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Top 3 Courses in Allied Health 2019/2020

Courses can be a great way to continue your education after secondary school. Lasting just a few weeks to several months, they are offered in a plethora of subjects. You can take courses to increase your skills or learn new ones, earn job certification, or acquire the credits to bridge the gap to a degree program.

What are courses in allied health? This unique field covers all the various jobs in the medical profession outside of nurses and doctors. You could study topics such as respiratory therapy, sonography, medical coding and billing, dental hygiene, physical therapy, and pharmacology. At some schools, you can take classes to earn certification in areas such as radiology technology. Other institutions may offer more of a general overview of the different skill areas.

As a student in allied health courses, you may learn useful skills such as proper exercise and nutrition. You can also acquire skills that can help you with everyday life, including efficient time management and critical thinking. Both of these can translate to any profession.

Every school sets its own tuition. Therefore, the cost of enrolling in courses in allied health will be different for each institution. There may also be additional costs, such as lab fees. You should research each school to choose the one that is best for you.

Courses in allied health can help you find a job in the healthcare industry. Possibilities include respiratory therapist, radiographer, speech-language pathologist, physical therapist, sonographer, and dietician. Positions may exist in hospitals, government facilities, and private medical practices. If you are interested in continuing your education in a degree program, you can become a registered nurse or doctor.

You can take courses in allied health from institutions all over the world. If you need a flexible schedule, schools may provide online courses too. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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3 Results in Allied Health

ATI College

Echocardiography technician is a specialized concentration within the field of diagnostic medical ultrasound. The Echo Technologist learns to become adept at obtaining an ... [+]

Echocardiography technician is a specialized concentration within the field of diagnostic medical ultrasound. The Echo Technologist learns to become adept at obtaining and interpreting diagnostic quality images of the heart and surrounding structures, evaluating heart anatomy, chamber size, overall heart function. The program coordinates academic study with clinical laboratory experience at a hospital or clinic.

What Does an Echo Technician Do?

Echo techs are sometimes referred to as echocardiographers or cardiac sonographers. Your primary responsibility as an echo tech is to gather data that can be used by a physician to diagnose heart disease. Read on to learn more about the job responsibilities of an echo tech and the training you need to become one. An echo tech is a cardiovascular technologist who specializes in using non-invasive imaging technology to analyze a patient’s heart, specifically the function of its veins, arteries, chambers, and valves. As an echo tech, your main responsibility would be to calibrate and use medical diagnostic imaging machines to take images of a patient’s heart. You may need to position a patient for imaging while they are lying down or monitor their heart as they are walking on a treadmill. Because you work with many different kinds of patients, you need to have excellent communication skills. Other job duties you may need to perform include speaking to patients about the procedure, taking several images of the hearts, and administering medications to patients in order to study their heart’s reaction to pharmacological stress. Positions available to graduates of... [-]

USA Norwalk Los Angeles
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Full-time
Part-time
18 - 27 months
Campus
Provo College

Are you a patient and caring person who is interested in the fast-growing field of healthcare? Our programs teach a wide variety of in-demand healthcare skills such as nu ... [+]

Are you a patient and caring person who is interested in the fast-growing field of healthcare? Our programs teach a wide variety of in-demand healthcare skills such as nursing fundamentals, medical and dental office management, physical rehabilitation, pharmacology, patient care, and oral care procedures. With the average program completion time between 12 -24 months, Provo College’s School of Healthcare provides accelerated opportunities for entrance into these in-demand career fields:

Medical Assisting Pharmacy Technician Dental Assisting Medical Billing and Coding Nursing Physical Therapist Assistant Medical Assisting

If you love to help others and want to work in the exciting field of healthcare, train to become a Medical Assistant at Provo College. You’ll get the skills required to assist patients and physicians in a real medical setting, including conducting lab work, suturing wounds and applying dressings, taking vital signs and interpreting the results.... [-]

USA Provo
September 2019
Full-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
University of Exeter International Summer School

This programme is designed for students between the ages of 15 and 18 who are interested in a future career in any healthcare related role, from Doctor to Scientist. The ... [+]

Pre University Summer School – Medicine and Healthcare- July 2019

This programme is designed for students between the ages of 15 and 18 who are interested in a future career in any healthcare related role, from Doctor to Scientist.

The four areas that the course intends to address include the following:

Provide insight into careers in Healthcare both in the UK and internationally. Explore different areas of study concerned with the provision of Healthcare. Learn about the basics underpinning Medicine and healthcare and the challenges to modern day healthcare. Preparation for life as a student at highly rated Russel Group University and elsewhere.

The course is an opportunity for high school students and equivalents around the world to get together and learn about their potential futures, giving everyone a real insight into what it takes to work in Healthcare in today’s times and what they should expect in their future studies.... [-]

United Kingdom Exeter
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Full-time
14 days
Campus