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Professional Healthcare Training
PCC Institute for Health Professionals offers high quality training opportunities in Portland. Our commitment is to provide first-class education that includes: entry-level training for aspiring healthcare professionals, certification programs on a variety of specialty topics, and continuing healthcare education for busy professionals. We even offer customized training for your healthcare organization. Review the programs below, or reach out if you have questions.
Spring Term Begins March 29
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American Heart Association
American Heart Association (AHA) and cardiology-focused continuing education courses.
COVID-19 Contact Tracer
Become a vital partner in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 in your community.
Emergency Medicine and Critical Care
Pre-hospital and in-hospital emergency medicine and critical care training.
Develop understanding and skills in complementary therapies such as nutrition, herbalism, Ayurveda, and more.
Mental and Behavioral Health
Acquire CEUs and learn the latest skills and best practices in mental and behavioral health.
From the IHP Blog
- Experience + Expertise, Meet Your Instructor: Ian Rubin, MA, CPT, CHC
- Thu, 18 Mar 2021
Ian Rubin is a wellness coach, founder of Wholeself Wellness LLC, coach educator and adjunct faculty member at the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM). In addition, he teaches Nutritional Counseling Skills within the Functional Nutrition Program at PCC.
- Experience + Expertise, Meet Your Instructor: Karen Davis, MS, CNS®
- Wed, 17 Mar 2021
Meet Karen Davis, MS, CNS®, a clinical nutritionist who began her career in evidenced-based nutrition when she recognized the key role food choice plays in preventing many diseases.
- How to Boost Immunity with Ayurveda and Yoga
- Fri, 05 Mar 2021
by Instructor, Ann Wagoner
According to the ancients, there are many ways to boost immunity. By looking to the timeless wisdom of India in Ayurveda, the science of life, as well as to Yoga, we can find many simple practices to put in place. Yoga is much more than stretching, it is the union of the polarities of mind, body and consciousness that we can observe in the breath. In Ayurveda, the three pillars of health are: Food, Sleep and Self-Control. The food choices we make influence our health. We can let food to be our medicine. A healthy sleep routine promotes rest, rejuvenation and the removal of wastes from the body. Self-Control (Brahmacharya) is an aspect of health that is often overlooked.
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