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Public Involvement in Research (Coursera)

Oct 20th 2021
Public Involvement in Research (Coursera)
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This course focuses on participatory approaches in research, known as 'public involvement' in the UK. You'll specifically, consider why citizens and patients would be involved in research and explore participatory approaches across and within the research cycle in more detail, diving into questions such as: What kinds of participation [...]
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Protecting Public Health in a Changing Climate: A Primer for City, Local, and Regional Action (Coursera)

Oct 19th 2021
Protecting Public Health in a Changing Climate: A Primer for City, Local, and Regional Action (Coursera)
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This course is an introduction to the multiple ways our changing climate affects global population health, and to promising policy and practice responses. More intense storms, heatwaves, and rising seas mean many, particularly the most vulnerable, now face growing risks of weather-related injury, illness, mental stress and even [...]
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Point of Care Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections (Coursera)

Oct 18th 2021
Point of Care Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections (Coursera)
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What are sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and why do we care? What is point of care testing (POCT)? What do clinicians and patients want and need from the POCT for STIs? Point of care testing, or medical diagnostic testing done at the time of patient care, is an important [...]
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Diagnóstico y tratamiento del dolor neuropático en atención primaria (Coursera)

Oct 18th 2021
Diagnóstico y tratamiento del dolor neuropático en atención primaria (Coursera)
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Este curso busca fortalecer las habilidades diagnósticas de los profesionales de la salud frente al dolor neuropático y su adecuado tratamiento. El curso se divide en cuatro módulos, en cada uno podrás conocer el testimonio y el examen físico de una paciente real, con el fin de identificar de [...]
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Climate Change, Sustainability, and Global Public Health (Coursera)

The third course of the Impacts of the Environment on Global Public Health specialization will introduce you to two major environmental health challenges facing the world today. The first is climate change –the preeminent threat to public health today, and a threat that will impact every human and ecosystem [...]
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Tobacco Control: Agile Policy, Research and Practice (Coursera)

Oct 18th 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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Applying Participatory Approaches in Public Health Settings (Coursera)

Oct 18th 2021
Applying Participatory Approaches in Public Health Settings (Coursera)
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This course specifically explores approaches and tools and how to apply them in public health settings. Students will learn how to critically analyse the power dynamics present between multidisciplinary stakeholders and appreciate the need for reciprocity between those delivering and those receiving health care; between both those conducting [...]
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Introduction to Participatory Approaches in Public Health (Coursera)

Oct 18th 2021
Introduction to Participatory Approaches in Public Health (Coursera)
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This course will introduce you to participatory approaches to public health. You will learn about the history of participatory health research and why it is essential to solving contemporary public health challenges. The course will help you to understand the social and cultural context of public health, before introducing [...]
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Assessing and Improving Community Health (Coursera)

Oct 18th 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)

Oct 18th 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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