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Designing Older Adult Exercise Programs

Language: EnglishShort Description: In this course, students will gain an understanding of the role of exercise in improving health, fitness, function and quality of life in older adults. The current recommendations for cardiovascular, flexibility, resistance, mobility and balance training will be discussed. An emphasis will be given to common health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, … Continue reading Designing Older Adult Exercise Programs

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Designing Women’s Exercise Programs

Language: EnglishShort Description: This course teaches students how to establish exercise programs/prescriptions, exercise-related goals and objectives, appropriate training modifications, and program evaluation strategies. Additional topics include specifically designing exercise programs based on ACSM guidelines implementing resistance/weight training techniques, flexibility/stretching training, and cardiovascular/aerobic/weight loss plans incorporating the use of walking, running, and commercial cardiovascular machine (treadmills, … Continue reading Designing Women’s Exercise Programs

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Developing School Wellness – Children Nutritional Programs

Language: EnglishShort Description: This course will look at the changing food environment in the U.S., including Mrs. Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign, changes in the school lunch program, and examines school gardens as well as the organic and green movement. It will discuss the three steps to successful nutrition education and ideas for incorporating nutrition and … Continue reading Developing School Wellness – Children Nutritional Programs

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Exercise and Aging for Special Populations

Language: EnglishShort Description: As a continuation of Designing Older Adult Exercise Programs, this course encompasses a deeper study of designing safe and effective exercise programs for older adults. Going beyond the basic exercise recommendations for this population, students will, by the end of this course, be able to design an appropriate fitness regimen taking into … Continue reading Exercise and Aging for Special Populations

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Female Anatomy and Physiology

Language: EnglishShort Description: This course is designed for students to gain an understanding of the musculoskeletal and functional anatomy of the female pelvis, including the reproductive system, the hormonal/endocrine system and key muscles of the Pelvic Pyramid™. Emphasis is placed on joint range of motion (ROM), bone density, hip stability, mobility and the pelvic floor … Continue reading Female Anatomy and Physiology

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Functional Flexibility, Core and Balance Training

Language: EnglishShort Description: Students will study principles and techniques for evaluation and implementation of exercise prescriptions that include instruction in flexibility, core, and balance training. Students will learn how the beginning phases of an exercise program are based upon the starting point/level of the client based upon performance of initial assessments, neurological ability, and individual … Continue reading Functional Flexibility, Core and Balance Training

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Health Risk Profiles and Fitness Assessment Techniques

Language: EnglishShort Description: This course teaches students how to assess and evaluate cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular testing techniques, joint ROM, flexibility, body-fat analysis, blood pressure, and body measurements based on ACSM guidelines. Topics include client screening procedures, medical and health history intake forms, identifying high-risk clients, determining the appropriate test, conducting the test, and evaluating the … Continue reading Health Risk Profiles and Fitness Assessment Techniques

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Healthy Children Nutrition: At the Home, Work and External Environments

Language: EnglishShort Description: This course is designed for professionals and parents concerned and interested in expanding their nutrition knowledge. Utilizing evidence-based research, explore the role and impact of three predominant nutrition environments that affect a child’s food choices: the home, the school, and the external environment. Topics covered include: navigating the fast food jungle, addressing … Continue reading Healthy Children Nutrition: At the Home, Work and External Environments

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Healthy Moms and Infant Nutrition

Language: EnglishShort Description: Navigating through evidence-based research, this course will explore important nutritional recommendations for preconception, pregnancy, and infant and toddler feeding. In addition, it will also address food planning strategies for families (healthy meal and snack ideas, exercise, and family support) to embrace healthy living and eating post-delivery. This course will debunk many common … Continue reading Healthy Moms and Infant Nutrition

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Introduction to Sports Nutrition and Performance

Language: EnglishShort Description: Learn what to eat before competing, understand the principles of healthy meal planning for athletes and be able to identify safe sport supplements such as protein powders/bars, creatine, and sport drinks. Find out if you’re providing the best fuel for your body in the short or long term and gain insights into … Continue reading Introduction to Sports Nutrition and Performance

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Nutrition and Well Being

Language: EnglishShort Description: This program will give learners the knowledge necessary to comprehend nutrition and well being in the human body.

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Nutritional Analysis and Management

Language: EnglishShort Description: Students will study the basic nutrition principles and how to apply them when designing structured nutritional programs for clients in collaboration with registered dietitians and nutritionists. The focus will be on vitamin, mineral, and supplement knowledge; the effects of nutrition on the exerciser and non-exerciser; strategies for successful weight management; and recognizing … Continue reading Nutritional Analysis and Management

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Public Nutrition and Wellness Education

Language: EnglishShort Description: This course delves more deeply into nutrition and disease prevention. Master the tools needed to provide educated answers on how to stay healthy, become healthier, reduce the risk of chronic disease, prevent disease, and improve the overall well-being of your clients or yourself. Students will: learn how to navigate through the media's … Continue reading Public Nutrition and Wellness Education

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Smart Nutrition: Healthy Eating for All Generations

Language: EnglishShort Description: This course is based on current and peer reviewed research that will provide professionals and nonprofessionals alike an easy to use roadmap for improving eating habits. Topics covered will include: exploring genetics, eating attitudes, food and fitness behaviors, and environmental and practical tips for making positive and fun dietary changes! In addition, … Continue reading Smart Nutrition: Healthy Eating for All Generations

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Weight Management and Nutrition in the Lifecycle

Language: EnglishShort Description: Applying the principles of good nutrition start at Day 1, whether working with clients or designing a personal healthy eating program. This course teaches students the principles behind helping a client in any stage of their lifecycle to set and achieve weight goals while working in conjunction with a registered dietitian in … Continue reading Weight Management and Nutrition in the Lifecycle

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Women’s Health and Wellness for Special Populations

Language: EnglishShort Description: This course teaches students a more in depth look at different health considerations women face at different stages of their lives and how to appropriately adapt exercise and wellness programs to meet their needs. Topics of interest include the “Female Athlete Triad”, pre and postpartum fitness, women with pelvic floor dysfunctions, osteoporosis, … Continue reading Women’s Health and Wellness for Special Populations

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Healthcare Fundamentals

Language: EnglishShort Description: As the healthcare industry continues to grow so does the need for workers in administrative and clinical environments who understand the fundamentals of patient care. Healthcare Fundamentals is a course that provides a professional understanding of patient care in a variety of healthcare settings. The course focuses on the theory, principles and … Continue reading Healthcare Fundamentals

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Advanced Nutrition: Super Foods for the Family

Language: EnglishShort Description: This course presents details on the science behind super foods, revealing how food can increase your overall performance. By completing this course, you will learn how to shop for the best foods; understand which foods to avoid; the science behind organic foods; and the best super foods to buy on a budget. … Continue reading Advanced Nutrition: Super Foods for the Family

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Designing Exercise Prescriptions for Normal/Special Populations

Language: EnglishShort Description: This course teaches how to develop an exercise prescription in relation to health implications for normal/special populations related to age, medical condition, and fitness level. Topics include cardiac conditions, diabetes, physical disabilities, HIV and AIDS, asthma, sensory impairments, pregnancy, and program design for children to senior populations. This course is designed as … Continue reading Designing Exercise Prescriptions for Normal/Special Populations

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Introduction to Exercise Science – Level 2 (Exercise Physiology)

Language: EnglishShort Description: This course is designed to teach the personal trainer how the muscular, skeletal, and cardiorespiratory systems function with and without exercise conditioning. Additional topics include energy metabolism, neuromuscular function, and the physiology of exercise in relation to training programs and environmental considerations.Instructor Description: N/ACertification: N/A

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Introduction to Exercise Science – Level 1 (Anatomy and Kinesiology)

Language: EnglishShort Description: In this course, students gain an understanding of musculoskeletal and functional anatomy and the effects of exercise placed on joint structures during exercise movements. Emphasis is placed on learning about proper body alignment, joint range of motion (ROM), basic biomechanics, and kinesiological principles to the development of safe and effective exercise programs.Instructor … Continue reading Introduction to Exercise Science – Level 1 (Anatomy and Kinesiology)

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Kinesiology – The Study of Human Motion

Language: EnglishShort Description: This 42 hour course provides students with the fundamental concepts and applications of kinesiology for massage practice. The class covers basic kinesiology principles as they apply to musculoskeletal anatomy and neuromuscular physiology. It emphasizes practical applications for hands-on practice, biomechanics applications for activities of daily living, and whole-body patterns in posture and … Continue reading Kinesiology – The Study of Human Motion

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Nutrition and You: Functional Foods

Language: EnglishShort Description: Heard about the health benefits of cocoa on cardiovascular health? What do garlic, tomato sauce, and tofu have in common? Which spices and herbs need to be consumed in your daily diet? In this course you will learn what to eat and how to decrease the incidence of many common diseases such … Continue reading Nutrition and You: Functional Foods

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School Wellness and Nutrition – Problems and Effective Solutions

Language: EnglishShort Description: This course provides background on government nutrition programs for children, and the political and budget constraints that have hindered advancement in nutritional science. It also provides knowledge about the foods served at school and why vending machines and junk foods have become staples at many schools. Finally, the course looks at the … Continue reading School Wellness and Nutrition – Problems and Effective Solutions

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Therapeutic Kinesiology: Musculoskeletal Systems

Language: EnglishShort Description: This 44 hour course offers a well-organized study of the bones, joints, and muscles, illustrated with beautiful full-color photographs, precise anatomical drawings, and clear mechanical drawings, and exciting interactive animations that allow the student to fully engage a 3-dimensional analysis of each major joint and muscle. These topics are presented in a … Continue reading Therapeutic Kinesiology: Musculoskeletal Systems

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The Science and Biomechanics of Resistance/Weight Training Techniques

Language: EnglishShort Description: This course teaches an educational systematic approach to teaching resistance/weight training movements. The practical application of anatomy, physiology, and body alignment is introduced to analyze weight training techniques, exercise equipment, and the risk/benefit analysis of a specific exercise chosen. Equipment modalities reviewed include stability balls, exercise bands, free weights, body weight, and … Continue reading The Science and Biomechanics of Resistance/Weight Training Techniques

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Communication in Healthcare

Language: EnglishShort Description: Communication in Healthcare is a course that provides a professional understanding of healthcare communications and the best practices for creating a positive and nurturing environment not only for patients but for co-workers as well. This course begins by giving an overview of how different forms of communication from verbal to body language … Continue reading Communication in Healthcare

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Medical Documentation and Record-Keeping: HIPAA

Language: EnglishShort Description: Medical Documentation and Record-Keeping: HIPAA is a course that provides a professional understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the best practices for medical record keeping and documentation.This course begins by giving an overview of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA"), the Standards for Privacy of … Continue reading Medical Documentation and Record-Keeping: HIPAA

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HIPAA Applying Rules to Privacy

Language: EnglishShort Description: HIPAA Applying Rules to Privacy is a micro course that provides an understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). This course begins by giving an overview of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA") and its purpose. It then gives an overview of Personal Health Information (PHI)and finally … Continue reading HIPAA Applying Rules to Privacy

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Accurate Specimen Collection

Language: EnglishShort Description: Accurate Specimen Collection is a micro course that provides an understanding of the correct procedures for specimen collection and documentation. This course gives an overview of each of the correct steps for collection specimens and completing documentation procedures.Instructor Description: Though this course is self-paced, it is supported by a client adviser. Client … Continue reading Accurate Specimen Collection

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Patient Education

Language: EnglishShort Description: Patient Education is a micro course that provides an understanding of how to successfully educate patients on items such as office policies and procedures. This course begins by giving an overview of a medical assistants duties. It then outlines some of the best skills needed to properly handle and interact with patients. … Continue reading Patient Education

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Serving as a Healthcare Liaison

Language: EnglishShort Description: Serving as a Healthcare Liaison is a micro course that provides an understanding of how to successfully serve as a liaison between physicians and others. This course begins by giving an overview of how a medical assistant is a perfect example of a liaison between physicians and others. It then discusses the … Continue reading Serving as a Healthcare Liaison

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HIPAA Applying Legislation in Operational Management

Language: EnglishShort Description: HIPAA Applying Legislation in Operational Management is a micro course that provides an understanding of how to successfully apply legislation in operational management. This course begins by giving an overview of medical law. It then outlines the requirements for complying with medical law. Finally it discusses equipment inventory.Instructor Description: Though this course … Continue reading HIPAA Applying Legislation in Operational Management

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Managing Practice Finances

Language: EnglishShort Description: Managing Practice Finances is a micro course that provides an understanding of how to successfully manage a healthcare practices finances. This course gives an overview of the financial and billing skills required to manage a practices finances.Instructor Description: Though this course is self-paced, it is supported by a client adviser. Client advisers … Continue reading Managing Practice Finances

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Effective Communication in Healthcare

Language: EnglishShort Description: Effective Communication in Healthcare is a micro course that provides an understanding of how to communicate effectively and efficiently within a healthcare setting. This course begins by giving an overview of the importance and purpose of effectively communicating within a healthcare setting. It then discusses the skills behind effective communication.Instructor Description: Though … Continue reading Effective Communication in Healthcare

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Problem Solving in a Medical Environment

Language: EnglishShort Description: Problem Solving in a Medical Environment is a micro course that provides an understanding of how to successfully solve the problems that arise in a healthcare setting. This course gives an overview of effective processes for problem solving in a healthcare setting.Instructor Description: Though this course is self-paced, it is supported by … Continue reading Problem Solving in a Medical Environment

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Popular Healthcare Software

Language: EnglishShort Description: Popular Healthcare Software is a micro course that provides an understanding of the different software that are utilized in a healthcare setting. This course gives an overview of the three most common software types used in healthcare and the necessary computer skills needed to work in a healthcare setting.Instructor Description: Though this … Continue reading Popular Healthcare Software

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Common Calculations

Language: EnglishShort Description: Common Calculations is a micro course that provides an understanding of the different calculations involved in a healthcare office or hospital. This course gives an overview of the different calculations needed in a healthcare setting including mathematical calculations and medicine dosages.Instructor Description: Though this course is self-paced, it is supported by a … Continue reading Common Calculations

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Interpersonal Communication

Language: EnglishShort Description: Interpersonal Skills is a micro course that provides an understanding of the needed interpersonal skills to be successful in a healthcare setting. This course gives an overview of the different communication and interpersonal skills necessary to work in a healthcare setting.Instructor Description: Though this course is self-paced, it is supported by a … Continue reading Interpersonal Communication

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Risk Management in Healthcare

Language: EnglishShort Description: Risk Management is a micro course that provides an understanding of how to successfully perform daily duties in a safe manor so to minimize risk. This course gives an overview of effective cleaning techniques as well as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards.Instructor Description: Though this course is self-paced, it … Continue reading Risk Management in Healthcare

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Ethics and Professionalism

Language: EnglishShort Description: Ethics and Professionalism is a micro course that provides an understanding of how to successfully display professionalism in regards to ethical and responsible behavior. This course gives an overview of professionalism and ethical standards.Instructor Description: Though this course is self-paced, it is supported by a client adviser. Client advisers are available to … Continue reading Ethics and Professionalism

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Universal Precautions

Language: EnglishShort Description: Universal Precautions is a micro course that provides an understanding of the universal precautions set forth by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This course gives an overview of the universal precautions and infection prevention guidelines.Instructor Description: Though this course is self-paced, it is supported by a client adviser. Client … Continue reading Universal Precautions

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Legal Issues in Phlebotomy

Language: EnglishShort Description: Legal Issues is a micro course that provides an understanding of the legal issues related to phlebotomy. This course gives an overview of the rules, regulations, and standards a phlebotomist must adhere to.Instructor Description: Though this course is self-paced, it is supported by a client adviser. Client advisers are available to answer … Continue reading Legal Issues in Phlebotomy

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Venous Anatomy

Language: EnglishShort Description: Venous Anatomy is a micro course that provides an understanding of the venous anatomy, veins and skin surfaces on which phlebotomy can be performed. This course gives an overview of phlebotomy performance and the anatomy used by phlebotomist.Instructor Description: Though this course is self-paced, it is supported by a client adviser. Client … Continue reading Venous Anatomy

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Accurate Medical Coding and Insurance Forms

Language: EnglishShort Description: Accurate Medical Coding and Insurance Forms is a micro course that explores how to accurately code diagnoses and procedures for a medical office and prepare insurance billing forms using the CPT and ICD-10-CM coding systems. In this mini course we will discuss the translation of medical information into proper codes and the … Continue reading Accurate Medical Coding and Insurance Forms

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Medical Regulations Governing Legal & Ethical Standards

Language: EnglishShort Description: Medical Regulations Governing Legal & Ethical Standards is a micro course that explores the regulations that govern the application of legal and ethical standards related to medical professions. In this course learners will discuss the regulatory framework and complying with legal requirements. Learners will navigate through the training material before completing several … Continue reading Medical Regulations Governing Legal & Ethical Standards

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Critical Thinking Skills in Healthcare

Language: EnglishShort Description: Critical Thinking Skills in Healthcare is a micro course that demonstrates how critical thinking skills can be used in healthcare settings. In this course, learners will discuss critical thinking and how it is a tool in healthcare and the definition of a critical thinker. Learners will navigate through the training material before … Continue reading Critical Thinking Skills in Healthcare

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Teamwork & Patient Service in Healthcare

Language: EnglishShort Description: Teamwork & Patient Service in Healthcare is a micro course that explores the understanding and practice of human relations, teamwork, and patient service skills. In this course, learners will discuss the importance of teamwork and the skills necessary to provide the best patient service. Learners will navigate through the training material before … Continue reading Teamwork & Patient Service in Healthcare

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Heart Talk

Language: EnglishShort Description: Heart Talk is a micro course that explores cardiovascular disease and identifies the related risk factors. In this course learners will discuss the definition of cardiovascular disease, the types of heart diseases, and the related risk factors. Learners will navigate through the training material before completing several short activities to test their … Continue reading Heart Talk

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Heart Anatomy

Language: EnglishShort Description: Heart Anatomy is a micro course that explores the anatomy of the heart including the major cardiac veins and arteries, heart chambers, valves, cardiac muscle, and coronary blood supply. Learners will navigate through the training material before completing several short activities to test their retention of the information.Instructor Description: Though this course … Continue reading Heart Anatomy

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ECG Electrode Placement

Language: EnglishShort Description: ECG Electrode Placement is a micro course that explores how to locate and determine the heart position to accurately place electrodes for an ECG. In this course, learners will discuss the heart location, chest and peripheral leads and their correct placement when performing an ECG. Learners will navigate through the training material … Continue reading ECG Electrode Placement

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Heart Functions

Language: EnglishShort Description: Heart Functions is a micro course that explores the physiological processes governing the cardiovascular system. In this course, learners will discuss the cardiovascular system including its functions, blood transportation, pathogenic protection, and the regulatory functions. Learners will navigate through the training material before completing several short activities to test their retention of … Continue reading Heart Functions

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Cardiac Medications

Language: EnglishShort Description: Cardiac Medications is a micro course that explores the most commonly used cardiac drugs. In this course, learners will discuss the commonly used cardiac drugs and their functions. Learners will navigate through the training material before completing several short activities to test their retention of the information.Instructor Description: Though this course is … Continue reading Cardiac Medications

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Cardiac Arrhythmias

Language: EnglishShort Description: Cardiac Arrhythmias is a micro course that explores the most common cardiac arrhythmias. In this course, learners will discuss arrhythmia and the different types. Learners will navigate through the training material before completing several short activities to test their retention of the information.Instructor Description: Though this course is self-paced, it is supported … Continue reading Cardiac Arrhythmias

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Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology

Language: EnglishShort Description: The Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology course will familiarize students with the structures and functions of the human body. Anatomy describes the structures of the body – their scientific names, location, composition and associated structures – and offers a map of the human body for students. Physiology, on the other hand, studies … Continue reading Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology

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Kinesiology & Human Motion Specialist

Language: EnglishShort Description: This course provides students with the fundamental concepts and applications of kinesiology for massage practice. The class covers basic kinesiology principles as they apply to musculoskeletal anatomy and neuromuscular physiology. It emphasizes practical applications for hands-on practice, biomechanics applications for activities of daily living, and whole-body patterns in posture and gait. Students … Continue reading Kinesiology & Human Motion Specialist

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