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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

Learn about the growing role of genomics in healthcare, for patient diagnoses and treatment, with this free online course.

Average: 4.7 (6 votes)
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

In this course in the Healthcare Marketplace specialization you will identify, define, and describe potential business and public policy solutions to the challenges facing society’s growing demand for health services. Students will master a body of knowledge on the health care sectors major components through reading and reflection.

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May 2nd 2016

Welcome to the exciting world of Healthcare Delivery Providers! This second course in the Healthcare Marketplace Specialization will help you understand the various providers of healthcare across the U.S. delivery continuum. We will explore the unique value proposition of the various providers- from hospitals and clinics to physicians to community based providers. We will dissect this important value chain using various lenses such as- site of care delivery, people who provide the care and payers who pay for care. You will also learn about the challenges facing these providers and the innovations they are creating in order to help transform this important industry.

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Apr 25th 2016

Considering a career in nursing? This subject will introduce you to the role of nurses in Australian healthcare. Did you know that nursing is one of Australia's most in-demand fields? Get an idea for what's involved in this challenging and rewarding career with Introduction to Nursing in Healthcare. The Australian healthcare system ranks 9th in the world for its quality. Nurses play a crucial role in Australian healthcare and in this subject you will learn about the Australian industry, rural health, speciality areas in the hospital sector, staffing requirements, and how individual team members contribute to a patient's experience. You will also gain valuable insight into the predicted healthcare demands for the future and how these could impact healthcare.

Average: 7.5 (4 votes)
Apr 18th 2016

Isn’t it time to end the loss of life from preventable medical errors?
Each year 100,000 patients die from preventable errors in the U.S. How can you help to change this intractable problem? Knowledge is power, and this course will provide you with a deep understanding of the problems and the solutions. You can become part of the solution.

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Apr 17th 2016

This course explores why primary health care is central for achieving Health for All. It provides examples of how primary health care has been instrumental in approaching this goal in selected populations and how the principles of primary health care can guide future policies and actions. Two of the most inspiring, least understood, and most often derided terms in global health discourse are “Health for All” and “Primary Health Care.”

Average: 1.3 (3 votes)
Apr 11th 2016

Understand the principles of electrocardiography and learn a step-by-step approach to the ECG test, with this free online course. The electrocardiograph (also known as electrocardiogram) or ECG is a non-invasive diagnostic procedure, commonly used to assess people with known or suspected heart disease, in a variety of healthcare settings. Competent recording, reading and interpretation is vital to ensure safe and effective care, yet ECGs are commonly undertaken by unqualified and junior staff, who have received little training.

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Apr 11th 2016

This course proposes an overview of current global health challenges drawing on the insights of several academic disciplines including medicine, public health, law, economics, social sciences and humanities. This interdisciplinary approach will guide the student into seven critical topics in global health.

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Mar 31st 2016

Learn about the ethical decisions surrounding critical health and life science issues through Manga. Is it okay to take pills to help you ace exams? Should you be able to choose the sex of your child? Is abortion murder? These controversial questions will be explored through Manga in this bioethics course. Bioethics is an interdisciplinary field of study that looks into ethical, legal, and social implications of life sciences and health care.

Average: 6 (2 votes)
Mar 28th 2016

Take a journey from the past to the future of nursing with this free online course. Explore nursing’s impact on quality of life. Health is the most important thing we have, and nurses are at the forefront of healthcare delivery in a rapidly changing world. This is a central message of this free online course, which takes you on a journey from the past to the future of nursing.

Average: 6.5 (2 votes)
Mar 21st 2016

This course is intended as a self-study course for those interested in exploring a career as a Home Health Aide or Personal Care Aide.

Average: 1.3 (3 votes)
Mar 21st 2016

Learn, from personal stories, the daily life and challenges faced by those with intellectual disabilities. This health course focuses on the stories of people with intellectual disabilities around the world, as well as their families and supporters. You will learn about the challenges and aid received in healthcare for people with intellectual disabilities, including their experience of specific syndromes and communication difficulties, and how they stay healthy. Learners will also hear from family members as they discuss complex care, rare syndromes, early death, and planning for independence. The end of the course will focus on the history of treatment, the impact of rights’ movements on healthcare delivery, common health conditions, and health promotion.

Average: 1 (1 vote)
Mar 7th 2016

This course is designed to enhance the supervision skills of clinical and educational supervisors of trainee doctors.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Mar 7th 2016

This course will help you to address the global challenge of dementia. It has a strong focus on integrative collaborations and partnerships as a way to reduce barriers between services and to provide seamless care for people living with dementia. You will learn about communication and compassion, and how you can help the person living with dementia to maintain independence, control, and a good quality of life.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Mar 7th 2016

Learn how occupational health can reduce illnesses or injuries caused by working conditions, with this free online course.

Average: 7.3 (3 votes)
Feb 29th 2016

Explore the field of medical humanities - the intersection of the arts, humanities and healthcare - with this free online course.

Average: 4 (7 votes)
Feb 22nd 2016

Understand how social media is used in healthcare, to improve communication and information sharing, with this free online course.

Average: 6.8 (6 votes)
Feb 22nd 2016

How can healthcare professionals help patients to improve their health through medicines adherence?

Average: 4.5 (2 votes)

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