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Understanding Patient Perspectives on Medications (Coursera)

Aug 2nd 2021
Understanding Patient Perspectives on Medications (Coursera)
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Inappropriate use of medicines harms patients’ health and increases healthcare costs. When healthcare professionals and patients engage together, healthcare can be based on the patient perspective, so the use of medicines is better tailored to each patients’ needs and preferences. The result is a better relationship between patients and [...]
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U.S. Health Law Fundamentals (Coursera)

This course explores how statutes, regulations, common law, and market forces help or hinder three major goals of policy makers: increasing access, reducing cost, and improving quality. We will examine the Supreme Court’s rulings on the ACA and other legal aspects of modern health care reform.
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Opioid Epidemic: From Evidence to Impact (Coursera)

Aug 2nd 2021
Opioid Epidemic: From Evidence to Impact (Coursera)
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While prescription opioids serve an invaluable role for the treatment of cancer pain and pain at the end of life, their overuse for acute and chronic non-cancer pain as well as the increasing availability of heroin and illicit fentanyl, have contributed to the highest rates of overdose and opioid [...]
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Environmental Health: the Foundation of Global Public Health (Coursera)

Jul 26th 2021
Environmental Health: the Foundation of Global Public Health (Coursera)
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The first course of the Impacts of the Environment on Global Public Health specialization will provide you with a foundation in environmental health sciences (EHS). We will explore four main topics. The first is an introduction to EHS and the exposure-disease model – a very useful framework for understanding [...]
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Jul 26th 2021
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Tobacco Control: Agile Policy, Research and Practice (Coursera)

Jul 26th 2021
Tobacco Control: Agile Policy, Research and Practice (Coursera)
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This course teaches you about the global health harms caused by tobacco and the efforts underway to combat these. You'll analyse the strategies and tactics used by the tobacco industry, and their allies, to keep people buying their products, and you'll reflect on the role played by public health [...]
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Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy (Coursera)

Welcome to "Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy". One Health is the concept that human, animal, and environmental/ecosystem health are linked. The concept provides a useful framework for examining complex health issues such as food safety and security, emerging and vector-borne diseases, and antimicrobial [...]
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Health Systems Development: Health systems, Policy and Research (Coursera)

This specialization is intended for people interested in health systems and how they function. Participants will learn about the global health systems landscape and the challenges and opportunities to achieve better health outcomes. This specialisation is divided into three courses which are offered as massive online open access courses [...]
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Disease Screening in Public Health (Coursera)

Current and future public health is characterized by the increase of chronic and degenerative diseases, corresponding to the worldwide ageing of the population. The increasing prevalence of these conditions together with the long incubation period of the chronic diseases and the restless technological innovations, offer new opportunities to develop [...]
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Tackling Lead Poisoning in Public Health (FutureLearn)

Jul 19th 2021
Tackling Lead Poisoning in Public Health (FutureLearn)
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Explore lead incidents as a public health issue and learn how lead incidents are managed in England and internationally. Develop your understanding of lead poisoning and public health policy This course offers learners the chance to learn why tackling lead poisoning is important and explore how lead poisoning impacts health [...]
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The People, Power, and Pride of Public Health (Coursera)

The People, Power, and Pride of Public Health provides an engaging overview of the incredible accomplishments and promise of the public health field. The first module includes interviews with legendary public health figures whose work led to millions of lives saved with vaccines, air bags and car seats, [...]
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