Courses of study can help immerse high school graduates into a subject at its beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. The duration of a course can last anywhere from a few weeks to a few years, depending on its complexity and objectives.
What are courses in healthcare studies? They’re usually intended to prepare learners for serving in the healthcare field in administrative and support roles, as well as providing direct care and assistance to patients. Topics covered may include medical front office management, organizational leadership, medical technologies, healthcare needs through the human life cycle and how to serve vulnerable populations. General subjects, such as communication, statistics and finance, may also be specifically applied to healthcare settings within course materials.
Picking up several useful skills can result from completing healthcare studies courses. Many find that their general communication abilities have improved. Explicit learned skills can vary, but common ones include compliance with federal regulations related to healthcare providers and developing plans for integrating new technologies into an organization’s menu of services.
Healthcare studies is a growing discipline with educational institutions around the world offering courses and full programs. Costs for these can differ, so be sure to verify tuition, books, registration and other fees with the schools of your choice.
Since healthcare studies is such a broad field, career possibilities can exist in a wide range of settings. Community health educators and program directors are commonly needed in public and nonprofit agencies, such as state and local health departments, community outreach initiatives and health advocacy groups. Healthcare networks and private sector businesses may also need healthcare studies graduates to operate and direct wellness programs. Some can also find meaningful opportunities in the medical sales field.
Distance learning provides the flexibility to study from anywhere and on one’s own schedule. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
This course focuses on leadership and management issues in healthcare organizations while providing participants with a practice setting to examine and develop their own
About the Course
This course focuses on leadership and management issues in healthcare organizations while providing participants with a practice setting to examine and develop their own management skills. This course provides an overview of the evolution, structure and current issues in the healthcare system. It examines the unique features of health care as a product, and the changing relationships between patients, physicians, hospitals, insurers, employers, communities, and government.
Healthcare providers and other professionals in healthcare fields including experienced workers in health sector and holders of any degree in healthcare fields such as medicine, nursing, pharmacy, medical lab, radiology, nutrition, biomedical engineering, etc....
The work in elderly care is physically and psychologically demanding. The physical demand in aged care is even more strenuous than in other social and healthcare sectors.
Our societies are facing the challenge how to organize elderly care services. The aim is to let people live in their own homes as long as possible. The functional ability decreases with age while the need for assistance is growing. This increases the demand for healthcare personnel to efficiently work in private homes. While responding to this demand the health care personnel have to apply new ways of work and confront many ergonomic challenges what the private home as a workplace pose.
The work in elderly care is physically and psychologically demanding. The physical demand in aged care is even more strenuous than in other social and healthcare sectors. There are several physical risk factors, f. ex. 82 % of back injuries happen during manual patient handling tasks. The musculoskeletal disorders cause over one-third of the sick leaves and are the most import reason for early disability allowance. Shortage in nursing personnel is a problem in all western countries and it is expected to worsen. At the same time, the need for nursing care is increasing because our societies are rapidly aging....
This course is an introduction for those interested in a possible career in the field of Health and Social Care. The course is part of a study programme that will explore
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.
This course is an introduction for those interested in a possible career in the field of Health and Social Care. The course is part of a study programme that will explore a range of subjects including communication, psychology, sociology, values, and principles of social work and responsibilities of care and support workers....
The Fleming College Health Information Management (HIM) program is one of only three Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) recognized college program
The Fleming College Health Information Management (HIM) program is one of only three Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) recognized college programs available in Ontario.
In this challenging two-year diploma program, students will learn to use computer technologies to capture and analyze data and to create health information for healthcare delivery use, financial and management planning. Health records are the primary source of information used by hospitals and healthcare facilities to code services for reimbursement purposes. This information is also needed by public health officials to indicate disease patterns and trends, and by medical researchers for analysis, comparison, and decision support....
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The School of Health and Social Care is the largest provider of CPPD for the health workforce in the South East of the UK. The portfolio offers training for bands 1-7 hea
The School of Health and Social Care has a long-standing and well-deserved reputation for providing high-quality education and training and for undertaking research that makes a difference and is the largest provider of Continuous Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) for the health and social care workforce in the South East of the UK.
The School has over 400 teaching/research staff and a student body of over 7000 and has campuses in Southwark, South London and Havering in Essex. The Southwark campus hosts a state of the art facility including 14 inter-professional skills laboratories and the Havering campus provides high-quality educational facilities.
The School works with a variety of healthcare professionals including Bands 1-4 workers, nurses, midwives, social workers and many allied health professionals. The CPPD Portfolio includes a range of programmes, modules, study days and bespoke projects all meeting the needs of our service colleagues. Our programmes are designed and implemented in collaboration with service colleagues supporting the development of a workforce that is not only fit for the here and now but will be able to lead and innovate into the future....
This course offers students the opportunity to experience and learn about different disciplines such as psychology, education, physiotherapy or the sciences of physical a
This course offers students the opportunity to experience and learn about different disciplines such as psychology, education, physiotherapy or the sciences of physical activity and sports, all in a course of 80 hours where they will experience first hand what they would be brief brushstrokes of what the Universidad de Almería offers as a complete professional training through the different degrees offered. These areas of knowledge are eminently beneficial for health and personal harmony, so we will take advantage of all the practical and innovative that can offer us to apply it in our day to day and also be able to share it with our loved ones in order to experience a better quality of life. In this way, we can have different knowledge and tools for a goal that every human being carries with him throughout his life: Happiness....
IEEF Instituto Español para la Educación y la Formación
Become a certified specialist, practice in the best companies, and work on what you like
Guardian of Health Institutions
Face-to-face course of the Health Institution Leader in Madrid with IEEF. With internships in hospitals and health centers, and real possibilities of getting a job after the internship.
If you prefer, this course is also taught online.
FunctionsThey will process or conduct without delay the verbal communications, documents or objects entrusted to them by their superiors.They will transfer from one service to another the equipment or furniture that is indicated to them.They will perform the corresponding guard services within the shifts that are established.They will perform exceptionally those cleaning tasks that are entrusted to them when their performance by female personnel is not suitable or decorous in order to the situation, location, difficulty of handling, weight of objects or premises to be cleaned.They will take care, as well as the rest of the staff, that the patients do not abuse the belongings and clothes of the Institution, avoiding their deterioration or instructing them in the use and handling of the blinds, curtains and service tools in general.They will serve as lift operators when they are specially assigned that task or the needs of the service require it.They will monitor the entries of the Institution, not allowing access to their facilities more than the authorized persons.They will be in charge of the nocturnal surveillance, both inside and outside the building, from which the doors of complementary services will be closed.They will continually watch for the greatest possible order and silence in all the dependencies of the Institution.They will inform their...
Our International Health Scholar program is customized to fit the learning objectives and goals of each student group.
International Health Scholar
Our International Health Scholar program is customized to fit the learning objectives and goals of each student group. This program allows students from any country to come to spend time in U.S. clinical facilities while also learning about the state of health care in the country via lectures taught by UCLA faculty. In touring the hospitals in our network, students will see firsthand what it’s like working as a medical professional or healthcare administrator in a U.S. health system, hospital, medical group or another healthcare setting. Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a certificate of completion from UCLA and be certified to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)....
The Junior Health Scholar program allows high school students between the ages of 16-18 to shadow a current Health Scholar.
Junior Health Scholar
The Junior Health Scholar program allows high school students between the ages of 16-18 to shadow a current Health Scholar. Alongside their college student mentor, Junior Health Scholars observe how the care delivery and administrative teams work together to deliver excellent care and explore whether a career in health care is right for them. The program is offered year-round at select sites in California, Washington, and Hawaii. Most individuals complete the program in nine (9) months with a commitment of one 4-hour shift per week. For those looking to complete the program faster, we offer a 3-month option where you will receive priority shift selection.
The Pre-Med Scholar program is the most comprehensive preparation for medical school admissions. During eight (8) weeks over the summer,
The Pre-Med Scholar program is the most comprehensive preparation for medical school admissions. During eight (8) weeks over the summer, Scholars will master the MCAT with 123 hours of instruction by The Princeton Review and access to additional practice materials and tests, gain firsthand experience interacting with patients and assisting providers and administrators in a clinical setting, learn tips and tools from experts on completing the medical school application process and hear from UCLA faculty on the most pressing issues affecting the healthcare industry.
Intensive Pre-Med Scholar
Currently offered during the winter, the Intensive Pre-Med Scholar program is an intensive medical school prep program offered in partnership with the Princeton Review for students looking to enhance their medical school application. Over three (3) weeks, scholars will receive 44 hours of MCAT strategy instruction, 40 hours of clinical training and up to 48 hours of firsthand clinical and healthcare administration experience....
The Intensive Health Scholar program is perfect for individuals looking to gain firsthand experience in a clinical setting, along with healthcare management interactions
Intensive Health Scholar
The Intensive Health Scholar program is perfect for individuals looking to gain firsthand experience in a clinical setting, along with healthcare management interactions and experiences, in an intensive format across eight (8) weeks during the summer. Students participate in skill-based workshops, such as suturing and attend a seminar taught by UCLA faculty. Upon graduation, scholars will receive a completion certificate from UCLA’s Executive Programs in Health Policy & Management.
Are you considering a career in healthcare? You can join one of our programs to explore whether health care is the right career for you. Not a “pre-health” major? No prob
The Health Scholar program allows you to gain firsthand experience in both clinical and administrative healthcare settings and become an integral part of the care delivery team. You will assist with basic care for patients alongside nurses, physicians and other members of the care delivery team, and have opportunities to learn the “business” of healthcare to better prepare you for your healthcare career. This program is offered year-round with enrollment occurring every quarter. Most individuals graduate from the program in 15 months after completing 250 hours of healthcare experience with a commitment of one 4-hour shift per week. For those looking to complete the program faster, we offer 9-month and 3-month options where you will receive priority shift selection in order to finish at an accelerated pace. Additionally, upon graduation, scholars will receive a completion certificate from UCLA’s Executive Programs in Health Policy & Management. The program is offered at various healthcare sites throughout California, Washington, and Hawaii....
This course equips participants with the up-to-date knowledge and state-of-the-art monitoring and evaluation (M&E) tools enabling them to answer such questions as Wha
This advanced practitioners course equips participants with the up-to-date knowledge and state-of-the-art monitoring and evaluation (M&E) tools enabling them to answer such questions as:
What models, frameworks, and tools are suitable for a specific evaluation? How to balance the perspectives of different stakeholders?
Monitoring and evaluation skills are essential tools for working in a dynamic development environment. They aid decision making and lead to improvements in project impact through maximizing the learnings available.
This course is designed for senior managers who are actively involved in planning, management, and evaluation of health sector reforms in developing countries. These senior managers might be either working in Ministries of Health, or they may be the staff of embassies, international organizations, or NGOs developing partnerships with Ministries of Health within the scope of current health reforms....
The academic part of our program is designed to educate participants in the highly important fields of innovation and regulation in pharma and MedTech.
The courses, all
Welcome to the International Summer University Giessen
Spend your summer in the Heart of Europe
The Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Economics and Business Studies and the Faculty of Medicine of Justus-Liebig-University Giessen are looking forward to host students from all over the world for the 15th International Summer University in Giessen, Germany on Innovation and Regulation in Pharma and MedTech.
he program combines high-quality teaching with a wide range of cultural and social activities.
During the four weeks in Giessen, students will study in a familiar atmosphere and meet excellent lecturers and practitioners from all over the world. Besides, they will attend a German language course offered at different levels....
Students studying health will be excited to learn that there is a new study abroad opportunity at the world-famous University of California, Berkeley, near San Francisco.
You Can Study Health at UC Berkeley for One or Two Semesters
Students studying health will be excited to learn that there is a new study abroad opportunity at the world-famous University of California, Berkeley, near San Francisco. The Berkeley International Study Program (BISP) is now offering students the opportunity to attend UC Berkeley for one or two semesters starting in Spring 2019 and beyond.
The BISP Track in Health and Society offers a wide selection of courses that are relevant to those studying in fields such as health care, health management, health economics, sports medicine, health education, and public health.
It may even be useful for students who intend to practice medicine, including nursing, although normal coursework in the sciences is not part of the curriculum....