University of Exeter

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university and in the top 1% of institutions globally.
It combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 18,000 students and is ranked 8th in The Sunday Times Good University Guide, 10th in The Complete University Guide 2014 and 12th in the Guardian University Guide 2014. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 90% of the University’s research was rated as being at internationally recognised levels and 16 of its 31 subjects are ranked in the top 10, with 27 subjects ranked in the top 20.
The University has invested in more than £350 million worth of new facilities across its campuses in the last few years; including landmark new student services centres - the Forum in Exeter and The Exchange on the Penryn Campus in Cornwall, together with world-class new facilities for Biosciences, the Business School and the Environment and Sustainability Institute. There are plans for another £330 million of investment between now and 2016
More info: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/

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Helping patients recover from breast cancer treatment: a programme to prevent shoulder problems (FutureLearn)

Jun 27th 2022
Helping patients recover from breast cancer treatment: a programme to prevent shoulder problems (FutureLearn)
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Learn to identify patients at high risk of pain and disability after non-reconstructive breast cancer surgery and how to help them. Learn how breast cancer treatment can cause shoulder pain and how to overcome it. This course will equip you with an in-depth understanding of the side effects of [...]

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Exercises for Hands (FutureLearn)

Jun 27th 2022
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Exercises for Hands (FutureLearn)
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This course for healthcare professionals introduces Strengthening and Stretching for Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand (SARAH). Explore the impact of rheumatoid arthritis and how SARAH can help patients. Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-term joint disease and often involves the small joints of the hands and wrists. Hand exercises play [...]

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 [...]

Cognitive Behavioural Skills to Treat Back Pain: The Back Skills Training (BeST) Programme (FutureLearn)

Learn an evidence-based, cognitive behavioural approach to manage low back pain with this CPD course for health professionals. Understand a cognitive behavioural approach to manage ongoing low back pain. On this course you will explore the BeST programme, examining the causes of persistent low back pain, and the cognitive [...]

Addressing Postnatal Depression as a Healthcare Professional (FutureLearn)

Nov 1st 2021
Addressing Postnatal Depression as a Healthcare Professional (FutureLearn)
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Understand how postnatal depression affects parental mental health and explore ways to provide support as a healthcare worker. Learn how to offer effective support to new and expecting parents. During pregnancy and the year after birth, many women can be affected by mood changes, anxiety disorders, and depression. Women [...]

Ethical Decision-Making in Care (FutureLearn)

Raise your awareness of everyday ethical issues in care and learn techniques to make ethical decisions. Learn how to use ethical frameworks to make decisions in care. On this course, you’ll explore ethical issues that arise in daily care, and learn the best practices for reflecting on and making [...]

Learn About Weather (FutureLearn)

Explore all things weather - from storms to climate - with this course that looks at the basic processes behind the weather. Ever wondered what the difference between a hurricane, cyclone and typhoon is? Or what a ‘front’ is? Or asked how weather warnings are issued? Maybe you’ve even [...]

Testing Times in the Classroom: Challenges of 21st Century Education (FutureLearn)

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Testing Times in the Classroom: Challenges of 21st Century Education (FutureLearn)
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Explore debates surrounding education in the 21st century - how has education changed and what are the concerns for the future? Challenge the way you think about the key issues affecting education today. Are schools too focussed on assessments? Is education just about profit? Does the classroom affect children’s [...]

Valuing Nature: Should We Put a Price on Ecosystems? (FutureLearn)

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Valuing Nature: Should We Put a Price on Ecosystems? (FutureLearn)
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Discover the many ways that we benefit from the natural world through ecosystem services. There are many services that ecosystems provide that we never even consider, until we destroy them. Natural ecosystems help alleviate flooding, improve food security and protect our coastlines. Yet we consistently replace these ecosystems with [...]

Tipping Points: Climate Change and Society (FutureLearn)

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Tipping Points: Climate Change and Society (FutureLearn)
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Discover how rapid changes to natural systems may make Earth look very different in the future. A tipping point occurs when there’s a shift in the state of a system towards a new equilibrium. We’re now facing tipping points in our climate system that could accelerate the dangerous effects [...]