Healthcare & Medical Courses


Single Courses

Addiction & Recovery: An Introduction
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Addiction is a chronic disease responsible for destroying lives, devastating families, and taking lives. There are many types of addiction; substance addictions (such as drugs and alcohol) as well as behavioral addictions (such as gambling, sex and eating).
COPD: Understanding and Treatment
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Do you or a loved one have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)? COPD is emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or both. About 80 - 90% of COPD diagnoses are caused by smoking. Once COPD occurs, the disease is not reversible. With practical tools and an effective plan, you will have a good understanding of this lung disease, its treatment options, and coping strategies. Our COPD course will help you be better prepared to cope or care for a loved one with the disease.
Discover a Career as a Dental Office Assistant
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Working as a dental office assistant is an ideal method of finding employment in the professional setting of a dental office without spending the time or money to pursue a more in-depth education required of those working in the clinical side of the dental practice. As a dental office assistant, you often single-handedly manage the office side of the operation.
Discover a Career as a Medical Coder
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Are you interested in a career in the medical industry? This field is rapidly growing and there is high demand for individuals with knowledge of medical office operations, which includes diagnostic and procedural coding. Our Discover a Career as a Medical Coder provides an overview of essential coding concepts that are relevant in today’s coding systems.
Discover a Career as a Medical Office Assistant
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
A medical office assistant is a great career for any person who wants to be a part of medicine, but who doesn’t have the time or money to pursue a more in-depth education that leads to nursing or medical school.
Discover a Career as a Pharmacy Technician
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
The demand for skilled pharmacy technicians is rapidly growing. If you are interested in a dynamic career in a high paced medical field, this course is for you. This course provides an overview of the history of pharmacology and the day to day responsibilities of a pharmacy technician in hospital and retail pharmacy settings. Common drugs and their uses, as well as how they are administered and possible interactions in the body are described.
Discover a Career as a Veterinary Assistant
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Becoming a Veterinary Assistant can be a rewarding career in which you have the potential to make a difference in the lives of animals and the people who love them. This course provides an overview of the history of veterinary medicine and the overall day to day operations in a hospital or clinic setting. You will be introduced to basic skills such as maintaining medical records, pet health care such as grooming and dental practices, and potential diseases that affect animals.
Emphysema: Prevention and Treatment
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
The respiratory system is a vital, complex system which controls one of the most important aspects of the human body: breathing. Ensuring the body has clean air to breathe, free from pollutants and irritants is one of the best ways to stay healthy. This course focuses on how Emphysema and other Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorders are diagnosed and methods for prevention and treatment.
Farm Animals and Their Health
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Many people are returning to their roots these days and venturing into one of the oldest professions - farming - but on a smaller scale. Small scale farming is a viable source of side income as well as a great family food source. This course will provide you with resources and information needed to start raising, caring for and profiting from small animals and cattle.
First Aid for Dogs and Cats
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
When your dog or cat is injured or sick, accurate assessment of the situation and quick treatment is vital to recovery. It is important to be prepared for even the most common injuries and have the necessary supplies available at all times. Our First Aid for Dogs and Cats course provides a comprehensive guide to keep your pet healthy. This course covers medications, proper dosages, common illnesses and injuries, such as burns, breathing problems, wound care and much more.
Healthcare Informatics: An Introduction
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Computer applications are the backbone of today's healthcare. Healthcare Informatics involves the obtaining, storing, retrieving, and using of healthcare information to nurture better collaboration among a patient's various healthcare providers. As the healthcare and technology fields continuous to grow, healthcare informatics is considered one of the number one job opportunities in an emerging industry.
Human Anatomy
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Our Human Anatomy course provides necessary background information which is essential for students to assimilate anatomy information.  Our course is useful for increasing not only an intellectual understanding of anatomy but also self-awareness of the body in action.  For most people, anatomy can be somewhat intimidating, but this beginning level course will help you sort through fascinating facts about the human body in a straightforward, easy to comprehend manner. 
Kidney Disease: Prevention and Treatment
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Kidneys control some of the most important components of the human body. Kidneys clean and purify the blood by eliminating toxins as waste. Without properly functioning kidneys, waste builds up in your blood stream and can make you sick. Our course provides an overview of how the kidneys operate in conjunction with the rest of the body. We will discuss the five stages of Kidney Disease and their effect on overall health.
Medical Terminology: An Overview
Type: Enrichment Course
Course Hours: 24
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
Medical terms can be complex, confusing and difficult to memorize. By understanding the origins of the words and their building blocks - such as roots, prefixes and suffixes, the terminology will make sense and be easier to use in everyday settings such as doctor’s offices, labs, pharmacies, hospitals and clinics. This course is structured to help you break down commonly used terms and understand how medical terminology relates to body parts, diseases and procedures.