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    This course provides an overview of the human anatomy and physiology, kinesiology and pathology, expanding your understanding of the human body as a health care professional, and improving how you can communicate to clients about their bodies and their needs. The course also covers selected major pathologies, including disease definitions and causes, signs and symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and possible treatments. The course teaches basic kinesiology principles as they apply to musculoskeletal anatomy and neuromuscular physiology, emphasizing practical applications for hands-on practice, biomechanics applications for activities of daily living, and whole-body patterns in posture and gait.

    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. Our course will also provide you with the latest HIPAA regulations, the Electronic Health Record, and how to care for special populations. Completing our Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Associate program will help you prepare for a successful and rewarding career in the growing healthcare industry!

    Clinical Medical Assistants are one of the fastest growing professions in healthcare, which is already one of the fastest growing industries. Clinical Medical Assistants earn this by being highly skilled in several of the most important aspects of patient care. Clinical Medical Assistants work in many different healthcare environments including outpatient or ambulatory care facilities, medical offices and clinics, and hospitals. 2016 surveys put the median income for Clinical Medical Assistants at $46,000 per year, and a job growth rate of 16% per year, one of the highest growth rates of any profession. What’s in this program? This program helps students master the three medical skill sets that make up CCMA-P: 1.

    One of the fastest growing positions in the healthcare industry, skilled and certified Dental Assistants are a valuable asset to any dental health office. In addition to preparing tools and sterilizing equipment, Dental Assistants play a critical role in assisting with oral surgery and are often responsible for recording observations and results of procedures. Any aspiring dental assistant can be prepared for their new career with just six months of study through the Certified Dental Assistant Course. Students who complete this course will develop mastery over the tools, procedures, and standards necessary to excel as an assistant in a dental office. The course covers the history of dentistry, essential legal information, oral anatomy, operation techniques, and dental equipment.

    An EKG technician is trained to measure a patient’s heart performance. Using specialized equipment, the EKG technician records and then provides those measurements to the patient’s physician. Healthcare services are growing every year, and with the aging baby boomer generation, it is estimated that an additional 20% more certified EKG technicians will be needed in the next 3 years. Highly sought after for hospitals, clinics, and doctor’s offices, the EKG technician skills are even more desired when combined with Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant training, which opens up exciting career paths. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median income for EKG technicians in 2017 was $55,270.

    The National Posture Institute’s Online Certified Goniometry Specialist (CGS) Certificate Program is designed for personal trainers, group exercise instructors (Aerobic/Strength/TRX/Pilates/Yoga etc.), athletic trainers, allied medical professionals (physical therapists/chiropractors) interested in learning a detailed process to assess their clients/patients joint and muscular range of motion (ROM) using a Goniometer. The program will teach you how to analyze and assess an individual utilizing a goniometer as a measuring, evaluation, and assessment tool. Whether you are a fitness/health professional or a college student taking an assessment or kinesiology course; learn how to perform and conduct goniometry assessments.

    Pharmacy technicians work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist to dispense prescription medications. Pharmacy Technicians usually work in a hospital pharmacy or a retail pharmacy, but can also work in laboratories. Pharmacy Technicians are in high demand due to the constant development of new drugs, and an aging population that requires more and more of these drugs. Becoming a certified pharmacy technician can be the first step toward a career as a pharmacist, nursing assistant or other medical professional. Recent studies show that the average starting wage is $12.62 per hour, but this varies greatly by location. 2015-2016 studies show the median income is $32,000 per year (ranging from entry-level $26,000 per year, to $39,000 with years of experience).

    The Online Certified Posture Specialist (CPS) certificate program prepares personal trainers and health/medical/fitness professionals to assess and educate their clients/patients in all areas of posture and body alignment. The certificate program is taught in module format and includes the complete certificate course, quizzes, and the final certificate exam required to graduate. This program is offered in both an instructor led and a non-instructor led format.

    The Online Certified Resistance Training Professional (RTP) certificate program is designed for personal trainers, group exercise instructors (Aerobic/Strength/TRX/Pilates/Yoga etc.), athletic trainers, allied medical professionals (physical therapists/chiropractors) interested in learning a detailed process to teach, analyze, and perfect resistance training exercises/movements for their clients/patients. Whether you are a fitness/health professional, college student, or individual from the general public; learn how to perform biomechanically safe and effective resistance exercises and develop training programs to correct posture and body alignment and avoid exercise-related injuries!

    Clinical Medical Administrators manage staff, handle finances, and ensure regulatory compliance for healthcare facilities. This is a vital role, a position at the center of hospitals, clinics, and doctor’s offices. The average clinical administrator at the entry level, sometimes called an administrator assistant, has a median salary of $42,000 per year. Clinical administrators with experience who have advanced to management positions have an average salary of $95,000 per year. This field is expanding rapidly with a 17% per year growth, showing a high demand for professionals in this field. What’s in this program? This program prepares you for the entry level position as a clinical administrator.

    The Clinical Nursing Aid (CNA) with Fitness course prepares students to become a CNA and begin their career path in Long Term Care or an Assisted Living facility. This course is designed to provide students with the complete healthcare knowledge base necessary to work in an entry level position in a facility. The course includes topics not only related to working as a nurse's aid, but emphasize's senior fitness. Students do not receive certification simply by taking this course: they must sit for their state’s certification exam. Each student must also complete the clinical hour requirements for his/her particular state, as well as obtain a criminal background check, CPR certification, TB testing, and other screenings as required by his/her state.

    A dental office assistant keeps the office running by handling scheduling, records, and insurance. The Dental Office Assistant course delivers all the latest information and skill practice you need to succeed, covering the functions of the dental business office, and detailing office technology and equipment. You’ll learn to handle clients through professional communication and critical thinking. And you’ll get in-depth instruction for scheduling, bookkeeping, electronic record regulations and insurance coding (including HIPAA and OSHA guidelines). The median pay for dental office assistants was $29,000 per year (approx. $14 per hour) in 2016. Employment is projected to grow 9 percent from 2016 to 2026.