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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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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. [+]

Course 2018. 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... [-]

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. 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 FOR OUT-OF-STATE... [-]

Online Course: Clinical Epidemiology

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

This course focuses on the principles and practice of clinical epidemiology, and elaborates on examples from relevant literature. The aim is to provide you with the knowledge to evaluate and assess applied clinical research and data analyses, and give you sufficient scientific and methodological background information to actively participate in clinical studies. [+]

Course 2018. Clinical Epidemiology This course focuses on the principles and practice of clinical epidemiology, and elaborates on examples from relevant literature. The aim is to provide you with the knowledge to evaluate and assess applied clinical research and data analyses, and give you sufficient scientific and methodological background information to actively participate in clinical studies. During the course, you will focus on questions of diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and etiology. Several research options are available to help you address these questions, including intervention trials and case-control studies using data obtained in a clinical setting. Clinical Epidemiology is one of the online medical courses of the MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate Online; the online MSc program in Epidemiology offered by Utrecht University, University Medical Center Utrecht, MSc Epidemiology and Elevate Health. Learning Objectives By the end of the course, you should be able to: √ Define, explain and apply the basic terminology and principles specific to clinical epidemiology √ Differentiate between the different aspects of clinical epidemiological research (diagnostic / etiologic / prognostic / therapeutic) In particular, you should be able to: √ Construct a clinical research question that includes outcome, determinants and domain √ Characterize different data collection designs used in clinical epidemiology √ Design a clinical epidemiological study √ Name and identify the data analysis techniques that are used for the different types of clinical epidemiological studies √ Interpret the basic data analysis results of a clinical epidemiological study √ Explain the concepts of bias, and the issues concerning confounding bias... [-]

Nursing Assistant Training Course

Global Edulink
Online Full time Part time 30 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom London + 1 more

This online Nursing Assistant Training course provides an overview of the skills and techniques required in areas such as advanced patient hygiene procedures, environmental health and safety awareness for the practice nurse, and how to ensure patient safety and comfort in the adult care setting. Advanced principles of hygiene provide the learner with an overview of the functions, methods and techniques applied in providing adult patient care with particular emphasis on the daily bath, oral hygiene and the benefits of a back massage in patient comfort. Essential patient personal care routines are also discussed. Environmental health outlines the necessary health and safety procedures relating to patient care and the safe operational use of electrical equipment. Patient care safety measures introduce the learner to techniques that help prevent falls and protect patients who are at risk of injury, burns or scalds, together with steps to prevent the spread of micro-organisms in the care environment. [+]

The field of Nursing and Patient Care is extremely rewarding. Our online Nursing Assistant course will help you learn important fundamental, practical skills involved in a career as a Nursing Assistant. Unlike other traditional nursing courses, our online program lets you study at home at a time and place that is most comfortable to you.

This online Nursing Assistant Training course provides an overview of the skills and techniques required in areas such as advanced patient hygiene procedures, environmental health and safety awareness for the practice nurse, and how to ensure patient safety and comfort in the adult care setting. Advanced principles of hygiene provide the learner with an overview of the functions, methods and techniques applied in providing adult patient care with particular emphasis on the daily bath, oral hygiene and the benefits of a back massage in patient comfort. Essential patient personal care routines are also discussed. Environmental health outlines the necessary health and safety procedures relating to patient care and the safe operational use of electrical equipment. Patient care safety measures introduce the learner to techniques that help prevent falls and protect patients who are at risk of injury, burns or scalds, together with steps to prevent the spread of micro-organisms in the care environment.... [-]


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.... [-]


Course in 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... [-]

Foundation Physiotherapy

ONCAMPUS
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 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. [+]

Course 2018. International Foundation Programme (IFP) This one-year (3 term) 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. How long will I study for? This programme lasts one academic year (nine months). The year is divided into three terms of seven to eight teaching weeks and one reading week. You will undertake up to 25 hours of classroom-based study per week. What will I study? This programme includes English and three academic subject modules. English will be integrated into the teaching of academic subjects, as well as being taught separately if you need additional support to develop your English language. 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:... [-]

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... [-]

Clinical Research as an Alternative to a Bachelor’s in Nursing

Clinical Research Fastrack
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 month December 2017 USA Scottsdale

Clinical Research Fastrack offers a 1-month program that provides individuals who are interested in nursing, medicine, and health sciences the necessary tools, experience and connections to work in the thriving clinical research industry. [+]

Clinical Research Fastrack offers a 1-month program that provides individuals who are interested in nursing, medicine, and health sciences the necessary tools, experience and connections to work in the thriving clinical research industry.

Clinical Research is a segment of healthcare that involves running clinical trials on drugs, medical devices and other therapies to determine their safety and effectiveness. This field involves many skills gained from nursing experience can be transferred. Many nurses, including graduates of our Clinical Research Fastrack Program, pursue careers in clinical research to earn more and to work in a rewarding healthcare career without the high burnout rate that exists for nurses.... [-]


Obesity Solutions Course

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

In this module you will gain a solid understanding of the complex nature of obesity and existing solutions, discuss the reasons for our failure to tackle obesity effectively, and explore new evidence and ideas for obesity treatment and prevention, ranging from government policy-making to manipulation of an individual’s metabolic and thermogenic processes... [+]

Online Distance Learning In this module you will gain a solid understanding of the complex nature of obesity and existing solutions, discuss the reasons for our failure to tackle obesity effectively, and explore new evidence and ideas for obesity treatment and prevention, ranging from government policy-making to manipulation of an individual’s metabolic and thermogenic processes. This module is validated by London South Bank University. Module Aims The module aims to: Provide an understanding of the challenges we face at all levels in tackling the obesity crisis. Review the roles of government, business, society and the individual in generating solutions. Equip health professionals with the knowledge and skills to develop a personalised, multi-disciplinary approach to obesity care and management. Module Content In this module we question the current approach to obesity treatment and whether current advice on diet, exercise and lifestyle is appropriate. We explore the reasons for the lack of success of these current strategies in the context of the highly complex and interconnected array of influences on eating and physical activity behaviours which underpin obesity. We consider the need for aims and treatment to be personalised, addressing the underlying causes of the individual’s weight gain, their co-morbidities and the drivers of their behaviour. Government policies, public health measures, community based initiatives, and current NHS obesity care pathways and strategies, are reviewed and alternatives discussed. Each module intake starts with a specifically designed Introduction to Academic Online Learning. Students are required to complete some simple assignments to ensure they are... [-]

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Academic Summer Course

DLD College London
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 United Kingdom London

The Academic Summer Medical Programme is an intensive two-week course, tailor-made for students who want to study medicine. Our interactive and innovative program is designed and led by UK medical students who can share and advise from their own personal experiences. [+]

WHAT IS ACADEMIC SUMMER?

Academic Summer runs three courses at DLD College London in July and August Academic Summer – quality GCSE, IB and A-level preparation and revision courses for international and British students aged 13 to 18. Speciality weeks also offered: Medical Studies SAT preparation, Oxbridge or IELTS preparation courses. 

WHY CHOOSE ACADEMIC SUMMER AT DLD?

You can choose from the wide range of academic subjects that we offer while making progress with your English. You are considering studying at DLD in the future and Academic Summer can help you prepare for your future GCSE and A-Level studies You want to experience living and studying in the heart of London You enjoy meeting an communicating with people from a wide range of countries You plan to use English for study and work in the future You can choose from the wide range of academic subjects that we offer while making progress with your English ... [-]

Course in Vital Signs: Understanding What the Body Is Telling Us

Coursera
Online Part time 6 weeks September 2018 USA USA Online

The vital signs – heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, respiration rate, and pain – communicate important information about the physiological status of the human body. In this six-part course we explore the anatomy and physiology underlying the vital signs so that you will develop a systematic, integrated understanding of how the body functions. [+]

Course 2018. The vital signs – heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, respiration rate, and pain – communicate important information about the physiological status of the human body. In this six-part course we explore the anatomy and physiology underlying the vital signs so that you will develop a systematic, integrated understanding of how the body functions. Relevant body systems are reviewed including cardiovascular and respiratory, followed by explanations of how the function of these systems affects vital signs. We discuss normal ranges, normal variants, and the mechanisms that underlie changes in the objective measurement of vital signs. The course also includes demonstrations of appropriate techniques for measuring vital signs in yourself and others. The course is designed for a broad, general audience but will be particularly interesting for individuals working in healthcare, those considering a career as a healthcare professional, lay caregivers, those with an interest in personal health and fitness, or anyone who simply wants to understand how the body functions. [-]

Health Science (Medicine) - International Foundation Year

DIFC Ireland
Campus Full time 7 - 9 months January 2018 Ireland Dublin United Kingdom London + 2 more

The perfect preparation course for international students hoping to attend the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland or other to Medical Universities in the UK or mainland Europe. [+]

The perfect preparation course for international students hoping to attend the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland or other to Medical Universities in the UK or mainland Europe. The DIFC Medicine Foundation pathway offers the best preparation for international students to help them to achieve a placement in International Medicine degree programmes. DIFC has partnerships with top Medical Universities, including Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI), St George’s University London (SGUL), the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), as well as Debrecen University in Hungary, Charles University in the Czech Republic, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences and European University Cyprus. Course Content English for Academic Purposes ESAP for Science Mathematics for Science Science – two subjects: Chemistry and Biology at 4 hours/week each Additional Chemistry Pastoral care/progression counselling Successful completion of the Medicine & Health Sciences pathway can lead to progression to Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy and other Health Science related degrees one of our partner universities. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Successfully completed high school examinations. Have a minimum English level of 5.0 IELTS. [-]

Nutrition & Natural Medicine Course in PERU

Linguistic Horizons
Campus Full time 2 - 24 weeks September 2018 Peru Cusco

Learn about Holistic Nutrition and Natural Medicine in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Peru. This program was designed for those interested in gaining a better understanding about food as medicine, plant based medicine, CAM and nutrition. [+]

Course 2018. Nutrition and Natural Medicine in PERU Nutrition and Natural Medicine: Sacred Valley of the Incas, Peru! Now Accepting Winter Break 2017/2018 & Summer 2018 applications! Priority is given to those who apply first as space is limited. Nutrition and Natural Medicine Program Dates Winter Break 2017/2018 December 27-January 7 (Apply by Sept. 23) and Summer 2018 dates TBA Custom Dates may be available upon request. Nutrition and Natural Medicine Program Fee $2,695 ~ Nutrition and Natural Medicine Program Description Peruvian Superfoods * Andean Natural Medicine * Nutrition * Holistic Health care * Organic Farming * Vegan Cooking * Peruvian & Andean Cultures * Medicinal Plants * Cleansing Learn about Holistic Nutrition and Natural Medicine in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Peru. This program was designed for those interested in gaining a better understanding about food as medicine, plant based medicine, and nutrition. We will learn from a variety of experts including a local herbalist, an Andean medicine practitioner, a vegan chef, a nutritionist, Andean guides, and organic farming specialists. We take a very hands-on approach to learning through workshops, cooking classes, hikes, patient treatments, and gardening. Identifying Medicinal Plants with a local HerbalistTreating Patients with Plant-based MedicinesRequirements Age: 18+ (Exceptions may be made on a case by case basis. Please email info@LinguisticHorizons.com if you are under 18.) Must hold a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond your stay abroad. Note: US Citizens do not require a visa for Peru, as you will be traveling as... [-]