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Individuals who are interested in further study on a topic of interest may enroll in courses. They can last from a few weeks to many months and are offered in a wide variety of formats, such as online, on weekends, or in the evening. Students can learn new skills, earn certification, or bridge the gap to a degree program through taking courses.

What are courses in allied healthcare? Allied healthcare is the skilled care provided by medical professionals other than doctors and nurses. Therefore, allied healthcare courses can include nutrition, radiation therapy, lab analysis, medical coding and billing, dental hygiene, and respiratory therapy, just to name a few options. Students can enroll in introductory programs as well as advanced programs intended to lead to specific careers.

People can gain numerous helpful life skills through courses in allied healthcare. They may learn positive healthy lifestyle behaviors, such as good nutrition. They may also become adept at time management and communication, which can be useful in any profession.

Courses in allied healthcare will vary in cost from program to program. Factors such as tuition and fees and the location of the school will influence the price students pay. Interested individuals can contact the schools to ask for accurate estimates of expenses.

By taking allied healthcare courses, students can prepare for a great number of jobs in the medical profession. Some examples include sonographers, dieticians, radiographers, speech-language pathologists, physical therapists, and respiratory therapists. Students can also work as dental hygienists. For those who love animals, there is the possibility of becoming a veterinary assistant or technician.

Many outstanding institutions around the world offer a variety of courses in allied healthcare. Students can also take courses online if they live in remote areas. 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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16 Results in Allied Healthcare

Formación Alcalá

Number of hours and credits: 525 hours and 21 ECTS credits ... [+]

Courses in Allied Healthcare. Number of hours and credits: 525 hours and 21 ECTS credits. Duration: 3 months minimum and maximum 7 months from the date of enrollment - Mode: Material provided in book format + Evaluation and Tutorials by Virtual Training Platform Alcalá OBJECTIVES Expand and deepen knowledge of priests in the areas of Anesthesia and Resuscitation in the Field Surgical, as well as in the treatment of pain. Increase knowledge and skills to provide comprehensive and quality care to surgical patients recovering from anesthesia. - To provide better care in health care in different surgical specialties and acquire the necessary knowledge of new technologies in this field. Facilitate and allow professionals to ... [-]
Spain Jaén
September 2019
Part-time
3 - 7 months
Online
International University Of The Health Sciences

During the Pre-Clinical Medical Science Program students partake in ICM as the beginning of their clinical education, which serves as preparation for their clinical rotat ... [+]

During the Pre-Clinical Medical Science Program students partake in ICM as the beginning of their clinical education, which serves as preparation for their clinical rotations.

It is essential, for medical students’ success on medical board examinations and in performance throughout their clinical clerkships, for medical students to learn how to interact with patients and professionals, and progressively to elicit relevant histories, undertake relevant examinations and perform procedures, under the guidance of clinical staff.

The goal of the ICM program is to familiarize students with the appropriate clinical knowledge and physical examination skills necessary to effectively transition to clinical rotations. We further expect students to gain competency, understanding, and intuitiveness about the clinical process so they can more effectively engage in the clinical practice of medicine during their clinical clerkships.... [-]

Saint Kitts and Nevis Basseterre
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Kensington and Chelsea College

There is far more to Radiography than taking X-rays, you can choose to specialize in diagnostic or therapeutic radiography. Whatever route you choose you will be entering ... [+]

Working in the health and care professions is a rewarding experience. Your first step to a career in health and care starts at Kensington and Chelsea College.

You may have been out of education for a while in which case the Pre Access and Access course will help you to develop the skills that you need to progress into Higher Education in a health-related field.

Course Overview

There is far more to Radiography than taking X-rays, you can choose to specialize in diagnostic or therapeutic radiography. Whatever route you choose you will be entering a rewarding and varied profession. Did you leave school a long time ago? Did you fail to achieve your full potential at school? Do you feel it’s time for a new career, a change of direction? If you are over 19 and would like to gain the skills to go to university to study Radiography this is the course for you.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Part-time
34 weeks
Campus
triOS College

Because success in today’s healthcare world depends on having well-trained employees who can multi-task to meet a variety of challenges, the triOS Medical Office Assistan ... [+]

Because success in today’s healthcare world depends on having well-trained employees who can multi-task to meet a variety of challenges, the triOS Medical Office Assistant program has been designed to provide students with all of the administrative and clinical knowledge and skills required for employment as a Medical Office Assistant.

During the program students learn to understand and use medical language; perform Doctors’ general office procedures, type medical records, reports, case histories, correspondence and machine dictation; schedule and confirm medical appointments; receive and communicate messages for doctors and patients; interview patients to complete forms, documents and case histories; initiate and maintain confidential medical files and records; prepare financial statements and handle billing procedures including medical billing, insurance, and other claim forms; promote safety and work in a safe manner; order supplies and maintain inventory; plan and initiate procedural set ups including those required for patient preparation and maintenance for supplies and equipment; perform simple diagnostic procedures such as vital signs; and collect patient specimens as required.... [-]

Canada Mississauga Windsor Toronto Scarborough Oshawa London Kitchener Hamilton Brampton  + 6 More
September 2019
Full-time
34 - 38 weeks
Campus
Hillsborough Community College

The mission of the Radiation Therapy Program is to prepare and empower graduates with a strong academic, clinical and professional foundation, to meet the needs of patien ... [+]

This program is a full-time program offered at the Dale Mabry Campus.

Vision Statement

The Radiation Therapy Program strives to offer a high-quality learning environment that prepares the students to become leaders in the field of radiation therapy.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Radiation Therapy Program is to prepare and empower graduates with a strong academic, clinical and professional foundation, to meet the needs of patients and the community as an entry-level radiation therapist.

Program Philosophy

The field of Radiation Therapy is a health science specialty that educates students in the application of ionizing and gamma radiation administered to patients with neoplastic diseases. In order for the student to fully understand the treatment delivery process, (s)he must have a thorough knowledge of every aspect of the disease including treatment, simulation, histology, physics, and tissue reactions with radiation. Treatments are administered utilizing high energy linear accelerators, with multiple energies, photons, electrons that incorporate the newest technology which includes Multi-Leaf Collimation, Intensity Modulating Radiation Therapy, Stereotactic Radiosurgery and the Gamma Knife. Simulation and treatment planning are integral to the overall success of the students. In-depth study of these vital components is presented through didactic classes and labs utilizing hands-on experiences in the VERTUAL Lab, CT Simulation, and Treatment Planning.... [-]

USA Tampa
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
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
Beppu Mizobe Gakuen College

This course will expand on the possibilities for students who wish to become certified nutritionists and licensed medical office staff. These students would be able to us ... [+]

This course will expand on the possibilities for students who wish to become certified nutritionists and licensed medical office staff. These students would be able to use their specialized knowledge and skills as nutritionists and give dietary advice to patients while working in a medical office setting.

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Japan Beppu
April 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Beppu Mizobe Gakuen College

This course is designed to train students to become medical office specialists with medical, business, and computing certification opportunities available. Students enrol ... [+]

This course is designed to train students to become medical office specialists with medical, business, and computing certification opportunities available. Students enrolled in this course will obtain the technological skills that will allow them to manage medical information in addition to the business knowledge that is necessary when working in a medical office

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Japan Beppu
April 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Hamilton College

Successful graduates will learn to work in a clinical setting of a doctor’s office. Instructors teach current procedures for medical administration. Students will be expo ... [+]

Medical Assistant

Successful graduates will learn to work in a clinical setting of a doctor’s office. Instructors teach current procedures for medical administration. Students will be exposed to our ‘in-house” medical clinics and labs which make our Externship an intense and valuable experience.

Employment Outlook: Medical Assistant, Medical Records Clerk, Medical Receptionist, Medical Biller, Claims Processor, Admitting Clerk, Clinical Lab Technician, Medical Laboratory Assistant, EKG Technician (upon receiving state certification), & Physician Office Lab Assistant.

Additional Information: Students obtain an M-1 visa by enrolling in this program.

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USA Los Angeles
September 2019
Full-time
10 months
Campus
iStudy

Lab analysts handle different types of materials and produce data that can be used by doctors, researchers, etc. for their respective purposes. If you are looking to beco ... [+]

Accredited Laboratory Analyst Course is an award-winning and the best selling course that has been given the CPD Qualification Standards & CiQ GOLD accreditation. It is the most suitable course anyone looking to work in this or relevant sector.

It is considered one of the perfect courses in the UK that can help students/learners to get familiar with the topic and gain necessary skills to perform well in this field. We have packed Accredited Laboratory Analyst Course into 7 modules for teaching you everything you need to become successful in this profession.

To provide you ease of access, this course is designed for both part-time and full-time students. You can become accredited in just 6 hours, 10 minutes hours and it is also possible to study at your own pace.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
John Academy

The north of England remembers when in 2015 United Utilities announced that the Lancashire tap water was infected with the microscopic bug. There was much panic following ... [+]

Courses in Allied Healthcare. Who is the course for? People interested in learning about microorganism and diseases Professionals wanting to learn about water diseases in order to expand their knowledge Entry Requirement: This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds. Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course. Assessment: At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful. Before sitting for your final exam, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam. Certification: After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at the cost of £39 or in PDF format at the cost of £24. Why choose us? Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials; Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts; Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform; Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result; The UK & internationally recognized accredited qualification; Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime; The benefit of applying for NUS Extra Discount Card; 24/7 student support via email. Career Path: ... [-]
Full-time
Part-time
Online
John Academy

Children are the future, and as such, they need to be taken care of. A young child doesn’t always know what is best for them or what is actually happening to them. That i ... [+]

Who is the course for? People interested in learning about health care for children Professionals seeking to understand diseases affecting children and how to tackle them Entry Requirement: This course is available to all learners, from all academic backgrounds. Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course. Assessment: At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful. Before sitting for your final exam, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam. Certification: After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at the cost of £39 or in PDF format at the cost of £24. Why choose us? Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials; Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts; Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform; Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result; The UK & internationally recognized accredited qualification; Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime; The benefit of applying for NUS Extra Discount Card; 24/7 student support via email. Career Path: ... [-]
Full-time
Part-time
Online
Universidad Europea

With the Higher Degree Training Cycle in Prosthetic Audiology, you will study the Workplace Training module in the most recognized work centers in Spain: (GN Resound, RV ... [+]

With the Higher Degree Training Cycle in Prosthetic Audiology, you will study the Workplace Training module in the most recognized work centers in Spain: (GN Resound, RV Alfa, GAES, Alain Afflelou) and abroad (Vivason, Coscas, Entendre , Audissimo, Alain Afflelou, Amplifon).

In addition, thanks to a fundamentally practical methodology, from the first course you will learn in the Workshop of Audio-prosthetic Products and in the Electronics Workshop of the European Professional Center. In the Audiology Room you will have all the necessary instruments to perform a complete analysis of a patient's hearing health and the necessary programming. And in the Electroacoustic Room, you will have all those programs necessary for the study of the components of a hearing aid, as well as in the learning of its analysis and repair.... [-]

Spain Villaviciosa de Odón
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Online & Campus Combined
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
July 2019
Full-time
14 days
Campus
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
April 2019
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 27 months
Campus