Be a part of the health care boom! Job demand and wages of these careers are at all-time highs and are expected to rise for the next 30 years. Our programs give you quick entry into the field and start you on a great career path!

Healthcare worker traits and functions

The day-to-day tasks and responsibilities healthcare workers vary significantly but always require excellent communication skills and attention to detail. Desirable traits for healthcare workers include these general mindsets:

  • Maintaining a positive attitude
  • Following the rules
  • Communicating effectively
  • Interacting appropriately
  • Growing personally and professionally

Essential functions of a healthcare worker include manual dexterity, fine motor control, attention to detail, and auditory acuity.

Flexible online healthcare training

Take any of our healthcare classes at your own pace online through CareerStep!

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Browse course schedule and enroll

  1. Prior to enrollment, please complete the MCC admission application
  2. When ready to enroll in the class, contact health care continuing education at 816.604.1000 or

View in-person healthcare education course schedule (PDF)

Course descriptions