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Aging and Health Bundle
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Certificate in Healthy Aging

(10 contact hours) As the population in the United States ages, there are many opportunities to learn how to work with seniors to support quality of life. In the Certificate in Healthy Aging certificate, you'll gain an overview of specific aspects of aging, including the impact of nutrition and physical activity on the aging process, physiologic changes in the healthy aging brain, and the role of intimacy and sexuality in healthy aging. This program is designed for individuals who are working in the health care field, those who are interested in the topic, those who are working with the aging population, or anyone who wishes to prepare for a career in aging services or gerontology.Certificate in Gerontology

(25 contact hours) With the population aging at a rapid rate, the number of individuals over 65 will more than double by the year 2020. The demand for knowledgeable providers to meet the needs of this population is dramatically increasing. The Certificate in Gerontology represents a specialization in the field of gerontology. It is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of health care professionals who work with the older adults.

Certificate in Brain Health

(10 contact hours) Can we program our brains for happiness? How do sleep quality and stress affect our mental and physical health? Can activities such as exercise, play, and even listening to music boost brain health? In this innovative certificate program, you'll gain insights into the amazing brain and explore how to support health and happiness through lifestyle choices that impact this remarkable organ. Based on recent scientific studies, this program is perfect for healthcare professionals or anyone who wants to better understand how supporting brain health can foster health, happiness, and wellbeing.

Accreditation:ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC was awarded Accreditation with Distinction, the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Accreditation Program.ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are acceptable for CE contact hours in all states.Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 14693, for the stated number of contact hours.ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are approved for continuing education credit for diabetes educators. All ANCC accredited courses are accepted for continuing education credit by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE).

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Suite bundles are not eligible for partial drops or refunds. Transfers to other open sessions of the same course are available. Please refer to your school for additional details regarding drops, transfers, and refunds on Suite bundles.

To register for this class go to https://www.ed2go.com/rsu19ae/online-courses/aging-and-health/

 

 

Basic CompTIA A+ Certification Prep
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Basic CompTIA A+ Certification Prep

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Time to roll up those sleeves and dive inside the personal computer. This online Basic CompTIA A+ Certification Prep course will teach you about the hardware common to virtually every personal computer, including microprocessors, RAM, power supplies, motherboards, UEFI/BIOS, the system setup utility, the expansion bus, and input/output devices. You will learn how things work, how to configure everything, and how to troubleshoot in real-world environments. This course gives you the knowledge to base the rest of your CompTIA A+ certification studies for the 220-1001 and 220-1002 exams.

To register for this class go to https://www.ed2go.com/rsu19ae/online-courses/comptia-a-plus-certification-prep-basic/

 

 

Become a Physical Therapy Aide (Self-Paced Tutorial)
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Become a Physical Therapy Aide (Self-Paced Tutorial)

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Prepare for a rewarding career as a valued member of the physical therapy team while learning all about the human body, specific disorders, and the way physical therapists treat these disorders. You will explore the history of physical therapy and the relationships between physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and physical therapy aides. You will learn how to communicate effectively with other health care professionals and patients. You'll also come to understand the medical documentation that physical therapists use and principles of ethics and law that affect the PT aide.

Physical therapists often use words and terms that may be unfamiliar to you, so this course will devote some time to learning much of the language of PT. You'll learn proper body mechanics and how to safely move patients. You will come to understand the normal gait cycle and how to help patients walk with assistive devices like walkers, crutches, and canes. You will also investigate various balance and coordination disorders. By the time you finish this course, you'll have gained valuable knowledge and be well on your way to becoming an important member of the physical therapy team!

To register for this class go to https://www.ed2go.com/rsu19ae/online-courses/become-a-physical-therapy-aide/

 

 

Certificate in Brain Health
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Certificate in Brain Health

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The brain is an amazing organ. It receives information through the five senses of sight, smell, touch, taste, and hearing. It's affected by virtually every aspect of our lives, including our moods, our activities, how well we sleep, our stress levels, and the foods we eat. In this innovative certificate program, you'll gain insights into the amazing brain and explore how to support health and happiness through lifestyle choices that impact this remarkable organ. You will learn about the components of the brain and examine the latest theories about neuroplasticity, neurogenesis, and epigenetics.The outcome of this certificate is for the learner to describe the basic structures and functions of the brain and explain how happiness, music, meditation, sleep, play, and lifestyle factors (such as stress, nutrition, physical activity, substance abuse, and nature) affect brain health. (10 contact hours) 

To register for this class go to https://www.ed2go.com/rsu19ae/online-courses/certificate-brain-health/

 

 

Certificate in Complementary and Integrative Health
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Certificate in Complementary and Integrative Health

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Today's health care system is evolving in its approach to the health and care of a culturally and ethnically diverse client population. In the United States, the aging population, an increasing public awareness of major risk factors contributing to chronic illness, and the public's growing desire for alternative health care options are just a few of the factors behind the expanding interest in complementary and integrative health.

The demand for knowledgeable providers to meet the needs of this population is dramatically increasing, resulting in the development of new jobs and the creation of new services. To gain a broad understanding of these therapies and to stay current with emerging trends, health professionals who work with diverse populations will need continuing professional education. The ability to understand the many types of therapies available is essential to providing safe, effective care in any setting. (24 contact hours)

To register for this class go to https://www.ed2go.com/rsu19ae/online-courses/alternative-complementary-medicine-certificate/ 

 

 

Certificate in End of Life Care
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Certificate in End of Life Care

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It takes a special person to care for those at the end of their life's journey. Yet for the terminally ill and their families, the gifts of compassion, dedication and skill are priceless treasures. The End of Life Care Certificate covers the issues and practices involved with caring for the terminally ill.

In this online certificate, you will learn to address the ethical issues and characteristics of hospice and palliative care. You will understand the assessment and management of pain. And you will be able to help patients and their families cope with dying, death, and the grief that follows.

To register for this class go to https://www.ed2go.com/rsu19ae/online-courses/end-of-life-care-certificate/

 

 

Certificate in Energy Medicine
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Certificate in Energy Medicine

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There is increasing scientific evidence that human beings are comprised of a biofield, an energetic system that is highly integrated with the physical body, emotions, and the spiritual aspect of individuals. Because of this evidence, medical and health care professionals are increasingly incorporating methods of energy healing with modern health care methods. In this certificate, you'll explore the fundamentals of energy medicine.

This online Energy Medicine course offers a multidisciplinary educational experience. Your certificate in Energy Medicine will distinguish you as a knowledgeable, skilled, and committed professional. It is relevant for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, licensed vocational nurses, practical nurses, nursing assistants, social workers, occupational therapists, recreation therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, administrators, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, dietitians, educators, personal care assistants, volunteers, physicians, physician's assistants, chiropractors, clergy, physical fitness professionals, and interested individuals. (10 contact hours)

To register for this class go to https://www.ed2go.com/rsu19ae/online-courses/energy-medicine-reiki-therapy/

 

 

Certificate in Food, Nutrition, and Health
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Certificate in Food, Nutrition, and Health

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Food and nutrition have a profound impact on people's health and well-being, yet many people are not aware of what foods to eat, which diets are healthy, and where their food originates. The goal of this course is to provide a holistic overview of current food and nutrition issues and their impact on physical, social, emotional, and spiritual health.

Throughout this course, you will become more conscious of what you eat, why you eat it, how it is prepared, and what consequences your food choices have on your health as well as the health of the planet. You will also learn how to change your eating habits for more healthful outcomes, including swapping processed sugar for other sweeteners, adding probiotics to the diet, and harnessing the healing effect of herbs.

Ultimately, you will gain insight into how food interacts with your body on multiple levels—physical, mental-emotional, and spiritual—as well as the impact it has globally. (16 contact hours) 

To register for this class go to https://www.ed2go.com/rsu19ae/online-courses/certificate-in-food-nutrition/

 

 





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