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Understanding Multiple Sclerosis (MS) (University of Tasmania)

Sep 13th 2021
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 [...]
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Understanding Dementia (University of Tasmania)

Jul 6th 2021
Understanding Dementia (University of Tasmania)
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Understanding Dementia is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), offering university-quality education about the latest in dementia research and care. This free course provides an opportunity to engage with the perspectives of an international community, without requiring exams or assignments. This course is free and runs twice a year [...]
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Disease Clusters (Coursera)

Do a lot of people in your neighborhood all seem to have the same sickness? Are people concerned about high rates of cancer? Your community may want to explore the possibility of a disease cluster, which happens when there is a higher number of cases of disease than expected.
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General Pathophysiology (Coursera)

The course describes subject and methods of Pathophysiology, its place within system of biomedical sciences and history. It includes General Nosology (concept of health and disease, general etiology and pathogenesis, pathological processes and states, role of causal factors, conditions, reactivity and somatotype in pathology). It gives systematic of [...]
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From Disease to Genes and Back (Coursera)

Human genetics explores the genetically determined similarities and differences between human beings. This scientific discipline encompasses a variety of related fields such as molecular genetics, genomics, population genetics and medical genetics. Study of human genetics can help to find answers to questions regarding the inheritance and development of different [...]
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Assessing and Improving Community Health (Coursera)

May 3rd 2021
Assessing and Improving Community Health (Coursera)
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This course is intended to serve as an introduction to population health from both the vantage point of both public health and healthcare. We will examine the key components of community health needs assessments, how they are used, and how to compare population health assessments across subpopulations and time. [...]
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The Influence of Social Context on Health (Coursera)

May 3rd 2021
The Influence of Social Context on Health (Coursera)
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Why are some groups healthier than others, and how do these differences emerge and persist over the life course? How do social policies (e.g., housing, transportation, employment) relate to health and health inequalities? Why are there health disparities even in countries that have free universal health care? This course [...]
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Measuring Disease in Epidemiology (Coursera)

Epidemiological research is ubiquitous. Even if you don’t realise it, you come across epidemiological studies and the impact of their findings every single day. You have probably heard that obesity is increasing in high income countries or that malaria is killing millions of people in low income countries. It [...]
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Case Studies in Personalized Medicine (Coursera)

Learn how advances in biomedicine hold the potential to revolutionize drug development, drug treatments, and disease prevention: where are we now, and what does the future hold? This course will present short primers in genetics and mechanisms underlying variability in drug responses. A series of case studies will [...]
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Data and Health Indicators in Public Health Practice (Coursera)

Epidemiology is often described as the cornerstone science in public health. Epidemiology in public health practice uses study design and analyses to identify causes in an outbreak situation, guides interventions to improve population health, and evaluates programs and policies. In this course, we'll define the role of the professional [...]
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