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Language: EnglishDescription: The National Posture Institute’s Online Certified Goniometry Specialist (CGS) Certificate Program is designed for personal trainers, group exercise instructors (Aerobic/Strength/TRX/Pilates/Yoga etc…), athletic trainers, allied medical professionals (physical therapists/chiropractors) interested in learning a detailed process to assess their clients/patients joint and muscular range of motion (ROM) using a Goniometer. The program will teach you how to analyze and assess an individual utilizing a goniometer as a measuring, evaluation, and assessment tool. Whether you are a fitness/health professional or a college student taking an assessment or kinesiology course; learn how to perform and conduct goniometry assessments.Instructor Description: This program is supported by an Educational Mentor. Our mentors are available to answer questions and provide motivational support.

4000003

Start Date: upon registration

Self-Paced

Online 24/7

Tuition: $995.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: The Online Certified Posture Specialist (CPS) certificate program prepares personal trainers and health/medical/fitness professionals to assess and educate their clients/patients in all areas of posture and body alignment. The certificate program is taught in module format and includes the complete certificate course, quizzes, and the final certificate exam required to graduate. This program is offered in both an instructor led and a non-instructor led format.Instructor Description: This program is supported by an educational mentor. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

4000004

Start Date: upon registration

Self-Paced

Online 24/7

Tuition: $1,595.00

Location : Online



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Language: EnglishDescription: The Online Certified Resistance Training Professional (RTP) certificate program is designed for personal trainers, group exercise instructors (Aerobic/Strength/TRX/Pilates/Yoga etc…), athletic trainers, allied medical professionals (physical therapists/chiropractors) interested in learning a detailed process to teach, analyze, and perfect resistance training exercises/movements for their clients/patients. Whether you are a fitness/health professional, college student, or individual from the general public; learn how to perform biomechanically safe and effective resistance exercises and develop training programs to correct posture and body alignment and avoid exercise-related injuries!Instructor Description: This program is supported by an educational mentor. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

4000005

Start Date: upon registration

Self-Paced

Online 24/7

Tuition: $1,495.00

Location : Online



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Language: EnglishDescription: Have you thought about working with other professionals providing health care to patients? Are you a good team player? As a Clinical Medical Assistant you will work closely with patients and physicians; take vital signs, interview patients, record patient information, and provide point-of-care testing. Clinical Medical Assistants are projected to be among the fastest growing occupations in the next 5 years. Our course will also provide you with the latest HIPAA regulations, the Electronic Health Record, and how to care for special populations. Completing our Clinical Medical Assistant program will help you prepare for a successful and rewarding career in the growing healthcare industry!Prerequisite: Solid knowledge of Medical Terminology and Anatomy & Physiology. If you do not know Medical Terminology or Anatomy & Physiology you can take one or both of our additional courses.Upon completing this program students will learn to: •Define the daily procedures performed by the physician and medical assistant•Identify the proper guidelines of obtaining vital signs and patient information•State the methods of the administration of medication and intravenous therapy•Define the various guidelines for performing phlebotomy and microbiology charges•Identify the standard guidelines for OSHA, sterilization and disinfectionInstructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: Upon successful completion of our Clinical Medical Assistant course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position as a Clinical Medical Assistant in a health care center or doctor’s office and will be prepared to sit for the NHA national certification exam to become a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA).

4000006

Start Date: upon registration

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Online 24/7

Tuition: $3,295.00

Location : Online



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Language: EnglishDescription: The Clinical Medical Technician program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings. Medical technicians with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and phlebotomy. Job opportunities are prevalent with physician’s offices, clinics, chiropractor’s offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities.This program also includes the online study guide, CCMA, CET, and CPT practice exam, and a voucher to pursue the National Healthcareer Associations (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, Certified EKG Technician Exam, and Certified Phlebotomy Technician Exam.Program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! Additional fees may apply for a background check, drug test and other externship site testing requirements. Fees will be paid by the student at the time of placement in the optional externship.The purpose of the Clinical Medical Technician program is to prepare students to assist physicians and nurses by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office, included but not limited to phlebotomy and EKG duties. This program covers the following key areas and topics: Process and procedures for collecting blood specimens for laboratory analysisAll aspects of blood collection and related proceduresThe order of drawUniversal precautionsSkills to perform venipunctures completely and safelyTerminology and related anatomy and physiologyClinical responsibilities of the medical office – assisting the physician with patient related carePreparing patients for examination and treatment, routine procedures and diagnostic testingHIPAA, patient confidentiality, legal aspects of healthcare and regulatory patient care issues Recording and taking of vital signs, blood pressure, and other patient care items related to the physician office visitReview and administration of medications, allergies and other pharmacology related itemsLaboratory procedures, phlebotomy and the proper techniques required to collect specimens for laboratory analysisCardiology and the proper placement of leads when taking a 12 lead EKG Detailed anatomy and physiology of the heartMedical disease processes and terminologyMedical ethics and legal aspects of patient contactElectrocardiography and echocardiographyAn introduction to the components, function, and proper use of the EKG machineThe normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement12-lead placement and other practicesThis course focuses on career planning, enhancing resume writing, and improving interviewing skills for those seeking employment.Part One of the course, "Tailoring Resumes and Cover Letters for a Perfect Fit," will help learners craft a resume that is targeted, elegant, and effective. Part Two, "Interviewing Skills: Make the Right Impression," focuses on the preparation job candidates need in advance of an interview, and on the five stages of the interview process. Part Three, "Interviewing Skills: Ace Those Tough Questions," helps learners formulate winning answers to difficult interview questions before they walk into the interviewing room.Instructor Description: This program is supported by an expert educational mentor, Patrice Arevalo. Patrice has a degree in medical assisting from The Career College of Northern Nevada as well as a degree in dental assisting from the Community College of the Air Force. She is available to provide guidance and motivation for learners throughout the duration of this program. As an expert mentor, she will provide answers to learner questions, monitor learner's program progression, and review lesson and program quiz/test results.Certification: Included with this program, students receive exam vouchers for the following national certifications from National Healthcareer Association's (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national certification exam Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) certification exam Certified EKG Technician (CET) certification exam.

4000007

Start Date: upon registration

Self-Paced

Online 24/7

Tuition: $3,995.00

Location : Online



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Language: EnglishDescription: The Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry-level positions in one of the fastest growing healthcare professions – Dental Assisting. With the national increase in healthcare-related services, and the national shortage of healthcare professionals, the need for dental assistants is growing substantially. With a growing workforce over 300,000 strong, a career in dental assisting ranks as the fourth fastest growing occupation in the healthcare technician field. To meet our nation’s growing medical demands, recent studies indicate that over 400,000 assistants will be employed by 2018.The Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry-level positions as a chair-side dental assistant. This course covers the history of dentistry, introduction to the dental office, the legal aspects of dentistry, introduction to oral anatomy, dental operatory, introduction to tooth structure (primary and permanent teeth), the oral cavity; and other areas. Program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider!The purpose of this program is to familiarize students with all areas of administrative and clinical dental assisting focusing on the responsibilities required to function as an assistant in a dental practice. This course covers the following key areas and topics:• Introduction to the dental office and history of dentistry and dental assisting• Legal aspects of dentistry including policies and guidelines• Introductory oral anatomy, dental operatory, and dental equipment• Introductory tooth structure including primary and permanent teeth• The oral cavity and related structures• Dental hand-pieces, sterilization, and other areasDental Assisting Detailed Course Information: • The dental assisting profession and the history of Dental anatomy and physiology• Tooth charting, tooth surfaces, and classification of restorations on a tooth• Parts of the jaw and areas of the mouth• Oral health and preventions of dental disease• Infection control in dentistry and occupational health and safety• Patient information and assessment• Foundation of clinical dentistry• Dental radiology• Single crown restoration, bridge, implant, partial denture, and full denture• Dental equipment, accessories and the treatment room• Dental hand pieces and accessories• Dental cements and impression materials• Coding of radiology services and the use of ICD-9-CM codes• Assisting in comprehensive dental care• Dental administration and communication skillsInstructor Description: This program is supported by an expert educational mentor, Patrice Arevalo. Patrice has a degree in medical assisting from The Career College of Northern Nevada as well as a degree in dental assisting from the Community College of the Air Force. She is available to provide guidance and motivation for learners throughout the duration of this program. As an expert mentor, she will provide answers to learner questions, monitor learner's program progression, and review lesson and program quiz/test results.Certification: Upon successful completion of this program students will be prepared to sit for the included certification exams. The DANB’s RHS exam is a component exam of both the NELDA and CDA certifications. The DANB’s ICE exam is a component exam of NELDA, CDA and COA certifications. There are no eligibility requirements for taking the RHS or ICE exams, so you can take them at any time.

4000008

Start Date: upon registration

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Online 24/7

Tuition: $3,595.00

Location : Online



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Language: EnglishDescription: The Dental Office Assistant course delivers all the latest information and skill practice you need to succeed in the paperless era: technology, forms, and equipment in use today; up-to-date coding information; HIPAA and OSHA guidelines; functions of the dental business office; communication and critical thinking exercises; and in-depth instruction for completing common tasks such as scheduling, bookkeeping, electronic record regulations and insurance coding.After completing this course, you should be able to:• Identify good communication skills, telephone techniques, and methods for maintaining patient relations.• Comprehend the role of the dental office assistant within the Dental Healthcare Team.• Recognize the requirements for managing dental office systems and dental patient records.• Identify the steps for managing dental office finances including insurance processing, financial arrangements, and collection procedures.• Identify the steps for bookkeeping procedures including accounts receivable and accounts payable.Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: Upon successful completion of our Dental Office Assistant course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position as a Dental Office Assistant in a dental office setting and will be prepared to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Dental Office Assistant (CDOA).

4000009

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Online 24/7

Tuition: $2,195.00

Location : Online



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Language: EnglishDescription: This program includes two modules:Direct Support ProfessionalCoaching: Transforming Business & Personal LivesDirect Support Professionals provide care for individuals with developmental and or physical disabilities in a number of settings including group homes, day programs, home & community based services, and vocational rehabilitation. Students will learn methods for providing assistance with living skills development, health maintenance, medication administration, personal care, and behavioral development. This course will teach current and future Direct Support Professionals methods for developing individuals’ basic living and social skills with the primary goal of integrating them into the community to the best of their ability. This course is designed for entry-level Direct Support Professionals. After completing this course, you should be able to:• Identify the role of the Direct Support Professional• Identify methods for supporting activities of daily living• Identify methods for empowering clients and providing the care they prefer• Comprehend the importance of supporting community inclusion as much as possible• Identify methods for providing care to support clients’ physical and mental healthThe coaching profession continues to evolve as a skill set and communication form that can be applied to many situations at work and in life. With the coaching profession on the rise it is important that coaches are trained in the most up-to-date methods of coaching their clients. This course uses the Co-Active Coaching Model to help you develop your skills in communication, relationships, and coaching to achieve transformational change in others. Our course is based on humanistic and transpersonal psychological principles. You will discover the skills and tools you need to create an ideal coaching environment to bring fulfillment and balance to those you coach.After completing this course you will:Recall the fundamentals of co-active coaching and each of its four cornerstonesList ways to succeed using co-active coaching contextsIdentify co-active coaching principles and practicesRecognize tips for structuring the coaching business and how to make it a professionInstructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: Not Applicable.

4000011

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Online 24/7

Tuition: $2,295.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: Have you ever thought about a career in addiction counseling? Addiction counseling professionals treat individuals who are in need of substance abuse counseling as well as offer peace of mind to the families of persons who are in need of drug addiction counseling. Drug and Alcohol Counseling – Level 1 reflects the explosion of information regarding the understanding, identification, and treatment of addictive disorders. It examines the use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, barbiturates, amphetamines, cocaine, opiates, and hallucinogens, as well as chemicals -- such as aerosols, steroids, and over-the-counter analgesics. Additionally, the course investigates solid strategies for working with clients, the differences between abusers and addicts; drug effects on children, teenagers, and pregnant and nursing women; and children of alcoholics.After completing this course, you should be able to:• Define methods for detecting and determining addiction type• Identify methods for understanding addiction and avoiding triggers• Define the different treatment approaches• Identify techniques for overcoming addiction and solving the problems it has caused• Identify methods for counseling and treatmentDrug and Alcohol Counseling Level 2 is a comprehensive course for people who want to work with the chemically dependent and addicted in a variety of treatment settings. This course shows the student how to use the best evidence-based treatments available, including motivational enhancement, cognitive behavioral therapy, skills training, medication and 12 step facilitation. Guiding the student step-by-step through treatment, this course presents state-of-the-art tools, and forms and tests necessary to deliver outstanding treatment and to meet the highest standards demanded by accrediting bodies. After completing this course, you should be able to:• Identify steps for initial assessment and treatment planning• Comprehend various therapies and treatment groups available to the individual• Identify the steps involved in the AA 12 step program• Identify dual diagnoses and family treatment programs• Define clinical staff and characteristics of a good counselorInstructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: Upon successful completion of our Drug and Alcohol Counseling Level 1 and Level 2 courses, students may be prepared, in part, to sit for licensing and credentialing exams. Each state has its own regulations.

4000012

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Tuition: $3,995.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: The EKG Technician ProfessionEKG technicians are in demand! EKG technicians work in physician’s offices, hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities and organizations. EKG technicians also work for insurance companies to provide data for health and life insurance policies. Similar to other growing healthcare professions, the demand for EKG technicians is expected to continue to grow substantially. Approximately 25% more EKG technician jobs will be available by the year 2018.The EKG Technician ProgramThis EKG Technician Program prepares students to perform EKG’s. This course will include information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography and stress testing. A highly interactive course!This EKG Technician program prepares students to function as EKG technicians. This course covers the following key areas and topics:• Detailed anatomy and physiology of the heart• Medical disease processes and terminology• Medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact• Electrocardiography and echocardiography• An introduction to the components, function, and proper use of the EKG machine• The normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement• 12-lead placement and other practicesEKG Technician Detailed Course Information: • Role of the EKG technician• Function of the EKG department in a variety of settings (hospital, clinic, office, mobile service)• Medical terminology related to electrocardiography• Care and safety of patients including medical and legal aspects of patient care• Anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system• Electrophysiology, the conduction system of the heart, and the cardiac cycle• Circulation of blood through the heart and vessels• Lead placement for 12-lead electrocardiography• Basic EKG interpretation of normal rhythms and arrhythmias• EKG troubleshooting including recognizing artifacts• Waves and measurements• EKG strip analysis (P,Q,R,S,T wave-form interpretation)• Identification of rhythms using the 12-lead EKG• Pacemakers• Holter monitoring and the echocardiogramInstructor Description: This program is supported by an expert educational mentor, Patrice Arevalo. Patrice has a degree in medical assisting from The Career College of Northern Nevada as well as a degree in dental assisting from the Community College of the Air Force. She is available to provide guidance and motivation for learners throughout the duration of this program. As an expert mentor, she will provide answers to learner questions, monitor learner's program progression, and review lesson and program quiz/test results.Certification: EKG rhythms provide important data for the diagnosis of heart conditions. As a Certified EKG Technician (CET), you’ll have the credentials nearly all healthcare employers require to perform the critical tasks of administering EKGs, as well as Holter monitoring and stress testing. These tests can be performed during physical exams, when cardiovascular problems are suspected, or in preparation for surgery.By administering EKGs — testing the electrical activity of the heart through small electrode patches attached to the body — you’ll be making a life-changing difference by helping people of all ages prevent and treat heart disease.As an EKG Technician you may perform some or all of the following tasks:Set up and administer EKGs (electrocardiograms) and stress testsPrepare patients for Holter or ambulatory monitoringEdit and deliver final test results to physicians for analysisSchedule appointmentsTranscribe physicians’ interpretationsThe need for qualified EKG technicians continues to rise as the aging population in America grows (and with it, the prevalence of heart-related conditions). Earning your CET will help you launch a successful and meaningful career that can help make a difference in countless lives. Whether you seek full-time or part-time employment, the opportunities in this profession are flexible and in high demand. Plus, the added skills of Holter monitoring and stress tests required for the Certified EKG Technician (CET) will help you to be even more competitive as you launch your healthcare career.

4000013

Start Date: upon registration

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Tuition: $2,995.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: The Online Professional Certificate in Family Nutrition has been designed to meet the growing demand for Registered Dietitians, DTRs, allied health/medical and fitness professionals, parents, and the general public who want to learn to develop healthy food strategies, family support education, and advanced nutritional planning for moms, children, and the entire family. This Web-based Certificate program provides an in-depth examination of developing nutritionally fit, fun, and energized families through foods and proper nutrition! In addition, learn “Healthy Habit Strategies” to cope with family dynamics and the different environments each member of the family lives in.Instructor Description: Melissa Halas-Liang, MA, RD, CDE is a Certified Diabetes Educator, holds a Bachelors of Science in Clinical Dietetics and Masters degree in Nutrition Education and practiced as Certified Nutrition Support Dietitian for 10 years. She has the Certificate of training for Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management. Melissa has 15 years of diverse experience in clinical care, nutrition management, nutrition counseling, critical care curriculum, nutrition education, media and writing, and currently serves as Co-President of the Los Angeles District of the CDA and spokesperson for the California Dietetic Association. In 2006, she started SuperKids Nutrition Inc…to save the world one healthy food at a time™ a company and mega Website resource for easy-to-read credible nutrition information and activities for families.

4000015

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Tuition: $1,695.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: The Online Professional Certificate in Fitness Management was developed to establish an industry standard in fitness management education for allied health and fitness professionals, personal trainers, fitness managers, and entrepreneurs that wish to establish a successful business model and fitness operation. The certificate prepares students to implement successful business systems in the following settings: private and commercial health clubs, medically-based fitness facilities, community wellness centers, personal training studios, physical therapy clinics, YMCA’s, JCC’s, college/university centers, recreational settings, and corporate fitness centers. A unique aspect of the program is the optional field internship experience which enables students to practice fitness management concepts in a real life health and fitness setting.Instructor Description: David Flench, FACHE, FMFA, MBA, ACSM HFS, is the Program Coordinator and an instructor for the Online Certificate in Fitness Business Management. He has over 17 years experience in health and wellness, and is currently the Director of the Wellness Center, Outpatient Diabetes Center, and Community Education at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, IN. David is responsible for the strategic planning and operational oversight of this certified medical fitness center and is heavily involved with the design, construction and development of a second center. David attained his Master of Business Administration from Franklin University in Columbus, OH and his Bachelor of Science with a concentration in Exercise Science from The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. He is on the Board of Directors for the Medical Fitness Association (MFA), serves as a Lead Facility Examiner for MFA, is a past Chairman for Florida Regional Chapter of MFA, and was the 2009 recipient of the MFA Don Schneider Distinguished Service Award. David is Board Certified in Healthcare Management and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), and is a Fellow of the Medical Fitness Association (FMFA). He is certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt, by American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as a Health Fitness Specialist, and Level 2 Exercise is Medicine certified. He is a graduate of Leadership Sarasota County, and an active member of the American College of Sports Medicine.

4000016

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Tuition: $2,495.00

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