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Substance Abuse Counseling Career Prep

Substance Abuse counseling is a growing field that requires specialized knowledge in the areas of substance abuse and counseling theories. This course will provide an introductory foundation to all aspects of drug and alcohol counseling. Students will receive a comprehensive overview of the different substances and the etiology of substance abuse. In addition, students will … Continue reading Substance Abuse Counseling Career Prep

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Wellness Coach Career Prep

Wellness coaching is a specialization that builds on expertise in areas related to health, wellness, and fitness while relying on relevant theories and methods from the coaching field. Wellness coaches may work with clients who have specific health, wellness, and fitness goals, as well as those who have broad goals in the areas of health … Continue reading Wellness Coach Career Prep

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Adolescent Development

In this course we will discuss the stages of child and adolescent development, the features of each stage, and principles of growth, learning, and parenting. Details

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Certified Goniometry Specialist

Language: EnglishShort Description: Whether you’re a physical therapist, fitness coach or an exercise instructor, you can take your services to the next level with the detailed and comprehensive National Posture Institute’s Online Certified Goniometry Specialist (CGS) Certificate Program. One of the best and most detailed programs available, this certification can help you to gain a … Continue reading Certified Goniometry Specialist

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Certified Posture Specialist

Language: EnglishShort Description: This assessment-rich online certification course is ideal for personal trainers, fitness coaches, physical therapists, healthcare professionals, trainers, medical caretakers, and sports coaches. It’s also recommended for anyone interested in learning the health impacts of postures and pursuing a career as a posture specialist. This course will help you acquire skills and tools … Continue reading Certified Posture Specialist

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Certified Resistance Training Professional

Language: EnglishShort Description: This multimedia-rich resistance training specialist certification program is for any person who wants to thoroughly understand and secure employment as a certified resistance training professional. That said, this certificate program is especially useful for exercise instructors and personal trainers who want to take their careers to the next level.Group exercise instructors for … Continue reading Certified Resistance Training Professional

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Family Nutrition

Language: EnglishShort Description: The Online Professional Certificate in Family Nutrition has been designed to meet the growing demand for Registered Dietitians, DTRs, allied health/medical and fitness professionals, parents, and the general public who want to learn to develop healthy food strategies, family support education, and advanced nutritional planning for moms, children, and the entire family. … Continue reading Family Nutrition

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Functional Nutrition

Language: EnglishShort Description: The Online Professional Certificate in Functional Nutrition has been designed to meet the growing demand for Registered Dietitians, DTRs, personal trainers, athletic trainers, allied health/medical and fitness professionals and the general public who would like to obtain the latest roadmap on selecting the best functional nutrients and super foods. This comprehensive Web-based … Continue reading Functional Nutrition

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Mental Health Technician

Language: EnglishShort Description: This Mental Health Technician course provides a solid background in mental health so you can work comfortably with clients who exhibit both effective and maladaptive behaviors. Nurses, case managers, psychiatric technicians, direct care providers, and other health care professionals will increase their awareness and understanding of a holistic view of mental health … Continue reading Mental Health Technician

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Nutrition & Fitness Professional

Language: EnglishShort Description: This course is designed specifically for people who don’t have any real experience in fitness coaching but want to become a professional fitness and nutrition coach.The course includes a variety of audio and visual aids that will help make the learning process more informative and engaging. As a nutrition and fitness professional, … Continue reading Nutrition & Fitness Professional

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Ophthalmic Assistant

Language: EnglishShort Description: Ophthalmic Assistants play a vital role in eye care. They perform ophthalmic procedures under the direction or supervision of a physician. An ophthalmic allied health professional assists the ophthalmologist by collecting data, administering tests and treatments, and supervising patients. This course provides all the practical information you need to complete your day-to-day … Continue reading Ophthalmic Assistant

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Personal Training and Group Exercise Training for Older Adults

Language: EnglishShort Description: The Online Professional Certificate in Personal Training and Group Exercise Training for Older Adults was designed to establish a national standard to ensure the development of safe and effective exercise programs for older adults by personal trainers and allied health/medical and fitness professionals. The program is designed to prepare graduating students for … Continue reading Personal Training and Group Exercise Training for Older Adults

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School Nutrition and Wellness

Language: EnglishShort Description: The Online Certificate in School Nutrition and Wellness has been designed to meet the growing demand for Registered Dietitians, DTRs, allied health/medical and fitness professionals, school administrators, parents, and the general public who want to develop healthy food programs and strategies for children in today’s school systems. This Web-based Certificate program provides … Continue reading School Nutrition and Wellness

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Women’s Exercise Training and Wellness

Language: EnglishShort Description: The Online Professional Certificate in Women’s Exercise Training and Wellness is designed to prepare graduating students for a career working with women of all ages at medically-based fitness facilities, community wellness programs, personal training studios, physical therapy clinics, health promotion sites, and private and commercial health clubs.Students will learn how to apply … Continue reading Women’s Exercise Training and Wellness

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Sports Nutrition and Performance

Language: EnglishShort Description: The exciting field of sports nutrition combines the sciences of nutrition and exercise physiology. Our Sports Nutrition course takes a personalized approach that guides you through the elements of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals, vitamins, and fluids using case studies and practical applications for working with athletes. You’ll be introduced to the functions … Continue reading Sports Nutrition and Performance

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Veterinary Assistant Professional Program

Language: EnglishShort Description: Do you have a love of animals? Are you a patient, caring person? Becoming a Veterinary Assistant is the perfect career path for you. Veterinary Assistant’s help make a difference in the lives of animals and the people that love them! As a Veterinary Assistant, you will work alongside Veterinarians to provide … Continue reading Veterinary Assistant Professional Program

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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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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/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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Activity Professional

Language: EnglishShort Description: This multimedia-rich course is designed for healthcare professionals interested in kinesiology and its applications. It encompasses all the knowledge and skills necessary for an activity professional. The course also provides an overview of human anatomy, physiology, and pathology to expand and nurture your understanding. After completing this course, the students will be … Continue reading Activity Professional

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Medical Office Administrative and Ophthalmic Assistant

Language: EnglishShort Description: The Medical Office Administrative and Ophthalmic Assistant program teaches learners both about allied health careers in both an Ophthalmology and General Medical office settings.After completing the program learners can expect to work primarily in doctor’s offices, clinics, outpatient settings, hospitals, and other healthcare settings.Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. … Continue reading Medical Office Administrative and Ophthalmic Assistant

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Spa Professional

Language: EnglishShort Description: This course provides an overview of the theoretical principles for common massage therapy systems and manual techniques. The course discusses the historical influences from a variety of cultures in order to best understand the massage therapy industry and profession today. In addition, the course overviews selected major cautions and contraindications for giving … Continue reading Spa Professional

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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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Certified Medical Biller and Coder

Language: EnglishShort Description: This assessment rich program is targeted at individuals pursuing a career in the healthcare industry as a medical biller and coder. During this course, you’ll learn the necessary skills and knowledge required for a certified medical biller and coder. You’ll learn the procedures of processing patient data such as diagnoses, insurance information, … Continue reading Certified Medical Biller and Coder

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Certified Medical Biller and Coder Specialist

Language: EnglishShort Description: This program is designed for existing healthcare professionals looking for a medical billing and coding program online. With this program, healthcare professionals can improve their employment opportunities significantly, as hospitals, physician practices, pharmacies, chiropractic practices, care facilities,physical therapy practices, and several others require medical billers and coders. People working in this position … Continue reading Certified Medical Biller and Coder Specialist

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Certified Nutritional Coach

Language: EnglishShort Description: This multimedia-rich and user-friendly course is aimed at individuals pursuing a career as a Nutritional coach, personal trainer, dietician, or other related fields. Through this course, you’ll gain the skills and knowledge necessary to make the best food choices for your clients. The course provides an in-depth understanding and importance of the … Continue reading Certified Nutritional Coach

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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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Medical Billing & Coding with ICD-10 Coding

Language: EnglishShort Description: This program is designed for people who want to secure an entry-level employment position as a medical billing and coding specialist. For those of you who’ve been searching for a medical billing and coding program online, this assessment and multimedia-rich program will teach you how to: • Ethically conduct billing practices and … Continue reading Medical Billing & Coding with ICD-10 Coding

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Certified Nutrition & Fitness Coach

Language: EnglishShort Description: This assessment-rich program is designed for those of you who want to become a certified fitness and nutrition coach. Thus, as a coach, you will be responsible for providing your clients with valuable and scientifically-accurate information that will help improve the quality of their lives. This program features a variety of audio … Continue reading Certified Nutrition & Fitness Coach

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Health Information Specialist

Language: EnglishShort Description: Our Health Information Specialist course provides strategies and concepts related to the comprehensive management of health information. Students will learn how to organize and secure health information to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of the health care delivery system. With an overview of the health care industry and strategies for recording … Continue reading Health Information Specialist

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Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Language: EnglishShort Description: This certification course is ideal for entry-level professionals pursuing a career as an ophthalmic assistant. It’s also recommended for assistants who want to enhance their skills and knowledge in medical office administration. During this program, you’ll learn steps of collecting data, supervising patients, administrating treatments and tests, and assisting ophthalmologists in day-to-day … Continue reading Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

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Certified Veterinary Office Assistant

Language: EnglishShort Description: Certified Veterinary Office Assistants handle daily administrative duties of the veterinary team. This course outlines step-by-step instructions for completing these daily tasks such as scheduling appointments, billing and accounting, communicating effectively and compassionately with clients, managing medical records, budgeting, marketing, managing inventory, using outside diagnostic laboratory services, and more. Make a difference … Continue reading Certified Veterinary Office Assistant

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Certified Mental Health Technician

Language: EnglishShort Description: This program is created for people who want to learn about psychology and mental health in order to become a professional mental health technician. The program includes various interactive elements to enhance the learning experience by making it more engaging on the whole.This mental health program will teach you about various treatments … Continue reading Certified Mental Health Technician

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Activity Director

Language: EnglishShort Description: The activity director program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing a career in senior care and the existing employees at senior nursing homes. This multi-media rich course will prepare you to take on the role of the activity director. This program introduces the students to:• Gerontology in a way that allows … Continue reading Activity Director

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Certified Physical Therapy Aide

Language: EnglishShort Description: This assessment-rich program is designed for those of you who’ve been looking for physical therapy assistant programs online. Through this course, you can become a certified physical therapy aide and perform duties like keeping the treatment area organized and clean. You’ll also be performing clerical duties, helping patients in wheelchairs,ordering supplies, and … Continue reading Certified Physical Therapy Aide

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Certified Veterinary Assistant

Language: EnglishShort Description: The Certified Veterinary Assistant program is designed to help people who love animals and have no experience working or caring for them to learn how to do exactly that. Therefore, this program can help both aspiring professionals and existing professionals in this field increase their knowledge and sharpen their skills. With a … Continue reading Certified Veterinary Assistant

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