This course introduces the exciting basic science that underlies modern medicine, and shows how we use that knowledge to understand medicine today. The course is designed for the general public, including high school students, who are interested in learning more about how the body works. There are no prerequisites. We want to help people take a more active role in their own wellness, and talk effectively with their healthcare providers.
Many who have attended the live Mini Medical School in Colorado have gone on to careers in the health care professions. It’s a chance to see how medicine is developing: what progress is being made, and what are the big challenges that still remain.
The course is arranged in seven Modules. Most of us will be able to move through the course at the rate of one Module per week. The course will remain open for a while after 5 April so people who joined late, or want to spend more time, will be able to complete it.
This time, we are making all seven Modules available from the beginning, for those who wish to move faster than a Module a week, or want to look ahead. All discussion forums will be open, though most of the activity will, of course, be in the fHow is the course arranged?
Each Module consists of 8 or 9 Units, video presentations which average about 6 minutes, so they easily fit into busy schedules. Complete transcripts of each Unit are provided; these are especially helpful for people whose main language is not English. There are links to fascinating (and sometimes very funny!) sites that may interest you. An optional quiz is available at the end of each Module. There will be a discussion forum for each Module where you can ask questions, make comments, and interact with your classmates and University of Colorado students and faculty.
This is a course about dementia looking at a broad range of topics including,basic brain anatomy, pathology, dementia research, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, medical management, living with dementia, progression and staging, palliation, behaviours and therapeutic approaches.
Los objetivos del curso son profundizar en el abordaje integral e interdisciplinar partiendo de nuestra experiencia en la Unidad de Deterioro Cognitivo del Hospital Universitario Marqués de Valdecilla de los principales tipos de demencias así como en los últimos avances en diagnóstico, tratamiento y manejo.
Knowing how to deliver Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), AED & First Aid is critical in responding to common emergencies. This course will prepare you to perform CPR, First Aid, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in accordance with the latest guidelines.
This course will expose you to relevant areas of One Health One Medicine with special emphasis on Sustainability issues. Global health burden, determinants of health, strategies towards promoting health and applications towards a sustainable approach for the health of humans, animals and the environment will be covered.
New advancements and achievements in the field of HIV research occur every year. Join us for a practical course on the clinical management of HIV: the latest findings, guidelines and how to manage, treat and prevent HIV-related diseases.
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.
CPR, AED, and First Aid will prepare you to respond to life-threatening emergencies in multiple populations with life-saving interventions. This CPR and First Aid course is based on the latest guidelines, which focus on doing several tasks simultaneously as part of a group process that enables efficiency and minimizes error.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will prepare you to respond to life-threatening emergencies in the pediatric population with advanced interventions. This PALS course is based on the latest guidelines, which focus on doing several tasks simultaneously as part of a group process that enables efficiency and minimizes error.