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Understanding Dementia (University of Tasmania)

Feb 7th 2023
Understanding Dementia (University of Tasmania)
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The Understanding Dementia MOOC was developed by the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre based in the College of Health and Medicine at the University of Tasmania. This world-leading online course is free, easily accessible and available to everyone with an interest in dementia. This course is free and [...]

Suffering and the Human Condition (Coursera)

Suffering is an inevitable yet poorly understood feature of human existence. This course examines how societies respond to the puzzling reality of human anguish. Among the questions it addresses are the following: What is suffering? Which types of human affliction are unique to the modern [...]

Thinking About Care (Coursera)

Oct 3rd 2022
Thinking About Care (Coursera)
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Although all humans require care to develop and thrive, it is rarely the focus of academic studies. This course enriches learner’s understanding of this critical yet underappreciated facet of their lives by addressing such questions as: What is care? Who has traditionally provided it? How valued is care work? [...]

The Challenges of Modern Caregiving (Coursera)

Care workers are occasionally lauded as “heroes” of society, but the special challenges they face are not fully understood. This course examines how the organization of care has changed in modern times and the dilemmas those developments pose to helping professionals. Among the questions it engages are: How does [...]

Transitions in Care from Survivorship to Hospice (Coursera)

Oct 3rd 2022
Transitions in Care from Survivorship to Hospice (Coursera)
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This course should be taken after the Symptom Management course and continues building your primary palliative care skills – communication, psychosocial support, goals of care and symptom management. You will explore transitions in care such as survivorship and hospice. You will learn how to create a survivorship care plan [...]

Cancer Survivorship for Primary Care Practitioners (FutureLearn)

Many people are now living with and beyond cancer. This course will show you how to provide effective survivorship care. Understand the physical, psychosocial, financial effects of cancer. Cancer is a major burden of disease across the globe. Every year, millions of people are diagnosed with the illness. This [...]

Living with Dementia: Impact on Individuals, Caregivers, Communities and Societies (Coursera)

Health professionals and students, family caregivers, friends of and affected individuals, and others interested in learning about dementia and quality care will benefit from completing the course. Led by Drs. Nancy Hodgson and Laura Gitlin, participants will acquire foundational knowledge in the care of persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and [...]

Population Health: Panel Management Next Level (Coursera)

Sep 26th 2022
Population Health: Panel Management Next Level (Coursera)
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How can you, as a healthcare professional, identify patients that share the same risk of an adverse event? How do you transform your healthcare practice in such a way that you are not only able to provide proactive care but you are also able to improve the health of [...]

Understanding Multiple Sclerosis (MS) (University of Tasmania)

Sep 12th 2022
Understanding Multiple Sclerosis (MS) (University of Tasmania)
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'Understanding Multiple Sclerosis (MS)' is a free online course that aims to improve understanding and awareness of MS. Developed by the Menzies Institute for Research in partnership with Multiple Sclerosis Limited, the content is delivered by 27 experts in the field including neurologists, researchers, clinicians, allied health practitioners, carers [...]

Cancer and the Older Person: Improving Care, Outcomes and Experience (FutureLearn)

Gain an introduction to modern strategies of geriatric oncology and support. This course will enhance your understanding of cancer care for geriatric patients and help you to build confidence and knowledge to care for older people who have been diagnosed with or are undergoing treatment for [...]