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Basic Life Support (BLS) Recertification
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Basic Life Support (BLS) Recertification

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 The BLS course is designed for first-response techniques for cardiac arrest. This includes CPR technique, differences between adult, child and infant resuscitation and recent updates to technique recommendations by the American Heart Association. This course is prepared for people who have passed the BLS exam before and is shorter than the full BLS Certification course.

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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!

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Become an Optical Assistant
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Become an Optical Assistant

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If you think you'd like to become an optical assistant, this is the course for you! You'll take a comprehensive look at the diverse world of optical assisting. You'll see why optometry is such an interesting field and how rewarding it can be to help people solve their vision problems.

You will be amazed to learn all the different places optical assistants can work! You'll cover optical assisting in private practice, healthcare clinics, the military, teaching facilities, and in retail sales. You'll discover the personal and professional skills needed to work in a front and back office and in an optical dispensary and lab. You will understand all the things optical assistants must know about frames, styles, lenses, contact lenses, and working with people. Along the way, you'll discover how the human eye works, and examine some common eye conditions. Finally, you will learn how to become certified and licensed, which will open up even more opportunities for you and identify you as an expert. This course is an ideal springboard for starting a career in this growing and ever-in-demand field!

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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) 

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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)

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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.

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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)

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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) 

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