We offer a wide variety of short-term courses to help you obtain your career goals while getting hands on experience in that field.

Assistance with Medications is designed for Idaho's unlicensed assistive personnel to aid in the administration of medications to individuals in their home or group facility, as delegated by a nurse. This class is open to any person who would benefit from the additional knowledge provided. Assistance with Medications can be provided as a custom course for facilities.

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Basic Medication Assistance is designed to teach Idaho certified family home providers/substitute caregivers on medication safety and infection control. Through this class, CFH providers will acquire the knowledge to safely provide this care.

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The hybrid version of CNA training allows you to complete the theory portion of the course online while attending the skill labs on campus. Students must also attend 40 hours of clinical training at facilities across the region. Basic computer skills and highspeed internet access required. Upon successful completion of this course, students must pass Idaho required skill and written exams to be placed on the Idaho CNA Registry.

Exam fees are not included in course costs.

Hours:  54 classroom/lab, 44 online, 40 clinical.

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Dental Assistants are valuable members of the dental care team. Your instructor will teach you the entry level skills needed to work as a dental assistant from helping the dentist, taking patient’s medical history, teaching oral hygiene care to patients and much more. This course is divided between online, classroom, lab and 40 clinical hours at regional dental offices.

Basic computer skills and high-speed internet access required.

Hours: 80 classroom/lab, 10 online, 40 clinicals

Acquire the skills to provide quick response and mid-level emergency medical and trauma care to the sick or injured in the pre-hospital setting through a combination of online, classroom, acute care and field time. This course meets Idaho and NREMT standards for obtaining an EMT license. Upon successful completion of this course, students must pass state and national written and skill exams.

Exam fees are not included in course costs.

Basic computer skills and high-speed internet access are required

Hours: 50 classroom/lab, 80 online, 16 clinical


18 years of age

High school diploma or equivalent (verification required)

Initial Education Courses through the Idaho EMS website. Directions for completing these courses are provided after students register.

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Are you a nurse or CNA and need your HIV prevention course to practice in Washington? Or are you a health care provider and want the latest information on HIV and prevention measures and strategies? This is the course for you.

This course fulfills the 7-hour requirements for Washington State and it is completely online. Study at your own convenience in the comfort of your own home.

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During this hybrid course you will learn all aspects of blood collection, including anatomy and physiology of the vascular system, medical ethics, legal issues, and venipuncture. You will also complete 100 hours of hands-on training at regional labs. Upon successful completion of this course, you are eligible to take the American Society for Clinical Pathology, Phlebotomy Technician exam.

Cost of PTB (ASCP) exam is not included in course.

Basic computer skills and high-speed internet access required.

Hours: 40 classroom, 45 online, 100 clinical

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Workforce Training does not currently have an instructor for the upcoming Phlebotomy class. The class slated to begin on September 1 will be postponed until we can fill the instructor position. If you would like to be added to the current waitlist, please contact us at 208-792-2388 and we will add you to our list. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

NA Skills Only Training meets the entrance requirement of LC State BSN programs for CNA. This 36-hour skills only training class does not qualify you for state registry or eligibility to be titled or work as a certified nursing assistant.

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This challenge test meets the entrance requirement of the LCSC BSN programs for CNA, but provides no skill training prior to testing. You must have a medical background to challenge. Does not qualify you for state registry or eligibility to be titled or work as certified nursing assistant.