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Rowan College at Burlington County

Healthcare and Allied Health

Online, Self-Paced
The Healthcare and Medical fields are growing rapidly. Get trained for a rewarding healthcare career.
Healthcare

Certifications

Medical Transcriptionist Career Prep
Price: $2,695.00
This course provides a foundation for the medical transcriptionist career field. The primary areas of study in this course include types of clinical documents, style guidelines, nomenclature, and measurement and numeration. Facility best practices and sample reports will also be explored. This course prepares a student to go take the AHDI Registered Healthcare Documentation Specialist (RHDS) national certification exam.. Click here for the full description of Medical Transcriptionist Career Prep


Mental Health Care Career Prep
Price: $1,595.00
Mental Health Technicians are in high demand right now! This certificate program will prepare individuals to enter this growing field with the skills and experience necessary to be a successful Mental Health Technician. This course provides a comprehensive overview of mental health care and the special needs of mental health patients. The full spectrum of mental health disorders will be discussed, along with information about the therapeutic interventions for each disorder. In addition, students will learn how external factors such as substance abuse, poverty, and culture impact a patient’s willingness to seek and participate in treatment. Upon completion of this course, students will have a thorough understanding of mental health care and will be fully prepared to begin working in the field.. Click here for the full description of Mental Health Care Career Prep


Patient Care Technician Career Prep
Price: $899.00
The purpose of this course is to prepare students to become a patient care technician (PCT) professional. Students will develop an understanding of the status of today's healthcare system, proper ethical and documentation practices, and caring for patients regardless of age or condition. Additional topics the student will encounter include the safety of all within a healthcare facility, properly cleaning and sanitizing patient and workspaces, and more. All skills learned in this course will help students become more confident in their ability to perform their tasks above expectations.. Click here for the full description of Patient Care Technician Career Prep


Physical Therapy Technician Career Prep
Price: $1,495.00
This comprehensive course will cover the knowledge, practices, and techniques needed to prepare you for the AMCA Physical Therapy Technician certification exam and satisfy the certification course requirement prior to exam admittance. Throughout this course, you will be required to read portions of the assigned text, complete reflective activities and practice activities, watch videos demonstrating procedure and research more information on assigned topics. Completion of this course will take approximately 120 hours. At the completion of this course, you will be required to take and pass the 50 question exam that will prepare you for your national certification exam. This course prepares students to take the AMCA Physical Therapy Technician certification exam. The cost of the course includes the cost of the AMCA Physical Therapy Technician certification exam.. Click here for the full description of Physical Therapy Technician Career Prep



Certificates

Adolescent Development
Price: $1,225.00
In this course we will discuss the stages of child and adolescent development, the features of each stage, and principles of growth, learning, and parenting.. Full description of Adolescent Development


Aromatherapist Career Prep
Price: $1,025.00
Aromatherapy uses plant materials and aromatic plant oils, including essential oils, and other aroma compounds for the purpose of altering one's mood, cognitive, psychological or physical well-being. It can be offered as a complementary therapy or, more controversially, as form of alternative medicine. In this course we will discuss and become familiar with the principles of aromatherapy, the benefits of aromatherapy, the items and techniques used in aromatherapy, and the fundamentals of the aromatherapy business.. Full description of Aromatherapist Career Prep


Dental Assistant Career Prep
Price: $1,595.00
As a member of the dental care team, Dental Assistants are responsible for helping prepare patients for dental procedures, and often assist with the procedures themselves. Depending on the type of dental office, the dental assistant may even be involved in laboratory or surgical procedures. However, regardless of the specialty, the dental assistant is responsible for providing direct patient care while working alongside the dentist. This course will provide you with the information and skills necessary to serve in this capacity. You will learn how to prepare patients for treatment, including taking X-rays and preparing the necessary equipment for each procedure. You will also learn about the various dental specialties and the specific responsibilities of the dental assistant in each area of specialization.. Full description of Dental Assistant Career Prep


Essential Emergency Medicine Spanish
Price: $165.00
Essential Emergency Medicine Spanish is a self-paced, online course that will prepare you to confidently perform a complete H&P and discuss testing, treatment, and disposition in Spanish for common patient scenarios encountered in emergency medicine.. Full description of Essential Emergency Medicine Spanish


Healthcare Professional Perspectives on HIV and AIDS
Price: $1,599.00
While much is now known about HIV infection, its direct and indirect effects continue to challenge patients, families, communities, and caregivers. A new generation of health care providers is now needed to provide care for persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH). Unlike earlier professional caregivers who had limited treatment options and primarily provided care for those dying from AIDS, the new generation of caregivers must understand HIV/AIDS as a chronic condition that PLWH may live with for several decades. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of HIV and AIDS, and it will cover topics ranging from the history of HIV, transmission, prevention, patient management, and working with special populations. When a student completes this course, the student will have a thorough understanding of the needs of patients living with HIV/AIDS and will be better equipped to provide care for those infected with the virus.. Full description of Healthcare Professional Perspectives on HIV and AIDS


Nutritional Fitness Career Prep Professional
Price: $2,495.00
The purpose of this course is to equip the student with knowledge and understanding about the importance and health benefits f proper nutrition, exercise, fitness, and healthy living. In this course, the topics of diet, exercise, nutritional elements, supplements, disease prevention, and weight management are explored. The goal is to prepare the student to use this understanding to facilitate healthy living in others.. Full description of Nutritional Fitness Career Prep Professional


Substance Abuse Counseling Career Prep
Price: $3,425.00
Substance Abuse counseling is a growing field that requires specialized knowledge in the areas of substance abuse and counseling theories. This course will provide an introductory foundation to all aspects of drug and alcohol counseling. Students will receive a comprehensive overview of the different substances and the etiology of substance abuse. In addition, students will learn about assessment and diagnosis, treatment settings and strategies, sobriety and relapse prevention, and general substance abuse prevention education and strategies. This course will also examine issues related to working with special populations and diverse cultures. Using a variety of instructional activities, this course will help prepare students to work with individuals and families in need of substance abuse treatment and counseling. This course will provide an initial educational foundation for students preparing to take state licensing or certification exams. However, since the requirements for each state differ, students will have to conduct their own research to determine state-specific certification requirements. Depending on the state requirements, the student may need to complete additional coursework or additional licensing requirements (e.g. externship or other work experience) beyond the completion of this course.. Full description of Substance Abuse Counseling Career Prep


Veterinary Assistant Career Prep
Price: $1,425.00
In this course, you will discuss and become proficient in the skills, terminology, and procedures necessary to assist in a veterinary office.. Full description of Veterinary Assistant Career Prep


Veterinary Office Manager Career Prep
Price: $2,595.00
The purpose of this course is to prepare an individual to manage and attend to the administrative, bookkeeping, and reception duties in a veterinary office. Concepts include medical record filing, appointment setting, record-keeping, bookkeeping and billing, and office etiquette. . Full description of Veterinary Office Manager Career Prep


Wellness Coach Career Prep
Price: $1,295.00
Wellness coaching is a specialization that builds on expertise in areas related to health, wellness, and fitness while relying on relevant theories and methods from the coaching field. Wellness coaches may work with clients who have specific health, wellness, and fitness goals, as well as those who have broad goals in the areas of health and wellness. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of wellness coaching and the specific skills and strategies that are used by wellness coaches. Students will learn about the different coaching models and paths of change, as well as the methods used to establish an effective coaching relationship. Students will also learn communication strategies, as well as how to listen and ask appropriate questions. Upon completion of this course, the student will be fully prepared to begin working as a wellness coach.. Full description of Wellness Coach Career Prep



Courses

Long Term Weight Loss Strategies
Price: $139.95
Many people decide to lose weight for a multitude of different reasons. For many, weight loss is one of the best motivators for a lifestyle change thus, long-term weight loss involves a complete lifestyle change. This course reviews various strategic approaches to long term weight loss and introduces the student to the improved health benefits of weight loss through exercise, less stress, improved nutrition, and long-term weight maintenance. Students will become familiar with and understand that long-term weight loss involves a complete lifestyle change. This course will look at those common weight loss roadblocks and propose suggestions for overcoming them. The health risks of being overweight, the healthy approach to exercising, the role of water and nutrition in weight loss, the negative effects of stress and establishing a maintenance of long term weight loss will establish a healthy approach to weight loss and weight maintenance. It will be important to understand all the obstacles in the way of long term weight loss to deal with them effectively and establish goals and objectives. In addition, the course will discuss the differences between weight loss and weight maintenance, and how to master the obstacles to weight maintenance. By the end of this course, you'll know how to set appropriate and effective goals for eating, exercise, and many other elements that affect your weight. You will also have the skills you need to lose weight and keep it off.. Full description of Long Term Weight Loss Strategies