Course Description

Creating For The Health Of It

This online professional development course serves as a basic introduction to the field of arts in health. It also satisfies the arts in medicine prerequisite for the UF Center for Arts in Medicine’s online graduate programs, including the MA in Arts in Medicine and the Graduate Certificate in Arts in MedicineCreating for the Health of It takes approximately 20 hours to complete and is entirely self-paced.

Course Outline

Creating for the Health of It includes 5 modules: 

  • Overview of the Field 
  • Arts in Health Practice: Healthcare Settings 
  • Arts in Health Practice: Community Settings 
  • Professionalism in the Field 
  • Research and APA 


Learner Outcomes

By the end of this professional development course, you will be able to: 

  1. Define the field of arts in health. 
  2. Describe the scope of practice of arts in health professionals. 
  3. Discuss how the field of arts in health developed in the United States. 
  4. Articulate how the arts can enhance healthcare and public health. 
  5. Identify the importance of patient safety in healthcare settings. 
  6. Recognize professional opportunities within the field of arts in health 

Registration Costs

  • General Public: $465
  • Center for Arts in Medicine Students: Discounted*
  • Group Rates: Please inquire



Please contact camadmissions@arts.ufl.edu with any inquiries.


*Before using this course as a prerequisite for the Arts in Medicine graduate programs...

...please consult our admissions team first! Email: camadmissions@arts.ufl.edu or Call: 352-273-1488. 

This course does not provide any CEUs or college credit. Please also note that this professional development course does not reflect the rigor or intensity of our UF Center for Arts in Medicine coursework for academic credit at the undergraduate or graduate level. Our asynchronous graduate courses are three-credit classes spanning over eight weeks and are led by an instructor with weekly assignments, discussions, and deadlines. Rather, the look and feel of Creating for the Health of It resembles a short professional development or continuing education course.

Refunds are not possible, so please ensure you've communicated with us prior to registering for this course.

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Creating for the Health of It
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General Public non-credit $465.00
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