New Lake College

Make the most of your career with comprehensive healthcare training programs.

Our Programs

At NEW LAKE COLLEGE, we take pride in the wide variety of comprehensive healthcare training programs we have to offer.
New Lake College is approved by IBHE, IDPH, and IDFPR to conduct the following Diploma and Certificate programs.
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5COURSE INTRODUCTION (IDPH Program Code NA-7056)

The program follows the BNATP Model Program designed by IDPH for 136 hours, 96 hours of which are lecture and laboratory sessions and 40 hours of direct patient care session in the clinical setting. The model program focuses on teaching students to be competent in the concepts of person-centered care, infection control, restorative and rehabilitative nursing care, end of life care, care for patients with Alzheimer’s disease and professional ethics, rights and responsibilities of the nursing assistant.

It also defines at minimum the 21 nursing skills students must be able to demonstrate with high competence before they can successfully complete the program requirements and be eligible to take the state certification exam.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Individuals applying for admission into the program must comply with the following:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have completed High School Education or it’s equivalent (GED or College Credits).
  • Pass the Test for Adult Basic Education (TABE) test administered during application.
  • Submit a completed health-physical form that documents immunity for mumps, measles, varicella, diphtheria, tetanus, tuberculosis, and hepatitis B (or waiver)
  • Submit to the required criminal background check (with fingerprints, if needed) and the results must show no disqualifying current or prior convictions.

CLASS SCHEDULE

No Schedule Available

Tuition, Fees and Charges

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Enrollment Inquiry Form

Enrollment Application

New Lake College is approved by the IL Department of Public Health
(IDPH) to conduct training in Basic Nursing Assistant Training Program (BNATP) with Program Code NA-7056

COURSE INTRODUCTION

The program is a requirement to the Practical Nursing Diploma Training Program and consists of the following courses:

  • General Anatomy & Physiology – 100 hours
  • Introduction to Psychology – 50 hours
  • English Composition – 50 hours
  • Interpersonal Communication – 50 hours
  • Basic Algebra – 50 hours

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicant must have completed at least a secondary education or its equivalent.

CLASS SCHEDULE

SPRING 2024

Basic Algebra

START DATE: APR 8 2024
END DATE:  JUN 14 2024
ONLINE

English Composition

START DATE:  APR 8 2024
END DATE:  JUN 14 2024
ONLINE

Anatomy and Physiology   (IN CAMPUS)

START DATE: APR 23 2024
END DATE: JUN 27 2024
Tuesdays, Thursday
9:00 AM to 2:30PM

Interpersonal Communication

START DATE:  MAY 6 2024
END DATE: JUL 12 2024
ONLINE

Introduction to Psychology

START DATE:  MAY 6 2024
END DATE:  JUL 12 2024
ONLINE

SUMMER 2024

Basic Algebra

START DATE:  JUL 15 2024
END DATE:  SEP 20 2024
ONLINE

English Composition

START DATE:  JUL 15 2024
END DATE:  SEP 20 2024
ONLINE

Interpersonal Communication

START DATE:  AUG 5 2024
END DATE:  OCT 11 2024
ONLINE

Introduction to Psychology

START DATE:  AUG 5 2024
END DATE:  OCT 11 2024
ONLINE

FALL 2024

Basic Algebra

START DATE:  OCT 7 2024
END DATE:  DEC 13 2024
ONLINE

English Composition

START DATE:  OCT 7 2024
END DATE:  DEC 13 2024
ONLINE

Anatomy and Physiology   (IN CAMPUS)

START DATE: OCT 1 2024
END DATE:  DEC 10 2024
Tuesdays, Thursday
4:00pm to 9:30pm

Interpersonal Communication

START DATE:  NOV 4 2024
END DATE: JAN 10 2025
ONLINE

Introduction to Psychology

START DATE:  NOV 4 2024
END DATE:  JAN 10 2025
ONLINE

WINTER 2025

Basic Algebra

START DATE: JAN 13 2025
END DATE:  MAR 21 2025
ONLINE

English Composition

START DATE: JAN 13 2025
END DATE: MAR 21 2025
ONLINE

Interpersonal Communication

START DATE:  FEB 3 2025
END DATE:  APR 11 2025
ONLINE

Introduction to Psychology

START DATE: FEB 3 2025
END DATE:  APR 11 2025
ONLINE

SPRING 2025

Basic Algebra

START DATE: APR 7 2025
END DATE:  JUN 13 2025
ONLINE

English Composition

START DATE:  APR 7 2025
END DATE:  JUN 13 2025
ONLINE

Anatomy and Physiology   (IN CAMPUS)

START DATE: APR 14 2025
END DATE: JUN 20 2025
Tuesdays, Thursday
9:00 AM to 2:30PM

Interpersonal Communication

START DATE:  MAY 5 2025
END DATE: JUL 11 2025
ONLINE

Introduction to Psychology

START DATE:  MAY 5 2025
END DATE:  JUL 11 2025
ONLINE

Tuition, Fees and Charges

Tuition Payment Plans

View/Download Program Brochure

Enrollment Inquiry Form

Enrollment Application

COURSE INTRODUCTION (IDFPR Program Code US49110500)

The Practical Nursing Diploma Training Program adopts a competency-based instructional approach which will help students master nursing competencies
particular to licensed practical nurses. It ensures achievement of entry-level competencies through necessary coursework and skills practice. Classroom instruction utilizes the following teaching and learning methods:

  • Online Activities
  • Classroom Discussion
  • Instructor and Video Skills Demonstration
  • Student Return-Demonstration
  • Clinical Rotations

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Completed at least a high school education or its equivalent (GED or College Credits)
  • Maintains good standing in the IDPH Health Worker Registry as a C.N.A.
  • Completed and achieved minimum proficiency level of at least 50% in overall performance with the ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)
  • Submit to the required criminal background check (with fingerprints, if needed) and the results must show no disqualifying current or prior convictions.
  • Completed a recent (within the last 6 months) physical and medical examination with good health status.
  • Maintains current American Heart Association (AHA) Certification.
  • Completed the following courses required for the program:
    • General Anatomy & Physiology (completed within the last 5 years)
    • Introduction to Psychology
    • English Composition
    • Interpersonal Communication
    • Basic Algebra

CLASS SCHEDULE

SUMMER 2024

Practical Nursing (PNDTP-2024-1P)

START DATE:  JUL 22, 2024
END DATE:  SEP 11, 2025
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursday
9:00AM to 2:30PM

WINTER 2025

Practical Nursing (PNDTP-2025-1P)

START DATE:  JAN 20, 2025
END DATE:  MAR 26, 2026
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursday
4:00PM to 9:30PM

SUMMER 2025

Practical Nursing (PNDTP-2025-1P)

START DATE:  JUL 21, 2025
END DATE:  SEP 10, 2026
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursday
9:00AM to 2:30PM

Tuition, Fees and Charges

Tuition Payment Plans

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Enrollment Inquiry Form

Enrollment Application

Graduates of this program will receive Certificates of Completion for

  • PRACTICAL NURSING
  • IV THERAPY
  • PHARMACOLOGY

COURSE INTRODUCTION

The Medical Assistant Training Program adopts a competency- based instructional approach which will help students master administrative and clinical competencies particular to certified medical assistants. It ensures achievement of entry-level competencies through necessary coursework and skills practice.

Applicants for the Medical Assistant Diploma Program must complete the following:

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Completed at least a high school education or its equivalent (GED or College Credits).
  • Successfully complete the Test for Adult Basic Education (TABE) Health Form with a proficiency score equivalent to at least a 12th grade level in all areas including:
    • Reading and Comprehension
    • Mathematics and Basic Arithmetic
    • Applied Mathematics
    • Language and Communication
  • Submit a completed health-physical form that documents immunity for mumps, measles, varicella, diphtheria, tetanus, tuberculosis, and hepatitis B (or waiver)
  • Submit to the required criminal background check (with fingerprints, if needed) and the results must show no disqualifying current or prior convictions.

CLASS SCHEDULE

No Schedule Available

Tuition, Fees & Charges

View/Download Program Brochure

Enrollment Inquiry Form

Enrollment Application

COURSE INTRODUCTION 

The Phlebotomy Technician Training Program adopts a competency-based instructional approach which will help students master administrative and clinical competencies particular to certified phlebotomy technicians. It ensures achievement of entry-level competencies through necessary coursework and skills practice.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Completed at least a high school education or its equivalent (GED or College Credits).
  • Successfully complete the Test for Adult Basic Education (TABE) Health Form with a proficiency score equivalent to at least a 12th grade level in all areas including:
    • Reading and Comprehension
    • Mathematics and Basic Arithmetic
    • Applied Mathematics
    • Language and Communication
  • Submit a completed health-physical form that documents immunity for mumps, measles, varicella, diphtheria, tetanus, tuberculosis, and hepatitis B (or waiver)
  • Submit to the required criminal background check (with fingerprints, if needed) and the results must show no disqualifying current or prior convictions.

CLASS SCHEDULE

No Schedule Available

Tuition, Fees & Charges

View/Download Program Brochure

Enrollment Inquiry Form

Enrollment Application

COURSE INTRODUCTION

The EKG Technician Training Program adopts a competency-based instructional approach which will help students master administrative and clinical competencies particular to certified EKG technicians. It ensures achievement of entry-level competencies through necessary coursework and skills practice.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Completed at least a high school education or its equivalent (GED or College Credits).
  • Successfully complete the Test for Adult Basic Education (TABE) Health Form with a proficiency score equivalent to at least a 12th grade level in all areas including:
    • Reading and Comprehension
    • Mathematics and Basic Arithmetic
    • Applied Mathematics
    • Language and Communication
  • Submit a completed health-physical form that documents immunity for mumps, measles, varicella, diphtheria, tetanus, tuberculosis, and hepatitis B (or waiver)
  • Submit to the required criminal background check (with fingerprints, if needed) and the results must show no disqualifying current or prior convictions.

CLASS SCHEDULE

No Schedule Available

Tuition, Fees & Charges

View/Download Program Brochure

Enrollment Inquiry Form

Enrollment Application