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Public Health focuses on the health of entire populations, fighting disease on a massive scale.

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Oct 20th 2014

Learn about your body's defenses against disease: how it can identify threats and coordinate counterattacks.

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3rd Quarter 2014

An introduction to the emerging field of global health quality. Challenge yourself to think beyond access to healthcare and question: ‘Access to what?’

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Sep 12th 2014

La seguridad del paciente en el ámbito domiciliario constituye una línea de trabajo e investigación muy importantes para los profesionales sanitarios.

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Sep 10th 2014

La Seguridad del Paciente, también llamada Seguridad Clínica es un elemento esencial en la gestión de los servicios sanitarios. En la actualidad la asistencia sanitaria es cada día más efectiva pero también más compleja, lo que ha convertido la seguridad del paciente en una de las dimensiones de la calidad asistencial más valoradas tanto por los ciudadanos, como por los profesionales y gestores de los servicios sanitarios.

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Sep 9th 2014

Learn how to change everyday behaviors for healthier lives using basic behavioral medicine concepts. Test yourself with virtual patient scenarios.

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Sep 8th 2014

How a psychological understanding of our emotions and behaviour can give us new ways to improve mental health and well-being.

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Sep 8th 2014

Learn more about how your heart works, the causes of heart disease and what you can do to keep your heart healthy.

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Sep 2nd 2014

Diabetes is a growing health problem in rich and poor countries alike. With this course you will get updated on cutting-edge diabetes research including biological, genetic and clinical aspects as well as prevention and epidemiology of diabetes. All provided by high-profile scientists from one the world's leading universities in diabetes research.

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Sep 1st 2014

Learn the science behind how and why medicines work, and what can improve the patient treatment experience.

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Sep 1st 2014

In this course, students learn to recognize and to apply the basic concepts that govern integrated body function (as an intact organism) in the body's nine organ systems.

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Aug 18th 2014

Violence is among the top three leading causes of injury and death in the US and globally. We will focus on different disciplinary approaches and perspectives to understanding and potentially preventing violence.

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Aug 18th 2014

Participants will learn the elements of research methods and design that are essential to the translation of knowledge into clinical practice, administration/leadership, and health policy.

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Aug 11th 2014

Considering a career in nursing? This subject will introduce you to the role of nurses in Australian healthcare.

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Aug 11th 2014

Learn the concepts, principles and practice of Emergency Management through real-world case studies.

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Jul 27th 2014

Today, more people have access to a mobile phone than to clean drinking water. At the same time, health systems around the world struggle to deliver cost-effective care. For example, where the United States confronts unsustainably soaring costs and millions of underserved citizens, Sub-Saharan Africa endeavours to provide medical care in the
context of infrastructural challenges, economic shortfalls, and the highest disease burden in the world.

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Jul 14th 2014

Understanding the clinical terms and abbreviations commonly used in U.S. hospitals is challenging. Adaptation to clinical language is difficult for U.S. students entering the clinical area and even more difficult for international students whose primary language is not English. This course helps both groups of students understand many of the terms and abbreviations commonly encountered during the first three months of clinical work on a U.S. general hospital unit.

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Jun 27th 2014

This course introduces you to Health Technology Assessment (HTA) as a concept (what it is, what it involves) and then takes you through the key stages in the HTA and decision-making process:
Identifying technologies for development;
Evaluating these technologies in trials and measuring key outcomes, such as Quality of Life (health economics)
Appraising and pooling the evidence from these trials to determine the effect of a technology (clinical effectiveness review)
Assessing the cost-effectiveness of those technologies (decision-analytic modelling)
Considering how the results from this HTA process are used to inform reimbursement and pricing decisions in different countries

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Jun 23rd 2014

The Meat We Eat is a course designed to create a more informed consumer about the quality, safety, healthfulness and sustainability of muscle foods and address current issues in animal agriculture in developed and developing countries.

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Jun 16th 2014

This course will provide a coherent, understandable look at the evidence on how nutrition and physical activity impact health through lower morbidity, longevity, and quality of life.

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