Dedicated to Your Healthcare Career Success

We are proud to offer high-quality healthcare training programs that align with the current needs in our community. Enjoy small class sizes and a team of expert instructors who will help you gain the skills and knowledge to make a difference in the healthcare industry. With new courses starting monthly, there’s no need to wait to start pursuing your dream career.


Prepare for a career in the fast-paced field of Healthcare Sterile Processing. Central Service Technicians work in hospitals and surgery centers to clean, decontaminate, disinfect, sterilize, and distribute medical and surgical instruments and equipment.

>> View the Central Service Technician | Sterile Processing Course

Emergency Medical Responders (formerly “First Responders”) manage patient care at the scene of trauma or medical emergencies until advanced medical personnel arrive. In this hybrid course, students will complete online content modules and attend classroom skill sessions with a certified instructor. Initial and Renewal options available.

>> View the Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Course

Anoka Technical College offers Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board (EMSRB) approved EMT and Paramedic programs and continuing education.

>> View the Emergency Medical Technician | EMT Basic Course

>> View the Paramedic and EMT Renewal Course

Minnesota EMSRB Approved Emergency Medical Technician Psychomotor Exam – Anoka Technical College Students Only

>> View the EMT – Skill Exam Course

Healthcare providers looking to attain skills in intravenous therapy will value this focused class. Learn and practice how to safely set up and maintain intravenous (IV) therapy.

>> View the Intravenous (IV) Therapy Techniques Course

This course is designed to provide Practical Nurses and Registered Nurses a review of nursing theory and clinical skills to enhance their practice of nursing after a lapse in licensure or an extended period of time out of practice.

>> View the Nursing Skills and Theory Review Course

>> View the Nurse Refresher Practicum Course

In a short time, gain new skills for a healthcare career and make a difference! Upon meeting course training requirements, you are eligible to receive a certificate of completion, and after passing the Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide (NA/HHA) Competency Evaluation (State Test), you will be placed on the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry.

>> View the Nursing Assistant | Home Health Aide Course

Candidates seeking Nursing Assistant or Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide (NA/HHA) certification will be placed on the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry with successful completion of the Written and Skills Evaluations.

>> View the Nursing Assistant Exam

>> View the Nursing Assistant Skills Retest

>> View the Nursing Assistant Written Retest

Become part of the surgical team as an operating room nurse! This comprehensive course has been designed to provide Registered Nurses a thorough introduction to perioperative nursing.

>> View the Perioperative Nursing Course

This course provides students with 40 hours of classroom instruction and 100 hours of clinical practice in phlebotomy techniques. Topics include equipment and procedures for blood collection by venipuncture and capillary punctures.

>> View the Phlebotomy Technician Course

>> View the Phlebotomy – No Clinical Experience Course

Acquire the skills to safely administer medications under the direction of a nurse. Discover how medications affect the physiology of the body systems. Participants will learn and demonstrate how to give medications through oral, rectal, and topical routes. The legal requirements concerning medication administration and documentation will be discussed.

>> View the Trained Medication Aide (TMA) Course

Resources & Expertise to Meet Your Goals

In the fast-paced, around-the-clock world of healthcare, time is valuable. Professional & Workforce Training has the resources to design and deliver education and training so you have more time to spend doing what you love–focusing on patients. Let us help you increase patient satisfaction and outcomes along with raising employee engagement, productivity and retention.

You’ll see the benefits to working with Anoka Technical College and Anoka-Ramsey Community College. Professional & Workforce Training provides:

  • Certificate programs
  • Continuing education units
  • Healthcare training equipment, labs, and simulation
  • Lecture, hands-on and online delivery
Non-credit programs that lead to a job
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On-site Training

We partner with a number of organizations to bring training from our campuses out to you. Contact us to learn more about on-site classes and curriculum that can be customized to fit your unique continuing education needs.