Medical & Healthcare Courses

Course Programs

Type: Career Course Bundle
Combined Course Hours: 405
Mentor Supported
If you've ever thought about becoming a home health aide, our Home Health Aide Associate program could help you learn essential, practical skills needed for a career as a home health aide. An HHA records services performed, as well as the patient's condition and progress. An HHA provides basic, personal care and health-related services to a variety of individuals (patients) who require more assistance than family and/or friends can provide.
Type: Career Course Bundle
Combined Course Hours: 540
Mentor Supported
If you've ever thought about becoming a home health aide, our Home Health Aide Expert program could help you.  In addition to learning essential, practical skills needed for a career as a home health aide, you will also be introduced to gerontology in a compassionate way that helps you understand seniors and know how to work with them. 
Type: Career Course Bundle
Combined Course Hours: 405
Mentor Supported
Our Ophthalmic Assistant Associate program provides all the practical information you need to complete your day-to-day tasks as an Ophthalmic Assistant while also helping you to become more computer literate. 
Type: Career Course Bundle
Combined Course Hours: 495
Mentor Supported
Our Veterinary Assistant Specialist program prepares you for a rewarding career working as a veterinary assistant in a veterinary hospital, animal shelter, zoo, university or other environment that requires a background in animal sciences.
Type: Career Course Bundle
Combined Course Hours: 315
Mentor Supported
Our Veterinary Office Assistant + Microsoft® Office program outlines step-by-step instructions for completing the daily tasks of a veterinarian office while also getting you up to speed quickly on the newest version of Microsoft Office.

Single Courses

Clinical Medical Assistant
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 405
Mentor Supported
Have you thought about working with other professionals providing health care to patients? Are you a good team player? As a Clinical Medical Assistant you will work closely with patients and physicians; take vital signs, interview patients, record patient information, and provide point-of-care testing. Clinical Medical Assistants are projected to be among the fastest growing occupations in the next 5 years.
Home Health Aide
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 225
Mentor Supported
A Home Health Aide (HHA) may also be known as a Home Caregiver or Residential Assistant (RA). An HHA provides basic, personal care and health-related services to a variety of individuals (patients) who require more assistance than family and/or friends are able to provide. HHAs are part of a category of occupations that is commonly referred to as "direct care workers." The services/care that a Home Health Aide provides depends upon their specialty area.
Medical Terminology
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 180
Mentor Supported
Quickly master the basics of medical terminology and begin speaking and writing terms almost immediately! This course omits time-consuming, nonessential information and helps you build a working medical vocabulary of the most frequently encountered suffixes, prefixes, and word roots.
Ophthalmic Assistant
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 270
Mentor Supported
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 tasks as an Ophthalmic Assistant.
Patient Advocacy
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 180
Mentor Supported
Our Patient Advocacy course provides strategies for helping consumers overcome common challenges encountered in the U.S. healthcare system. These common challenges involve issues surrounding financing healthcare, receiving quality healthcare, ethics, cultural competency, preventive healthcare, mental healthcare, and community-based healthcare.
Veterinary Assistant
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 270
Mentor Supported
Veterinary Assistant training can help you make a difference in the lives of animals and the people who love them. Our course prepares you for a rewarding career working as a veterinary assistant in a veterinary hospital, animal shelter, zoo, university or other environment that requires a background in animal sciences.
Veterinary Medical Terminology
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 225
Mentor Supported
Veterinary Medical Terminology provides a visual approach to learning medical terms and understanding the basics of veterinary medicine. A systematic process of breaking down medical terms into their component parts allows readers to comprehend the root medical concepts and apply critical thinking skills when faced with new and unfamiliar medical terminology. Case studies exemplify how medical terminology would be experienced in an actual veterinary practice. 
Veterinary Office Assistant
Type: Career Course
Course Hours: 180
Mentor Supported
Make a difference in the lives of animals and the people who love them while working as a Veterinary Office Assistant in a veterinary hospital, animal shelter, zoo or university. The Veterinary Office Assistant handles daily administrative duties of the veterinary team.