Magazine article Techniques

Chippewa Valley Technical College

Magazine article Techniques

Chippewa Valley Technical College

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CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE(CVTC) SERVES 11 counties in Wisconsin through its campuses in Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, Menomonie, Neillsville and River Falls. It is one of the 16 colleges that make up the Wisconsin Technical College System. Its mission statement is, "CVTC delivers innovative and applied education that supports the workforce needs of the region, improves the lives of students and adds value to our communities."

To achieve that mission, CVTC promotes the student development of four key core abilities: communicate effectively, think critically, model integrity and value diversity.

The college also partners with business and industry, other educational institutions and the community in order to ensure success for its students and its region in the 21st-century global workplace. The Wisconsin Technical College System has established articulation agreements with the University of Wisconsin System, and in June of last year, the Universal Transfer Credit Agreement was signed by leaders of the two systems, adding to the number of transferable credits, and making the transition to the university system accessible to even more technical college students.

CVTC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Individual programs may have additional industry or occupational accreditations or be recognized by professional testing and accrediting organizations as approved programs. The Renal Dialysis Technician program at CVTC is an approved program of BONENT, an independent non-profit professional certification body. BONENT provides exams to achieve credentials as a Certified Hemodialysis Technician/ Technologist, Certified Hemodialysis Nurse, Certified Peritoneal Dialysis Nurse and Certified Hemodialysis Biomedical Technician. …

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