Informações sobre o curso
4.2
46 classificações
6 avaliações
This course aims to help high school students, recent graduates, and those considering career transitions explore health care career options and learn strategies for entry into the health care workforce and health related fields. There are lots of amazing job opportunities in medicine and healthcare! Join us, as we share the strategies and secrets for getting those jobs. This course will introduce you to healthcare professions, help you map a path towards a health career, and impart skills relevant for any career, including: articulating your personal story, resume and cover letter writing, job search, interviewing, professional networking, and professional communications. In this course, you will hear the personal stories, experiences, and journeys of dozens of people who work in health related careers. You will also have the opportunity to connect with a supportive community of students, mentors, and health care professionals to explore your interests, find resources, and discover exciting new opportunities. The course features more than 50 different guests and lecturers, including Northwestern University faculty from Feinberg School of Medicine; the Kellogg School of Management; the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications; the School of Professional Studies; Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; and the School of Communication. The course is also a resource and tool through which educators, parents, career counselors and others can support students’ career readiness and professional advancement....
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cursos 100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
Calendar

Prazos flexíveis

Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Clock

Approx. 14 hours to complete

Sugerido: 2 hours/week...
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English

Legendas: English...

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

Week
1
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4 horas para concluir

Why Health?

Careers where you can make a difference in people's lives...
Reading
3 vídeos (Total de 23 min), 7 leituras, 2 testes
Video3 videos
Health Careers, Backstage Pass11min
The Balancing Act: Values & Vocational Courage6min
Reading7 leituras
Syllabus10min
Schools and Institutions Page10min
Grading and Logistics10min
Meet Your Instructors10min
Toolkit (Download)10min
Resource Toolkit10min
Medical Glossary10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Quest: Health Careers Scavenger Hunt38min
Week
2
Clock
1 hora para concluir

Day in the Life Snapshots

Healthcare professionals briefly describe what they do and introduce medical terminology...
Reading
14 vídeos (Total de 62 min)
Video14 videos
Day in the Life: Clinical Part 25min
Day in the Life: Clinical Part 35min
Day in the Life: Clinical Part 43min
Day in the Life: Clinical Part 52min
Day in the Life: STEM Part 15min
Day in the Life: STEM Part 24min
Day in the Life: Leadership4min
Day in the Life: Policy5min
Day in the Life: Public Health & Bioinformatics 4min
Day in the Life: Military and Industry3min
Day in the Life: Community Part 15min
Day in the Life: Community Part 24min
Day in the Life: Community Part 34min
Week
3
Clock
3 horas para concluir

Keeping it Real - Healthcare Career Journeys

Personal stories & career journeys of health professionals and students...
Reading
6 vídeos (Total de 30 min), 1 leitura, 3 testes
Video6 videos
Former Gang Member's Path to a Healthcare Career5min
Challenges, Bumps in the Road, and Opportunities5min
Even Top Ranking Leaders Can Have Non-Linear Career Trajectories5min
Opportunities That Present Themselves5min
Passion for Social Justice4min
Reading1 leituras
Toolkit (Download)10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
Quest: Strengths8min
Start on your Career Portfolio2min
Week
4
Clock
3 horas para concluir

Personal Story

Packaging your personal story to increase your professional opportunities...
Reading
2 vídeos (Total de 14 min), 1 leitura, 3 testes
Video2 videos
Students at Various Points in Their Careers4min
Reading1 leituras
Toolkit (Download)10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
Quest: Write an Elevator Pitch8min
Career Portfolio Check-In2min
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Melhores avaliações

por TGSep 13th 2016

I took this course, because I'm an CNA and a CHHA. I want to become an RN, and this course runs down everyone's job in Healthcare. It's been very interesting to see every job in the healthcare field.

por RMOct 22nd 2016

Very Helpful! However, I don't know why I would pay for the certification?

Instrutores

Dr. Melissa A. Simon

George H. Gardner Professor of Clinical Gynecology and Vice Chair of Clinical Research
Feinberg School of Medicine

Sobre Northwestern University

Northwestern University is a private research and teaching university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois, and Doha, Qatar. Northwestern combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. ...

Perguntas Frequentes – FAQ

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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