Medical Career Exploration Continuing Education & Upskilling Courses

Physical Therapy Courses

Become a Physical Therapy Aide (Self-Guided)
Prepare for a rewarding career as a valued member of the physical therapy team.

Vision Care Courses

Become an Optical Assistant
Learn why optical assisting is such as interesting job and how rewarding it can be to help people solve their vision problems. This course is a great way to start your career as it will help you better understand everything that's involved in the job and how you can become certified and licensed optical assistant.

Medical Courses

Explore a Career as a Clinical Medical Assistant (Self-Guided)
This course will give you a comprehensive overview of job duties, skills and value of a clinical medical assistant.

Explore a Career in Healthcare Suite
The healthcare industry is booming. It is currently one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States and is expected to continue growing rapidly in the future. Many of the fastest-growing jobs don't even require you to be in a patient care role. Use this series to explore a career in several more healthcare administrative areas, including jobs as a Medical Coder, Medical Administrative Assistant, and Medical Transcriptionist. By the end of the series, you will have a good understanding of a career in healthcare and which specific role is right for your future.

Explore a Career in Medical Coding (Self-Guided)
Learn how to use the CPT manual and the ICD-10-CM to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure.

Explore a Career in Medical Transcription (Self-Guided)
Healthcare documentation specialists used to be called medical transcriptionists, but the field has grown to include voice recognition editing and scribing duties. The expanded possibilities for employment and the upgraded skills are reflected in the new title. In this course, you will learn traditional transcription and the skills needed for voice recognition (VR) editing and scribing.

Explore a Career in Medical Writing (Self-Guided)
Take your first step toward a lucrative and rewarding career as a medical writer. This course teaches the different types of medical writing, how to break into and succeed in the industry, and how to write effectively on medical topics.

Handling Medical Emergencies (Self-Guided)
This course will teach you how to identify common medical emergencies, recognize signs and symptoms, and how to render appropriate emergency care.

Introduction to the Medical Laboratory (Self-Guided)
Learn key skills needed to become a medical laboratory professional and play a vital role in the healthcare system.

Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach (Self-Guided)
If you have ever had trouble memorizing medical terms, this course (and word association approach) is for you. You'll learn medical terminology from an anatomical approach by looking at each root term, its origin, a combined form, and an example of non-medical everyday usage.

Nursing Courses

Explore a Career in Nursing (Self-Guided)
This course will help you discover what it takes to become an LPN or RN and all the exciting and rewarding opportunities that await you in the different fields of nursing. You'll also get information on different types of nursing and specialties and things you can do with additional education.

Other Courses

Grammar and Writing Skills for the Health Professional (Self-Guided)
Learn to confidently write medical reports, correspondence, emails, progress notes, charting, research and other professional documentation one would encounter in the healthcare environment. This course is packed with real-life applications as you review the entire writing process.

Health Care Entrepreneurship Bundle
Starting your own health and wellness business can provide you with flexibility, personal fulfillment, control over your own life, and incredible financial rewards. This series will give you the knowledge you need to build your own successful business by making a plan involving financing, marketing strategy, and the legal and ethical risk factors you will need to consider. Throughout the program, you will receive sample documents and worksheets you can use in your own business.

HIPAA Compliance (Self-Guided)
Learn how to comply with the duties, rights, and responsibilities of HIPAA, ARRA & HITECH.

Medical Math (Self-Guided)
Master the math skills you need to succeed in the medical field ranging from calculating dosages to using scientific formulas. The hands-on activities in this course will help you perform day-to-day math tasks quickly and easily.

Medical Office Basics Suite
In this program you'll learn medical terminology according to each body system, medical math skills needed to do anything from calculating dosages to using scientific formulas, how to comply with the duties, rights, and responsibilities of Administrative Simplification rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and the basic tools you'll need to bridge the communication gap with Spanish-speaking patients.

Medical Secretary Suite
Ready to take the next step in your medical career as a medical secretary? Our comprehensive Medical Secretary training bundle features the training and knowledge needed to succeed in this role. From medical terminology to HIPAA compliance, Microsoft Publisher, and more—we've got you covered so you can become an asset to any team you join. This medical receptionist training will leave you feeling confident and excited for this new phase of your career.

Medical Spanish Series
This series is designed to give healthcare professionals the skills and confidence needed to communicate with Spanish-speaking patients. Start by gaining a strong foundation in the Spanish language that you will be able to build upon in the future. You will learn basic and more advanced medical Spanish vocabulary

Medical Terminology II: A Focus on Human Disease (Self-Guided)
Learn medical terminology related to all 11 of the body's organ systems, with an emphasis on human disease, diagnostic procedures, and treatment techniques.

Medical Terminology Series
If you have ever had trouble memorizing medical terms, this course (and word association approach) is for you. You will learn medical terminology from an anatomical approach by looking at each root term, its origin, a combined form, and an example of non-medical everyday usage. Learn medical terminology related to all 11 of the body's organ systems and review different diagnostic and treatment procedures for each system. This course includes lessons and activities designed to help you understand and remember the medical terminology you learn.

Medical Writer Suite
Did you know writing careers as a whole are becoming increasingly in demand? The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the employment of technical writers is projected to increase 6% by 2031, with an average salary of over $78,000.

This online medical writing course can help you get the skills and knowledge you need to make an immediate impact in your new role. From Microsoft Publisher best practices to understanding the different types of medical writing, key medical terminology, and more—you will have the medical writer training employers desire upon course completion.

Spanish For Medical Professionals (Self-Guided)
Learn medical Spanish quickly and easily, honing your basic conversational skills and mastering key healthcare words and phrases.

Spanish for Medical Professionals II (Self-Guided)
Build on your foundation of Spanish for healthcare providers by learning medical terminology and phrases from a variety of medical fields as well as Spanish grammar.

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