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Best 7 Courses in Nursing 2019/2020

Courses are forms of study that cover a wide range of academic fields. These learning modules can take years to complete. In some instances, students finish their studies during the summer.

What are courses in nursing? These areas of study instruct students on how to care for sick, disabled and dying patients, and how to prevent illness and promote health. Specifically, participants may learn how to serve the healthcare needs of communities, groups, families or individuals within various settings. The curriculum generally covers the study of newborn, pediatric, maternal and adult nursing. In some cases, community heath, gerontological and psychiatric nursing are also covered. Course can include introductory physiology, elementary statistics, principles of nutrition and chemistry. Completion of this coursework can lead to students obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and becoming licensed registered nurses.   

Nursing students can gain proficiency in skills such as recording vital signs and changing dressing correctly. These are skill sets that are essential to succeeding in a nursing-related career. Additionally, developing an attention to detail is a trait students can nurture, which is beneficial in various areas of their lives.

Courses in nursing are available internationally. With a wide range of schools offering these classes, the educational costs tend to vary quite a bit.

The demand for nursing professionals is expected to rise. Courses in nursing may lead to a variety of job opportunities. Graduates venture into careers such as licensed practical nurses, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse midwives and nurse anesthetists. Increasingly, employers are requiring that students obtain a bachelor’s degree in nursing. In general, graduates who have a BSN have the best career options.

Educational institutions are making it easier for students to achieve their academic and professional goals via online courses in nursing. 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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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
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
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
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