Home Study Courses

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CQ Style: The Intelligent Art of Working with People from Other Cultures
BRN and BBS: 7 contact hours

How many times a day in your personal or professional life do you interact with someone from another culture? Would you like to increase your awareness and ability to communicate in these circumstances with greater ease? Developing your “CQ” can help.

CQ or Cultural Intelligence is the capacity to understand and work effectively with people from diverse cultural backgrounds. The good news is cultivating Cultural Intelligence is a skill that can be learned.

This program will help you identify your own cultural style and determine that of others in six key areas: management, strategy, planning, personal communication and reasoning. It includes practical tips for optimizing communication with non-native English speaking persons.

Includes the text: Cultural Intelligence: A Guide to Working with People from Other Cultures by Dr. Brooks Peterson



Sleep Debt. . . One of America's Largest Health Problems
BRN: 6.5 contact hours

The cost of accruing sleep debt is steep, contributing to serious injury and chronic illness.  Recent research confirms that when people get enough sleep, they reduce stress and enjoy greater health.  This course covers a sleep related topics and provides valuable information to optimize personal and patient sleep hygiene and health.

Includes the text: Sleep for Success! Everything You Must Know About Sleep But Are Too Tired To Ask by Dr. James B. Maas, Rebecca Robbins, with forward by William C. Dement.

Menopause: A Mind-Body Revolution (Newly Revised 3 Part Series)

See each section for pricing and contact hour information.

Special pricing for investing in the full series: $225 for 26 CEs

In her newly revised version of the #1 New York Times bestseller, physician and author Christiane Northrup, reiterates the “change” is not simply a collection of physical symptoms to be “fixed.”  The choices a woman makes at this time have the power to secure vibrant health and well-being for the rest of her life.  This comprehensive series covers the spectrum of health issues relevant to over 42 million American women currently in their middle years.

Includes the text: The Wisdom of Menopause (Revised Edition): Creating Physical and Emotional Health During the Change by Christiane Northrup, M.D.

Part One
BRN and BBS: 9 contact hours.

Content covered includes:

  • Interaction between emotions, hormones and health

  • Physical and emotional ‘wake-up calls’ women experience

  • Common symptoms experienced in perimenopause

  • Decision-making process for hormone therapy and health factors to consider

  • Healthful menopausal foods.

Part Two
BRN and BBS: 8 contact hours.

Content covered includes:
  • Midlife weight control

  • Symptoms of hormonal imbalance in midlife and treatment options

  • Myths and realities of sex and sexuality at midlife

  • Strategies for better sleep

  • Depression at midlife and how to combat its debilitating effects
Part Three
BRN and BBS: 9 contact hours.

Content covered includes:

  • Ways to prevent and treat skin damage

  • Risk factors and common approaches for treating osteoporosis

  • Breast health

  • Reducing cardiovascular disease


Leadership: An Inside Job
BRN: 7 Contact Hours

According to best-selling author and leadership expert John C. Maxwell, leadership is not an exclusive club for those who were “born with it”. Leadership is developed not discovered.

This program will help you identify and develop your leadership skills. Students will learn 10 leadership principles that can transform a manager into a leader.

These include:

  1. Creating Positive Influence

  2. Setting The Right Priorities

  3. Modeling Integrity

  4. Creating Positive Change

  5. Problem Solving

  6. Having The Right Positive Attitude

  7. Developing People

  8. Charting The Vision

  9. Practicing Self-Discipline

  10. Developing Staff

Includes the text: Developing the Leader Within You by John C. Maxwell

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