Vent Training Resources

Please note that WisconsinPHP does not schedule ventilator class dates, nor can we help you register for a class. All questions regarding the following information including help needed to sign up should be directed to the organizations offering the class.

Please use this page as a resource only as to where classes are offered.  Each facility may add classes or cancel them based on their own guidelines for class sizes.  

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UW Home Care Services, now

Chartwell Midwest Wisconsin

Located at  2030 Pinehurst Dr. Middleton. WI 53562.   Part of U. W. Hospital and clinics.

Always on 2nd Tuesday & Wednesday of Month
Pediatric on Tuesdays/ Adult on Wednesdays

                                                    They do not offer a Tracheostomy - only certificate

 Pediatric Certification & Re-Certification 9am-2pm

Certifications= $175  Re-Certifications= $100

                                                Pediatric Certification & Re-Certification             9am-2pm

Tuesday, February 11, 2020                                    Tuesday, April 07, 2020
Tuesday, May 12, 2020                                            Tuesday, June 09,2020
Tuesday, August 11, 2020                                        Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Tuesday, November 10, 2020

                             Adult Certification      8-4:30pm  (here @ 7:45)    Adult Re-Certification          8-1pm

Wednesday, January 08, 2020                                 Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Wednesday, April 08, 2020                                       Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Wednesday, June 10, 2020                                      Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Wednesday, October 14, 2020                                 Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center

Registration online at http://www.aurorahealthcare.org

Click on "Classes & events" and keyword search "2019 vent".  Registration is online only.

((Aurora does not offer Pediatric Ventilator Certification courses))

      Certification: $175 - 7 hr class - 9 AM-4 PM

Thursday, April 02, 2020
Thursday, May 07, 2020
Thursday, June 04, 2020
Thursday, July 09, 2020
Thursday, August 06, 2020
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Thursday, October 08, 2020
Thursday, November 05, 2020
Thursday, December 03, 2020

Re-certification: $100 - 4 hr classes - 9 AM-1 PM

Thursday, March 19, 2020
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Thursday, November 19, 2020
Thursday, December 17, 2020

                    Marshfield Medical Center (Marshfield, WI)

Contact: (715) 387-7696 - Monday through Friday 8AM to 4PM

                                                               **All classes start at 9AM**

                Certification: $150.00- 8 hr class

September 19, 2019

January 14, 2020

April 16, 2020

September 17, 2020

              Re certification: $90.00 - 6 hr class

September 18, 2019

January 14, 2020

April 15, 2020

September 16, 2020

Pediatric Home Service (Adult and Pediatric Ventilator Certification)

Roseville, MN Location:  2800 N. Clevland Ave - Roseville, MN 55133

Registration online at http://www.pediatrichomeservice.com

For exact dates/times, registration, and driving directions go to: https://www.pediatrichomeservice.com/education/courses

Contact: Bruce Estrem 
(651) 604-5169 
beestrem@pediatrichomeservice.com

Certification: $300 - 8 hr class (9-5pm) Certification classes are offered one Friday each month.

Recertification: $150-4 hr class (1-5pm) Available at the annual PHP conference & Thursdays each month at PHS.          

This eight hour classroom program meets the State of Wisconsin DHS required 14 elements of Respiratory Care Service training for licensed healthcare professional participants to be certified to care for a ventilator dependent patient in the home. Much of the class involves hands-on learning with ventilators, tubing circuits, tracheostomy tubes, and other pieces of equipment used in the home settings. Time will be allotted for you to set parameters on a ventilator, change an oxygen tank regulator, and perform a tracheostomy tube change on a mannequin. Letters of completion for both ADULT and PEDIATRIC certification will be awarded at the end of class. This certification is valid for two years, less one day, from the date of the class.

Classes may not be offered every month at this location.  Please check the link above for scheduled classes.

Pewaukee, WI Location: W239N2890 Pewaukee Road, Unit D - Pewaukee, WI 53072

Certification: $300 - 8 hr class (9-5pm) Certification classes are offered:

April 10th, 2020 (MN)

May 8th, 2020 (WI)

June 12th, 2020 (MN)

Re-certification: $150 - 4 hr class (1-5pm) Re-certification classes are offered:

March 12th, 2020 (WI)

April 9th, 2020 (MN)

May 7th, 2020 (WI)

June 11th, 2020 (MN)


Pediatric Classes

Marshfield Medical Center (Marshfield, WI)

Contact: (715) 387-7696 - Monday through Friday 8AM to 4PM

**All classes start at 9AM**

Certification: $150.00- 8 hr class

January 7, 2020

April 9, 2020

September 10, 2020

Recertification: $90.00 - 6 hr class

September 11, 2019

January 7, 2020

April 8, 2020

September 9, 2020

                     Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (Milwaukee only)

                                                         2020 Pediatric Ventilator Classes

To attend the Care of Child on a Ventilator course for Certification or Re-Certification, you must preregister and     pay for the course via telephone. You will receive detailed instruction for the on-line course when you call. For     detailed course information or to register, visit their website:         http://www.maxishare.com/conferences_and_training/#vent_cert.

   Registration for the Certification Course includes on-line course modules (accessed only through      www.maxishare.com, NOT UW School of Nursing) and classroom session for skills check off.
   Certification class registration closes 2 weeks prior to course dates to give participants enough time to     complete online requirements.

          Re-Certification registration closes 1 week prior to course dates.

Additional information:

  • No online course required.
  • There is a minimum of 3 and maximum of 8 registrants per class.
  • Re-certification and Certification classes are held monthly. Classes fill up quickly, so register early.
  • No additional classes will be scheduled if classes are full.
  • Registration details will be sent with your email confirmation - Contact: Mary Lisowski
  • To check availability or register, go to www.maxishare.come/conferences
  • For online registration or payment questions, contact Laura Mondeik at maxishare@chw.org
  • A link to the Part One pre-work and post test will be emailed with your confirmation. This work takes about 4-6 hours and is REQUIRED. The post-test must be submitted by Thursday before the class date. If you cannot meet this deadline, please sign up for a later class. Email maxishare@chw.org with requests for cancellation information. Registration fee: $175.00.

    Ventilator Certification - $175.00          Ventilator Re-Certification - $100.00

    (On-line course and test required prior to                  Re-certification classes are held                                                          attending class)                                                          class is from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm.  Email maxishare@chw.org                                                                                           with  questions.

    Online + In Person Class:  0730 - 1200                     Class is from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    3/24/2020                                                                   3/24/2020

    4/28/2020                                                                    5/26/2020

    5/26/200                                                                      7/28/2020

    6/23/2020                                                                    9/22/2020

    7/28/2020                                                                    11/10/2020

    8/25/2020

    9/22/2020

    10/27/2020

    11/10/2020

    12/8/2020

     Trach Only Certification classes are held on same days as above from 9:00-11:00 for $100

    Ventilator re-certification 

    No on-line course required - $100.00 - 4 hrs
    Re-certification classes are held every other month. This class is from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm.. Email maxishare@chw.org with questions.

    3/24/2020

    5/26/2020

    7/28/2020

    9/22/2020

    11/10/2020