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.
  • 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. 
  • 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 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.
  • Farm Animals and Their Health

    Many people are returning to their roots these days and venturing into one of the oldest professions - farming - but on a smaller scale. Small scale farming is a viable source of side income as well as a great family food source. This course will provide you with resources and information needed to start raising, caring for and profiting from small animals and cattle. You will gain information about every aspect of raising farm animals, from selecting the right animals to harvesting and butchering.
  • COPD: Understanding and Treatment

    Do you or a loved one have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)? COPD is emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or both. About 80 - 90% of COPD diagnoses are caused by smoking. Once COPD occurs, the disease is not reversible. With practical tools and an effective plan, you will have a good understanding of this lung disease, its treatment options, and coping strategies. Our COPD course will help you be better prepared to cope or care for a loved one with the disease.
  • Addiction & Recovery: An Introduction

    Addiction is a chronic disease responsible for destroying lives, devastating families, and taking lives. There are many types of addiction; substance addictions (such as drugs and alcohol) as well as behavioral addictions (such as gambling, sex and eating). Our addiction recovery course provides a solid background for understanding addiction and equips the student with tools for supporting treatment and recovery.  Students will learn the differences between use, abuse, and dependence, the variety of treatment options and the steps that lead toward successful recovery.