caregivers and specialized training to caregivers who want to grow in healthcare. All training is approved by Wisconsin DHS.

A Pledge for Compassionate Care
Assisted Living Administrators

We provide assisted living administrators with Train-the-Trainer, caregiver, client group and task-based training to ensure quality care of their residents.

Invest in Quality Care

why train with us?

We help you create a culture of caring.

We enable high caliber training within assisted living organizations by providing program knowledge, training skills and curriculum. 

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Assurance of Quality

Train-the-Trainer courses,developed and approved by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Bureau of Assisted Living and the Division of Quality Assurance, offer an opportunity for individuals to become approved as Community-Based Residential Facilities (CBRF) instructors.
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Easy Renewal

Once you become an approved Train-the-Trainer, you will need to renew your instructor status every two years. We offer the necessary continuing education courses online, which can be completed at your own pace in the comfort of your own office or facility. Get approved in one or more core topic. 

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Signaling Expertise

We provide exclusive university digital badges that benefit employee and employer, validating a critical skillset or job-ready competency. Digital badges can be shared on resumes, websites and social media. 

Geriatric Health Certificate

Redefine Healthy Aging

With life expectancy increasing, older people will soon outnumber children. Help redefine healthy aging with an online, accelerated six-week noncredit certificate program. Four courses plus one elective. Awards digital badge.

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How We Prioritize Care

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Training Registry 

We work closely with Wisconsin DHS and UW-Green Bay's training registry to ensure your accomplishments are recorded and accessible to providers.

Register Your Achievement

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Client Group Training

We deliver customized training specific to client groups requiring specialized care because of a common disability, condition or status like dementia or terminal illness.

Reinforce Your Understanding

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Task-Specific Training

We create unique training contributing to the performance of key tasks or responsibilities, including resident assessment, service plan development and provision of personal care.

Improve Your Abilities

Noncredit Certificates

An easy and affordable way to add credentials. Designed to respond to emerging health and other trends and workplace challenges.
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Create a culture where every employee has a voice. Social transformation begins with human transformation. Encourage informed workplaces and communities.

Empower Your Career

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Geriatric Health

Developing a new approach to aging and elder care that crosses disciplines in addressing the complex needs of patients. .

Help Redefine Healthy Aging

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Management in Health Systems

Creating interdisciplinary expertise that responds to the changing economics and technology in healthcare. 

Take Up the Challenge

Explore Degrees in Nursing and Health Studies

In uncertain times and world-changing events, this is certain—the demand and respect for nurses and healthcare professionals will only continue to grow. This is not a path for the faint of heart. Bring us your passion, and we’ll transform you into a healthcare professional.
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Traditional BSN

Did you know a BSN degree from UW-Green Bay elevates your nursing career potential to a higher level? That’s because it's just not what, but also how you learn in our nursing program that makes us untraditional.

Pursue Your Nursing Potential

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Health Information  Management & Technology

Become an expert at managing patient health information, administering computer information systems, and coding diagnoses and procedures for services provided to patients.

Be Part of Healthcare's Future

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MSN Leadership & Management

Become a nurse leader with coursework, individualized practical experience and quality improvement experiences to enhance system performance and patient outcomes.

Become a Nurse Leader

Sharing Information

We regularly share information related to caregiving, assisted living, dementia and other topics of interest to creating a conversation around a creating a culture of quality and compassionate care on our blog

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Got questions?

Kerry Winkler, the Program Specialist for Wisconsin Caregiver Academy, can help. She can answer all your questions and help you develop a solution for your training need. Connect with Kerry at 920-465-2508 or winklerk@uwgb.edu!

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