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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Approx. 19 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Why Health?

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 23 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Health Careers, Backstage Pass11m
The Balancing Act: Values & Vocational Courage6m
7 readings
Syllabus10m
Schools and Institutions Page10m
Grading and Logistics10m
Meet Your Instructors10m
Toolkit (Download)10m
Resource Toolkit10m
Medical Glossary10m
1 practice exercise
Quest: Health Careers Scavenger Hunt30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Day in the Life Snapshots

1 hour to complete
14 videos (Total 62 min)
14 videos
Day in the Life: Clinical Part 25m
Day in the Life: Clinical Part 35m
Day in the Life: Clinical Part 43m
Day in the Life: Clinical Part 52m
Day in the Life: STEM Part 15m
Day in the Life: STEM Part 24m
Day in the Life: Leadership4m
Day in the Life: Policy5m
Day in the Life: Public Health & Bioinformatics 4m
Day in the Life: Military and Industry3m
Day in the Life: Community Part 15m
Day in the Life: Community Part 24m
Day in the Life: Community Part 34m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Keeping it Real - Healthcare Career Journeys

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 30 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
6 videos
Former Gang Member's Path to a Healthcare Career5m
Challenges, Bumps in the Road, and Opportunities5m
Even Top Ranking Leaders Can Have Non-Linear Career Trajectories5m
Opportunities That Present Themselves5m
Passion for Social Justice4m
1 reading
Toolkit (Download)10m
2 practice exercises
Quest: Strengths30m
Start on your Career Portfolio30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Personal Story

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 14 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
2 videos
Students at Various Points in Their Careers4m
1 reading
Toolkit (Download)10m
2 practice exercises
Quest: Write an Elevator Pitch30m
Career Portfolio Check-In30m

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