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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COURSE 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

Sep 1 – Nov 12 2021
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
4:00PM to 9:30PM

Tuition, Fees and Charges

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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 (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

WINTER 2022

Practical Nursing (PNDTP-2022-1A)

START DATE:  JAN 24, 2022
END DATE:  APR 29, 2023
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursday
9:00AM to 2:30PM

Practical Nursing (PNDTP-2022-1P)

START DATE:  JAN 24, 2022
END DATE:  APR 29, 2023
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursday
4:00PM to 9:30PM

SUMMER 2022

Practical Nursing (PNDTP-2022-1A)

START DATE:  JUL 18, 2022
END DATE:  SEP 29, 2023
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursday
9:00AM to 2:30PM

Practical Nursing (PNDTP-2022-1P)

START DATE:  JUL 18, 2022
END DATE:  SEP 29, 2023
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursday
4:00PM to 9:30PM

Tuition, Fees and Charges

Tuition Payment Plans

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Graduates of this program will receive Certificates of Completion for

  • PRACTICAL NURSING
  • IV THERAPY
  • PHARMACOLOGY

COURSE INTRODUCTION

The PN Prerequisite Program is a requirement for admission into the Practical Nursing Diploma Training Program. The student(s) will receive Certificates of Completion for the following courses:

  • General Anatomy and Physiology (100 Hours)
  • Introduction to Psychology (50 Hours)
  • English Composition (50 Hours)
  • Interpersonal Communication (50 Hours)
  • Basic Algebra (50 Hours)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Completed at least a high school education or its equivalent (GED or College Credits)
  • Submit to the required criminal background check (with fingerprints, if needed) and the results must show no disqualifying current or prior convictions.

CLASS SCHEDULE

WINTER 2022

Interpersonal Communication (COMM-2022-1A)

Start Date: JAN 24 2022
End Date: APR 4 2022
Mondays
9:00AM to 2:30PM

Introduction to Psychology (PSYCH-2022-1A)

Start Date: JAN 26 2022
End Date: MAR 30 2022
Wednesdays
9:00AM to 2:30 AM

Interpersonal Communication (COMM-2022-1P)

Start Date: JAN 24 2022
End Date: APR 4 2022
Mondays
4:00PM to 9:30PM

Introduction to Psychology (PSYCH-2022-1P)

Start Date: JAN 26 2022
End Date: MAR 30 2022
Wednesdays
4:00PM to 9:30PM

Basic Algebra (ALG-2022-1O) ONLINE with TUTORING

Start Date: Jan 24 2022
End Date: APR 15 2022

English Composition (ENG-2022-1O) ONLINE with TUTORING

Start Date: JAN 24 2022
End Date: APR 15 2022

SPRING 2022

General Anatomy and Physiology (ANAT-2022-1A)

Start Date: APR 19 2022
End Date: Jun 23 2022
Tuesdays and Thursdays
9:00AM to 2:30PM

General Anatomy and Physiology (ANAT-2022-1P)

Start Date: APR 19 2022
End Date: JUN 23 2022
Tuesdays and Thursdays
4:00PM to 9:30PM

Basic Algebra (ALG-2022-2O) ONLINE with TUTORING

Start Date: APR 18 2022
End Date: JUN 24 2022

English Composition (ENG-2022-2O) ONLINE with TUTORING

Start Date: APR 18 2022
End Date: JUN 24 2022

Tuition, Fees & Charges

Tuition Payment Plan

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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

TO BE ANNOUNCED
Monday to Thursdays
4:00pm to 9:00pm

Tuition, Fees & Charges

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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

TO BE ANNOUNCED
Tuesdays, Thursdays  
5:00PM to 9:30PM

Tuition, Fees & Charges

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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

TO BE ANNOUNCED
Mondays, Wednesdays
5:00pm to 9:30pm

Tuition, Fees & Charges

View/Download Program Brochure

Enrollment Inquiry Form

Enrollment Application