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 23
Tue 23

Safe Medication Administration

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fri 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

Go With Your Gut: Healthy Living = Healthy Bowel

November 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nov 15
Nov 20

OSHA/Universal Precautions and Blood Borne Pathogens

November 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Nov 20

Safe Medication Administration

November 20 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Dec 04
Dec 04

Safe Medication Administration

December 4 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Dec 18

OSHA/Universal Precautions and Blood Borne Pathogens

December 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Dec 18

Safe Medication Administration

December 18 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Feb 13

Is It Pain? What to Look For, What to Do Webinar

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Mar 13

Save My Skin Webinar

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am