Why do they act that way? That is the question all parents of teenagers have asked themselves at one time or another. Understanding those not children, but not yet adult humans that take over the house is no easy feat. They have bad manners, contempt for authority, disrespect for elders, and spend all their time sleeping and playing video games. This course addresses what modern teens face today and delves into physiological and psychological issues that turn our loving kids into surely teenagers.
This course presents details on the science behind super foods, revealing how food can increase your overall performance. By completing this course, you will learn how to shop for the best foods; understand which foods to avoid; the science behind organic foods; and the best super foods to buy on a budget. Based on the latest research, this course covers the legitimate effect food has on performance, colds/flus, chronic disease, memory loss, cancer, and a lot more as well as the antibacterial and home remedy properties of super foods. In addition, the latest food and health trends are covered, helping you to sort fact from fiction.
Conventional medical approaches are often complemented by therapies that are referred to as alternative medicine. Many forms of alternative medicines have found their way into the mainstream of the medical community and are used to treat disorders, relieve symptoms and improve quality of life, especially through pain management. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), a government agency, continues (along with other reputable entities) to conduct scientific studies focusing on the safety and effectiveness of alternative therapies. Healthcare professionals should be aware of the various forms of complementary and alternative medicines and gather information from the patient about any alternative therapies being used.
Applying Medico-Legal Principles to Protected Health Information is a micro course that explores the requirements for applying medico-legal principles when working with protected health information. In this mini course we will discuss the HIPAA Privacy Rule, patient information, and the different types of records. Learners will navigate through the training material before completing several short activities to test their retention of the information.
Cardiac Arrhythmias is a micro course that explores the most common cardiac arrhythmias. In this course, learners will discuss arrhythmia and the different types. Learners will navigate through the training material before completing several short activities to test their retention of the information.
Cardiac Medications is a micro course that explores the most commonly used cardiac drugs. In this course, learners will discuss the commonly used cardiac drugs and their functions. Learners will navigate through the training material before completing several short activities to test their retention of the information.
Excellent customer service is not just a courtesy in the medical field; it’s a patient’s right. No one wants to visit a crass, rude, and off-putting doctor. Poor customer service can even discourage patients from seeking necessary treatments because they feel uncomfortable or uneasy in the care facility. When you make patients feel welcomed, even with something as simple as offering a smile, they will feel more comfortable, even during an uncomfortable visit. Suppose your patient Richard is diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Instead of taking your word, he may want to see the test results or get a second opinion before starting treatment. As his care provider, you need to uphold his right to see the paperwork confirming the diagnosis before moving on to establish a care plan.
Common Calculations is a micro course that provides an understanding of the different calculations involved in a healthcare office or hospital. This course gives an overview of the different calculations needed in a healthcare setting including mathematical calculations and medicine dosages.
Communication in Healthcare is a course that provides a professional understanding of healthcare communications and the best practices for creating a positive and nurturing environment not only for patients but for co-workers as well. This course begins by giving an overview of how different forms of communication from verbal to body language effect communication in healthcare . It then dives deeper to explain the different types of discipline within a professional environment and how best to communicate these disciplinary actions. Finally it explains different standardized communication skills and how these skills guarantee precision and an environment where workers feel comfortable expressing their concerns.
Critical Thinking Skills in Healthcare is a micro course that demonstrates how critical thinking skills can be used in healthcare settings. In this course, learners will discuss critical thinking and how it is a tool in healthcare and the definition of a critical thinker. Learners will navigate through the training material before completing several short activities to test their retention of the information.
In our Customer Service Survival Skills course, students will learn how to get to the heart of customer service; a challenging but not impossible achievement. Customers expect quality service and in return will provide loyalty. Businesses today understand that customer service loyalty contributes to the success and growth of a business. This is why it is important understand the importance in learning, developing and improving the skills needed to communicate effectively in a professional manner with customers.
Which types of skin disorders and dermatitis are most common? Which skin conditions are infectious? Which are cancerous? The answers to these questions are critical knowledge to the healthcare professionals in a dermatology setting. This course provides an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the integumentary system and several common skin disorders that a healthcare professional may see in a dermatologist office. It is important for professionals to understand basic concepts in order to assist the dermatology specialist in this environment.