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Students enrolled at universities around the globe often take courses.  An academic course lasts one full term, and it usually focuses on a specific subject. The course helps students gain the credits necessary for graduation and prepare for future work opportunities.

What is a course in health? This class provides students with knowledge about the field of health. There are a variety of health courses available. Some focus on public health while others are more scientific in nature. There are also health courses available for students who are interested in pursuing careers in the healthcare industry.  Many degrees require students to learn about this subject, and some universities offer distance-learning options to accommodate the needs of students who are working and attending school.

A course in health will help you gain credits towards graduation and equip you with useful knowledge for the workplace. The courses available may differ by school, and the subject matter is often useful in real life settings. Many students are able to qualify for higher paying jobs when they finish school.

The cost of a course varies with each school. There are universities around the country that offer classes on health, and they each have their own fees for tuition.  If you want more details about the specific costs, it is best to contact the university.

Once students complete this course, they usually continue their education in order to qualify for a degree. With the right degree, there are often jobs available in the healthcare field.  Some people work as nurses while others find jobs in administration. It is also common for people with a health background to work in government or research.

 

To learn more about the different courses available, it is best to look online. 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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Degree In Nutrition And Dietetics

Université Internationale de Casablanca
Campus Full time 3 years August 2018 Morocco Casablanca

The Bac + 3 Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics is a university education aimed at developing dietary and food science skills in order to prescribe nutritional plans to promote health, contribute to a better management of diseases and better Manage the complications of certain disease states. [+]

Course 2017/2018. 2/3 of the diseases are related to our lifestyle including diet. Nutrition has become a fundamental and future discipline for both healthy and sick people. The Bac + 3 Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics is a university education aimed at developing dietary and food science skills in order to prescribe nutritional plans to promote health, contribute to a better management of diseases and better Manage the complications of certain disease states. It allows graduates to practice a medical profession, to have preventive and therapeutic tools such as conducting nutritional label analyzes, to issue adapted dietary plans or to advise patients or overweight subjects. Exclusive to UIC The International University of Casablanca is part of Laureate International Universities, the world's largest network of private universities: more than 70 universities in 25 countries and more than 1,000,000 students. Personal development courses Learning foreign languages: English, French, Arabic and Spanish Very high level faculty Foreign speakers High-Level Speakers ADMISSIONS Admissions post bac This course is for bachelors: Moroccan or foreign scientists (mathematical sciences, physical sciences or experimental sciences) or equivalent recognized diploma TERMS OF ACCESS Access follows: Case Study Written tests Oral interview PROFILE OF THE GRADUATE The graduate in Nutrition and Dietetics is a health professional able to: Determine the dietary needs of a healthy subject or disease Contribute to the development and implementation of recommended nutritional plans To monitor patients with specific nutritional needs Analyze nutritional recommendations for public or private healthcare institutions Ensure the nutritional quality of products... [-]

Pre-Medicine Program

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Bradford

Interested in a career in medicine? Think you might want to be a doctor? Well, you will eventually need to earn a doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathic medicine degree. But first, you’ll need a bachelor’s degree. You can do that on our campus. [+]

Pre-Medicine Program Program Designation: Pre-Professional Program Contact: Dr. Mary Mulcahy and Dr. David Merwine Interested in a career in medicine? Think you might want to be a doctor? Well, you will eventually need to earn a doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathic medicine degree. But first, you’ll need a bachelor’s degree. You can do that on our campus. While you’re here, you can choose any major. However, most of our students who are in medical school or who are now doctors majored in biology. Once you earn a four-year degree, you can apply to medical school. We have an agreement with the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA, which will allow you to enter their medical school after just three years of undergraduate coursework, enabling you to become a doctor in even less time. In each case, these agreements mean that if you meet certain requirements, you will automatically be admitted to one of their doctoral programs. What you can do with a degree in Pre-Medicine. Program Requirements: Course Requirements INTRODUCTION TO CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY INTRODUCTION TO BIODIVERSITY GENERAL CHEMISTRY I GENERAL CHEMISTRY II ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I LAB ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II LAB INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS I or FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICS I & FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICS I LAB INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS II or FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICS II & FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICS II LAB ENGLISH COMPOSITION I ENGLISH COMPOSITION II CALCULUS I INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY STATISTICS: PSYCHOLOGY INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY Lake... [-]

Course: Systematic Reviews of Prognostic Research

Elevate Health
Online Part time 3 weeks November 2017 Netherlands Netherlands Online

In this online medical course for researchers we discuss and practice how to define your review questions, how to search the literature, how to critically assess the methodological quality of primary prognostic studies, and which statistical methods to use for meta-analyses of the results of primary prognostic studies. [+]

Course 2017/2018. Systematic Reviews of Prognostic Research The number of primary studies evaluating prognostic factors and models is rising per day. Alike for therapies and diagnostic tests, critically summarizing and analyzing the evidence form prognostic studies in a systematic review and meta analysis is beneficial for health care professionals seeking the best evidence. Reviews of prognostic studies are much more challenging because of more variation in questions & designs, specific sources of bias & variation, and more complex statistical meta-analytical models. Several advances regarding the design, critical appraisal and statistical analysis in systematic reviews of prognostic studies, have recently been made. In this online medical course for researchers we discuss and practice how to define your review questions, how to search the literature, how to critically assess the methodological quality of primary prognostic studies, and which statistical methods to use for meta-analyses of the results of primary prognostic studies. The course consists of plenary presentations, small-group discussions, and computer exercises. Learning Objectives By the end of the course, you'll should be able to: √ Explain the rationale for performing a systematic review of prognostic studies √ List the key steps of a systematic review of prognostic studies √ Formulate a focused review question addressing a prognostic problem √ Systematically search the literature √ Critically appraise the evidence from primary prognostic studies √ Formulate the difficulties of meta-analysis of prognostic research √ Meta-analyses of performance of prognostic models √ Meta-analyses of the added value of specific prognostic factors Accreditation As this... [-]

First Aid Awareness

The Training Terminal
Online Full time Part time 2 - 3 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online + 1 more

The hospitality industry can present an entire range of risks both to staff and customers, and as such knowledge of first aid is absolutely essential. There may be instances where a colleague or customer will fall ill and knowing what to do can save lives. [+]

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The hospitality industry can present an entire range of risks both to staff and customers, and as such knowledge of first aid is absolutely essential. There may be instances where a colleague or customer will fall ill and knowing what to do can save lives. Accidents, injuries and illnesses can occur at any time. Although the risk is higher in certain industries, accidents can happen anywhere and in any workplace. Therefore, it is important to be aware of the basic first aid procedures, so that you can act quickly in an emergency. First aid is an action taken in response to an emergency to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening and to promote recovery. The course will equip you with the essential knowledge to maintain a safe working environment and take the correct action when an emergency arises. Important Note: The information provided in this course is to make you aware of the importance of First Aid and how to administer basic treatment; however, it does not make you a qualified First Aider. Who should take this First Aid Awareness course? This course is designed for anyone who may find themselves first on the scene of an incident involving a casualty. This may include a workplace environment – including shops, restaurants or in an office – whilst volunteering, or in a personal capacity such as an accident or an incident at home. This course is suitable for new employees and experienced... [-]

Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling - online

Thomas University
Online Part time September 2017 USA Thomasville

The mission of the graduate program in Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling is to create a dynamic learning environment that advances the intellectual and personal development goals of our students to work as professionals in the field of rehabilitation counseling. This includes preparing each student to pass the national Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) exam as well as be academically prepared to become Licensed Associate Professional Counselors. [+]

Course 2017/2018. The mission of the graduate program in Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling is to create a dynamic learning environment that advances the intellectual and personal development goals of our students to work as professionals in the field of rehabilitation counseling. This includes preparing each student to pass the national Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) exam as well as be academically prepared to become Licensed Associate Professional Counselors. Students with a 3.5 GPA may participate in the Chi Sigma Iota Society. The Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling program accomplishes this mission through the following objectives: Faculty will provide rigorous and intellectually challenging studies that require creativity, discipline, and personal responsibility. Students will learn diversity, respect, community involvement, and cultural experiences through 63 hours of coursework. Students will learn through classroom, practicum, internship, and community service experiences, addressing professional issues and community needs and the needs of persons with disabilities consistent with the program's mission. The Division will provide students with the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) required classes, using CORE standards. The students will be eligible to sit for the CRC exam after successfully completing 75% of the masters in Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling program. This 63-semester hour program features the following: Available completely online with an internship requirement No Georgia residency requirement Prepares the students for the CRC national examination Students are eligible to take the CRC examination after completing 75% of the Program of Study Accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education. IMPORTANT MESSAGE... [-]

Holistic Doula Certificate

Pacific Rim College
Campus Full time 14 weeks September 2017 Canada Victoria

The Holistic Doula Certificate is a 13.5 week, 270-hour program that prepares students to work as both Doulas and Post-partum Doulas. It is the most comprehensive Doula program offered in [+]

Holistic Doula Certificate

The Holistic Doula Certificate is a 13.5 week, 270-hour program that prepares students to work as both Doulas and Post-partum Doulas. It is the most comprehensive Doula program offered in North America.

 

The education and training provided within the Holistic Doula Certificate Program is based on complementary and integrative approaches, bridging Western Medicine with holistic therapies. The program provides strong education and practical foundation in many therapeutic approaches, thereby creating competent and confident Doulas when working with labouring mothers and building their practices. No single therapeutic approach or discipline taught is meant to be comprehensive and to lead to students becoming practitioners in that particular area. Instead, each component adds to the Doula's competency and thus value to the labouring mother and her family. By gaining comprehensive education in a variety of disciplines, program graduates will be poised to change the current standards of what it means to be a Doula in North America. All students are eligible to partake in the Doula Mentorship once they have completed all classroom requirements of the certificate program.... [-]


Obesity Behavioral Aspects

The College of Contemporary Health
Online Part time 12 weeks April 2018 United Kingdom London

In this module you will learn to connect psychological risks, eating disorders and family influence to behaviour patterns in obesity. You will consider the role of stress, as well as neurobiology and addiction. Most importantly, your understanding will be linked to new skills. You will not just understand how these factors are connected to obesity, but how they effect each individual patient... [+]

Course 2017/2018. Online Distance Learning In this module you will learn to connect psychological risks, eating disorders and family influence to behaviour patterns in obesity. You will consider the role of stress, as well as neurobiology and addiction. Most importantly, your understanding will be linked to new skills. You will not just understand how these factors are connected to obesity, but how they effect each individual patient. This module is validated by London South Bank University. Module Aims The module aims to: Provide a critical understanding of the concepts and controversies in regard to the impact of psychological and emotional issues on eating behaviours in obese people. Debate issues surrounding the need for consideration of psychological aspects in dealing with the obesity problem. Appraise the need for compassionate communication and Motivational Interviewing in eliciting behaviour change Module Content This module reviews emotional and psychological issues around eating and obesity to explore the possible aetiologies that affect an individual’s eating behaviour, reviewing research that claims neuronal pathways leading to addiction are influenced by food. The impact of obesity in childhood, on both short and long term mental health and well being will be reviewed, along with parental influences. Consideration will be given to the effects of social stigmas attached to being overweight, and their impact on the ability to lose weight and maintain that loss. The module also considers the need for compassionate communication and Motivational Interviewing in discerning the patient narrative, and some of the possible treatment options, that help... [-]

Course Professional Expert Drug Registration And Regulatory Affairs

CESIF
Online Part time 6 months April 2018 Spain Spain Online

Course Expert Professional Records and Regulatory Affairs is aimed at graduates and university graduates in the area of ​​Health Sciences and Allied Workers (Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biology, etc.) or students coming to their qualifications as well as professionals recently joined the pharmaceutical industry interested in acquiring a specialization that allows them to implement their professional activity in that sector. [+]

A WHO SHOULD The Professional Expert Course Records and Regulatory Affairs is aimed at graduates and university graduates in the area of ​​Health Sciences and Allied Workers (Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biology, etc.) or students coming to their qualifications, as well as professionals recently joined the pharmaceutical industry interested in acquiring a specialization that allows them to implement their professional activity in that sector. OBJECTIVES The objective of Professional Expert Course Records and Regulatory Affairs It is to provide students with a comprehensive, deep and practical insight into all aspects of the rules governing the registration of medicines, both nationally and internationally as well as all the necessary technical requirements for the marketing authorization of the products with all health and in the shortest time possible. DURATION 750 hours. 45 virtual classrooms, virtual tutorials 5 hours, 450 hours of personal work and 250 hours for the manufacture of the final project. DOCUMENTATION For the duration of the course, each student will have access through the Virtual Campus, to all relevant documentation to the areas scheduled. It all contents of study and supporting materials necessary for the proper development of the course is included. TUTORIALS Each student will carry out various practical work related to the main areas of the course to be subsequently evaluated by the Program Manager. PROGRAM OF CONTENTS The Program Professional Expert Course Records and Regulatory Affairs It is structured in five main areas in order to cover all necessary aspects for complete formation of the student. INTRODUCTION TO... [-]

Santiago January Term - Health Studies

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 3 weeks February 2018 Chile Santiago

Ideal for students considering careers in health-related fields, this program offers you the opportunity to learn about health care policy and delivery systems in the context of Chile’s community-centered public and private health care system. [+]

Course 2017/2018. Overview Ideal for students considering careers in health-related fields, this program offers you the opportunity to learn about health care policy and delivery systems in the context of Chile’s community-centered public and private health care system. An important component of the program introduces you to historical, social, and cultural aspects of health care specific to Chile, including the treatment of illness and patients’ rights. The program consists of one course, Health Studies: Clinical Observation and the Cultural Aspects of Health Care in Chile, divided into two components: Clinical Observation and Spanish for Health Care Practitioners. The primary component, Clinical Observation, allows you to observe patient care in public and private clinics. A classroom seminar provides a framework for clinical observations and analyzes themes such as efficiency, equity, and the quality of service delivery to patients. Spanish for Health Care Practitioners is designed to help you develop Spanish language skills focusing on medical terminology. Study abroad in Santiago and gain unique insight into the field of health care! Quick Facts Center: IES Abroad Santiago City: Santiago Country: Chile Program Credits: 3 credits Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Language Prerequisites: None Program Dates After you are admitted, refer to the Travel Dates section of the Predeparture Information in your MyIESabroad account before booking travel. Spring 2018 Arrival: Wednesday, January 3, 2018 Departure: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 Academics Our mission is simple: to provide you with the best study abroad program possible, which includes the highest quality academic and cultural experiences.... [-]

Pre Access to Higher Education – Health and Social Care

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Full time 35 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London

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 [+]

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 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 course also includes Math and English qualifications designed to prepare learners for study at a higher level. Campus: Kensington Centre Times: Mon/Thu 09:30 - 15:30 [-]

Pre-Occupational Therapy

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

Preprofessional studies in the College of Applied Health Sciences are designed for students who intend to pursue their undergraduate or graduate education in professional programs of our College. Preprofessional students typically are Kinesiology majors. Advisors for students in pre-occupational therapy and pre-physical therapy are available in the College Office of Student Affairs and the department offices. Students are also encouraged to participate in the preadmission information sessions which are held monthly within the OT and PT departments. [+]

Course 2017/2018. Preprofessional Studies: Pre-Occupational Therapy Preprofessional studies in the College of Applied Health Sciences are designed for students who intend to pursue their undergraduate or graduate education in professional programs of our College. Preprofessional students typically are Kinesiology majors. Advisors for students in pre-occupational therapy and pre-physical therapy are available in the College Office of Student Affairs and the department offices. Students are also encouraged to participate in the preadmission information sessions which are held monthly within the OT and PT departments. Completion of the required course work or attainment of the minimum grade point average does not guarantee admission to a professional program. Pre-OT and pre-PT students must complete all the requirements for a bachelor’s degree, including a major, in addition to the preprofessional studies. Pre-Occupational Therapy Occupational therapists provide services to maximize the function and satisfaction of persons whose daily life performance has been interrupted and jeopardized by disease, disability, life stress, and other factors. The occupational therapist provides the individual with opportunities for involvement in carefully chosen work, play, or self-care activities. The occupational therapist also uses various methods of mutual problem solving, environmental modification, adaptive devices, technology, and biomechanical and sensorimotor treatment methods to support and enhance performance. Many occupational therapists work within hospital settings, but there is growing emphasis on prevention and treatment of people with disabilities in nonclinical settings. As a result, many new areas of employment are now available. For example, occupational therapists are increasingly employed in school systems where they work... [-]

Course in Medical Neuroscience

Coursera
Online Part time 13 weeks September 2017 USA USA Online

Medical Neuroscience explores the functional organization and neurophysiology of the human central nervous system, while providing a neurobiological framework for understanding human behavior. [+]

Medical Neuroscience explores the functional organization and neurophysiology of the human central nervous system, while providing a neurobiological framework for understanding human behavior. In this course, you will discover the organization of the neural systems in the brain and spinal cord that mediate sensation, motivate bodily action, and integrate sensorimotor signals with memory, emotion and related faculties of cognition. The overall goal of this course is to provide the foundation for understanding the impairments of sensation, action and cognition that accompany injury, disease or dysfunction in the central nervous system. The course will build upon knowledge acquired through prior studies of cell and molecular biology, general physiology and human anatomy, as we focus primarily on the central nervous system. This online course is designed to include all of the core concepts in neurophysiology and clinical neuroanatomy that would be presented in most first-year neuroscience courses in schools of medicine. However, there are some topics (e.g., biological psychiatry) and several learning experiences (e.g., hands-on brain dissection) that we provide in the corresponding course offered in the Duke University School of Medicine on campus that we are not attempting to reproduce in Medical Neuroscience online. Nevertheless, our aim is to faithfully present in scope and rigor a medical school caliber course experience. This course comprises six units of content organized into 12 weeks, with an additional week for a comprehensive final exam: - Unit 1 Neuroanatomy (weeks 1-2). This unit covers the surface anatomy of the human brain, its internal structure, and... [-]

Accelerated Massage Therapy Program

Canadian College Of Massage & Hydrotherapy
Campus Full time 16 months January 2018 Canada Toronto Cambridge Halifax + 2 more

If you are a prospective student looking for a more expedient schedule and wish to take our MT Diploma Program in a more abbreviated time frame this option could be for you. The accelerated program offers the same high quality curriculum and exceptional instruction in a shorter timeframe without the breaks offered in the 21-month program. [+]

Course 2017/2018. If you are a prospective student looking for a more expedient schedule and wish to take our MT Diploma Program in a more abbreviated time frame this option could be for you. The accelerated program offers the same high quality curriculum and exceptional instruction in a shorter timeframe without the breaks offered in the 21-month program. Semester Overview Semester 1 At the start of our 2218-hour competency based program, students are introduced to musculoskeletal anatomy, including palpation and kinesiology, which forms the core expertise base for massage therapists. In addition, students begin their journey of learning the massage and assessment skills required to start clinical practice. Finally the subjects of ethics, professionalism, and communication within the therapeutic relationship, supports them in understanding and fulfilling their role as a healthcare professional. Semester 2 Pathologies are introduced in this term, with specific consideration to those conditions that are clinically relevant. Massage skills and assessments become more extensive and students get their first opportunity to practice on the public by participating in Student Intern and Community Clinics. Hydrotherapy begins in this term which instructs students on the use of water and temperature therapies. The importance of research in the practice of massage therapy as students are taught to access, scrutinize, and conduct studies. Massage therapy regulations and business management are explored. Semester 3 Massage and assessment skills become more specific to regions or systems of the body and clinical focus becomes more condition-specific and includes prescribing home care to clients. Students... [-]

Institute for Medical Studies - preparation for TUL (Preparatory Courses for University Study)

Charles University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Czech Republic Prague

In close cooperation with the Technical University of Liberec, we offer you preparatory courses for succesful study at this [+]

In close cooperation with the Technical University of Liberec, we offer you preparatory courses for succesful study at this university. Course description Students who decide to undertake a one-year preparatory course in Liberec will spend part of their studies on the campus and part in ILPS classrooms. That will allow them to connect with the university environment right from the beginning. As well as intensive Czech language lessons they will be thought technical subjects on the university grounds by lecturers and professors. All subjects will be thought with technical textbooks according to students language abilities. This Czech language course is focused on language and communication. Students will learn the whole system of Czech grammar, a relevant amount of vocabulary and syntax structure. Students will be able to communicate fluently and efficiently. During this course equal attention is paid to both spoken and written communication; comprehension, reading and listening are also practiced. Students will be also introduced to geography, history, political and cultural affairs of the Czech Republic. Part of the course will be thought in the UJOP UK classrooms located in city centre and all vocational subjects will be thought on university grounds (classrooms and labs) by university lecturers and professors, therefore students can get familiar with the university environment right from the beginning. Upon fulfilling all study requirements students will reach the B2 level in the Czech language and credits in vocational subjects. [-]

Accredited IOSH - Working Safely Course with Exam

E-Careers
Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Langley Marish

Become accredited by Europe’s leading health and safety body, The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) by exploring the fundamentals of health and safety in the workplace. [+]

Course 2017/2018. What are the objectives of this course? The course is designed to promote basic awareness of health and safety best practice in the workplace. Upon completion of the course, students will sit an exam which they will need to pass to gain certification. The exam consists of 10 multiple choice questions and a hazard spotting exercise. Recognise the need to work safely. Take preventative action and implement precautionary measures so as to not put themselves or others at risk. Recognise the importance of taking the appropriate precautions to prevent any health and safety issues from arising in the workplace. Use appropriate workplace precautions and preventative measures in order to create a healthy, safe and sustainable working environment. Understand emergency procedures and accident plans in their place of work and ensure that individual responsibilities are clearly understood in the event of a health and safety incident. Appreciate how industry affects the environment and list the ways in which individuals can minimise pollution and waste. Who is it intended for? This course is for any employee working within an organisation, it is especially suited to those who are looking to upskill and show their understanding of their own health and safety responsibilities with a recognised certification. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once students have passed the IOSH Working Safely qualification they can apply for a CSCS green Labourer card, they can also study further health and safety qualifications. They will be able... [-]