Category "Healthcare & Medical"

  • Emphysema: Prevention and Treatment

    The respiratory system is a vital, complex system which controls one of the most important aspects of the human body: breathing. Ensuring the body has clean air to breathe, free from pollutants and irritants is one of the best ways to stay healthy. This course focuses on how Emphysema and other Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorders are diagnosed and methods for prevention and treatment. By understanding the inner workings of these diseases and how they affect the body, you will be able to turn your focus to properly treating the symptoms.
  • Kidney Disease: Prevention and Treatment

    Kidneys control some of the most important components of the human body. Kidneys clean and purify the blood by eliminating toxins as waste. Without properly functioning kidneys, waste builds up in your blood stream and can make you sick. Our course provides an overview of how the kidneys operate in conjunction with the rest of the body. We will discuss the five stages of Kidney Disease and their effect on overall health. There are many ways to treat the symptoms of Kidney Disease that include supplements, natural remedies and various lifestyle changes.
  • Discover a Career as a Medical Coder

    Are you interested in a career in the medical industry? This field is rapidly growing and there is high demand for individuals with knowledge of medical office operations, which includes diagnostic and procedural coding. Our Discover a Career as a Medical Coder provides an overview of essential coding concepts that are relevant in today’s coding systems. We will cover the history of the medical coding profession and provide an introduction to HIPAA, CPT, ICD-9-CM, HCPCS and the transition to ICD-10-CM. 
  • Human Anatomy

    Our Human Anatomy course provides necessary background information which is essential for students to assimilate anatomy information.  Our course is useful for increasing not only an intellectual understanding of anatomy but also self-awareness of the body in action.  For most people, anatomy can be somewhat intimidating, but this beginning level course will help you sort through fascinating facts about the human body in a straightforward, easy to comprehend manner. 
  • Discover a Career as a Dental Office Assistant

    Working as a dental office assistant is an ideal method of finding employment in the professional setting of a dental office without spending the time or money to pursue a more in-depth education required of those working in the clinical side of the dental practice. As a dental office assistant, you often single-handedly manage the office side of the operation. Lacking the essential talents of a dental office assistant, a dental office would have to shut down, or at least sputter along at a less than efficient manner.
  • Healthcare Informatics: An Introduction

    Computer applications are the backbone of today's healthcare. Healthcare Informatics involves the obtaining, storing, retrieving, and using of healthcare information to nurture better collaboration among a patient's various healthcare providers. As the healthcare and technology fields continuous to grow, healthcare informatics is considered one of the number one job opportunities in an emerging industry. Our Healthcare Informatics course will provide an organized approach to introducing the major components of computer applications used throughout the industry today.
  • Discover a Career as a Medical Office Assistant

    A medical office assistant is a great career for any person who wants to be a part of medicine, but who doesn’t have the time or money to pursue a more in-depth education that leads to nursing or medical school.
  • First Aid for Dogs and Cats

    When your dog or cat is injured or sick, accurate assessment of the situation and quick treatment is vital to recovery. It is important to be prepared for even the most common injuries and have the necessary supplies available at all times. Our First Aid for Dogs and Cats course provides a comprehensive guide to keep your pet healthy. This course covers medications, proper dosages, common illnesses and injuries, such as burns, breathing problems, wound care and much more.
  • Discover a Career as a Pharmacy Technician

    The demand for skilled pharmacy technicians is rapidly growing. If you are interested in a dynamic career in a high paced medical field, this course is for you. This course provides an overview of the history of pharmacology and the day to day responsibilities of a pharmacy technician in hospital and retail pharmacy settings. Common drugs and their uses, as well as how they are administered and possible interactions in the body are described. Patient confidentiality laws, including HIPAA and prescription regulations, such as who can prescribe medication are also discussed.
  • Discover a Career as a Veterinary Assistant

    Becoming a Veterinary Assistant can be a rewarding career in which you have the potential to make a difference in the lives of animals and the people who love them. This course provides an overview of the history of veterinary medicine and the overall day to day operations in a hospital or clinic setting. You will be introduced to basic skills such as maintaining medical records, pet health care such as grooming and dental practices, and potential diseases that affect animals. The field of veterinary medicine is constantly growing and the job outlook is increasing.