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Certificate in Infectious Diseases and Infection Control
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Certificate in Infectious Diseases and Infection Control

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Infectious diseases are a key concern for any healthcare professional. Globally, infectious diseases are responsible for more than 25% of all deaths, second only to cardiovascular disease. Millions more individuals are affected by the most common types of infectious diseases, which can have both short- and long-term health consequences.

This online course offers insights into infectious diseases that are essential for medical professionals. By the end of this course, you'll have a solid understanding of the most common infectious diseases as well as a grasp of the procedures that can help contain them. (13 contact hours)

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Certificate in Integrative Mental Health
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Certificate in Integrative Mental Health

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This groundbreaking online course addresses the dramatic shift taking place in the healthcare field as alternative, holistic, and integrative therapies are increasingly being used to treat mental health conditions. Integrative mental health emphasizes treating the mind, body, and spirit.

In this course, you'll learn how this new model of medical care combines scientifically proven alternative and complementary methods with medications and psychotherapy to address the physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of individuals with anxiety disorders, sleep disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mental conditions associated with aging, depression, chronic pain, and Alzheimer's disease. In addition, this course explores the treatment of bipolar disorders in children and adolescents. This course is ideal for professionals in nursing and other healthcare fields, as well as individuals interested in integrative mental health. (20 contact hours)

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Certificate in Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare
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Certificate in Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare

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Healthcare professionals face ethical and legal dilemmas every day of their professional lives. In this certificate, you'll explore the legal and ethical risks that result from factors in the medical industry, including ever-shrinking resources, shorter lengths of stay, high-acuity patients, the availability of more complex information, diverse patient populations, and the use of technology.

By the end of the course, you'll have a solid grasp of crucial topics in the healthcare industry that are important to anyone working in the medical field. (12 contact hours)

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Certificate in Meditation
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Certificate in Meditation

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Although there are many ways to meditate and many different forms of meditation, they all share a unifying characteristic: Each focuses on intentionally training a person's attention and concentration. Meditation practices have been used by cultures around the world for thousands of years.

In this online course, you'll explore the many meditation techniques that can be used to support the mind-body connection and promote healing and wellness. The course is designed for health professionals and nurses as well as general consumers. As you'll learn, meditation's health effects have been well documented. The practice offers improvement of the symptoms of various diseases and allows practitioners to experience a deeper spiritual connection. This course will guide you as you discover how the practice of meditation can be used to increase mindfulness, reduce stress, deal with pain and illness, and support overall well-being. (8 contact hours)

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Certificate in Mindfulness
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Certificate in Mindfulness

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Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present moment. When you are mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings without judging them. Today, more and more healthcare practitioners are seeing the benefits of incorporating mindfulness into their treatments and teaching others in all backgrounds about this valuable practice.

In this online course, you'll examine the many benefits of mindfulness for both your personal and professional life. You'll also lay the foundation for a career in health and wellness coaching. Harnessing the power of mindfulness, business leaders have found that, in the long run, this practice offers long-term health changes that result in fewer chronic illnesses, which reduces demand on the health care system and results in fewer health-related costs in business. (8 contact hours)

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Certificate in Music Therapy and Sound Healing
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Certificate in Music Therapy and Sound Healing

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Music therapy and sound healing are used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals. Music therapy can be a powerful and nonthreatening alternative, used with individuals of all ages and disabilities as a holistic method of healing.

Music therapy often complements the treatment provided for pediatric and adult individuals with a neurological condition, brain injury, stroke, mental illness, trauma, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases. It can also be used for hospice patients and those undergoing rehabilitation. This course will teach you the benefits of music and music therapy and sound healing in the health profession. (8 contact hours)

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Certificate in Nutrition, Chronic Disease, and Health Promotion
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Certificate in Nutrition, Chronic Disease, and Health Promotion

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Nutrition is a major determinant of health as well as a factor in many common chronic diseases. In this online course, you'll gain an understanding of the role food and water play in health, and see how making appropriate changes in one's diet can have powerful effects on health throughout life.

You'll examine how the burden of chronic diseases is rapidly increasing worldwide as traditional, largely plant-based diets are being replaced by high-fat, energy-dense diets with a substantial content of animal-based foods. This certificate addresses these issues and more and provides a solid foundation of for both health care professionals and those wishing to enter the fields of nutrition, health promotion, and lifestyle and wellness coaching. (12 contact hours)

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Certificate in Pain Assessment and Management
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Certificate in Pain Assessment and Management

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Pain assessment and management is a crucial part of compassionate and effective patient care. Many providers, patients, patients' families, and regulatory agencies are requiring health care providers to be more accurate with their pain assessment skills and more effective in their pain management strategies. Scientific advancements in the understanding of the mechanisms of pain, multidisciplinary methods of assessment and management, and the improvement of medications to treat pain have contributed to the wealth of knowledge in this area.

This online course is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of health care professionals who work with patients who are in pain. By providing an educational experience that examines key issues related to pain assessment and management, this course will give you the relevant and practical information you'll need to improve your practice and provide the most effective care to your patients. (12 contact hours)

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