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Public Golf Courses Offer More For Less

Who says “We The People” can’t do things better and cheaper? A public golf course, maintained by citizens’ tax revenue for the enjoyment of everyone offers the same level of enjoyment and challenging play as the most exclusive and upscale private country clubs. If you aren’t particularly concerned about prestige and status and don’t need special amenities like four-star restaurants and swimming pools – and above all, see the value in thrift (a nearly-forgotten American virtue since 1981), public golf courses will serve you well and make you proud to be part of a community.

Finding Local Golf Courses

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Many schools and organizations offer courses and other activities for continuing education credit. Courses can vary widely in price, location and media. Instead of paying for continuing education courses, health professionals can choose to complete courses online for free through the  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Public Health Training Network (PHTN), a distance learning network that offers a wide selection of free courses. 

Health professionals, such as physicians, nurses and certified health education specialists, need to complete continuing education units for recertification. For example, physicians in California need to accrue 50 hours every two years to renew their license. 

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Health and medical professionals conduct job duties ranging from administrative work to medical care. Health care schools provide students with numerous areas of study that lead to satisfying careers. Students can seek schooling opportunities in several concentration areas that provide them with the coursework needed to enter the industry.

Students that have a desire to work in health care have multiple opportunities available to them. The interests of students will primarily determine what programs to work through. For example, students that want to enter health education will complete different training programs then students that want to enter cardiovascular technology. Educational training can be completed at all levels, but some may require students to hold graduate degrees to qualify for careers. Some areas may only require undergraduate degrees to step into careers.

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