Health & Life Sciences

Our graduates are life-supporting, life-enhancing professionals dedicated to patient care.

Hands-on education is synonymous with NAIT and essential for students working toward a career in the health care industry. Career options are diverse, from hospitals and clinics to labs and home care companies.

Health and Care Together
Darren Astles (Emergency Medical Technician ‘12) a Canadian Forces veteran, was looking for new career options. With a passion for helping others, the Emergency Medical Responder returned to NAIT and enrolled in the Emergency Medical Technician program. Darren is now an EMT with Alberta Health Services and a NAIT instructor in the EMT program.

Name Delivery Open Studies Outcome
Animal Health Technology
Day Yes Diploma
Biomedical Engineering Technology
Day N/A Diploma
CPR Training
Evening/Weekends N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Cytotechnology
Day Yes Diploma
Dental Assisting Technology
Day Yes Diploma
Dental Technology
Day N/A Diploma
Denturist Courses
Distance Online N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Denturist Technology
Day Yes Diploma
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Day N/A Diploma
Emergency Management
Online Yes Diploma
Emergency Medical Responder
Evening/Weekends N/A Certificate - Non-Credit
Emergency Medical Technician
Evening/Weekends N/A Certificate - Credit
Emergency Medical Technology - Paramedic
Day N/A Diploma
First Aid Training
Evening/Weekends N/A Certificate - Non-Credit
Health & Safety General Courses
Online Evening/Weekends N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Industrial Emergency Management
Online Yes Certificate - Credit
ITLS Training
Evening/Weekends N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Laboratory and X-Ray Technology Combined
Day Yes Diploma
Magnetic Resonance
Day Yes Diploma
Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2nd Discipline
Day Online Evening/Weekends Yes Certificate - Credit
Medical First Responder
N/A Certificate - Non-Credit
Medical Laboratory Assisting
Day Yes Certificate - Credit
Medical Laboratory Technology
Day Yes Diploma
Medical Radiologic Technology
Day N/A Diploma
Medical Radiological Technology Bridging
Online N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Medical Radiological Technology Review
Online N/A Certificate - Non-Credit
Medical Transcription
Day Yes Certificate - Credit
Occupational Health and Safety
Day N/A Diploma
Optical Sciences - Advanced Practice Sight Testing Courses
Online N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Optical Sciences - Automated Refracting Theory
Online N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Optical Sciences - Contact Lenses
Online N/A Certificate - Credit
Optical Sciences - Eyeglasses
Online N/A Diploma
Optical Sciences - Ophthalmic Assistant
Online N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Optical Sciences - Ophthalmic Review Courses
Online N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Personal Fitness Trainer
Day Online Yes Diploma
Preceptor Training Courses
Online N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Professional Development for Dental Health Science Professionals
Distance Online N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Professional Development for Healthcare Practitioners (Distance Learning)
N/A
Professional Development for Healthcare Practitioners (Workshops)
N/A
Public Sector Emergency Management
Online Yes Certificate - Credit
Respiratory Therapy
Day Yes Diploma
Veterinary Medical Assistant
Day Yes Certificate - Credit
ACPA1100 - Health and Wellness
N/A Credit
ACPA1130 - Assessment & History Taking
N/A Credit
ACPA1140 - Pathophysiology
N/A Credit
ACPA1150 - Professional Practice in EMS
N/A Credit
ACPA1200 - Advanced Trauma Management
N/A Credit
ACPA1210 - Pharmacology
N/A Credit
ACPA1220 - Health and Fitness
N/A Credit
ACPA1230 - Special Environments
N/A Credit
ACPA1240 - Obstetrical and Gynecological Care
N/A Credit
ACPA1250 - ECG Interpretation
N/A Credit
ACPA1300 - Legal Concepts in EMS
N/A Credit
ACPA1390 - Intermediate Ambulance Practicum
N/A Credit
ACPA2400 - Care of Specialized Groups
N/A Credit
ACPA2410 - Advanced Cardiac Care
N/A Credit
ACPA2420 - Critical Care Integration
N/A Credit
ACPA2430 - Advanced Medical Care
N/A Credit
ACPA2440 - Advanced Pediatric Care
N/A Credit
ACPA2590 - Hospital and Community Rotations
N/A Credit
ACPA2591 - Advanced Ambulance Practicum
N/A Credit
AHTC1100 - Immunology and Infectious Diseases of Companion Animals
Yes Credit
AHTC1110A - Clinics: Theory and Practice (full year)
N/A Credit
AHTC1110B - Clinics: Theory and Practice (full year)
N/A Credit
AHTC1120 - Anatomic Pathophysiology: Support and Movement
Yes Credit
AHTC1150 - Hematology
N/A Credit
AHTC1220 - Anatomic Pathophysiology: Function and Continuity
N/A Credit
AHTC1230 - Animal Nutrition
Yes Credit
AHTC1240 - Anesthesiology
N/A Credit
AHTC1250 - Blood Chemistry and Urinalysis
N/A Credit
AHTC1260 - Parasitology
Yes Credit
AHTC2300 - Infectious Diseases of Food Animals and Horses
N/A Credit
AHTC2310A - Small Animal Clinics (full year)
N/A Credit
AHTC2310B - Small Animal Clinics (full year)
N/A Credit
AHTC2311A - Large Animal Clinics
N/A Credit
AHTC2311B - Large Animal Clinics
N/A Credit
AHTC2320 - Specialized Patient Care
N/A Credit
AHTC2330 - Pharmacology
N/A Credit
AHTC2340 - Diagnostic Imaging Foundations
N/A Credit
AHTC2420 - Professional and Safety Standards
N/A Credit
AHTC2440 - Applied Diagnostic Imaging
N/A Credit
AHTC2480 - Clinical Laboratory Procedures
N/A Credit
AHTC2490 - Clinical Experience
N/A Credit
ANAP1005 - Analysis: Fundamental Methods
Evening/Weekends Yes Credit
ANAP1105 - Analytical Principles
N/A Credit
ANAP1525 - Systems Analysis and Design I
Evening/Weekends N/A Credit
ANAT1120 - Human Anatomy
Online Yes Credit
ANBH1160 - Animal Handling and Behaviour
Yes Credit
ANPH100 - Anatomy and Physiology
Distance Evening/Weekends N/A Continuing Education
ANPH1101 - Anatomy and Physiology Foundations
Yes Credit
ANPH1120 - Anatomy and Physiology
N/A Credit
ANPH1130 - Anatomy & Physiology
N/A Credit
ANPH1201 - Respiratory Anatomy and Physiology
N/A Credit
ANPH2335 - Anatomy and Physiology
N/A Credit
BMTC2372 - X-Ray Systems
N/A Credit
BMTC2382 - Medical Laboratory Instrumentation
N/A Credit
BMTC2410 - Biomedical Management
N/A Credit
BMTC2431 - Technical Project
N/A Credit
BMTC2470 - Diagnostic Imaging Systems
N/A Credit
BMTC2480 - Renal Dialysis
N/A Credit