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Wisconsin Caregiver Academy

Inspiring Leadership and Purpose

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay's Wisconsin Caregiver Academy provides training for caregiving professionals and practitioners throughout Wisconsin. We develop innovative training initiatives and courses that deliver sustainable results for assisted living facilities, including:


Medication Administration

Medication Administration

Standard Precautions

Standard Precautions

Fire Safety

Fire Safety

First Aid

First Aid and Choking

If you are a current instructor, you may earn the required continuing education hours by taking our online classes.

You will be awarded a digital badge for completion of any or all of the four DHS state-approved Train-the-Trainer courses, a validation your accomplishment, which you can include on your resume, social media or email signature. Learn more about importance of digital badging. 


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Individual Service Plans
Client Groups

Dementia, Disability, Mental Health, Youth Stabilization & Others

Task Specific

Resident's Rights, ISPs & Assessments, Negotiated Risk Agreements & Others

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Online Training

The pandemic has created many health implications for our communities, including making it difficult to bring staff together for continuing education. 

As a solution, the Wisconsin Caregiver Academy has created online classes for your staff to receive either parts or all of their DHS 83.25 mandated continuing education, including:
  • Standard Precautions
  • Medications
  • Client Groups
  • Resident Rights
  • Prevention of Abuse and Neglect
  • Fire Safety & First Aid
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We can create curriculum for any need in addition to our core topics required by the DHS. ​We're here to help. Don't hesitate to reach out to Kerry Winkler, Program Specialist, Wisconsin Caregiver Academy, at or 920-465-2508 for any need.​


Management in Health Systems Certificate

Management in Health Systems Certificate

Healthcare is transforming, so can you. 

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Geratric Healthcare Certificate

Geriatric Healthcare Certificate

Seize the opportunity in geriatric health.

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For any questions related to train-the-trainer courses, class registrations or Wisconsin Caregivers Academy in general please contact Kayle Petitjean, Program Specialist, Continuing Professional Education, at 920-465-2642 or