Healthcare Career Prep Courses
A career in healthcare is a great if you’re driven to help others and you’re not squeamish at the doctor’s office. Preparing for a potential career while in high school can help you learn which direction is best for you before committing to a long-term program. Even if you do not plan to work in the healthcare industry, courses in healthcare can help you live a healthier life overall.
iLearn’s Healthcare Courses
Medical Terminology 11
Learn the language of medical terminology to be able to provide the best care possible. This course exposes students to prefixes and suffixes that help to form medical terms and explain body systems. Learn to communicate better with colleagues and patients and build proficiency in healthcare terminology.
Life and Health Management 12
Evaluate your health and what you can do to improve it. In this course, you will learn how to promote better health by improving physical, mental, and social health. Learn how to identify quality health care and differentiate serious health conditions from conditions that are created by insensible dietary choices.
Health Science 12: Nursing
Learn about the structure, systems, and workings of the human body and discover how to stop the spread of disease. In this course you will learn how to build relationships with individuals, families, and communities to develop wellness strategies for patients.
Nutrition and Wellness 12
Keep your physical body healthy and happy by making good decisions around diet and lifestyle choices. In this course, you will find the essential skills needed to pursue a healthy informed life while learning what is considered good health.
Health Assistant 12
Help make a difference in peoples’ lives by learning how to properly care for patients. From the administrative needs of healthcare, to learning to prepare an exam room, you will learn to schedule and document for patients while building skills in communication, privacy, safety, and ethics.
Medical Terminology 12
Prerequisite: Medical Terminology 11
Discover interactive case studies and the medical terminology associated with body systems. This course will increase your ability to master prefixes, suffixes, and roots. Connect this language to real-world patients and clinical settings through practical applications and specific scenarios.
Public Health 12
Learn who is in control of our health systems and how disease research receives funding. In this course you will study both infectious and non-communicable diseases and prevention strategies including proper hygiene, sanitation, nutrition, and new technologies.
Why Take Healthcare in High School?
Although our healthcare courses do not start until Grade 11, if you’re determined to get started before grade 11, you may be permitted to enroll in courses above your grade level.
Would you like to get started in one of our online healthcare courses? Check your eligibility to begin.
Is healthcare not your thing? Check out our courses in Coding, Business, Game Design, Personal Health, Digital Media or Music to find a course that suits your interests. Want to see all our courses? Download our Course Catalogue to see everything we offer.