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Young or old, healthy or sick, health plays a significant role in all of our lives. Alison's range of free online health courses explore vital aspects of health, including caring for others, mental well-being, nutrition, physical fitness and more. Whether you are seeking a career in the field of healthcare, looking for techniques to help you care for loved ones or trying to improve your own health, Alison’s free online health courses can benefit you in fundamental ways. Enrol today and get started on your learning journey.Get Started
You can absolutely learn about health online! Alison’s free online health courses are designed by experts and universities to provide you with an enriched learning experience that will help you quickly boost your knowledge and skills. Our courses are broken down into engaging instructional components that help you understand important concepts of health and well-being in a self-paced and easily digestible manner. Whether you are looking for a short introductory course or more extensive study, Alison’s free online health courses will help you meet your health learning goals in no time.Get Started
Alison provides free online health courses in four categories:
Healthcare, including specializations in nursing, caregiving, first aid, disability and pharmacology
Mental Health, including self-help courses on stress management and professional training in psychotherapy and counselling
Nutrition and diet, including courses on macronutrients, micronutrients and meal planning
Health and Fitness, including exercise, weight loss and yoga
Looking to boost your caregiving skills? Consider courses such as Diploma in Caregiving or Caregiving Skills - Dementia Care. Do you want to know what to do in an emergency? Our first aid courses include CPR, AED and First Aid. Learn how our wellbeing courses can help you in our blogposts The Dangers of Stress and How to Manage It and Mental Health for Parents.Get Started
While the Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted both the vital role - and sometimes critical shortage - of healthcare workers, health professionals are needed even in the absence of a healthcare crisis.
Jobs in the health industry are in-demand and rewarding. Medical practitioners such as nurses, paramedics and radiation technicians focus on diagnosing and treating injury and disease, as well as promoting wellness. Medical researchers seek to improve future health outcomes by collecting and analyzing health data.
The need for healthcare workers is universal, and jobs can be found in the community, hospitals, medical or dental offices or laboratories, schools, cruise ships, medevac units, sports arenas and even space centers!Get Started
Alison’s free online health courses can help bolster your clinical skills, provide a boost to your professional confidence and serve as an impressive addition to your resume. They can also provide you with the knowledge and tools to promote wellness in your own life.
Alison’s web-based delivery system means that you can explore course offerings from a place and at a pace that is convenient for you. All courses are absolutely free, and upon completion, you can download an official certificate or diploma as proof of your achievement, depending upon the course or learning path you choose.Get Started
Improve your working knowledge and bolster your résumé with Alison’s free online certificate courses in health. A short certificate course like the popular CPR, AED and First Aid or Basic Life Support (BLS) will equip you to deal with medical emergencies, injuries and cardiac arrest. We’d suggest Caregiving Skills - Dementia Care and Introduction to Caregiving for vital training in looking after the mental and physical wellbeing of older or vulnerable people. If it’s clinical skills you require, we can recommend the Phlebotomist Training Course for technical know-how about taking blood samples.Get Started
At Alison, you can find free online mental health courses among the health diplomas. The Diploma in Mental Health provides learners with teaching from the US Army Medical Center of Excellence on everything from psychosis to depression to substance abuse. For a course in health and wellbeing, we suggest the Diploma in Health Studies which provides learners with an overview of global health topics, from diet and nutrition to women’s health and much more. If you believe that we are what we eat, we’d recommend that you take Alison’s Diploma in Human Nutrition. This top online nutrition course will benefit health-conscious learners as well as healthcare professionals.Get Started
Mental health is a vital aspect of achieving a sense of wellbeing. Read about just how much our minds matter in our blog.Get Started
Physical and mental health are intrinsically linked. Poor lifestyle choices, challenging situations or stress at work can affect your physical wellbeing and your mental state in many ways. Find out more with our blog and free wellbeing checkup.Get Started
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