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2021 Cancer Prevention Web-Based Activity (CE eligible) (Coursera)

Oct 10th 2022
2021 Cancer Prevention Web-Based Activity (CE eligible) (Coursera)
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This web-based video course focuses on the importance of prevention and risk reduction in decreasing cancer occurrences. All learners will need to watch the video modules, read associated articles, and achieve a passing score of 80% on quizzes in order to complete the course. After completing the course, learners [...]

Foundations of Public Health Practice: The Public Health Approach (Coursera)

The Public Health Approach course is the first instalment of the wider Foundations of Public Health Practice specialisation from Imperial College London's Global Master of Public Health (MPH). The scope and content of this course has been developed from the ground up by a combined team of academics and [...]

Doping : Sports, Organizations and Sciences (Coursera)

Oct 3rd 2022
Doping : Sports, Organizations and Sciences (Coursera)
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The objective of this course is to encourage a critical understanding of doping. To achieve this goal, this course will rely on a multidisciplinary approach that allow you to see how different disciplines get into a single object, in different perspectives and in often complementary ways. This approach will [...]

PDSAFE: Physiotherapy and Falls Prevention in Parkinson's (FutureLearn)

Discover a multi-dimensional approach to falls prevention in Parkinson’s patients, following the PDSAFE clinical trial. Identify how frequent falls in Parkinson’s can be prevented Falling is a common and disabling consequence of Parkinson’s disease and presents a major health challenge for [...]

ERPO: A Civil Approach to Gun Violence Prevention Teach-Out (Coursera)

Sep 26th 2022
ERPO: A Civil Approach to Gun Violence Prevention Teach-Out (Coursera)
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Evidence shows that 1 life is saved for every 10-20 Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs) issued. ERPOs are legally issued civil orders that allow people on the front lines to ask a court to prevent a person at imminent risk of harm to themselves or others from purchasing or [...]

In the footsteps of Zika… approaching the unknown (Coursera)

Welcome to this on-demand MOOC “In the footsteps of Zika… approaching the unknown”. This MOOC has been produced by Université de Genève Institut Pasteur, Université Paris Descartes and Centre Virchow-Villermé. With the help of the intervention of faculty members and international experts, we will explore together the [...]

The Addicted Brain (Coursera)

This is a course about addiction to drugs and other behaviors. It will describe what happens in the brain and how this information helps us deal with and overcome addiction. It will also discuss other topics such as government policy and our vulnerability to take drugs.

Diabetes - the Essential Facts (Coursera)

Across the world more than 420 million people are living with diabetes. Two thirds of these have not yet been diagnosed. When discovered late or managed incorrectly, diabetes can damage your heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, and nerves, leading to disability and premature death. In fact, more people are [...]

HPV-Associated Oral and Throat Cancer: What You Need to Know (Coursera)

This course, offered by the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, is designed to inform primary care physicians and otolaryngologists (general and head and neck surgeons), as well as medical students, residents, nurses, physician assistants, medical assistants, about [...]

Myocardial Infarction (Coursera)

Cardiovascular diseases are – according to the (World Health Organization (WHO) – the number one cause of death globally. Myocardial infarction (heart attack) is the most prominent under the Cardiovascular diseases. In Switzerland alone, the risk to develop a coronary heart disease during life time is around 25% for [...]