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Best 22 Courses in Reproductive Medicine 2019

Courses are classes usually taught by a teacher or professor with expertise in the subject. In these academic settings, students often work with classmates, their instructor, and alone to study information that may help lead to career advancement or degree attainment.

What are courses in reproductive medicine? The field is incredibly broad, and courses reflect this. Many courses focus on fertility and new methods of helping individuals start a family, including in vitro fertilization, intrauterine insemination, and embryo screening and freezing. As the world changes, there are also a growing number of classes on the future of genetics and the ethics of reproductive advancements. There are also more traditional options, such as maternal health as it relates to fetal development.

Students of reproductive medicine often learn how to identify challenges and problem-solve in the face of those challenges. This skill is something employers generally value highly. Other skills reproductive medicine develops include research ability and scientific writing, both useful for individuals wishing to enter the medical field.

How much a reproductive medicine course costs depends on where the course takes place, if there is an applicable scholarship, how much materials cost, and whether the course has a laboratory component. The institution offering the course may also base the price on the number of units.

Reproductive medicine is a field that will almost certainly always exist. As such, there are many careers students may wish to pursue upon completion of their coursework. These include reproductive endocrinologist, fertility counselor, genetic counselor, researcher, consultant, clinician, and scientist. Reproductive health centers often need technicians and specimen analysts as well.

Medical schools typically offer classes in reproductive medicine, as do other graduate schools. Sometimes, community colleges also offer a selection. For those who don’t live near these schools and aren’t able to travel, there may be online courses. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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22 Results in Reproductive Medicine

John Academy

Do you have Menopausal Symptoms? Or are you someone who helps people recover the pains of the symptoms of Menopausal? Learn how to help or overcome Menopausal Stage throu ... [+]

Courses in Reproductive Medicine. Who is the course for? Professionals who help people relieve the pain of menopausal symptoms or people who offer therapy to comfort people who are in their menopausal stage. People who have an interest in relieving menopausal symptoms 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 a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a 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 recognised 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... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
John Academy

The origins of midwives date back to the early Egyptian ages, as pregnant women needed help during childbirth in absence of a skilled medical practitioner. Throughout the ... [+]

Who is the course for? People interested in working in institutions which helps women in labor Professionals who are required to know midwifery techniques at the workplace 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: ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
Kensington and Chelsea College

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

Working in the health and care professions is a rewarding experience. Your first step to a career in health and care starts at Kensington and Chelsea College.

You may have been out of education for a while in which case the Pre Access and Access course will help you to develop the skills that you need to progress into Higher Education in a health-related field.

Course Overview

There is a shortage of midwives in the NHS and there are plans to increase the numbers in the next few years. Would you like to be a part of this rewarding profession? Did you leave school a long time ago? Did you fail to achieve your full potential at school? Do you feel it’s time for a new career, a change of direction? If you are over 19 and would like to gain the skills to go to university to study midwifery this is the course for you.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
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 2019
Full-time
Campus
iStudy

The beginning of all life starts with birth. It is an experience all parents appreciate and want to go through, and in order to help them through the process there is alw ... [+]

Why You Should Choose Postnatal Midwifery Course Lifetime access to the course No hidden fees or exam charges CPD Accredited certification on successful completion Full Tutor support on weekdays (Monday – Friday) Efficient exam system, assessment, and instant results Download Printable PDF certificate immediately after completion Obtain the original print copy of your certificate, dispatch the next working day for as little as £9. Improve your chance of gaining professional skills and better earning potential. Who is this Course for?

Postnatal Midwifery Course is CPD certified and CiQ Gold accredited. This makes it perfect for anyone trying to learn potential professional skills.

As there is no experience and qualification required for this course, it is available for all students from any academic backgrounds.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
FutureLearn

Learn how quality relationships between mothers, midwives and other health professionals transform maternity care and save lives. ... [+]

Build relationships in maternity care and save lives

Research unequivocally shows that providing a woman with the same midwife before, during and after birth, results in less preterm birth, fetal death, and other complications.

This course explains why we need relationship-based care in maternity services. You’ll discover how to create successful relationships, and how this produces better outcomes for the mother, baby, and midwife.

You’ll learn about organizational healthcare models, and what you and your local community can do to contribute to the transformation of maternity care globally.

What topics will you cover? The current state of maternity care and its effect on women, babies, and families, as well as midwives, other health professionals, and the health service The case for reform – why moving to a relationship-based maternity care model significantly improves outcomes across all areas The evidence behind the efficacy of relationship-based maternity care – it really does save lives What relationship-based care involves - the overarching principles and what it means in the context of maternity care An outline of the relationship framework (organizational model) that best facilitates quality relationship-based care Demonstrations of relationship-based maternity care in practice Affecting change from a grassroots level - the power of individuals and groups How you can help – practical ways to help make relationship-based care available in your area What will you achieve? ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
Part-time
3 weeks
Online
FutureLearn

Hear the latest expert evidence from The Lancet Maternal Health Series and learn what you can do to improve maternal healthcare. ... [+]

Improve the quality of and access to maternal health services.

Imagine a woman in a remote village, perhaps in Africa or South Asia. She’s giving birth at home with a relative. Without access to drugs or transport, she could die. While maternal deaths have nearly halved in the past 25 years worldwide, thanks to the increased use of maternity services, progress has not been universal.

This online course explores the state of maternal health globally, based on The Lancet Maternal Health Series. You will review the latest evidence from experts, and learn what is needed to ensure good-quality, woman-centered maternal healthcare for all.

What topics will you cover? The shifting burden of the epidemiology of global maternal health, how it has changed and key drivers Capability and coverage of maternal health care including where and how women give birth; linking women to routine and emergency care; facility capability and staffing Quality maternal health care and how it relates to evidence-based medicine and respectful care Poor quality maternal health care including “too much, too soon” and “too little, too late”, and how care can be improved Navigating the future of global maternal health including evolving priorities, challenges, and opportunities in the Sustainable Development Goal era including shocks; innovations; partnership and advocacy; financing; developing better data collection and research What will you achieve? ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
Part-time
3 weeks
Online
FutureLearn

Understand how genetics influence the development and spread of cancer, with this free, introductory online course. ... [+]

What is the one thing that all cancers have in common? They begin as mutant or rebel cells! In this course, we will explore how changes in cancer genetics and epigenetics enable these cells to grow uncontrollably, by exploiting our blood vessels and immune system along with other systemic changes.

Finally, we will discuss how our understanding of genetics has helped both refine conventional treatments like radiation and chemotherapy, and inform the design of new treatments that can target specific proteins within cancer cells.

What topics will you cover?

What is cancer and why do we get it?

How rogue cells behave: oncogenes, tumor suppressor genes, and apoptosis in cancer development... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
Part-time
4 weeks
Online
FutureLearn

Discover how genetics is revolutionizing the detection and treatment of cancer, with this free online course. ... [+]

Cancer Research UK estimates that 1 in 2 people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime. It is a disease that impacts on most people’s lives at some stage. So understanding cancer and the development of new treatments is of intrinsic interest to us all.

This free online course is open to anyone, although it is designed for individuals with a prior interest in biology, including current undergraduate students, and nurses or medics who want to further their knowledge in this area.

Over six weeks, we will examine three key questions about cancer diagnosis and treatment:

Where have we come from? Where are we now? And where are we going?

The course will offer insights into patients’ experiences and enable discussions on key issues. Guest lecturers will include active researchers and those involved in direct patient care.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
Part-time
6 weeks
Online
FutureLearn

Explore how the unraveling of the genetic code has led to a deeper understanding of genetic diseases and cancer. ... [+]

Understand the role of genes in cancer and genetic disease

It’s widely known that some diseases run in families. The discovery of the structure of DNA and the unraveling of the genetic code has led to a deeper understanding of such diseases. We now know more about the genetic basis of cancer and how cancer cells are formed and reproduce. On this course, you’ll explore the structure of DNA, its processes and learn how genetic disease results from DNA alterations. You’ll look closely at the nature of these changes, causes and risk factors – this is vital in the case of cancer, as prevention has proved to be an effective way of managing this disease.

What topics will you cover? The chemical structure of DNA, genes, and chromosomes. The importance of DNA in understanding the causes of genetic diseases. DNA replication and cell reproduction. The role of genes and proteins in controlling the activities of the cell and the cell cycle. How genes and chromosomes can be permanently altered when mistakes happen during DNA replication. The wide variety of different agents that can cause cancer. The differences between normal cells and cancer cells. Causes of genetic disease. Different types of genetic diseases and how they may arise. What will you achieve? ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
November 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 weeks
Online
FutureLearn

Help your patients use foods and nutrition to assist in conceiving and achieving good pregnancy outcomes. ... [+]

Understand the role of food and nutrition in fertility and pregnancy

On this course for healthcare professionals, you will explore the latest evidence surrounding the role of nutrition on fertility and pregnancy outcomes. You will focus on two main topics: foods and fertility, and foods and pregnancy.

Foods and fertility will focus on optimising nutrition for fertility and pre-conception, including topics like the effect of food on reproductive health and dietary recommendations to improve fertility. Foods and Pregnancy will explore topics including requirements during pregnancy, and optimising gestational weight gain.

What topics will you cover? The link between food and fertility The effect of preconception food and diet Weight and fertility Dietary recommendations to improve ovulation and fertility The physiology of pregnancy and nutrient metabolism Weight management during pregnancy Nutrient requirements during pregnancy Food recommendations during pregnancy What will you achieve? ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
November 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Online
FutureLearn

Learn how developments in genomics are transforming our knowledge and treatment of conditions such as diabetes. ... [+]

There have been huge advances in the field of genetics in the last 10 years since the sequencing of the first human genome in 2003. It is now possible to analyze all 20,000 human genes in a single experiment, rather than focussing on one gene at a time. We are in the genomics era.

This free online course will introduce the topic of genomics, using the University of Exeter’s research expertise in diabetes, to illustrate the clinical application of current genomics knowledge.

Explore the impact of genomic testing

We will use patient experiences to discuss the impact and value of a genetic diagnosis for diabetes for patients, their families and the clinicians responsible for their care. You will learn about the value of understanding the underlying pathological mechanism of a disease, to enable the progression from genomic testing to improvements in clinical care.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
Part-time
4 weeks
Online
FutureLearn

This course looks at six different areas of assisted reproduction and explores both the science and the impact they are having. The course is structured as a journey, tak ... [+]

This course looks at six different areas of assisted reproduction and explores both the science and the impact they are having. The course is structured as a journey, taking as its starting point a person or couple who might make use of technology in order to conceive. The course also looks at the powerful new genetic techniques that are creating new opportunities i the field of reproduction.

Understand the choices that surround assisted reproduction

A person or a couple might go through assisted fertility using their own sperm and eggs, and in that case the journey would be quite straightforward. This course covers those cases where the choices might be more difficult, and where more thought is required. These choices include whether:... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
6 weeks
Online
FutureLearn

Personalised medicine. Precision medicine. Individualised medicine. Customised medicine. Targeted medicine. All buzzwords of recent years that excite, confuse and infuria ... [+]

Personalised medicine. Precision medicine. Individualised medicine. Customised medicine. Targeted medicine. All buzzwords of recent years that excite, confuse and infuriate the public, researchers and healthcare professionals. Broadly speaking, these terms all refer to the idea of tailoring treatment to individual patients based on their genetic code.

What does it all mean, and why should you care?

This free online course will discuss both the hype and hope surrounding the genetic revolution and personalized medicine. The impact of personalized medicine on clinical practice will likely yield significant benefits for patients, yet it raises a number of serious ethical and legal issues for health professionals, patients, and the community.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
5 weeks
Online
FutureLearn

This free online course will provide healthcare professionals with a basic grounding in genomic medicine. It will introduce you to the new genomic technologies that are r ... [+]

Why join the course?

This free online course will provide healthcare professionals with a basic grounding in genomic medicine. It will introduce you to new genomic technologies, which are revolutionising medicine and will, in time, provide the mainstay of patient diagnosis, treatment and disease prevention.

Discover the potential of genetics in healthcare

The course will give you an awareness of genomic technologies and the data they generate. With ready access to genomic data promised by transformational NHS initiatives such as the 100,000 Genomes Project, genomic data will be integral to all sectors of medicine. By the end of the course, you will understand the power and the challenges associated with these new technologies and data, enabling you to make appropriate referrals and evidence-based management decisions and use genomic results for patient benefit, without compromising patient safety.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
5 weeks
Online