Provides the learner with opportunities to practice the principles and procedures of laboratory medicine in a clinical laboratory setting including the operation of state of the art instrumentation and the use of laboratory information systems to report results. The fourteen competencies will be divided between Clinical Experience 1, Clinical Experience 2 and Clinical Experience 3. Order that competencies will be covered vary based on staffing at clinical sites.
Prepares learners in the operation of commercial motor vehicles. Extensive hands-on training will be implemented throughout the course on tractor-trailers, giving the learner the skills needed to test for a Class A Commercial Driver’s License. Limited lecture will be used to inform students of industry regulations, driver safety, inspections and communication.
Prepares dental auxiliary students to respond proactively to dental emergencies, control infection, prevent disease, adhere to OSHA Standards and safely manage hazardous materials. Students also take patient vital signs and collect patient medical/dental histories. CPR certification is a prerequisite; students will be required to show proof of certification before beginning the course. This course is a WTCS aligned course required in both the Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistant programs. This course must be taken at NTC, no transfers, because the content of this course is specific for this program/site.
Through classroom lecture and on-campus lab students will apply Phases I-III Health Fitness WI Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework program requirements and Officer Wellness Suicide Prevention.
Through classroom lecture and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises, students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following WI Department of Justice 720 Academy Phase I curriculum framework topics: Academy Orientation, Fundamentals of Criminal Justice, Ethics, Cultural Competency, Agency Policy, and Professional Communication.
Through classroom lecture, on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework Phase I topics: Constitutional Law I, Crimes I, Interviews, and Report Writing. The DOJ Phase I Written Examination will be administered in this course.
Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab and WI Department of Justice 720 Academy integration exercises, students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework Phase I topics: Fundamentals of Firearms, Vehicle Contacts I, Officer Wellness, and DAAT.
Develops skills needed to diagnose and repair automotive electrical and electronic systems. Applying knowledge of wiring diagrams along with manufactures descriptions and diagnostic procedures, Learners perform and evaluate testing and repairs on today’s computer controlled starting, charging, and battery systems.
Further experience in a clinical setting allows the student to continue to improve technical skills while accepting more responsibilities during surgical procedures. Surgical rotation case requirements are documented.
Diagnose engine ignition systems, computer control systems and engine sensors. This course will carry the learner beyond basic tune-ups into the world of computer controlled systems. Learners will study the engine sensors that feed data to an on-board computers. They will learn how the computer processes and then uses data to make a host of real time decisions concerning ignition and emission controls. Learners will get hands on training on late model cars to reinforce classroom theory. The use of DVOMs, scan tools, oscilloscopes, pressure transducers, and computer self-diagnostics will be covered.
Applies basic methodology and operations of lathes, mills and grinding machines. Focuses on speeds and feeds, basic work holding devices and cutting tools. Milling machine applications to include: project planning, basic milling machine setups and operations and in-process inspection. Lathe applications to include: work planning, basic lathe setups to utilize basic work holding practices and in-process inspection.
Focuses on the six major nutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals, vitamins and water) and how each is used by the body. The planning of well-balanced diets and nutritional analysis of diets are emphasized.
Examine sales and promotion strategies used in the restaurant industry. Study of attracting new customers, setting prices, developing visually appealing menus and displays, and investigating innovative methods of attracting and keeping customers.
Through classroom lecture, and on-campus lab, and WI Department of Justice integration exercises students will learn and apply skills addressed in the following WI Department of Justice 720 Academy curriculum framework Phase I topics: Critical Thinking and Decision Making, Basic Response (RESPOND), Radio Procedures, Introduction to TraCS, Traffic Law Enforcement, and First Aid/CPR/AED. This course will also include the WI DOJ 720 Academy Integration Exercises.
This advanced clinical course requires the student to integrate concepts from all previous courses in the management of groups of clients facing complex health alterations. Students will have the opportunity to further develop critical thinking skills using the nursing process in making clinical decisions. Continuity of care through interdisciplinary collaboration is emphasized.
This clinical experience integrates all knowledge learned in the previous courses in transitioning to the role of the graduate nurse. The course promotes relatively independent clinical decisions, delegation, and works collaboratively with others to achieve client and organizational outcomes. Continued professional development is fostered.
This clinical course builds on and expands the technical/clinical skills student dental hygienists began developing in Dental Hygiene Process I. Under the direct supervision of an instructor, students apply patient care assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation skills to provide comprehensive care for calculus case type 1 and 2 patients and perio case patients. Dental Hygiene Process II introduces the application of fluoride and desensitizing agents, whole mouth assessments, comprehensive periodontal examinations, application of sealants and patient classification. Students also begin performing removal of supragingival stain, dental plaque, calcified accretions and deposits. The course reinforces the application of Dental Health Safety skills.
Investigates the effects of welding on the mechanical properties of metals. Learners explore hardness, strength, and weldability of various metals. Concepts are applied in various activities, including heat treating, hardness testing and tensile testing.
Introduces the concepts of Industry 4.0 and the key aspects that workers will need to be prepared for in the intelligent factory setting. Robotic automation, smart manufacturing, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) concepts will be explored.
This second level clinical course continues to prepare radiography students to perform radiologic procedures on patients with considerable direct and limited indirect supervision. Students apply radiation protection and standard precautions in the production of radiographic images in a health care setting while adhering to legal and ethical guidelines. An emphasis of the course is the development of communication and critical thinking skills appropriate to the clinical setting.
Utilizing the culinary skills learned throughout the program, learners will create high-end foods utilizing a variety of cooking techniques. Emphasis will be on presentation, flavors, cooking skills and time management as learners work in a production environment.
Applies the principles of industrial control systems. Students learn the fundamentals of operating various industrial control systems including open/closed loop servo-hydraulics and PID control systems.
Expands developing language skills by continuing the development of vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar essentials. Use of the target language in conversation, reading, and writing increases. Includes
additional history and cultural aspects of the people who speak Spanish in the US and around the world. Task-based instruction and individual lab practice required.
Introduces the fundamentals associated with the properties of silicon controlled devices used in industry. Both DC and AC operating characteristics will be explored as well as the application of silicon controlled devices used in industrial circuit controls. Circuit analysis utilizes project based labs where students experience the practical application of skills learned in IET 1 and 2.
Introduces the learner to the creation of drawings and documents used to specify and build light commercial buildings. Topics covered include the commercial building code, cost estimating, the preparation of working drawings, specifications and other documents used to bid, construct and obtain plan approval for light commercial buildings.
Strengthens the learners' understanding of the procedures employed in estimating construction materials and labor costs for new and remodeling construction systems pertaining to application, sizing, plan layout and code application. Learners analyze and interpret plans and specifications, explore the use of estimating tables, and develop material lists utilizing estimating software.
Introduces learners to the fundamentals of management in the areas of construction and project management. Identification of the types of organizations, positions and responsibilities, subcontract relationships and insurance requirements for contractors, project management and public/labor relationships and scheduling contracts and documents.
Introduces the fundamentals of chemistry. Topics include the metric system, problem-solving, periodic relationships, chemical reactions, chemical equilibrium, properties of water; acids, bases and salts; and gas laws.
Focuses on integration of a complete automated manufacturing cell. Typical components include programmable controllers, robot, sensors, drives, conveyors, pneumatics, hard automation, control wiring and vision systems. Students plan, wire, program, troubleshoot and develop an automated manufacturing process based on the “product” chosen by the group. All required programming and documentation for the entire automation system is required
Program drive parameters for a drive application. This course will teach students how to create a custom parameter group based upon drive applications. Throughout this course, the instructor will cover a range of topics from establishing communications with a PowerFlex 525 drive via a USB connection and Ethernet/IP network to test parameters of a PowerFlex 525 drive and control a drive in STUDIO 5000.
This course offers algebra content with applications. Topics include properties of real numbers, order of operations, algebraic solution for linear equations and inequalities, operations with polynomial and rational expressions, operations with rational exponents and radicals, algebra of inverse, logarithmic and exponential functions.
Introduces General Industry Safety Practices and is intended to provide an entry level worker’s general awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards in a general industry setting. An OSHA 10 General Industry certification will be obtained with completion of the course. In addition, lab specific safety will be covered. OSHA has some very specific rules for receiving the certification card for OSHA 10. OSHA 10 Cards can only be issued to students in the face-to-face classes who attend every class. OSHA will not allow anyone taking this course in an online/flex format to receive a certification card. If you need the OSHA 10 card upon completion of this course, please be sure you are enrolled in the face-to-face section.
Prepares radiography students to protect themselves and others from exposure to radioactivity. Students examine the characteristics of radiation and how radiation affects cell biology. Students apply standards and guidelines for radiation exposure.
Examine how personality, teamwork and ethics contribute to both personal and professional success within the cosmetology industry. Through implementation of safety and infection control practices, learners will execute a positive guest experience including, the greeting of guests to completion of services. Learners will complete this course in an on-campus salon environment.
Emphasizes basic fire behavior, techniques used to control structural and related fire emergencies and life safety practices. Learners perform all practical evolutions necessary to control and extinguish fires and otherwise meet all requirements for Firefighter 1 certification with the state of Wisconsin.
Prepares radiography students to analyze radiographic images for quality. Students apply quality control tests to determine the causes of image problems including equipment malfunctions and procedural errors.
Make fillet and groove welds in all positions using .045" flux cored wire. Assessments for this course are 100% lab based with a focus on weld quality and technique. Weld quality is assessed per D1.1 - Structural Steel Code.
Developmental Psychology is the study of human development throughout the lifespan. This course explores developmental theory and research with an emphasis on the interactive nature of the biological, cognitive and psychosocial changes that affect the individual from conception to death. Application activities and critical thinking skills will enable students to gain an increased knowledge and understanding of themselves and others.
Develops writing skills which include prewriting, drafting, revising and editing. A variety of writing assignments are designed to help the learner analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Also develops critical reading and thinking skills through the analysis of a variety of written documents.
Expands on engine component function and understanding through cylinder head disassembly and evaluation. Engine clean care, proper tune-up procedures and application of service tools is also emphasized.