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Sep 25th 2017

Considering someone for organ and tissue donation at the end of life is complicated. The boundary between life and death is more complex than ever before and it falls to medical professionals to help clarify a situation at an often confusing and emotionally stressful time. In this course you will learn about the science behind death determination and when is it possible for deceased organ donation take place.

Average: 10 (2 votes)
Sep 18th 2017

Essentials of Global Health is a comprehensive introduction to global health. It is meant to introduce you to this topic in well-structured, clear and easy to understand ways. Much of the course will focus on five questions: What do people get sick, disabled and die from; Why do they suffer from these conditions? Which people are most affected? Why should we care about such concerns? What can be done to address key health issues, hopefully at least cost, as fast as possible, and in sustainable ways?

Average: 9.2 (5 votes)
Sep 11th 2017

Throughout history, the vast majority of people around the globe have believed they have, however defined, a “soul.” While the question of whether the soul exists cannot be answered by science, what we can study are the causes and consequences of various beliefs about the soul and its prospects of surviving the death of the body.

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Sep 4th 2017

We are so pleased to have you join us as we investigate this crucial topic. Violence is a leading cause of death, disability and health care use worldwide. Violence is a complex problem and can only be understood and reduced though a multidisciplinary approach. The course will cover patterns of violence including sexual violence; biological, psychological, and social causes (e.g., economic deprivation, religious factors); specific types of violence; how media and the arts portray violence; the economic impact of violence; physical and mental consequences; and ways to control and prevent violence in our communities.

Average: 8.5 (2 votes)
Apr 3rd 2017

Are death and dying changing in the 21st century? Is how we think about death changing? Think about the language we use when we talk about dying; Learn about how and what people die from now; Find out how art, music, and media have shaped our ideas on death; Discover what happens in the digital world when we die. This MOOC about Death and Dying will provide an opportunity to enable a community-driven approach to death and dying. The purpose of this MOOC is to facilitate social discussion about death and dying in Australia.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Nov 21st 2016

El saber que ocurre después de la muerte, es un misterio profundo en la naturaleza del hombre. En este curso, tendremos una mirada cristina del más allá. Para descubrir que nos espera a todos los seres humano cuando cruzamos el umbral de la muerte.

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Nov 7th 2016

Uncover a grave, examine remains and reveal the victim’s identity in this free online course, linked to a new Val McDermid story.

Average: 6.5 (12 votes)
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Birth, Marriage and Death certificates (BMDs for short) are critical to any family historian looking to research their UK ancestry. This short course will provide background, illustrations and interactive quiz questions to help you understand the key points and take your research further.

Average: 7 (2 votes)
Jan 11th 2016

To help the living, study the dead: we will analyze the world’s biggest health problems by investigating causes of death.

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Jun 22nd 2015

The Meriam Ibrahim case became major world news in 2014. The case involved a Sudanese woman sentenced to death for apostasy from Islam (for marrying a Christian man) and to 100 lashes for adultery. Whilst shackled in prison, she gave birth to a daughter. In this short course, we will explore some of the many human rights issues involved and also consider the wider issues that the case raises, such as the role of overt and behind the scenes diplomacy and that of the power of the public voice, especially via social media, in bringing about a just resolution.

Average: 5.6 (8 votes)