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

Average: 5.6 (5 votes)
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Actualmente se sabe que la obesidad es una condición que genera distintas enfermedades, por lo que es de vital importancia tener el conocimiento necesario para poder cuidar de nuestra salud y nuestra imagen corporal, por lo que se considera que este curso permitirá al usuario obtener y desarrollar las herramientas necesarias para adquirir hábitos de alimentación correctos, realizar actividad física adecuada a nuestra situación actual de acuerdo a metas y objetivos personales, además de tener la capacidad de escoger y preparar de manera correcta los alimentos que nos benefician y cuales pueden ser perjudiciales si no son consumidos de manera idónea, entre otros temas de interés que se desarrollarán.

Average: 7 (3 votes)
Jun 1st 2016

Learn about bacteria, pesticides and health hazards present in food.

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May 16th 2016

Learn about how your liver works, ways to look after it and how liver damage is caused, studied and treated around the world.

Average: 5 (3 votes)
May 16th 2016

This eight-week course explores the basic structure and uses of SNOMED CT. Instructional materials are featured from the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation (IHTSDO) and supplemented with learning activities, discussion forum for information exchange and instructor support.This course provides information about the use of SNOMED CT in healthcare technology applications leveraging the recently published Starter Guide from IHTSDO.

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May 9th 2016

This free online course will help you learn more about managing challenging behaviour in people with dementia. If you are a carer looking after a family member with dementia in your own home or a professional working with people with dementia, this free online course will help you better understand the person and develop the skills needed to manage their challenging behaviour.

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May 9th 2016

Improve your understanding of depression and anxiety and find out more about an effective and evidence-based treatment: CBT. Feeling sad or anxious at some point during your life is very normal and can often be resolved with the help of friends or family. But occasionally, these feelings can develop into more long-lasting mental health difficulties, including anxiety and depression. Around a quarter of the population are directly affected each year by mental health difficulties where more specialist help and support is needed. This course offers an insight into two of the most commonly diagnosed mental health difficulties: anxiety and depression.

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May 9th 2016

We can spend up to a third of our time at work. It is fair to say work is a highly significant part of our lives. How do we find a job that suits us? How do we carry out our work in a productive way? How do we keep ourselves motivated and engaged at work? How can we effectively design work for other people? If you have been thinking about at least some of these questions, then this course is for you.

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May 2nd 2016

Learn to provide psychological first aid to people in an emergency by employing the RAPID model: Reflective listening, Assessment of needs, Prioritization, Intervention, and Disposition.

Average: 7.5 (11 votes)
May 2nd 2016

This course is designed to inform primary care physicians and general otolaryngologists about the differences between acute and chronic rhinosinusitis and how to distinguish and treat them. It is also applicable to individuals who wish to broaden their knowledge and vernacular about this disease process, especially those who may suffer from this condition.

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May 2nd 2016

Obesity is a global epidemic. As the world gets fatter, we begin to see its impact across many aspects of day-to-day life.

Average: 8 (4 votes)
May 2nd 2016

Explore the role of food in health. Apply nutrition science to guide you on using food as medicine for you and your family. This free online course introduces the concept of food as medicine. You will explore how food can be important both in preventative health and in the treatment of certain conditions today, in the past and in the future. You will also learn about what’s in food that gives it the potential to improve our health.

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May 2nd 2016

This course provides those involved in educating members of the health professions an asynchronous, interdisciplinary, and interactive way to obtain, expand, and improve their teaching skills. These skills can then be applied within their own professional context, with a variety of learners, extending across many stages.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
May 2nd 2016

Why do we age? Is there a limit to human lifespan? Can we prolong our lives? Find out with this free online course. The “why” and “how” of ageing has puzzled mankind ever since it questioned its place in the universe. However, it was only after infectious diseases became more controlled and reliable food supplies became generally available, that the rapid increase of the average lifespan made science turn its attention to study longevity and ageing.

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May 2nd 2016

This course covers chemicals in our environment and in our bodies and how they impact our health. It addresses policies and practices related to chemicals, particularly related to how they get into our bodies (exposures), what they do when they get there (toxicology), how we measure them (biomonitoring) and their impact on our health.

Average: 6 (3 votes)
Apr 27th 2016

Learn how to help those with intellectual disability achieve better health. This health course will examine the specific physical health issues that affect people with an intellectual disability including, oral health, syndrome specific health issues, health communication, especially for non-verbal patients, sexual health, and interactions between tertiary and primary healthcare systems.

Average: 6.3 (3 votes)
Apr 26th 2016

Population ageing is occurring in nearly every country around the word. This MOOC takes a multidisciplinary approach to explore the impact of living longer and takes into account the technological advancements, the built environment, economics and ethics to rethink what it means to 'age well' now and in the future.

Average: 4.4 (8 votes)
Apr 25th 2016

This course will provide you with an overview of the most important health challenges facing the world today. You will gain insight into how challenges have changed over time, we will discuss the likely determinants of such changes and examine future projections. Successful international strategies and programs promoting human health will be highlighted and global health governance structures will be mapped and the role of the key actors explored.

Average: 2.9 (14 votes)
Apr 25th 2016

Explore four common diseases and body systems: how they work, how they are treated and prevented. Understanding Common Diseases is designed for everyone who cares about their health or is interested in knowing more about how their body works. Over the course of the subject, you will hear from patients with four different diseases: high blood pressure, heartburn, diabetes and the common cold. We have chosen these diseases as they all affect different body systems and occur commonly in the general public. We will be describing how patients experience the disease, the normal way the body system works and looking at how the disease affects function and how you and your doctor can best manage your health.

Average: 5.5 (2 votes)
Apr 25th 2016

Clinical trials are experiments designed to evaluate new interventions to prevent or treat disease in humans. The interventions evaluated can be drugs, devices (e.g., hearing aid), surgeries, behavioral interventions (e.g., smoking cessation program), community health programs (e.g. cancer screening programs) or health delivery systems (e.g., special care units for hospital admissions). We consider clinical trials experiments because the investigators rather the patients or their doctors select the treatment the patients receive.

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