Course

See Best Courses

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.

Read More

Health Care Assistant Course (Children) - CPD Certified & IAO Approved

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

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 is why taking care of their health is so important, and with the help of this Health Care Assistant Course (Children), you will be able to do so. This is an extensive course and starts out by giving you an introduction to children health as you learn about disease patterns across different age and mortality rates in different stages. Next, you will focus on the procedure to take patient history and physical examination before moving onto essential care for hospitalized children. This course will also teach you to take care of newborn babies, address congenital abnormalities such as an umbilical hernia, understand normal growth and development, and find out about nutrition and nutritional deficiencies. Furthermore, you will learn about various related diseases and so much more. While a lot of these things might sound grim, knowing about them is what will help you tackle these problems. And if you think you are up to the challenge, then get this course immediately and learn to take care of children against anything. [+]

Course 2018. 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: ... [-]

Pre-Medicine Program

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time September 2018 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.... [-]


Physiotherapy Foundation Programme

ONCAMPUS
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 United Kingdom Cambridge

There are five academic pathways to choose from and you will study the pathway most suited to your chosen progression degree. Academic skills relevant to the specific subject area will be taught to fully prepare you for university study. The pathways are Business, Economics, Finance and Management, Engineering and Sciences, Humanities, Law and Social Sciences, Life Sciences and Art and Design. [+]

International Foundation Programme (IFP)

This one-year (3 terms) programme offers successful students guaranteed progression* to Coventry University. You will study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the Coventry University campus.

This programme gives guaranteed progression* to Year 1 of a wide range of undergraduate degrees or the International Year One in Business & Management.

Who is this programme designed for?

This programme is designed to prepare international students, who have completed senior secondary education, for entry to undergraduate studies at Coventry University. If you successfully complete the IFP you are guaranteed placement on a suitable programme of undergraduate study at Coventry University. The IFP is set at level 3, which is equivalent to A-level standard in the UK.... [-]


Online Course: Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety

Elevate Health
Online Part time 3 weeks September 2018 Netherlands Netherlands Online

During this Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety course, you will learn about typical problems, (such as confounding by indication, or rare side effects) and various pharmacoepidemiologic approaches to dealing with these problems. [+]

Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety

Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety: a current issue

With the prospect that even more innovative drug therapies will be introduced in the coming years, society is demanding new approaches to comparative risk/benefit evaluation, as well as new concepts. Such evaluations are usually carried out only once the relevant therapies have been used widely in daily practice. The safety and risk management assessment of different drug therapies is then performed within the framework of observational epidemiological studies (e.g. to establish proof of 'safety' and proof of 'effectiveness'). This is the logical next step after randomized clinical trials, which are designed to provide evidence of a drug's 'efficacy'.... [-]


Computerized Medical Office Management

OPMI Business School
Campus Full time 900 hours September 2018 USA Lower East Side

This program is designed to prepare students to become familiar with clinical assistant functions, and administrative and clerical skills related to the primary role of providing supportive health care services in a medical office or clinic. [+]

Program Overview

This program is designed to prepare students to become familiar with clinical assistant functions, and administrative and clerical skills related to the primary role of providing supportive health care services in a medical office or clinic. The learning will be based on today’s trend of healthcare and the students will learn to master current technology and resources to manage a medical office. The students will also engage in studies for career preparation such as communication skills, human relations, professionalism, problem-solving, and employment strategies. After completion of in-class studies, students will undertake internship where they will be placed in a medical office for real-life application of skills and training. ... [-]


Natural Health Certificate

Pacific Rim College
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 Canada Victoria + 1 more

The Natural Health Program is a 2-year (4-semester) program that provides students with an overview of many natural health disciplines. The NHP can be taken as an independent certificate [+]

Natural Health Certificate

The Natural Health Program is a 2-year (4-semester) program that provides students with an overview of many natural health disciplines. The NHP can be taken as an independent certificate program or can be an entry program into another school or program at PRC. Students must successfully complete each of the following courses in order to graduate. Elective requirements may be satisfied by successful completion of any curriculum course offered in the School of Phytotherapy, School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and School of Holistic Nutrition. Certain Continuing Education courses may also count as elective credits.

Both part-time and full-time study options are available to students.... [-]


Clinical Research as an Alternative to a Master’s in Public Health

Clinical Research Fastrack
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 month November 2018 USA Scottsdale

Clinical Research Fastrack offers a Boot camp Training Program that trains professionals interested in public health, medicine, and health sciences to work in the booming clinical research industry. [+]

Clinical Research Fastrack offers a Boot camp Training Program that trains professionals interested in public health, medicine, and health sciences to work in the booming clinical research industry.

What is Clinical Research and How does it Compare to Public Health?

While Public Health focuses on the prevention of disease and health systems, clinical research is a field on the cutting edge of science and technology testing out new therapies, devices, and drugs to treat conditions and improve the quality of life of patients. Public Health often utilizes clinical research studies to inform its practice and employs some clinical research techniques in their survey research and observational research to answer questions. Clinical research is the process of running FDA clinical trials to determine the safety and effectiveness of a drug, medical device, diagnostic or other therapy.... [-]


Course in Health Policy and Financing (HP&F)

Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)
Campus Full time 2 - 3 weeks May 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

An in-depth look at important issues and current debates in health policy, health economics, and health financing, taking into account the diverse profit and not for profit systems. [+]

An in-depth look at important issues and current debates in health policy, health economics, and health financing, taking into account the diverse profit and not for profit systems.

This course is tropEd accredited and is intended for public health professionals looking to elevate their capabilities in healthcare financing. It can be followed as a stand-alone course or as part of the Master in International Health or Master in Public Health programmes.

Content

This module takes an in-depth look at important issues and current debates in health policy, health economics, and health financing. Among these are the vital discussion points of decentralization, the public-private mix, international finance of health goods, aid effectiveness, TRIPS, community participation, health insurance and governance of health systems. The influence that certain actors, such as the international donor community and consumer groups, have on the health policy agenda is explored, and recent influential reports concerning health policy are discussed.... [-]


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

Thomas University
Online Part time September 2018 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. [+]

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. ... [-]

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.... [-]


Seminar On Biotechnological Drugs And The Challenges Of Biocomparability

Tecnológico de Monterrey (Educación Continua Presencial)
Campus Full time Part time 48 hours March 2019 Mexico Mexico City Oaxaca + 2 more

At the end of the course, participants will have a conceptual and practical framework on biotechnological products, the clinical and chemical-biological aspects involved, as well as the basics of biocomparability and the corresponding studies. [+]

Duration 48 hours

General purpose:

At the end of the course, participants will have a conceptual and practical framework on biotechnological products, the clinical and chemical-biological aspects involved, as well as the basics of biocomparability and the corresponding studies.

Benefit:

A thorough review and update of the state of the art of biotechnological medicines, as well as aspects related to biocomparability, will be carried out by experts in the area with experience in industry and academia. The expected achievements are that the participants know the opportunity areas and the challenges of the biotechnology market, as well as the recently issued regulatory framework to generate quality bioproducts under a clinical and safety approach. At the end of the seminar, each participant will have a broader and topical view on the subject, which will positively impact their daily work, whether in the industrial, regulatory or academic area. Finally, after the experience in the program proposed here, attendees will have knowledge in the current international regulatory framework and our country, which will open a broad landscape for innovation in bioproducts for pharmacological purposes.... [-]


Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Course

North Iowa Area Community College
Campus Full time 113 hours September 2018 USA Mason City

The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) course expands on the knowledge and skills of an EMT. [+]

The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) course expands on the knowledge and skills of an EMT. This 113-hour course consists of didactic and hands-on skill sessions. The course includes in-depth discussion and application of skills based on anatomy and physiology, disease processes, intravenous therapy, and pharmacology. Advanced-level skills such as IV therapy and medication administration will be incorporated into the course. An additional 52 hours of hospital-based clinical and 48 hours of ambulance ride time are required. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be eligible to test for AEMT certification. Entrance Requirements for Advanced EMT:

Must be at least 17 years of age at the time of enrollment. Must be able to speak, write, and read English proficiently. Must be physically and emotionally capable of performing all functions and skills of an AEMT, and possess maturity of judgment and sound moral character. Must provide documentation of current certification in American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers. Must provide current State of Iowa EMT certification. A physical examination, immunization record, and completed background check are required prior to beginning the hospital clinical rotations or ambulance ride time portions of the course. ... [-]

Course in Obesity and Reproductive Health

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

As the obesity crisis affects more individuals we are seeing the impact, not only on the ability of a person with obesity to conceive, but also the effect obesity has on their children. The module reviews the short and long-term effects on the reproductive health of individuals, both male and female, and the health of their offspring through epigenetic trans-generational effects... [+]

Online Distance Learning

As the obesity crisis affects more individuals we are seeing the impact, not only on the ability of a person with obesity to conceive, but also the effect obesity has on their children. The module reviews the short and long-term effects on the reproductive health of individuals, both male and female, and the health of their offspring through epigenetic trans-generational effects.

This module is validated by London South Bank University.

Module Aims

The module aims to:

Enable the student to appreciate the multifactorial effects of obesity on the parents’ reproductive health and that of their children. Enhance the student’s understanding of the obese mother and the potential risks involved during pregnancy and parturition. Consider a range of support interventions for the obese individual prior to, during, and post-pregnancy, and also for the child. Module Content ... [-]

Accelerated Massage Therapy Program

Canadian College Of Massage & Hydrotherapy
Campus Full time 16 months April 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.

[+]

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, support them in understanding and fulfilling their role as a healthcare professional.... [-]


Spring semester in Nutritional Sciences

UniLaSalle
Campus Full time 5 months January 2019 France Beauvais Mont-Saint-Aignan Paris + 2 more

In this course, students will better understand the complex relationships between food chain, dietary habits, and human health as a consumer and public health issue. Coursework includes human physiology, nutrition, nutrigenomics and epidemiology with emphasis on European or Mediterranean nutrition and health.

[+]

Spring semester in Nutritional Sciences Objectives

Students will better understand the complex relationships between food chain, dietary habits, and human health as a consumer and public health issue. Coursework includes human physiology, nutrition, nutrigenomics and epidemiology with emphasis on European or Mediterranean nutrition and health.

Tuition Erasmus+ students (from an Erasmus+ partner university): tuition waived Exchange students (from a partner university/with a cooperation agreement): tuition waived Other students: €3500+ €50 (non-refundable application fees) (field trip and campus fee are included in the program charges) Fees (2015 - 2016) Residence hall: €483/month for a single room, €260/month for a shared room Campus Fee: €100/year (Erasmus+ and Exchange students) Room insurance: €39/year 3-day-Field trip in May: €250 (Erasmus+ and Exchange students) Health insurance (compulsory for non-European students): ≈ €215/year Catering: ≈ €3,20/meal (breakfast is free) Transportation/bus: €8/month (monthly pass) Equipment to bring: lab coat, laptop, plug adaptor Admission requirements ... [-]