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Healthcare Training

Lake Area Tech’s Corporate Education division offers an extensive menu of healthcare training classes designed to assist in fulfilling the training and continuing education needs of our local and regional healthcare workforce. These offerings includes CNA certification, CPR (Basic Life Support, Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED, and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support), and dental classes and workshops. View the details and schedules by clicking on the respective links below.

Certified Nursing Assistant Training

Online CNA Program

The Lake Area Tech online CNA program is approved by the South Dakota Board of Nursing and allows participants to complete 40 hours of required theory online. Students are responsible for finding a facility, such as a nursing home or other medical facility,  to complete 35 clinical and lab hours. 
Tuition: $414 (1.5 credits). Tuition does not include cost of books, clinicals, or the exam. 

CPR Training

The Lake Area Tech CPR classes including Basic Life Support, Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED, and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support. Classes are offered on the Lake Area Tech campus. Please click on the CPR page link below for specific details for each of the offerings.

Dental Training & Workshops

Home Study Dental Radiology Continuing Education

  • Cost: $30 Registration
  • Tuition: $30 per one-credit section

Introduction to Basic Concepts in Dental Radiology

  • Cost: $425/person
  • Length: 16 hours

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

  • Cost: $1600 for entire course (cost per module varies)
  • Module Retake Fee: $75

Dental Workshops

The Lake Area Tech Dental Assisting program hosts a fall workshop and a spring workshop for dental health teams. Continuing Ed credits apply. Watch this page for topic details and registration information for the spring Dental Assisting Workshop.