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45 ratings
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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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Cours en ligne à 100 %

Commencez dès maintenant et apprenez aux horaires qui vous conviennent.
Calendar

Dates limites flexibles

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Recommandé : 3 hours/week

Approx. 14 heures pour terminer
Comment Dots

English

Sous-titres : English

Programme du cours : ce que vous apprendrez dans ce cours

1

Section
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4 heures pour terminer

Why Health?

Careers where you can make a difference in people's lives...
Reading
3 vidéos (Total 23 min), 7 lectures, 2 quiz
Video3 vidéos
Health Careers, Backstage Pass11 min
The Balancing Act: Values & Vocational Courage6 min
Reading7 lectures
Syllabus10 min
Schools and Institutions Page10 min
Grading and Logistics10 min
Meet Your Instructors10 min
Toolkit (Download)10 min
Resource Toolkit10 min
Medical Glossary10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quest: Health Careers Scavenger Hunt38 min

2

Section
Clock
1 heure pour terminer

Day in the Life Snapshots

Healthcare professionals briefly describe what they do and introduce medical terminology...
Reading
14 vidéos (Total 62 min)
Video14 vidéos
Day in the Life: Clinical Part 25 min
Day in the Life: Clinical Part 35 min
Day in the Life: Clinical Part 43 min
Day in the Life: Clinical Part 52 min
Day in the Life: STEM Part 15 min
Day in the Life: STEM Part 24 min
Day in the Life: Leadership4 min
Day in the Life: Policy5 min
Day in the Life: Public Health & Bioinformatics 4 min
Day in the Life: Military and Industry3 min
Day in the Life: Community Part 15 min
Day in the Life: Community Part 24 min
Day in the Life: Community Part 34 min

3

Section
Clock
3 heures pour terminer

Keeping it Real - Healthcare Career Journeys

Personal stories & career journeys of health professionals and students...
Reading
6 vidéos (Total 30 min), 1 lecture, 3 quiz
Video6 vidéos
Former Gang Member's Path to a Healthcare Career5 min
Challenges, Bumps in the Road, and Opportunities5 min
Even Top Ranking Leaders Can Have Non-Linear Career Trajectories5 min
Opportunities That Present Themselves5 min
Passion for Social Justice4 min
Reading1 lecture
Toolkit (Download)10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Quest: Strengths8 min
Start on your Career Portfolio2 min

4

Section
Clock
3 heures pour terminer

Personal Story

Packaging your personal story to increase your professional opportunities...
Reading
2 vidéos (Total 14 min), 1 lecture, 3 quiz
Video2 vidéos
Students at Various Points in Their Careers4 min
Reading1 lecture
Toolkit (Download)10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Quest: Write an Elevator Pitch8 min
Career Portfolio Check-In2 min
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Meilleurs avis

par 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.

par RMOct 22nd 2016

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

Enseignant

Dr. Melissa A. Simon

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

À propos de 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. ...

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