Face-To-Face Seminars

Our free seminars will help you brush up on a wide range of academic skills. For seminars requiring pre-registration, click or tap on REGISTER NOW. Use the drop-down arrows on the registration form to see the names of seminars currently offered and the dates and locations.


 


Seminar Descriptions:


 


Apps for Success


What is in your backpack? A laptop, tablet, or phone? The device that accompanies you nearly everywhere holds many applications that can help you be more successful in school. Explore apps designed to improve your organization, study skills, cognitive brain strengthening, mental health, social skills, and accessibility. For the Fall 2019 term, this session is going to be offered on an individual basis only. Please contact diversity@cvtc.edu to schedule a time at your convenience.

Contact Us:

academicservices@cvtc.edu
Eau Claire: 715-833-6201
Chippewa Falls: 715-738-3845
Menomonie: 715-223-5344
Neillsville: 715-743-3965
River Falls: 715-426-8208

Be aware. Be present. Be resilient.

Guard your mind and body from the effects of stress and anxiety. Learn about and practice easy strategies you can employ to help you remain calm during difficult situations. You will improve your awareness of your thoughts and emotions, and in turn, become better able to control them. This will affect your concentration, relationships, and performance in school. For the Fall 2019 term, this session is offered on an individual basis. Please contact diversity@cvtc.edu to schedule a time at your convenience.


Calculate Dosages with Confidence - Advanced
Offered prior to the start of the Spring 2021 semester. Date TBD.

This 4-hour session is offered live online for second-fourth semester nursing students and will review unit matching (AKA dimensional analysis). Dimensional analysis is the preferred method for students moving into the last half of their program and is strongly encourage by your nursing instructors. This session will focus on calculating flow rates (mL/hr & gtts/min), reconstitution problems, medication run and completion times, calculating safe dosage ranges, and dealing with problems that start with triple units like 5mcg/kg/min. You are encouraged to bring examples to see how this method can help you successfully calculate the problem with ease and accuracy. We'll cover everything you need to know to successfully complete your math requirement for the Nursing Program.


Calculate Dosages with Confidence - Beginning
Offered prior to the start of the Spring 2021 semester.  Date TBD.

This 4-hour session is offered live online for first semester nursing students and will review basic math computation and unit conversions. You will learn to calculate the appropriate number of tablets to distribute, how to set a pump, and determine IV rates. You will also learn how to calculate pediatric medications. We'll cover everything you need to know to successfully pass your dosage calculation test!


Career Decisions Workshop

In this session, you will learn how to match your interests to careers and how values play a role in career selection. We will also cover labor market information and what CVTC services are available to help you succeed in a program. It is required to take the career assessment prior to the seminar.


HESI Health Program Exam Prep

This prep course is designed to help you succeed with passing the HESI exam. We will cover grammar, reading comprehension, vocabulary and general knowledge (parts of speech, important terms and their uses in grammar, commonly occurring grammatical errors, basic vocabulary that is often used in health care fields), mathematics (ranging from basic operations to calculating drug dosages and solutions), and A&P. We'll cover everything you need to know to successfully pass these sections of your HESI exam! Sessions fill quickly; register early.


HESI Health Program Exam Prep - Live online

This prep course, offered live online, is designed to help you succeed with passing the HESI exam. We will cover grammar, reading comprehension, vocabulary and general knowledge (parts of speech, important terms and their uses in grammar, commonly occurring grammatical errors, basic vocabulary that is often used in health care fields), mathematics (ranging from basic operations to calculating drug dosages and solutions), and A&P. We'll cover everything you need to know to successfully pass these sections of your HESI exam! Sessions fill quickly; register early.


HESI Health Program Prep - Online Canvas Course

This free online prep course is designed to help you succeed with passing the HESI exam. The course will review grammar, reading comprehension, vocabulary and general knowledge, (parts of speech, important terms and their uses in grammar, commonly occurring grammatical errors, basic vocabulary that is often used in health care fields), mathematics, (ranging from basic operations to calculating drug dosages and solutions), and A&P. The course has everything you need to know to successfully pass these sections of your HESI exam! Complete the following request to register for the free online HESI Prep course Registration for HESI Prep Online Canvas Course.


Professional Prep

Career Development presents our Professional Prep workshop. This one hour workshop is designed to give an overview of resumes, cover letters, interviewing, networking/career fair etiquette, and job search tips. Students will leave with the building blocks to create professional documents, sell themselves in an interview/career fair setting, and how to use job search websites such as Wisconsin TechConnect to find employment.


Rx for Success-River Falls-Day 1

This free, two-part virtual learning experience for new nursing students provides an interactive overview of what it takes to be successful in the nursing program. We’ll cover what you need to be prepared to pass your dosage calculation test, including: unit conversions, calculating the appropriate number of tablets to distribute, how to set a pump, and determine IV rates. You will also learn how to calculate critical care and pediatric medications. In addition, you will get to know other students in your cohort, learn some important nursing student success tips, and you'll gain valuable tips and wisdom from a panel of returning nursing students. Please preregister for both days; different information is presented each day.


Rx for Success-River Falls-Day 2

This session is a continuation and extension of Day 1, focusing on reinforcing and practicing calculation of oral medications (tablets and mls), and calculating pump rates and drip rates. Shortened dosage calculation practice tests will be given on both Day 1 and Day 2. Strengthen your skills and boost your self-confidence to successfully complete the math requirement for the Nursing Program!


Test Anxiety

Tests are an important part of the educational process. Unfortunately, they can also be intimidating; leading to test anxiety that can make it difficult to earn the results you want. You will be provided with strategies to identify and deal with the symptoms of test anxiety.


Time Management

Do you struggle with juggling all the things you need to do? Do you ever feel like there’s never enough time in the day? Time management is an endless series of decisions that gradually change the shape of your life for better or worse. Join this session and learn how to efficiently manage your time, set priorities, and reach your goals.





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