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Seven Short-Term Online Health Courses To Help You Find your next Career Path

Are you interested in a career in healthcare but aren’t sure where to start? The Continuing Education Department of Savannah Technical College offers several short-term classes that can quickly help you get started on the healthcare career path of your choice.  We’ve gathered seven of our popular continuing education healthcare courses below. 

Each course is available in two formats. One option is a 6-week instructor supported class, with new sessions beginning every month. The second option is as a self-paced class that you can start today and have have 3 months of access. Take a look below to learn more about what others are taking.

Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach

If you have ever had trouble memorizing medical terms, this course (and word association approach) is for you. You’ll learn medical terminology from an anatomical approach with the origin, a combined form, and an example of non-medical everyday usage provided for each root term

Explore a Career in Medical Coding

Explore a career as a medical coder and gain knowledge to help you work, with confidence, almost anywhere in the medical field from doctors’ offices, clinics, hospitals, or even in the comfort of your home. This course teaches use of the CPT manual and IDC-10-CM which will give you a leg up on others who are new to this career.

Human Anatomy and Physiology

Gain a greater appreciation and understanding of the complexity of the human body. This course provides in-depth knowledge of the principles of genetics, how the body’s systems work together, and how the human body fights off diseases.

Explore a Career as Administrative Medical Assistant

Learn what it takes to have a successful career as an administrative medical assistant. This course explores the job of an administrative medical assistant (AMA) in a doctor’s office-from appointment scheduling and chart creation to medical billing and coding to give you an inside-view of the job.

Spanish for Medical Professionals

Prepare for any situation by bridging the communication gap between you, your patients, and worried family members. This course provides knowledge of basic medical phrases to help you better communicate with the Spanish-speaking community.

Introduction to Natural Health & Healing

Take charge of your own health and healing by discovering how to achieve total health of the mind, body, and spirit. This course allows you to explore a variety of methods including diet, hydrotherapy, positive attitude, relaxation, yoga, chiropractic, natural remedies and more to achieve total health.

Explore a Career as a Pharmacy Technician

Prepare for any situation by bridging the communication gap between you, your patients, and worried family members. This course provides knowledge of basic medical phrases to help you better communicate with the Spanish-speaking community.

Still didn’t find what you’re looking for?

View our other continuing education healthcare/medical courses here.

View Savannah Tech’s healthcare/medical credit programs here.(Requires formal enrollment to college)

About Savannah Technical College Continuing Education

STC’s Professional Continuing Education Department provides short-term classes in both traditional and online classroom settings. Continuing Education classes do not require formal enrollment into the college. Courses cover a variety of skills and workforce development options that match both personal and professional development needs. For more details about other classes visit: http://www.savannahtech.edu/learn-now

Published July 2nd, 2020