Continuing Education

Online Career Training and Skill Development

UWF Continuing Education understands that learning new skills increases opportunities for professional and personal success. Our online courses provide a flexible learning environment that fits into busy schedules.


ed2go Instructor-Led Skill Development Online Courses

Find the perfect six-week course to fit your needs. Acquire valuable knowledge at your convenience through well-crafted lessons, expert instruction and interaction with fellow students. New sessions of each six-week course start monthly, with two lessons released weekly. Each course includes comprehensive lessons, quizzes, assignments and a discussion area.
Popular course titles include: Creating Web Pages, Business and Marketing Writing, Introduction to Nonprofit Management, Accounting Fundamentals, Speed Spanish and Grant Writing.

Location: Online
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ed2go Online Course Series and Suites

Instructor-Led Course Series and Suites allow you to take multiple courses at a discounted price while gaining an in-depth understanding of the subject area. Series courses are set in a specific order with skills that build as you continue through each course. Suites are category selections of courses that can be taken in any order. Below are some of the many series and suites to choose from:

Popular Course Series
  • Accounting Fundamentals Series: If you’re interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this series of courses is perfect for you. Register >
  • Supervision and Management Series: Whether you’re new to managing employees or are a seasoned pro, these courses will help you brush up on your leadership and interpersonal communications skills, to help you lean your team to success. Register >
Popular Course Suites
  • Microsoft Office 2016 Value Suite: Learn to use the basic features of Microsoft Word 2016, Microsoft Excel 2016, and Microsoft PowerPoint 2016, three of the most fundamental software programs used in educational and professional settings. Register >
  • Web Design Value Suite: Create your own webpages and websites after learning everything from web design layout to CSS3/HTML5 and Javascript. Register >
  • Project Management Suite: Learn the fundamentals of project management in this discounted suite of online courses. HTML and CSS Series Learn to use CSS3 and HTML5 to create professional-quality websites for desktops and mobile devices. Register >
  • Computer Networking Suite: Learn the fundamentals of networking and prepare for a career in an exciting and fast-growing field. Register >
  • Supply Chain Suite: Discover and master the fundamentals of purchasing by understanding your strategic and tactical roles as a purchasing practitioner. Register >
  • Grant Writing Suite: Learn everything you need to know to start writing grant proposals and consult or volunteer for non-profit, public foundations. Register >
  • Leadership Suite: Leading a team requires a unique ability to manage teams, make decisions, and work with a variety of personalities. Learn all of these skills in the Leadership Suite. Register >

ed2go Online Career Training Programs

Acquire career training for some of today’s most in-demand professions with an online comprehensive, affordable, and self-paced program. Begin at any time and learn at your own pace. Upon completion of required coursework, students will receive a Certification of Completion.
View the full career training program online catalog.

Business

Online management training and business skills programs can help you enter a new career field or advance your current skillset. Select programs even prepare you for industry-recognized certifications. View programs >

Computer Programming

Prepare for a career in software development or web development with online programming courses and programs. Programs include sought after programming languages, like Java, C#, and HTML5. View programs >

Construction and Trades

The convenience of online construction training allows you to learn new concepts and skills at your own pace and in the comfort of your own home. View programs >

Healthcare and Fitness

Whether you’re seeking a career in the health sector or want to earn a fitness certification, these online training programs can help you start or advance a rewarding career in helping people lead healthier lives. View programs >

Hospitality and Service Industry

Making a career out of helping others can be incredibly rewarding. Whether you want to be a travel agent, a wedding planner, or even a pastry artist, these online hospitality training programs can help you get started. View programs >

Information Technology

Start your career in IT with foundational understanding of the industry. If you’re an advanced professional, prepare for in-demand IT certifications, to advance your career. View programs >

Media and Design

Online graphic design and web design programs make it easy for you to learn new skills or transition to a new career. View programs >

Sustainable Energy and Going Green

Thousands of new "green jobs" being created in the US make now the perfect time to learn skills for this exciting industry. View programs >


World Education Online Career Training Programs

World Education comprehensive courses are designed to assist students in preparing for exciting new career pathways.

Accounting Professional

Proper accounting is essential to the effective functioning and success of any small business and the leadership teams in these companies depend entirely on their accounting staff to track and report the overall health of the company from day to day, quarter to quarter and year to year. Staff who understanding how to calculate the essential accounting data for a company have the skills to properly advise leadership on the business decisions they need to make.

Apart from the CPA who prepares the formal tax filings, the skills students gain from this Accounting Professional Program will ensure the student is prepared for an entry-level accounting position with any small business or effectively assist on a sophisticated accounting team.. Students who complete the Accounting Professional Program will have the skills necessary for success in these positions starting from day one on the job!

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ACE Certified Personal Fitness Trainer

This program consists of the following:

  • Personal Fitness Trainer – Level 1: Contains essential information for students interested in a career as a personal trainer. This course provides an introduction to the profession along with coverage of exercise physiology, biomechanics, anatomy, motor learning, and nutrition.
  • Personal Fitness Trainer - Level 2: Prepares you to take the ACSM's certification exam. This course elaborates on all major aspects of preventative rehabilitation and fitness programs.
  • Start Your Own Personal Training Business: Whether your goal is to provide fitness assessments, individual exercise programs, or train in small or large groups, you will learn how to combine your love of fitness with your entrepreneurial spirit to create a comprehensive business plan for your company.
  • Coaching: Transforming Business and Personal Lives: This course uses the Co-Active Coaching Model to help you develop your skills in communication, relationships, and coaching to achieve transformational change in others.
  • CPR Refresher: This course IS NOT designed to be a primary or introductory lesson on CPR; rather it is intended to provide refresher training to workers who have already attended a certified CPR training program.
  • First-Aid Refresher: This course IS NOT designed to be a primary or introductory lesson on first-aid and emergency response; rather it is intended to provide refresher training to workers who have already attended an initial first-aid training program.
  • OSHA Safety & Health: The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), part of the U.S. Department of Labor, has a mission to save lives, prevent injuries and protect the health of America’s workers. OSHA does this by collaborating with workplaces to build worker safety and health programs that prevent problems before they occur. Regardless of company size or industry types, workers can intentionally or accidentally be placed in harm’s way.
  • Safe Lifting Practices: This course discusses several tactics to help workers properly lift and carry heavy loads. 

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ACSM Certified Personal Fitness Trainer

This program consists of the following: 

  • Personal Fitness Trainer – Level 1: Contains essential information for students interested in a career as a personal trainer.
  • Personal Fitness Trainer - Level 2: Prepares you to take the ACSM's certification exam.
  • Start Your Own Personal Training Business: Whether your goal is to provide fitness assessments, individual exercise programs, or train in small or large groups, you will learn how to combine your love of fitness with your entrepreneurial spirit to create a comprehensive business plan for your company.
  • Coaching: Transforming Business and Personal Lives: This course uses the Co-Active Coaching Model to help you develop your skills in communication, relationships, and coaching to achieve transformational change in others.
  • CPR Refresher: This course IS NOT designed to be a primary or introductory lesson on CPR; rather it is intended to provide refresher training to workers who have already attended a certified CPR training program.
  • First-Aid Refresher: This course IS NOT designed to be a primary or introductory lesson on first-aid and emergency response; rather it is intended to provide refresher training to workers who have already attended an initial first-aid training program.
  • OSHA Safety & Health: The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), part of the U.S. Department of Labor, has a mission to save lives, prevent injuries and protect the health of America’s workers. OSHA does this by collaborating with workplaces to build worker safety and health programs that prevent problems before they occur. Regardless of company size or industry types, workers can intentionally or accidentally be placed in harm’s way. Workplace accidents not only impact the person suffering an injury, but also have a severe financial impact on the organization and can lead to government sanctions. Smart businesses know this, and work with OSHA and other organizations to prevent problems before they occur.
  • Safe Lifting Practices:This course discusses several tactics to help workers properly lift and carry heavy loads.

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Advanced Human Resource Management with PHR Exam Prep

This human resource management certificate course is designed for full time students and professionals who are currently employed in the human resources industry, or office administration, as well as anyone involved in the human resource process. The course includes the following instructional modules:

  • Selecting Employees: The employee selection module examines the recruitment to post-hire process and explores the most effective methods used by companies when attracting, selecting, and on-boarding the best candidate for the given position. Such systems yield a highly engaged, productive workforce with the exact skills, knowledge and abilities to quickly contribute to your company's business objectives. This module teaches students how to develop and implement a successful selection system within their organization.
  • Human Resources Strategic Partnership: In general, the role of the human resources department is to manage a variety of issues that fall into grey areas. Human resource departments and human resource managers are generally given a number of overlapping responsibilities. This module focuses on the human resources department as a strategic partner within the enterprise, and how organizations can effectively work with HR as a strategic partner.
  • High Performance Organizations: Becoming a high-performance organization can mean the difference between simply surviving and thriving in today's highly competitive business environment. So-called "High Performance" organizations, often referred to as "Performance Driven Organizations", are those that typically generate an attractive ROI due to higher productivity, lower operational costs, exceptional customer as well as higher levels of employee retention. Over the course of this module, you will examine the various characteristics that lead to the development of the high performance organization.
  • Collaboration in Problem Solving: This course develops collaborative problem-solving skills and focuses on the importance of teams in an organizational environment.
  • Effective Interpersonal Communication and Assertion Skills: Leaders and managers need effective interpersonal and communication skills. In this course, you will be introduced to the basics of certain styles of interpersonal communication and ways to enhance effectiveness in communication.

Certification: Advance your HR career by earning the Professional in Human Resources® (PHR®) from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). The PHR demonstrates your mastery of the technical and operational aspects of HR management, including U.S. laws and regulations. The PHR is for the HR professional who has experience with program implementation, has a tactical/logistical orientation, is accountable to another HR professional within the organization, and has responsibilities that focus on the HR department rather than the whole organization. To be eligible for the PHR you must meet one of the following conditions for education and experience:

  • Have at least one year of experience in a professional-level HR position + a Master’s degree or higher,
  • Have at least two years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a Bachelor’s degree, OR
  • Have at least four years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a high school diploma.

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Advanced Personal Fitness Training (ACE)

This certificate program is designed to supply essential education integrating exercise science curriculum, biomechanical and exercise physiology principles, nutritional concepts, and practical training techniques into a systematic model that teaches students to progress their clients through different training levels and phases. Students will be prepared for careers working at medically-based fitness facilities, community wellness programs, personal training studios, physical therapy clinics, corporate fitness centers, YMCA’s/JCC’s, and private and commercial health clubs.

Included with the either certificate program registration, you will receive complimentary access to receive the National Posture Institute’s Certified Resistance Training Professional™ (RTP™) designation. In addition, the program prepares students for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) Certified Personal Trainer Certification. ACE provides graduating certificate students a Preferred Discount on the ACE Personal Training Certification Exam and study materials.

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Advanced Personal Fitness Training (ACSM)

This certificate program s designed to supply essential education integrating exercise science curriculum, biomechanical and exercise physiology principles, nutritional concepts, and practical training techniques into a systematic model that teaches students to progress their clients through different training levels and phases. Students will be prepared for careers working at medically-based fitness facilities, community wellness programs, personal training studios, physical therapy clinics, corporate fitness centers, YMCA’s/JCC’s, and private and commercial health clubs.

Included with the certificate program registration, you will receive complimentary access to receive the National Posture Institute’s Certified Resistance Training Professional™ (RTP™) designation. In addition, the program prepares students for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Personal Trainer Certification. ACSM provides graduating certificate students a Preferred Discount on the ACSM Personal Training Certification Exam and study materials.

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Advanced Personal Fitness Training (NASM)

This certificate program is designed to supply essential education integrating exercise science curriculum, biomechanical and exercise physiology principles, nutritional concepts, and practical training techniques into a systematic model that teaches students to progress their clients through different training levels and phases. Students will be prepared for careers working at medically-based fitness facilities, community wellness programs, personal training studios, physical therapy clinics, corporate fitness centers, YMCA’s/JCC’s, and private and commercial health clubs.

In addition, the program prepares students for the National Academy of Sports Medicine™ (NASM™) Certified Personal Trainer Certification. NASM provides certificate students a Preferred Discount on the NASM Personal Training Certification Exam and study materials.

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Certified Associate Professional in Human Resources

Learn about the exciting world of today's Human Resources Management throughout this online course. This HR management course weaves together solid human resource principles and real word scenarios companies and managers face, such as recruiting, training, developing, managing, compensation, benefits, safety, and work motivation. This course highlights important challenges facing managers and employees in today's business climate. Interesting case studies explore real companies and organizations in-depth and delve into some of today's most effective, unique approaches in dealing with HR issues.

The term “Human Resources” covers a wide range of activities and employment positions. As a HR Professional, there are many careers you can pursue including Specialist, Expert, Manager, Executive, Consultant, Training & Development Manager, or even an International Specialist. Some of the activities that fall to HR professionals include hiring and firing employees, managing employee communications, settling employee disputes, creating benefits programs, navigating government regulations, and setting up policies for measuring employee performance. Due to the wide range of employment opportunities the salary range for a HR Professional can vary greatly. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the 2015 medium pay range for HR Professionals is $38,100-$104.440, ranging between entry level and management level.

This program combines both human resource principles and real world scenarios that professionals face. Learners will gain knowledge of the history and evolution of human resources as well as the legal aspects to this profession. This Human Resources Professional program will explore HR decision making, HR employee relations including recruiting and training, safety and security as it pertains to an HR professional, and motivation skills necessary to maintain a happy, successful work environment.

Included with your program tuition is an exam voucher for HR Certification Institute’s Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) Certification Exam. Fast track your career in human resource management with the Associate Professional in Human Resources™ (aPHR™) from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). The aPHR is the first-ever HR certification for professionals who are just beginning their HR career journey. There is no better way to demonstrate HR knowledge and strong commitment to the profession. To be eligible for the aPHR you must have a high school diploma or global equivalent. No HR experience is required since this is a knowledge-based credential. Your aPHR certification is valid for three years after testing. To maintain your aPHR credential, you must earn 45 re-certification credits over a three-year time span or retake the exam.

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Certified Medical Transcription Specialist

This Medical Transcription course creates a simulation approach to medical transcription that will give you a working knowledge of the medical reports most commonly used in both inpatient and outpatient care settings. You will transcribe hundreds of real medical reports. The course is organized by body systems and includes full color anatomy and physiology illustrations. The course also teaches you the proper formatting, grammar, and style in accordance with AHDI. Transcription reports include: history and physical examinations; consults; operative, pathology, and radiology reports; SOAP notes; and death and discharge summaries. Your transcription materials and equipment are all included.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Type quickly and effectively
  • Identify the core elements of medical transcription
  • Identify the steps to transcribe medical reports
  • Identify the steps to transcribe HPIP & SOAP Notes
  • Comprehend the regulations included in HIPAA.

As the fastest growing industry, pursuing a career in the healthcare field will provide stability, profitability, and satisfaction. All career paths in healthcare require Medical Terminology knowledge and skills. In this course learners will explore the word structure and analysis of medical terms including prefix, root word, and suffix. Next learners will review the organization of the body and body systems in regards to terminology. Lastly we will discuss diagnostic testing and radiology and how medical terminology is used to determine the proper testing methods. Learners will navigate through the training material before completing several short activities at the end of each lesson to test their retention of the information. After completing each of the lessons, learners will complete a final assessment that will verify they have successfully gained the knowledge and skills covered in the course material. Accompanying the course is a terminology workbook that will give learners the hands on experience and tools to master the use of medical terminology in any healthcare setting. Alongside the terminology workbook are study materials and resources such as quizzes, games, flash cards, exercises, animations of the different tests, procedures, and terms, and an audio glossary of medical terms that will allow learners to hear the correct pronunciations.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the structure of medical terms
  • List the differences between prefix and suffix
  • Determine testing and radiology using medical terminology
  • List the different body systems in relation to medical terminology

By learning simple methods of editing used by professionals that you can apply to any document, this course gives you the editing skills needed to produce documents that are error-free. The Medical Transcription Editor course is designed to teach and reinforce essential skills for medical editors. Provided in this course are close to 200 medical reports and their corresponding audio files. Students are instructed to use listening skills taught in the course to recognize and correct errors on the reports. Review activities, critical-thinking exercise, and key resources and references will provide you with even more valuable information for a successful career as a medical editor.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the fundamentals of medical editing as a career
  • List the core elements of listening and editing skills
  • Name the steps to edit medical transcriptions using proper formatting, grammar, and style
  • Recall the basics of editing and transcribing correspondence and radiology reports
  • Recognize the basics of editing and transcribing acute and chronic care reports

Upon successful completion of our Medical Transcription course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position doing medical transcription and will be prepared to sit for the AHDI national certification exam to become a Registered Health Documentation Specialist (RHDS), formerly Registered Medical Transcriptionist (RMT).

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Certificate in Human Resource Management

An effective human resource management strategy is a valuable asset to any company, but those running small businesses often cannot justify designating a full-time HR professional to manage employee relations, compensation, policy-making, performance management and employee appraisals.

This suite of courses will teach you the basics of managing the benefits and policies that support an effective staff. What does an employer need to know about anti-discrimination regulations? What are the key aspects of pay policies? How can employers avoid the traps of the employee selection process? In this suite of courses, you will discover the answers to these and other important questions. Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!

By earning the Professional in Human Resources® (PHR®) certification you demonstrate a mastery of the technical and operational aspects of HR practices and U.S. laws and regulations. The professionally relevant credential is for the HR professional who focuses on program implementation, has a tactical/logistical orientation, is accountable to another HR professional within the organization and has responsibilities that focus on the HR department rather than the whole organization.

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Certified Information Systems Security Pro (CISSP) Prep Course and Exam

This CISSP® Exam Prep Course prepares test-takers for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional exam, as administered by the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2. The CISSP® certification is recognized worldwide and adheres to the strict standards of ISO/IEC 17024. As security breaches outpace the available pool of security experts, the need for information security professionals with proper certifications will continue to grow. Among other titles, obtaining the CISSP® certification prepares one for a position as a Security Analyst, Chief Information Security Officer, or as a Security Architect. This course includes an assessment of their readiness to take ISC2's CISSP® Exam. It contains two 120-question practice exams, which cover The International Information System Security Certification Consortium's eight domains:

  • Security and Risk Management
  • Asset Security
  • Security Engineering
  • Communications and Network Security
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Security Operations
  • Software Development Security

This program includes:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Pro (CISSP) Prep Course
  • CISSP Certification Practice Exam
  • CISSP Certification Exam Voucher

This program includes CISSP Certification Practice Exams and a voucher for the CISSP Certification! The vendor-neutral CISSP certification is the ideal credential for those with proven deep technical and managerial competence, skills, experience, and credibility to design, engineer, implement, and manage their overall information security program to protect organizations from growing sophisticated attacks. The CISSP is ideal for those working in positions such as, but not limited to:

  • Security Consultant
  • Security Manager
  • IT Director/Manager
  • Security Auditor
  • Security Architect
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Systems Engineer
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Director of Security
  • Network Architect

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Clinical Medical Assistant with Alternative Medicine Specialization

The Clinical Medical Assistant Alternative Medicine Specialization program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings in both general and Alternative Medicine. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and phlebotomy. Job opportunities are prevalent with physician’s offices, clinics, chiropractor’s offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities.

This program also includes a voucher to pursue the National Healthcareer Associations (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.

The program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! Additional fees may apply for a background check, drug test and other externship site testing requirements. The student will pay fees at the time of placement in the optional externship.

The purpose of the Clinical Medical Assistant program is to prepare students to assist physicians and nurses by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office, included but not limited to phlebotomy and EKG duties. This program covers the following key areas and topics:

  • Process and procedures for collecting blood specimens for laboratory analysis
  • All aspects of blood collection and related procedures
  • The order of draw
  • Universal precautions
  • Skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely
  • Terminology and related anatomy and physiology
  • Clinical responsibilities of the medical office – assisting the physician with patient related care
  • Preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine procedures and diagnostic testing
  • HIPAA, patient confidentiality, legal aspects of healthcare and regulatory patient care issues
  • Recording and taking of vital signs, blood pressure, and other patient care items related to the physician office visit
  • Review and administration of medications, allergies and other pharmacology related items
  • Laboratory procedures, phlebotomy and the proper techniques required to collect specimens for laboratory analysis
  • Cardiology and the proper placement of leads when taking a 12 lead EKG
  • Detailed anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Medical disease processes and terminology
  • Medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact
  • Electrocardiography and echocardiography
  • An introduction to the components, function, and proper use of the EKG machine
  • The normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement
  • 12-lead placement and other practices

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Clinical Medical Assistant with Dermatology Specialization

The Clinical Medical Assistant: Dermatology Specialization program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings in both general and Dermatology. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and phlebotomy. Job opportunities are prevalent in physician offices, clinics, chiropractor offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities.

This program includes the voucher to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.

The program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! Additional fees may apply for a background check, drug test and other externship site testing requirements. Fees will be paid by the student at the time of placement in the optional externship.

The purpose of the Clinical Medical Assistant program is to prepare students to assist physicians and nurses by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office, included but not limited to phlebotomy and EKG duties. This program covers the following key areas and topics:

  • Process and procedures for collecting blood specimens for laboratory analysis
  • All aspects of blood collection and related procedures
  • The order of draw
  • Universal precautions
  • Skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely
  • Terminology and related anatomy and physiology
  • Clinical responsibilities of the medical office – assisting the physician with patient related care
  • Preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine procedures and diagnostic testing, HIPAA, patient confidentiality, legal aspects of healthcare and regulatory patient care issues, recording and taking of vital signs, blood pressure, and other patient care items related to the physician office visit
  • Review and administration of medications, allergies and other pharmacology related items
  • Laboratory procedures, phlebotomy and the proper techniques required to collect specimens for laboratory analysis
  • Cardiology and the proper placement of leads when taking a 12 lead EKG
  • Detailed anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Medical disease processes and terminology
  • Medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact
  • Electrocardiography and echocardiography
  • An introduction to the components, function, and proper use of the EKG machine
  • The normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement
  • 12-lead placement and other practices

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Clinical Medical Assistant with EENT (Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat) Specialization

The Clinical Medical Assistant: EENT Specialization program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings both general and EENT. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and phlebotomy. Job opportunities are prevalent with physician’s offices, clinics, chiropractor’s offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities.

This program includes the voucher to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.

The program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! Additional fees may apply for a background check, drug test and other externship site testing requirements. Fees will be paid by the student at the time of placement in the optional externship.

The purpose of the Clinical Medical Assistant program is to prepare students to assist physicians and nurses by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office, included but not limited to phlebotomy and EKG duties. This program covers the following key areas and topics:

  • Process and procedures for collecting blood specimens for laboratory analysis
  • All aspects of blood collection and related procedures
  • The order of draw
  • Universal precautions
  • Skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely
  • Terminology and related anatomy and physiology
  • Clinical responsibilities of the medical office – assisting the physician with patient related care
  • Preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine procedures and diagnostic testing, HIPAA, patient confidentiality, legal aspects of healthcare and regulatory patient care issues, recording and taking of vital signs, blood pressure, and other patient care items related to the physician office visit
  • Review and administration of medications, allergies and other pharmacology related items
  • Laboratory procedures, phlebotomy and the proper techniques required to collect specimens for laboratory analysis
  • Cardiology and the proper placement of leads when taking a 12 lead EKG
  • Detailed anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Medical disease processes and terminology
  • Medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact
  • Electrocardiography and echocardiography
  • An introduction to the components, function, and proper use of the EKG machine
  • The normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement
  • 12-lead placement and other practices

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Clinical Medical Assistant with Emergency Care Specialization

The Clinical Medical Assistant: Emergency Care Specialization program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings in both general and Emergency Care. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and phlebotomy. Job opportunities are prevalent in physician offices, clinics, chiropractor offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities.

This program includes the voucher to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.

The program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! Additional fees may apply for a background check, drug test and other externship site testing requirements. Fees will be paid by the student at the time of placement in the optional externship.

The purpose of the Clinical Medical Assistant program is to prepare students to assist physicians and nurses by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office, included but not limited to phlebotomy and EKG duties. This program covers the following key areas and topics:

  • Process and procedures for collecting blood specimens for laboratory analysis
  • All aspects of blood collection and related procedures
  • The order of draw
  • Universal precautions
  • Skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely
  • Terminology and related anatomy and physiology
  • Clinical responsibilities of the medical office – assisting the physician with patient related care
  • Preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine procedures and diagnostic testing, HIPAA, patient confidentiality, legal aspects of healthcare and regulatory patient care issues, recording and taking of vital signs, blood pressure, and other patient care items related to the physician office visit
  • Review and administration of medications, allergies and other pharmacology related items
  • Laboratory procedures, phlebotomy and the proper techniques required to collect specimens for laboratory analysis
  • Cardiology and the proper placement of leads when taking a 12 lead EKG
  • Detailed anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Medical disease processes and terminology
  • Medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact
  • Electrocardiography and echocardiography
  • An introduction to the components, function, and proper use of the EKG machine
  • The normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement
  • 12-lead placement and other practices

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Clinical Medical Assistant with Endocrinology Specialization

The Clinical Medical Assistant: Endocrinology Specialization program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings in both general and Endocrinology. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and phlebotomy. Job opportunities are prevalent in physician offices, clinics, chiropractor offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities.

This program includes the voucher to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.

The program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! Additional fees may apply for a background check, drug test and other externship site testing requirements. Fees will be paid by the student at the time of placement in the optional externship.

The purpose of the Clinical Medical Assistant program is to prepare students to assist physicians and nurses by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office, included but not limited to phlebotomy and EKG duties. This program covers the following key areas and topics:

  • Process and procedures for collecting blood specimens for laboratory analysis
  • All aspects of blood collection and related procedures
  • The order of draw
  • Universal precautions
  • Skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely
  • Terminology and related anatomy and physiology
  • Clinical responsibilities of the medical office – assisting the physician with patient related care
  • Preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine procedures and diagnostic testing, HIPAA, patient confidentiality, legal aspects of healthcare and regulatory patient care issues, recording and taking of vital signs, blood pressure, and other patient care items related to the physician office visit
  • Review and administration of medications, allergies and other pharmacology related items
  • Laboratory procedures, phlebotomy and the proper techniques required to collect specimens for laboratory analysis
  • Cardiology and the proper placement of leads when taking a 12 lead EKG
  • Detailed anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Medical disease processes and terminology
  • Medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact
  • Electrocardiography and echocardiography
  • An introduction to the components, function, and proper use of the EKG machine
  • The normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement
  • 12-lead placement and other practices

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Clinical Medical Assistant with Gastroenterology and Nutrition Specialization

The Clinical Medical Assistant: Gastroenterology and Nutrition Specialization program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings both general and Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and phlebotomy. Job opportunities are prevalent with physician offices, clinics, chiropractor offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities.

This program includes the voucher to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.

The program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! Additional fees may apply for a background check, drug test and other externship site testing requirements. Fees will be paid by the student at the time of placement in the optional externship.

The purpose of the Clinical Medical Assistant program is to prepare students to assist physicians and nurses by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office, included but not limited to phlebotomy and EKG duties. This program covers the following key areas and topics:

  • Process and procedures for collecting blood specimens for laboratory analysis
  • All aspects of blood collection and related procedures
  • The order of draw
  • Universal precautions
  • Skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely
  • Terminology and related anatomy and physiology
  • Clinical responsibilities of the medical office – assisting the physician with patient related care
  • Preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine procedures and diagnostic testing, HIPAA, patient confidentiality, legal aspects of healthcare and regulatory patient care issues, recording and taking of vital signs, blood pressure, and other patient care items related to the physician office visit
  • Review and administration of medications, allergies and other pharmacology related items
  • Laboratory procedures, phlebotomy and the proper techniques required to collect specimens for laboratory analysis
  • Cardiology and the proper placement of leads when taking a 12 lead EKG
  • Detailed anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Medical disease processes and terminology
  • Medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact
  • Electrocardiography and echocardiography
  • An introduction to the components, function, and proper use of the EKG machine
  • The normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement
  • 12-lead placement and other practices

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Clinical Medical Assistant with Geriatrics Specialization

The Clinical Medical Assistant: Geriatrics Specialization program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings in both general and Geriatrics. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and phlebotomy. Job opportunities are prevalent in physician offices, clinics, chiropractor offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities.

This program includes the voucher to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.

The program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! Additional fees may apply for a background check, drug test and other externship site testing requirements. Fees will be paid by the student at the time of placement in the optional externship.

The purpose of the Clinical Medical Assistant program is to prepare students to assist physicians and nurses by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office, included but not limited to phlebotomy and EKG duties. This program covers the following key areas and topics:

  • Process and procedures for collecting blood specimens for laboratory analysis
  • All aspects of blood collection and related procedures
  • The order of draw
  • Universal precautions
  • Skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely
  • Terminology and related anatomy and physiology
  • Clinical responsibilities of the medical office – assisting the physician with patient related care
  • Preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine procedures and diagnostic testing, HIPAA, patient confidentiality, legal aspects of healthcare and regulatory patient care issues, recording and taking of vital signs, blood pressure, and other patient care items related to the physician office visit
  • Review and administration of medications, allergies and other pharmacology related items
  • Laboratory procedures, phlebotomy and the proper techniques required to collect specimens for laboratory analysis
  • Cardiology and the proper placement of leads when taking a 12 lead EKG
  • Detailed anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Medical disease processes and terminology
  • Medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact
  • Electrocardiography and echocardiography
  • An introduction to the components, function, and proper use of the EKG machine
  • The normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement
  • 12-lead placement and other practices

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Clinical Medical Assistant with Immunology and Allergies Specialization

The Clinical Medical Assistant: Immunology and Allergies Specialization program, offered by our accredited school partners, is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings both general and Immunology and Allergies. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and phlebotomy. Job opportunities are prevalent with physician offices, clinics, chiropractor offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities.

This program includes the voucher to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.

The program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! Additional fees may apply for a background check, drug test and other externship site testing requirements. Fees will be paid by the student at the time of placement in the optional externship.

The purpose of the Clinical Medical Assistant program is to prepare students to assist physicians and nurses by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office, included but not limited to phlebotomy and EKG duties. This program covers the following key areas and topics:

  • Process and procedures for collecting blood specimens for laboratory analysis
  • All aspects of blood collection and related procedures
  • The order of draw
  • Universal precautions
  • Skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely
  • Terminology and related anatomy and physiology
  • Clinical responsibilities of the medical office – assisting the physician with patient related care
  • Preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine procedures and diagnostic testing, HIPAA, patient confidentiality, legal aspects of healthcare and regulatory patient care issues, recording and taking of vital signs, blood pressure, and other patient care items related to the physician office visit
  • Review and administration of medications, allergies and other pharmacology related items
  • Laboratory procedures, phlebotomy and the proper techniques required to collect specimens for laboratory analysis
  • Cardiology and the proper placement of leads when taking a 12 lead EKG
  • Detailed anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Medical disease processes and terminology
  • Medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact
  • Electrocardiography and echocardiography
  • An introduction to the components, function, and proper use of the EKG machine
  • The normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement
  • 12-lead placement and other practices

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Clinical Medical Assistant with Mental Health Specialization

The Clinical Medical Assistant: Mental Health Specialization program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings in both general and Mental Health. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and phlebotomy. Job opportunities are prevalent in physician offices, clinics, chiropractor offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities.

This program includes the voucher to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.

The program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! Additional fees may apply for a background check, drug test and other externship site testing requirements. Fees will be paid by the student at the time of placement in the optional externship.

The purpose of the Clinical Medical Assistant program is to prepare students to assist physicians and nurses by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office, included but not limited to phlebotomy and EKG duties. This program covers the following key areas and topics:

  • Process and procedures for collecting blood specimens for laboratory analysis
  • All aspects of blood collection and related procedures
  • The order of draw
  • Universal precautions
  • Skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely
  • Terminology and related anatomy and physiology
  • Clinical responsibilities of the medical office – assisting the physician with patient related care
  • Preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine procedures and diagnostic testing, HIPAA, patient confidentiality, legal aspects of healthcare and regulatory patient care issues, recording and taking of vital signs, blood pressure, and other patient care items related to the physician office visit
  • Review and administration of medications, allergies and other pharmacology related items
  • Laboratory procedures, phlebotomy and the proper techniques required to collect specimens for laboratory analysis
  • Cardiology and the proper placement of leads when taking a 12 lead EKG
  • Detailed anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Medical disease processes and terminology
  • Medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact
  • Electrocardiography and echocardiography
  • An introduction to the components, function, and proper use of the EKG machine
  • The normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement
  • 12-lead placement and other practices

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Clinical Medical Assistant with Neurology Specialization

The Clinical Medical Assistant: Neurology Specialization program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings in both general and Neurology. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and phlebotomy. Job opportunities are prevalent in physician offices, clinics, chiropractor offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities.

This program includes the voucher to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.

The program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! Additional fees may apply for a background check, drug test and other externship site testing requirements. Fees will be paid by the student at the time of placement in the optional externship.

The purpose of the Clinical Medical Assistant program is to prepare students to assist physicians and nurses by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office, included but not limited to phlebotomy and EKG duties. This program covers the following key areas and topics:

  • Process and procedures for collecting blood specimens for laboratory analysis
  • All aspects of blood collection and related procedures
  • The order of draw
  • Universal precautions
  • Skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely
  • Terminology and related anatomy and physiology
  • Clinical responsibilities of the medical office – assisting the physician with patient related care
  • Preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine procedures and diagnostic testing, HIPAA, patient confidentiality, legal aspects of healthcare and regulatory patient care issues, recording and taking of vital signs, blood pressure, and other patient care items related to the physician office visit
  • Review and administration of medications, allergies and other pharmacology related items
  • Laboratory procedures, phlebotomy and the proper techniques required to collect specimens for laboratory analysis
  • Cardiology and the proper placement of leads when taking a 12 lead EKG
  • Detailed anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Medical disease processes and terminology
  • Medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact
  • Electrocardiography and echocardiography
  • An introduction to the components, function, and proper use of the EKG machine
  • The normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement
  • 12-lead placement and other practices

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Clinical Medical Assistant with OB/GYN Specialization

The Clinical Medical Assistant: OB/GYN Specialization program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings in both general and OB/GYN. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and phlebotomy. Job opportunities are prevalent in physician offices, clinics, chiropractor offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities.

This program includes a voucher to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.

The program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! Additional fees may apply for a background check, drug test and other externship site testing requirements. Fees will be paid by the student at the time of placement in the optional externship.

The purpose of the Clinical Medical Assistant program is to prepare students to assist physicians and nurses by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office, included but not limited to phlebotomy and EKG duties. This program covers the following key areas and topics:

  • Process and procedures for collecting blood specimens for laboratory analysis
  • All aspects of blood collection and related procedures
  • The order of draw
  • Universal precautions
  • Skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely
  • Terminology and related anatomy and physiology
  • Clinical responsibilities of the medical office – assisting the physician with patient related care
  • Preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine procedures and diagnostic testing, HIPAA, patient confidentiality, legal aspects of healthcare and regulatory patient care issues, recording and taking of vital signs, blood pressure, and other patient care items related to the physician office visit
  • Review and administration of medications, allergies and other pharmacology related items
  • Laboratory procedures, phlebotomy and the proper techniques required to collect specimens for laboratory analysis
  • Cardiology and the proper placement of leads when taking a 12 lead EKG
  • Detailed anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Medical disease processes and terminology
  • Medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact
  • Electrocardiography and echocardiography
  • An introduction to the components, function, and proper use of the EKG machine
  • The normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement
  • 12-lead placement and other practices

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Clinical Medical Assistant with Oncology Specialization

The Clinical Medical Assistant: Oncology Specialization program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings in both general and Oncology. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and phlebotomy. Job opportunities are prevalent with physician offices, clinics, chiropractor offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities.

This program includes a voucher to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.

The program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! Additional fees may apply for a background check, drug test and other externship site testing requirements. Fees will be paid by the student at the time of placement in the optional externship.

The purpose of the Clinical Medical Assistant program is to prepare students to assist physicians and nurses by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office, included but not limited to phlebotomy and EKG duties. This program covers the following key areas and topics:

  • Process and procedures for collecting blood specimens for laboratory analysis
  • All aspects of blood collection and related procedures
  • The order of draw
  • Universal precautions
  • Skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely
  • Terminology and related anatomy and physiology
  • Clinical responsibilities of the medical office – assisting the physician with patient related care
  • Preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine procedures and diagnostic testing, HIPAA, patient confidentiality, legal aspects of healthcare and regulatory patient care issues, recording and taking of vital signs, blood pressure, and other patient care items related to the physician office visit
  • Review and administration of medications, allergies and other pharmacology related items
  • Laboratory procedures, phlebotomy and the proper techniques required to collect specimens for laboratory analysis
  • Cardiology and the proper placement of leads when taking a 12 lead EKG
  • Detailed anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Medical disease processes and terminology
  • Medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact
  • Electrocardiography and echocardiography
  • An introduction to the components, function, and proper use of the EKG machine
  • The normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement
  • 12-lead placement and other practices

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Clinical Medical Assistant with Orthopedics and Physical Therapy Specialization

The Clinical Medical Assistant: Orthopedics and Physical Therapy Specialization program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings in both general and Orthopedics and Physical Therapy. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and phlebotomy. Job opportunities are prevalent with physician offices, clinics, chiropractor offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities.

This program includes the voucher to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.

The program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! Additional fees may apply for a background check, drug test and other externship site testing requirements. Fees will be paid by the student at the time of placement in the optional externship.

The purpose of the Clinical Medical Assistant program is to prepare students to assist physicians and nurses by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office, included but not limited to phlebotomy and EKG duties. This program covers the following key areas and topics:

  • Process and procedures for collecting blood specimens for laboratory analysis
  • All aspects of blood collection and related procedures
  • The order of draw
  • Universal precautions
  • Skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely
  • Terminology and related anatomy and physiology
  • Clinical responsibilities of the medical office – assisting the physician with patient related care
  • Preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine procedures and diagnostic testing, HIPAA, patient confidentiality, legal aspects of healthcare and regulatory patient care issues, recording and taking of vital signs, blood pressure, and other patient care items related to the physician office visit
  • Review and administration of medications, allergies and other pharmacology related items
  • Laboratory procedures, phlebotomy and the proper techniques required to collect specimens for laboratory analysis
  • Cardiology and the proper placement of leads when taking a 12 lead EKG
  • Detailed anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Medical disease processes and terminology
  • Medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact
  • Electrocardiography and echocardiography
  • An introduction to the components, function, and proper use of the EKG machine
  • The normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement
  • 12-lead placement and other practices

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Clinical Medical Assistant with Pediatrics Specialization

The Clinical Medical Assistant: Pediatric Specialization program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings in both general and pediatric. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an EKG electrocardiogram, obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and phlebotomy. Job opportunities are prevalent with physician offices, clinics, chiropractor offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities.

This program includes the voucher to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.

The program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! Additional fees may apply for a background check, drug test and other externship site testing requirements. Fees will be paid by the student at the time of placement in the optional externship.

The purpose of the Clinical Medical Assistant program is to prepare students to assist physicians and nurses by performing functions related to the clinical aspects of a medical office, included but not limited to phlebotomy and EKG duties. This program covers the following key areas and topics:

  • Process and procedures for collecting blood specimens for laboratory analysis
  • All aspects of blood collection and related procedures
  • The order of draw
  • Universal precautions
  • Skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely
  • Terminology and related anatomy and physiology
  • Clinical responsibilities of the medical office – assisting the physician with patient related care
  • Preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine procedures and diagnostic testing, HIPAA, patient confidentiality, legal aspects of healthcare and regulatory patient care issues, recording and taking of vital signs, blood pressure, and other patient care items related to the physician office visit
  • Review and administration of medications, allergies and other pharmacology related items
  • Laboratory procedures, phlebotomy and the proper techniques required to collect specimens for laboratory analysis
  • Cardiology and the proper placement of leads when taking a 12 lead EKG
  • Detailed anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Medical disease processes and terminology
  • Medical ethics and legal aspects of patient contact
  • Electrocardiography and echocardiography
  • An introduction to the components, function, and proper use of the EKG machine
  • The normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement
  • 12-lead placement and other practices

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CompTIA Master: CASP + Practice Labs & Exam Voucher

In today’s world of complex IT systems and technologies it is essential that IT professionals and those new to IT are able to demonstrate how to use and understand vendor products and software. With this complete course you can develop your practical IT skills in a safe working environment without the need to invest in your own hardware and software. Using the ease and convenience of the Internet you are provided with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully install, operate and troubleshoot a small branch office network. With the included Practice Lab you gain access to real equipment that brings theory to life and gives you a greater depth of technology understanding. You are also provided with integrated lab guides which walk you through a variety of topics. These guides will help in your understanding of specific exam objectives or provide guidance on how to carry out a real world scenario.

The current landscape of cybersecurity requires specialized skills to troubleshoot via customized hacks and build solid solutions. Each hack is unique and must be combated with master-level security skills and experience. As a CASP-certified IT professional, you will demonstrate that you can provide the best cybersecurity solutions and protection for organizations worldwide. The CASP exam covers the technical knowledge and skills required to conceptualize, design, and engineer secure solutions across complex enterprise environments. It involves applying critical thinking and judgment across a broad spectrum of security disciplines to propose and implement solutions that map to enterprise drivers, while managing risk.

This course includes an exam voucher for CompTIA CASP Exam!

This course also includes 3 Practice Labs! These Practice Labs cover topics for the CompTIA CASP exam using real CompTIA equipment. The associated lab guides cover exam and real world scenarios carried out on real equipment. Some of the key features and benefits of the Practice Labs are:

  • Exam based practical tasks
  • Real equipment, absolutely no simulations
  • Access to the latest industry technologies
  • Available anytime, anywhere on any device
  • Break and Reset functionality
  • No hardware or licensing costs

Certification: CASP covers enterprise security, risk management and incident response, research and analysis, integration of computing, communications and business disciplines as well as technical integration of enterprise components.

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Cyber-Security Professional with Labs

This program consists of the following:

  • Security +: CompTIA Security+ certification designates knowledgeable professionals in the field of security, one of the fastest-growing fields in IT. CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that demonstrates competency in Network Security, Compliance and Operational Security, Threats and Vulnerabilities, Application, Data and Host Security, Access Control and Identity Management Cryptography. This course prepares for the Security+ certification exam SY0-501. Many corporations recommend or require the Security+ certification for their IT employees. Companies like Sun, IBM/Tivoli Software Group, Symantec, Motorola and Olympus Security Group know the value of a Security+ certification and recommend or require it of their IT employees. This course includes access to a hands-on Practice-Lab which will allow candidates to have training in the practical application of the course concepts without having to buy any additional software and will prepare them for success on the certification exam.

    Homeland Security Specialist: With the onset of terrorism and heightened threats both at home and abroad, Homeland Security is a growing, increasingly complex field within the Criminal Justice field. This class is designed to prepare successful students to work in various Homeland Security agencies at a local, state or federal level. Specifically for those students whose career-focus is in counter-terrorism, counter-intelligence, national security or government security, this introductory course is a great way to examine new and different subject areas within this growing field. Ideal for anyone entering law enforcement, private security or public administration, this course provides students with an overview of homeland security issues, threats and emergency management to ensure they understand the context within which their roles and responsibilities contribute to the overall effort to deter and mitigate against the effects of these new threats. This course addresses the functions of homeland security, critical infrastructure, and asset protection as they relate to government, industry, and the community. The key functions of threat prevention, crisis response, and operations recovery are addressed from a variety of perspectives given that homeland security is a responsibility that is shared by government agencies, the private sector, and individuals, encompassing a broad spectrum of professional career positions throughout our society. This course provides an overview of the elements involved in the homeland security function, as well as the challenges critical infrastructure managers in government and industry can/will face while maintaining mission operations and staff accountability in the midst of multiple overlapping roles and responsibilities in our rapidly changing world.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional: The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) course is designed to ensure that someone handling computer security for a company or client has mastered a standardized body of knowledge. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) has developed as the key certification for security professionals in government and industry. Corporations are seeking certified, experienced information security professionals to safeguard their information and assets. The CISSP® is considered the global standard that proves an individual's proficiency in several security disciplines. Security professionals consider the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) to be the most desired certification to achieve.

CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills you need to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career. CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification IT professionals should earn. It establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on trouble-shooting to ensure security professionals have practical security problem-solving skills. Cybersecurity professionals with Security+ know how to address security incidents – not just identify them. Security+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the US DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements.The CompTIA Security+ exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks, and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations. The successful candidate will perform these tasks to support the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

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Event Planning Entrepreneur

This program has two modules:

  • Event Planning and Management
  • Start Your Own Business

Event planners need professional caliber information that explains everything from how to decorate, to the use of technology, and everything in between. In this course, offered by our accredited school partners, you will learn that information and much more. It is through planned events that we remember our shared history, our friends, family, and community.

The course includes information on greener events, corporate social responsibility, international best practices, and the expanding event field. You will also learn how technology, including the use of social media, may be harnessed to improve the financial, environmental, and other strategic outcomes of a special event.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Define the principles of event leadership
  • Identify the steps for planning an event budget, solving problems, and making critical decisions
  • Identify the requirements for working with vendors, securing a space, and marketing the event
  • Identify legal considerations and guidelines for writing event contracts
  • Identify the steps for starting your own event planning business

The “Start Your Own Business” class will help you create the business you want. Throughout this course you will be working on your business plan and creating a quick comprehensive overview of the elements you want in your new business.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Comprehend entrepreneurship and opportunity
  • Identify the steps for developing a business plan and marketing strategy
  • Identify methods for managing costs and forming a financing strategy
  • Comprehend commercial law and the importance of contracts
  • Identify strategies for growing your business and eventually selling it

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Mental Health Technician

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 care with this comprehensive online training program. A variety of therapies and treatments are explored to assist in dealing with psychological or psychosocial problems, such as substance use conditions, medical illnesses, developmental delays and disabilities, and social stressors such as poverty, domestic violence, and homelessness.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Comprehend the history and current trends of mental healthcare
  • Identify the characteristics of common psychiatric disorders
  • Comprehend legalities related to the mental health office
  • Define human behavior and different elements affecting it
  • Identify methods for assisting those suffering from loss of life

Upon successful completion of our Mental Health Technician course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position in a mental health setting and will be prepared to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Mental Health Technician (CMHT).

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NASM Certified Personal Fitness Trainer

This program consists of the following:

  • Personal Fitness Trainer – Level 1: This course provides an introduction to the profession along with coverage of exercise physiology, biomechanics, anatomy, motor learning, and nutrition. Learn how to establish goals for clients and assess strength, flexibility, and risk as well as develop resistance, cardiorespiratory and flexibility training programs. Learn to be a Personal Trainer and change people’s lives!
  • Personal Fitness Trainer - Level 2: Prepares you to take the ACSM's certification exam. This course elaborates on all major aspects of preventative rehabilitation and fitness programs. We provide students with the information necessary to address the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA) set forth by ACSM. The contributions of experts in the field are featured, showcasing their expertise in physiology, kinesiology, fitness, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, and epidemiology. The content of this course comprises both theoretical and practical physiological concepts, with related examples of exercise testing, training and programming.
  • Start Your Own Personal Training Business: As a personal trainer you have the opportunity to make a difference in people's lives by tailoring your exercise and healthy living training to each individual client. Whether your goal is to provide fitness assessments, individual exercise programs, or train in small or large groups, you will learn how to combine your love of fitness with your entrepreneurial spirit to create a comprehensive business plan for your company.
  • Coaching: Transforming Business and Personal Lives: This course uses the Co-Active Coaching Model to help you develop your skills in communication, relationships, and coaching to achieve transformational change in others. Our course is based on humanistic and transpersonal psychological principles. You will discover the skills and tools you need to create an ideal coaching environment to bring fulfillment and balance to those you coach.
  • CPR Refresher: This course IS NOT designed to be a primary or introductory lesson on CPR; rather it is intended to provide refresher training to workers who have already attended a certified CPR training program.
  • First-Aid Refresher: This course IS NOT designed to be a primary or introductory lesson on first-aid and emergency response; rather it is intended to provide refresher training to workers who have already attended an initial first-aid training program.
  • OSHA Safety & Health: The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), part of the U.S. Department of Labor, has a mission to save lives, prevent injuries and protect the health of America’s workers. OSHA does this by collaborating with workplaces to build worker safety and health programs that prevent problems before they occur. Regardless of company size or industry types, workers can intentionally or accidentally be placed in harm’s way. Workplace accidents not only impact the person suffering an injury, but also have a severe financial impact on the organization and can lead to government sanctions. Smart businesses know this, and work with OSHA and other organizations to prevent problems before they occur.
  • Safe Lifting Practices: Every year, many workers suffer back injuries caused when they improperly lift and carry heavy loads. This can affect most every worker in any industry, from an officer worker moving a box of copy paper to a carpenter constructing a building. This course discusses several tactics to help workers properly lift and carry heavy loads.

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Nutrition & Fitness Professional

This Fitness and Nutrition Coaching course provides all the information you need to coach others to their optimal health. This comprehensive guide will show you all the aspects of health and wellness and how they can be applied to unique individuals. Health is not just the absence of illness but it’s a feeling of overall well-being. This course takes a personalized approach that guides you through the development of an attainable and enjoyable fitness and wellness program. Learn current, practical information and tips on health and fitness topics, from nutrition and stress management, to flexibility and strength. Each individual is responsible for their own personal health, but first they must be given proper information. As a Fitness & Nutrition Coach you will be able to provide people with information they can use to improve their quality of life. Students will also learn about developing a successful coaching business, marketing your practice, and growing profit.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Comprehend the importance of physical activity and nutrition for wellness
  • Identify the steps for measuring body mass and assessing physical fitness
  • Identify methods for building and maintaining muscular strength and flexibility
  • Comprehend the importance of stress management for fending off ailments of the mind and body
  • Identify the steps for starting your own coaching business

Although many people understand the importance of healthy nutrition habits and good fitness patterns, it is sometimes hard to accomplish goals on their own. A Nutritional Consultant can help clients adopt a healthy lifestyle. Our Nutritional Consultant training provides students with an understanding of how food nutrition contributes to the prevention of illness and the promotion of optimal health. Students learn to conduct in-depth diet and lifestyle evaluations and to advise individuals on food plans customized to each individual’s taste, temperament, and health goals. The fundamentals of whole food nutrition, digestive physiology, metabolism, nutritional biochemistry, and current research are presented. Additionally, students will discover how healthy nutrition habits are used in the food industry. Our Nutritional Consultant course will give students the training they need to work with clients of all ages, backgrounds, and fitness levels.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Comprehend healthy food guidelines and how to plan diets
  • Identify how nutrition aids in health and how foods are used by the body
  • Define vitamins and minerals and their role in the body
  • Comprehend the credibility of nutrition information and how nutrition used in the food industry
  • Identify the nutritional needs throughout the lifespan

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Pharmacy Technician

This comprehensive course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s CPhT exam. Course content includes pharmacy medical terminology, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining generic and brand names drugs and much, much more! Program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider! 

This program will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and to pursue certification including the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s CPhT exam. This course covers the following key areas and topics: 

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Pharmacy calculations
  • Medical terminology specific to the pharmacy
  • Skills to read and interpret prescriptions
  • Review of the top 200 drugs
  • Skills to identify drugs by generic and brand names
  • Dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, and dose conversions
  • Dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, and billing and reimbursement

Program includes the PTCB's CPhT certification exam practice test and an exam voucher. 

The CPhT is the gold standard of credentialing for pharmacy technicians. PTCB® offers the CPhT certification to individuals who wish to distinguish themselves in the pharmacy technician field. PTCB’s certification program enables technicians to work more effectively with pharmacists to offer safe and effective patient care and service. Most employers prefer, and many require, that their pharmacy technicians be CPhTs.

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Teacher's Aide Professional Program (CCTP)

This Complete Career Training Program (CCTP) includes both the training you need and the skills you will want in order to be prepared for your new career. We have taken online career programs to a whole new level by bundling our Career Training with Professional Development and Personal Enrichment courses to ensure you have a diversified learning experience.

Our mentor-supported career courses focus on the industry standards that prepare you for your chosen career or certification. You will also get our smaller, self-study professional development courses to fine tune some of the softer skills needed in your chosen career, and our four-week long, instructor-led personal enrichment courses to further your employment training.

  • Child & Adolescent Development: This Child and Adolescent Development course encourages students to use current research to think critically about developmental theories and practices. You will explore which nutritional, physical, parental, educational, societal, and other factors will lead to optimal physical, cognitive, and psychosocial outcomes for the next generation of children. Whether you have children of your own, or are interested in a career with children or adolescents, this is an ideal choice to help you learn more. Our curriculum will provide a thorough introduction on the various levels of child & adolescent development.
  • Child Health, Safety and Nutrition: The Child Health, Safety and Nutrition class is for anyone who works in a role that touches children's lives. The material is based on the most current research and reflects the latest developments in health, safety and nutrition as well as their application in multiple settings. This course covers the contemporary health, safety and nutrition needs of infant through school-age children, with extensive coverage of topics critical to the early identification of children’s health conditions and the promotion of children’s well-being. Collaboration with families, sensitivity to individual differences and the critical importance of health, safety and nutrition education continue to be stressed. This course is clear, concise and thought-provoking and is loaded with easy-to-access checklists, guidelines and lesson plans that no early childhood student or professional should be without!
  • Teacher Aide: If you love children and want to see them succeed educationally, then becoming a teacher’s aide is for you! This distance learning teacher’s aide course can help you take the first step toward a rewarding, new career as a teacher’s aide. There are a number of teacher’s aide jobs that directly assist teachers, administrators and instructors that are vital to the successful education of students of all ages and skill levels. A teacher’s aide is an indispensable individual who performs a number of teacher’s aide jobs such as providing instructional and clerical support to classroom teachers, meeting with parents, supervising children, and/or helping teachers set up for special projects.
  • Classroom Management Secrets:Taking this Classroom Management Secrets course will give participants practical advice and step-by-step instructions for devising a classroom management plan that motivates their students to want to behave in the classroom. Among many things, topics will cover important information on how to handle difficult students, how to fuel intrinsic motivation, how to teach routines, and how to be a calmer, more effective teacher.
  • Discover a Career as a Teaching Assistant: This Discover a Career as a Teaching Assistant courses provides a comprehensive overview of this rewarding career in the education field. The course covers the various ways paraprofessionals support the overall development of the child and it also introduces effective instructional strategies and behavior management techniques. Understanding ways paraprofessionals support the classroom, academically and emotionally, will help define how vital this profession is.
  • SMARTBoard Training: This course is intended to teach educators or business professionals how to use the SMART Board interactive whiteboard. SMART Board is designed to engage students and deliver unique presentations. The course will allow participants will explore SMART Board software and learn how to create interactive lessons or presentations for the classroom and business world.
  • Understanding Problem Kids: PODCAST (Shrink Rap Radio): In this interview, Dr. Nancy Rappaport discusses the challenge of working with children who present with aggressive behavior at home and at school. Explosive behavior in children can be challenging to understand and can sometimes be hard for adults to respond appropriately, especially when it is occurring in school. This course will discuss what behaviors are typical and atypical in school-aged children as well as potential causes and responses that may help reduce outbursts.
  • Understanding Developmental Disorders: Developmental disorders are characterized as mental or physical impairments which begin before the age of 22 and last throughout a persons’ lifetime. These impairments are called developmental disorders because they are most often identified in children who are around 3 years old, a critical time in child development. Developmental disorders are severe chronic conditions due to mental and/or physical impairments. Problems with language, mobility, learning, and self-care are all associated with developmental disorders. 

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Web and Mobile Application Design and Development

Do you want to create the next big web or mobile app? Are you interested in learning how to create apps easily and swiftly, while gaining a certification that will help you get started along a new career path? Maybe you want to learn about application design, so you can create apps for your own business or just for fun. Then, the Web and Mobile Application Design and Development course is a perfect place to start.

This course does not expect or require any previous programming or design experience. You will learn the skills you need through our real-world project based learning approach. By the time you are done you will have a series of apps that demonstrate your understanding, a portfolio showing the breadth of your work and a certification* that tells the world that you have what it takes. The certification exam for this course is administered by the WebProfessionals.org association. You will gain the design and technical skills needed to go from concept to finished product. You will learn how to determine customer needs, create a project plan and produce the application. You will acquire and practice the programming skills needed to develop quality mobile applications. As you work through the real-world projects, you will develop interpersonal skills in communication, and project management. You will learn not only how to design an app, but ways to monetize your work and generate revenue from apps you create. This project-based experience also provides career exploration opportunities as you engage in video interviews of entrepreneurs, hardware techs, and application creators. You will learn what it takes to be a professional in the field and how to grow your passion, talents and interests into a career. During this course, you will create many different applications for both the web and mobile device deployment. You are free to share these apps with friends or continue to develop them into marketable applications. We believe that if you have an app idea then you should pursue it.

Upon successful completion of this program, learners will display proficiency in the following areas:

  • Understand basics of JavaScript programming
  • Write thoroughly documented programs
  • Write well tested and appropriately feature robust applications
  • Demonstrate the ability to write program documentation that is succinct, thorough, and maintains standards of good English.
  • Demonstrate the ability to compile, load and run an app program using a compiler.
  • Explain what an application life cycle process is and its value to a developer.
  • Explain the responsibilities of a project manager.
  • Explain the basic differences between desktop, web and mobile devices and how they affect good application design.
  • Understand the diversity of career pathways available to individuals passionate about programming and application design.
  • Explain the differences in legal entities that could be used for an entrepreneurial startup.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Ethical Behavior and its value in the workplace.
  • Explain how to protect the intellectual property and data involved in an application development
  • Understand the basics of a good contract and what makes a contract enforceable
  • Understand the history of the web and mobile devices
  • Explain the differences between browser, web devices, smart devices, and mobile devices as it relates to good app design
  • Understand the diversity of device operating systems and how that impacts initial design and development decisions
  • Explain which application life cycle is the right choice for a first-time independent developer
  • Compose and analyze a spreadsheet to compare different monetization models.
  • Understand why specific monetization strategies are better for certain types of applications and how monetization affects design considerations.
  • Develop a simple sales plan for a new application
  • Understand how monetization, application design and marketing all contribute to revenue.
  • Understand the need and process of version control during application creation
  • Demonstrate an understanding of project management triangle and weighing choices.
  • Explain what makes for good User Experience design
  • Explain what makes for good User Interface design
  • Explain the difference between UI and UX in application design.
  • Understand the importance of graphics and branding as part of the User Experience design
  • Demonstrate the main elements of a good testing process
  • Determine and apply the best choice of logic to solve a coding problem
  • Understand the basics of encryption standards and how to code, decode and communicate data safely
  • Demonstrate how to combine HTML, CSS3 and JavaScript to create an app and what each language contributes to the app's functionality
  • Demonstrate how to save, recall and manipulate data including using variables, arrays and files
  • Demonstrate an understanding of object oriented vs linear programming
  • Demonstrate how to use JavaScript to code various mathematical formulas and solve algebraic problems
  • Demonstrate the process in debugging JavaScript code
  • Understand and explain important terms including, method, functions, loops, objects, classes, and strings.

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Logos for online course partnerships - world education and ed2go

University of West Florida Continuing Education partners with ed2go and World Education to provide a variety of noncredit online courses.