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Global Health: An Interdisciplinary Overview (Coursera)

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 [...]

Actualización en el manejo del paciente con diabetes mellitus tipo 2 (Coursera)

Este curso está diseñado para ofrecer información actualizada sobre el manejo del paciente con diabetes mellitus tipo 2, con la finalidad de mejorar su atención médica. El curso está dirigido a médicos y profesionales sanitarios que tienen contacto con pacientes diabéticos; con ello, se busca disminuir la morbimortalidad de [...]

Motivational Enhancement Techniques: Working with Patients with Opioid & Substance Use Disorders or High Risk Use MAT Waiver Training Supplemental Course (Coursera)

This optional online course opportunity is made possible through a joint partnership with University of Virginia School of Medicine (UVASOM) and Nursing (SON) and the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP), DATA 2000 sponsor. This content was created by the AAAP and has been used with permission. The course [...]

Easing the burden of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease (Coursera)

This course is multidisciplinary in nature, and aims to equip the global audience of interested lay people, people with chronic disease, public health researchers, health clinicians, students, administrators, and researchers to reflect on the overall impact of the burden of chronic disease. It shows how all chronic diseases [...]

Nutrition Communication for Health Professionals: Applying skills (edX)

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Nutrition Communication for Health Professionals: Applying skills (edX)
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Develop effective communication skills to support your patients who may be trying to improve their diet to prevent or manage type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Learn how to apply techniques for communication of evidence-based brief nutrition messages, explain common misconceptions, and identify when to refer to a dietitian [...]

Telemedicine: Tools to Support Growth Disorders in a Post-COVID Era (FutureLearn)

Understand the importance of eTools and digital health in providing care and supporting individuals with growth disorders. Improve your digital literacy to address eHealth for growth disorders With the combination of COVID-19 and the rise of new technologies, telemedicine has become essential in providing [...]

Food as Medicine: Preventing and Reversing Chronic Disease (edX)

Heart disease and many other common, chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, many autoimmune disorders, and even some cancers, are all caused by the same thing...the Standard American Diet. But the good news is that these diseases need never exist and if they do exist, they can oftentimes [...]

Adherencia al tratamiento de pacientes con enfermedad crónica (edX)

En este curso aprenderá a reconocer y valorar los factores psicosociales y las estrategias que facilitan a pacientes con enfermedad crónica (diabetes, hipertensión y VIH-sida, etc.), la adherencia al tratamiento y el impacto en su calidad de vida.

Introduction to Lifestyle Medicine (edX)

Gain a basic understanding of the main components of lifestyle medicine as well as the importance of using the coach approach when counseling patients about behavior change. Lifestyle factors including poor nutrition and physical inactivity are critical determinants of health, causing a pandemic of chronic diseases, premature death and [...]