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Top 16 Courses in Nursing Studies 2019/2020

Students who have graduated from high school are eligible to enroll in courses for a specific path of study. Such courses are ideal for students who wish to receive an understanding of a particular field or supplement their already existing knowledge.

You might be wondering, what is a course in nursing? This particular course will focus primarily on what it means to provide medical care for both families and individuals. One of the main goals of nurses is to provide and promote a healthier quality of life. The nursing profession has several different areas, and each has its own specific set of skills and functions. Courses therefore will provide a broad look at the responsibilities required of a nurse and may include biology, physiology, and anatomy, among laboratory and practicum work.

Nursing students can gain an accurate insight into the educational and occupational demands of pursuing a career in nursing. Graduates tend to see more employment opportunities and higher pay.

Courses in nursing vary in intensity and length, and the cost of enrolling in a course will vary according to these factors. Be sure to contact the office of admissions directly to learn more about the financial demands of the program.

Enrolling in a course in nursing can lead to both employment and educational opportunities. Registered nurses can be found working in offices of physicians, hospitals, home healthcare services, and nursing care facilities. Other working environments could include schools, correctional facilities, and the military. Nursing is a vital role in the world of medicine, and thus there will always be a need for registered nurses. Many nurses specialize in pediatrics, geriatrics, and other areas.

Courses in nursing are offered across the globe. For added convenience, students may be able to enroll in online courses. 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 Nursing Studies

COPE Health Scholars

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).... [-]

USA Los Angeles
Open Enrollment
Full-time
3 - 15 months
Campus
COPE Health Scholars

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.

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USA Los Angeles
Open Enrollment
Full-time
3 - 9 months
Campus
COPE Health Scholars

The Pre-Med Scholar program is the most comprehensive preparation for medical school admissions. During eight (8) weeks over the summer, ... [+]

Pre-Med Scholar

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.... [-]

USA Los Angeles
Open Enrollment
Full-time
8 weeks
Campus
COPE Health Scholars

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.

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USA Los Angeles
Open Enrollment
Full-time
8 weeks
Campus
The University of Alabama at Birmingham

International Year One in Pre-Nursing will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor's degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. After succes ... [+]

International Year One in Pre-Nursing will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor's degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter your next semester of study. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Degree Program Components:

2-Semester:

126 credit hour program 18 credit hours apply from Pathway 108 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:

126 credit hour program 11 credit hours apply from Pathway 115 credit hours remaining toward a degree

Notes: Students are pre-nursing majors while in the Pathway program and their second year of study. They matriculate to nursing majors assuming the above requirements are met by the end of Year 2.... [-]

USA Birmingham
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
COPE Health Scholars

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 ... [+]

Health Scholar

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.... [-]

USA Los Angeles
Open Enrollment
Full-time
3 - 15 months
Campus
IAS College

PAP is a 15 months recognition/adaptation program specially designed for international nurses. This program prepares candidates in the German language, subject-oriented l ... [+]

What is PAP?

PAP is a 15 months recognition/adaptation program specially designed for international nurses.

This program prepares candidates in the German language, subject-oriented language, and knowhow of theory, geriatric practical training & intercultural competences. The curriculum is coordinated with German agency for health and social affairs (LAGuS) and conducted in cooperation with bb gesellschaft für beruf + bildung mbH. The participants can apply for German recognition as a senior care nurse after successful completion of the coursework. Candidates of PAP program are eligible to apply for the equivalence of German geriatric-nurses.

HIGHLIGHTS German language Nursing curriculum (geriatric) Internships in nursing facilities(stationary & ambulatory) WHO CAN APPLY? Completed diploma/vocational nursing Completed bachelor/master in nursing Those who have an official recognition as nurses in their home country Why PAP? ... [-]
Germany Lübeck
October 2019
Full-time
15 months
Campus
Kensington and Chelsea College

There is a shortage of midwives in the NHS and there are plans to increase the numbers in the next few years. Would you like to be a part of this rewarding profession? Di ... [+]

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 a shortage of midwives in the NHS and there are plans to increase the numbers in the next few years. Would you like to be a part of this rewarding 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 midwifery this is the course for you.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
34 weeks
Campus
Kensington and Chelsea College

Would you like to be a part of this rewarding profession? Did you leave school a long time ago? Did you fail to achieve your full potential at school? Do you feel it’s ti ... [+]

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

Would you like to be a part of this rewarding 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 nursing this is the course for you.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
34 weeks
Campus
Fleming College

The Personal Support Worker program gives you the training and credentials to provide practical support services to individuals and families in need of help. It's a satis ... [+]

The Personal Support Worker program gives you the training and credentials to provide practical support services to individuals and families in need of help. It's a satisfying, people-focused career.

Program Highlights

As a graduate of the Personal Support Worker program, you will provide support services to individuals and families in need of assistance. With this satisfying, people-focused career, you will be prepared to assist children, adults, and seniors with special needs or disabilities, and help them maximize their life experience. You can start the program in September or January. This two-semester Personal Support Worker program may particularly appeal to those re-entering the workforce. In total, you'll get approximately 400 hours of relevant theory and approximately 300 hours of real-life, clinical training. The focus of this program is on:... [-]

Canada Peterborough Lindsay Minden Cobourg  + 1 More
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Full-time
2 semesters
Campus
Sharda University

Anurse midwifeis anadvanced practice registered nursewho has specialized education and training inmidwifery. In the countries where exists, they are considered a type ofm ... [+]

A nurse midwife is an advanced practice registered nurse who has specialized education and training in midwifery. In the countries where exists, they are considered a type of midwife. Midwife means "with woman" and this is the mantra for the American College of Nurse Midwives, "With women for a lifetime." Nurse midwives function as primary healthcare providers for women and most often provide medical care for relatively healthy women, whose births are considered uncomplicated and not "high risk," as well as their neonates.

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India Greater Noida
July 2020
Full-time
Campus
Hamilton College

At the end of this program, the graduate will be able to meet all the education requirements of the California Board of Vocational Nursing and be educationally prepared t ... [+]

Licensed Vocational Nurse

At the end of this program, the graduate will be able to meet all the education requirements of the California Board of Vocational Nursing and be educationally prepared to assume the role of a beginning Vocational Nurse in a clinical setting and be eligible to take the NCLEX-PN exam.

Employment Outlook: Successful graduates will be ready to care for ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled persons in Clinics, Hospitals, Private Clinics, nursing homes, group homes, and similar institutions. Practical Nurses/Vocational Nurses may work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

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

USA Los Angeles
September 2020
Full-time
12 months
Campus
Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Coimbra

Work represents an important part of the agreed-upon hours of life for most adults. It is a life context with multiple and complex interactions with the worker that inclu ... [+]

Course Outline

Work represents an important part of the agreed-upon hours of life for most adults. It is a life context with multiple and complex interactions with the worker that includes environmental and relational dimensions. In this context, work can be a promoter of health and individual and collective development or, on the contrary, be a factor of illness and social tensions and conflicts. The adult life stage is one of the most important intervention contexts to ensure an active and healthy life and a harmonious development. Thus, occupational health services, which focus on health promotion and the prevention of work-related accidents and diseases, are an important component of public health strategies. Occupational health nursing, whether integrated into teams or working individually, has a preponderant role in the development of this strategy.... [-]

Portugal Coimbra
October 2019
Portuguese
1 semester
Campus
Gateway College

This program is designed to enhance the knowledge and skill of learners who work with older adults to effectively meet the needs of the aging population. This program wi ... [+]

Program Overview

This program is designed to enhance the knowledge and skill of learners who work with older adults to effectively meet the needs of the aging population. This program will focus on gaining a greater understanding of the physical, social, cognitive and spiritual needs of the older adults, and the challenges faced by our aging population. Our dedicated and experienced instructors will provide quality education with hands-on training to prepare students for the real world. Students will practice their techniques in labs equipped with articulated mannequins, hospital beds, medical gear, and fixtures. Furthermore, students will participate in a designated facility or a hospital and interact with patients throughout the practicum training period.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
November 2019
Full-time
38 weeks
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
North Iowa Area Community College

The Nurse Aide course prepares individuals to work in long-term care facilities (LTC) and hospitals. For acceptance into ADN and PN programs, the Nurse Aide course is req ... [+]

The Nurse Aide course prepares individuals to work in long-term care facilities (LTC) and hospitals. For acceptance into ADN and PN programs, the Nurse Aide course is required. The emphasis in the course is on students achieving a basic level of knowledge and demonstrating skills to provide safe, effective patient care. The course has been developed in six units of study. The theory portion includes 30 hours of classroom time and 15 hours of laboratory practice. The clinical experience includes 30 hours in a nursing facility. Entrance Requirements for Nurse Aide:

Must be 16 years or older. High school diploma or GED/HSED. If currently in high school, a letter of acknowledgment from your high school counselor is required. Strength and endurance to meet the requirements for performing skills such as lifting and moving residents. Attendance is mandatory for an Orientation Session prior to the start of your class. If you do not attend the session, you will be withdrawn from the class. *Orientation is held one week prior to class start date. An informational letter will be mailed approximately 10 days prior to the orientation.*Note: Orientation dates are listed on the course schedule and are subject to change. Current immunization records are required prior to beginning clinical. The immunization requirements include TB test, Hepatitis B vaccine, or signing a waiver for the hepatitis vaccine. No physical is required. Health History information is also required. Forms will be completed during the Orientation Session. Criminal background checks and adult/dependent and child abuse... [-]
USA Mason City
September 2020
Full-time
75 hours
Campus