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Language: EnglishDescription: The 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 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.Instructor Description: Ken Baldwin, M.ED., ACSM-H/FI, NPI-CPS, is the former Chair of IDEA’s National Personal Trainer Committee and Chair of the Senior Fitness Subcommittee for the Massachusetts’s Governor’s Committee on Physical Fitness and Sports. Ken is the Senior Editor and lead author for the American College of Sports Medicine - ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer Manual (2nd Ed.) and textbook. He continues to serve on national committees for ACSM, AAHPERD (AAPAR), and the Medical Fitness Association (MFA). He has been honored with numerous awards including IDEA’s Personal Trainer of the Year Award, presented at the IDEA International Personal Training Summit.

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Total Cost: $3,695.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: The 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.Instructor Description: Ken Baldwin, M.ED., ACSM-H/FI, NPI-CPS, is the former Chair of IDEA’s National Personal Trainer Committee and Chair of the Senior Fitness Subcommittee for the Massachusetts’s Governor’s Committee on Physical Fitness and Sports. Ken is the Senior Editor and lead author for the American College of Sports Medicine - ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer Manual (2nd Ed.) and textbook. He continues to serve on national committees for ACSM, AAHPERD (AAPAR), and the Medical Fitness Association (MFA). He has been honored with numerous awards including IDEA’s Personal Trainer of the Year Award, presented at the IDEA International Personal Training Summit.Certification: Personal Trainers are health and fitness professionals who perform individualized assessments,and design safe, effective and individualized exercise and conditioning programs. NASMCPTs are prepared to design exercise and conditioning programs that are scientifically validand based on clinical evidence. They provide the guidance to help clients achieve theirpersonal health, fitness and performance goals via the implementation of exercise programsand suggested lifestyle modifications. Personal Trainers do not diagnose or treat areas ofpain or disease and will always refer clients with such needs to health care professionals.

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Total Cost: $3,695.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: Anatomy & Physiology is designed for learners in the allied health field with little or no prior biology or anatomy and physiology knowledge. The course is organized according to body systems, and focuses on the body working together to promote homeostasis. After completing this course, you should be able to:• Identify the different cells of the human body• Define features and characteristics of tissue, skin, and bone• Define the function and movement of joints, muscles, and the spinal cord• Identify parts of the brain, functions of hormones, and processes of blood cells• Comprehend the function and location of the systems of the bodyInstructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

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Total Cost: $1,795.00

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

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Total Cost: $995.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: The Online Certified Posture Specialist (CPS) certificate program prepares personal trainers and health/medical/fitness professionals to assess and educate their clients/patients in all areas of posture and body alignment. The certificate program is taught in module format and includes the complete certificate course, quizzes, and the final certificate exam required to graduate. This program is offered in both an instructor led and a non-instructor led format.Instructor Description: This program is supported by an educational mentor. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

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Total Cost: $1,595.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: The Online Certified Resistance Training Professional (RTP) certificate program is designed for personal trainers, group exercise instructors (Aerobic/Strength/TRX/Pilates/Yoga etc…), athletic trainers, allied medical professionals (physical therapists/chiropractors) interested in learning a detailed process to teach, analyze, and perfect resistance training exercises/movements for their clients/patients. Whether you are a fitness/health professional, college student, or individual from the general public; learn how to perform biomechanically safe and effective resistance exercises and develop training programs to correct posture and body alignment and avoid exercise-related injuries!Instructor Description: This program is supported by an educational mentor. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

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Total Cost: $1,495.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: Have you thought about working with other professionals providing health care to patients? Are you a good team player? As a Clinical Medical Assistant you will work closely with patients and physicians; take vital signs, interview patients, record patient information, and provide point-of-care testing. Clinical Medical Assistants are projected to be among the fastest growing occupations in the next 5 years. Our course will also provide you with the latest HIPAA regulations, the Electronic Health Record, and how to care for special populations. Completing our Clinical Medical Assistant program will help you prepare for a successful and rewarding career in the growing healthcare industry!Prerequisite: Solid knowledge of Medical Terminology and Anatomy & Physiology. If you do not know Medical Terminology or Anatomy & Physiology you can take one or both of our additional courses.Upon completing this program students will learn to: •Define the daily procedures performed by the physician and medical assistant•Identify the proper guidelines of obtaining vital signs and patient information•State the methods of the administration of medication and intravenous therapy•Define the various guidelines for performing phlebotomy and microbiology charges•Identify the standard guidelines for OSHA, sterilization and disinfectionInstructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: Upon successful completion of our Clinical Medical Assistant course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position as a Clinical Medical Assistant in a health care center or doctor’s office and will be prepared to sit for the NHA national certification exam to become a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA).

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Total Cost: $3,295.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: The Clinical Medical Technician program is designed to prepare students to function as professionals in multiple healthcare settings. Medical technicians 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 the online study guide, CCMA, CET, and CPT practice exam, and a voucher to pursue the National Healthcareer Associations (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, Certified EKG Technician Exam, and Certified Phlebotomy Technician Exam.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 Technician 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 analysisAll aspects of blood collection and related proceduresThe order of drawUniversal precautionsSkills to perform venipunctures completely and safelyTerminology and related anatomy and physiologyClinical responsibilities of the medical office – assisting the physician with patient related carePreparing patients for examination and treatment, routine procedures and diagnostic testingHIPAA, 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 visitReview and administration of medications, allergies and other pharmacology related itemsLaboratory procedures, phlebotomy and the proper techniques required to collect specimens for laboratory analysisCardiology and the proper placement of leads when taking a 12 lead EKG Detailed anatomy and physiology of the heartMedical disease processes and terminologyMedical ethics and legal aspects of patient contactElectrocardiography and echocardiographyAn introduction to the components, function, and proper use of the EKG machineThe normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement12-lead placement and other practicesInstructor Description: This program is supported by an expert educational mentor, Patrice Arevalo. Patrice has a degree in medical assisting from The Career College of Northern Nevada as well as a degree in dental assisting from the Community College of the Air Force. She is available to provide guidance and motivation for learners throughout the duration of this program. As an expert mentor, she will provide answers to learner questions, monitor learner's program progression, and review lesson and program quiz/test results.Certification: Students who complete this comprehensive course would be prepared to sit for the National Healthcareer Association's (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national certification exam, Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) certification exam, and Certified EKG Technician (CET) certification exam.

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Total Cost: $3,995.00

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Dementia Care 

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As baby boomers age, the 21st century workforce is challenged to care for an exponentially growing population of persons with dementia. This course provides essential knowledge and understanding about neurological diseases that affect cognition and memory, and practical application of effective skills for supporting persons with dementia. Nearly all disciplines benefit from expertise in dementia care specialists, as do families of persons with dementia. Come away with increased knowledge in how to care for persons with dementia. Expertise in this growing area of human services also enhances your resume. Agenda Unit 1 An Introduction to Cognition and Aging -Normal Cognition & Aging -Cognitive Fitness -Myths about Memory Loss Unit 2 Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders -Alzheimer’s Disease -“Pigs Disease?” - the Related Disorders -Younger Onset AD -Mixed Dementia Unit 3 Stages of Progressive Memory Loss -Assessment Tools -Reisberg Scales Unit 4 Family Caregivers: Issues and Action Steps -The Evolving Caregiver -Avoiding Role Reversal -Finance and Legal Issues -Special Issues: Driving, Household Management & Wandering -Red Flag Issues -Respite Unit 5 Options in Care -Community Services -When is more care needed? -LTC options Unit 6 Managing Moderate Dementia -Treating Symptoms -Changes in Communication -Psychological Issues: Emotions, Hallucinations & Delusions -Common Behavioral Manifestations -Total Engagement: Arts-based Interventions for Wellness -Humor and a Lighthearted Perspective Unit 7 Caring for People with Moderate to Severe Dementia -Anticipating and Assisting with Personal care needs -Hygiene Issues -Engagement in Living -Critical Care: Pain Management, Challenging Behaviors, and Safety Issues -Wellness through Person Centered Care Unit 8 With Love and Compassion: End of Life Issues -True Options: Advance Directives -Palliative Care and Hospice -Nutrition, Ambulation and End Stage NeedsRequirementsInternet connection ,IE8 or higher, Chrome, FireFox and access to Adobe Flash Player

Start date: 06/05/17

End date: 07/28/17

Total Cost: $495.00

Online 24/7; sessions starting 06/05/2017,ending 07/28/2017

Instructor : Pamela Atwood 

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Dementia Care 

ID:74752
As baby boomers age, the 21st century workforce is challenged to care for an exponentially growing population of persons with dementia. This course provides essential knowledge and understanding about neurological diseases that affect cognition and memory, and practical application of effective skills for supporting persons with dementia. Nearly all disciplines benefit from expertise in dementia care specialists, as do families of persons with dementia. Come away with increased knowledge in how to care for persons with dementia. Expertise in this growing area of human services also enhances your resume. Agenda Unit 1 An Introduction to Cognition and Aging -Normal Cognition & Aging -Cognitive Fitness -Myths about Memory Loss Unit 2 Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders -Alzheimer’s Disease -“Pigs Disease?” - the Related Disorders -Younger Onset AD -Mixed Dementia Unit 3 Stages of Progressive Memory Loss -Assessment Tools -Reisberg Scales Unit 4 Family Caregivers: Issues and Action Steps -The Evolving Caregiver -Avoiding Role Reversal -Finance and Legal Issues -Special Issues: Driving, Household Management & Wandering -Red Flag Issues -Respite Unit 5 Options in Care -Community Services -When is more care needed? -LTC options Unit 6 Managing Moderate Dementia -Treating Symptoms -Changes in Communication -Psychological Issues: Emotions, Hallucinations & Delusions -Common Behavioral Manifestations -Total Engagement: Arts-based Interventions for Wellness -Humor and a Lighthearted Perspective Unit 7 Caring for People with Moderate to Severe Dementia -Anticipating and Assisting with Personal care needs -Hygiene Issues -Engagement in Living -Critical Care: Pain Management, Challenging Behaviors, and Safety Issues -Wellness through Person Centered Care Unit 8 With Love and Compassion: End of Life Issues -True Options: Advance Directives -Palliative Care and Hospice -Nutrition, Ambulation and End Stage NeedsRequirementsInternet connection ,IE8 or higher, Chrome, FireFox and access to Adobe Flash Player

Start date: 09/05/17

End date: 10/27/17

Total Cost: $495.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: The Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry-level positions in one of the fastest growing healthcare professions – Dental Assisting. With the national increase in healthcare-related services, and the national shortage of healthcare professionals, the need for dental assistants is growing substantially. With a growing workforce over 300,000 strong, a career in dental assisting ranks as the fourth fastest growing occupation in the healthcare technician field. To meet our nation’s growing medical demands, recent studies indicate that over 400,000 assistants will be employed by 2018.The Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry-level positions as a chair-side dental assistant. This course covers the history of dentistry, introduction to the dental office, the legal aspects of dentistry, introduction to oral anatomy, dental operatory, introduction to tooth structure (primary and permanent teeth), the oral cavity; and other areas. Program also includes an optional clinical externship at a local healthcare provider!The purpose of this program is to familiarize students with all areas of administrative and clinical dental assisting focusing on the responsibilities required to function as an assistant in a dental practice. This course covers the following key areas and topics:• Introduction to the dental office and history of dentistry and dental assisting• Legal aspects of dentistry including policies and guidelines• Introductory oral anatomy, dental operatory, and dental equipment• Introductory tooth structure including primary and permanent teeth• The oral cavity and related structures• Dental hand-pieces, sterilization, and other areasDental Assisting Detailed Course Information: • The dental assisting profession and the history of Dental anatomy and physiology• Tooth charting, tooth surfaces, and classification of restorations on a tooth• Parts of the jaw and areas of the mouth• Oral health and preventions of dental disease• Infection control in dentistry and occupational health and safety• Patient information and assessment• Foundation of clinical dentistry• Dental radiology• Single crown restoration, bridge, implant, partial denture, and full denture• Dental equipment, accessories and the treatment room• Dental hand pieces and accessories• Dental cements and impression materials• Coding of radiology services and the use of ICD-9-CM codes• Assisting in comprehensive dental care• Dental administration and communication skillsInstructor Description: This program is supported by an expert educational mentor, Patrice Arevalo. Patrice has a degree in medical assisting from The Career College of Northern Nevada as well as a degree in dental assisting from the Community College of the Air Force. She is available to provide guidance and motivation for learners throughout the duration of this program. As an expert mentor, she will provide answers to learner questions, monitor learner's program progression, and review lesson and program quiz/test results.Certification: Upon successful completion of this program students will be prepared to sit for the included certification exams. The DANB’s RHS exam is a component exam of both the NELDA and CDA certifications. The DANB’s ICE exam is a component exam of NELDA, CDA and COA certifications. There are no eligibility requirements for taking the RHS or ICE exams, so you can take them at any time.

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Language: EnglishDescription: The Dental Office Assistant course delivers all the latest information and skill practice you need to succeed in the paperless era: technology, forms, and equipment in use today; up-to-date coding information; HIPAA and OSHA guidelines; functions of the dental business office; communication and critical thinking exercises; and in-depth instruction for completing common tasks such as scheduling, bookkeeping, electronic record regulations and insurance coding.After completing this course, you should be able to:• Identify good communication skills, telephone techniques, and methods for maintaining patient relations.• Comprehend the role of the dental office assistant within the Dental Healthcare Team.• Recognize the requirements for managing dental office systems and dental patient records.• Identify the steps for managing dental office finances including insurance processing, financial arrangements, and collection procedures.• Identify the steps for bookkeeping procedures including accounts receivable and accounts payable.Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: Upon successful completion of our Dental Office Assistant course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position as a Dental Office Assistant in a dental office setting and will be prepared to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Dental Office Assistant (CDOA).

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Total Cost: $2,195.00

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