For Kentucky residents who have lived experiences with Substance Use Disorder and are interested in providing paraprofessional support to their peers in their journey to recovery. This micro-credential enhances community based experiential learning and helps to create a career ladder for Kentucky Adult Peer Support Specialists.
Receive college credit. Full scholarship provided by federal grant.
Each course 7 weeks and fully online.
The earner of this micro-credential will acquire the needed skills to facilitate interventions and understand diversity issues as they pertain to providing culturally sensitive service. The earner willbe able to implement the steps outlined in a Wellness Recovery Action Plan, conduct effective motivational interviews, and be a certified Kentucky Adult Peer Support Specialist.
The OIFSP program will help you develop skills necessary for a career working with families impacted by addiction. Working with practitioners in the field, you will translate what you have learned in the classroom to real-life encounters, developing a professional identity in accordance with the values and responsibilities of the Human Services Profession.
In search of students interested in a career focused on working with youth and families who have been impacted by Opioid Use Disorder.
OIFSP students must be HSR majors, have at least a 2.5 GPA, and are expected to complete HSR 100, 105, 340 and 300, while maintaining a B or greater.
Receive $1,500 Scholarship and $2,500 Field Experience for 2 semesters.
Provides a partial tuition scholarship and two paid internships.
Paid full-time apprenticeships are also available to students in their senior year or post-graduation.
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Northern Kentucky University offers a variety of Master of Science in Nursing degrees.
The Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care (BSRC) online program from Northern Kentucky University, one of fewer than 20 bachelor's-level accredited degree advancement programs in the U.S., is designed for the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) professional with an associate degree in respiratory care. This online program enables you to advance your credentials as a respiratory care practitioner, keeping up with evolving industry trends and increasing your earnings potential. The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) has set a goal for 80% of respiratory therapists to have, or be working toward, a bachelor's degree by 2020.
In this unique bachelor's degree online program, you will enhance your foundational skills in healthcare research and management, health informatics, pathophysiology, and advanced critical care. The curriculum features research-based capstone courses tailored to a focus area of your choice and pertinent to your worksite.
Learn the science, systems, and software behind emerging technologies and applications using health data to enhance delivery and drive innovation in healthcare with a Master of Science in Health Informatics (MHI) from Northern Kentucky University. The 100% online program offers flexibility to fit your schedule with multiple start dates and affordable tuition.
Gain the skills and knowledge to analyze, integrate, and improve healthcare information systems, healthcare processes, and the quality of care. Learn research methods, data analysis techniques, and information governance best practices to improve outcomes, support care coordination, and enable payment reform and population health. You will also learn about clinical informatics and how the integration and interoperability of healthcare systems are driving change and the move to value-based care.
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Create a degree plan that leverages your unique educational and career backgrounds with access to personalized advising. You may be eligible to earn academic credit through a variety of non-traditional methods, including: Credit for prior learning, Military Credit, internship and co-op opportunities, and credit for workplace courses and trainings approved through the American Council on Education. Plus, special opportunities may exist for students who have stepped out of school for two years or more and are now ready to complete a degree.
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