University of Wisconsin–Madison

Health Care

These sessions are designed to equip professionals and caregivers with the knowledge to safely support people with disabilities and their health care needs.

Please visit the following link to register in one of our upcoming Health Care training events:

Health and Wellness Sessions with Waisman WIN

Take Charge of Your Own Health Care NEW!

OCTOBER 11 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

This session will cover how to use the Self-Directed Health Care Kit. This kit is designed to help individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities (I/DD) advocate for their own health care and support clear communication between the individual and their health care practitioners. The kit includes a set of forms for tracking health care concerns and interventions. It has also been designed to help the person in a supportive role to help advocate for the individual and enhance the interaction between the individual and the health care practitioner.

Go with Your Gut: Healthy Eating + Exercise = Healthy Colon

NOVEMBER 13 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The course includes:

  • Eating well on a budget
  • Simple ways to plan, shop and cook healthy meals
  • Exercise and movement ideas adaptable for anyone
  • Constipation prevention
  • Alternatives to laxatives
  • Constipation dangers: impaction, obstruction, death
  • Ways to document bowel concerns
Tue 21
Tue 21

Safe Medication Administration

August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tue 28

Adult CPR and First Aid

August 28 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sep 25

OSHA/Universal Precautions and Blood Borne Pathogens

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Sep 25

Safe Medication Administration

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sep 28

Adult CPR and First Aid

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Oct 09
Oct 09

Safe Medication Administration

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Oct 11

Take Charge of Your Own Health Care

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oct 23
Oct 23

Safe Medication Administration

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Oct 26

Adult CPR and First Aid

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Nov 06
Nov 06

Safe Medication Administration

November 6 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Nov 13