Related fields in the discipline are life science, health science and medicine. Studies in life sciences encompass all fields of science that involve the scientific study of living organisms such as plants, animals, and human beings. Medicine and biology are the major fields of study the area. As such, life sciences are closely linked with health science, which is a multidisciplinary field based on the natural science such as biology, chemistry and physics.
In order to fully understand the neuronal substrate of human cognition, we need to start viewing the working brain as a network.Many neurological and mental disorders are viewed as the result of a malfunction at the network level.
This course illustrates the intricate balance between infection and immunity in the human host. The course will start by refreshing your knowledge in Immunology and Microbiology. Themes that will be discussed include; Memory in the Immune System, Immune Tolerance, Intracellular Pathogens, Clinical Immunology, Clinical Bacteriology and Public Health.
The course will start with the basics of pharmacoeconomics and then provide a broader insight and cover the issues described above from a governmental, industry and regulatory perspective. All lecturers have extensive experience in the field and come from universities, regulatory bodies and pharmaceutical industry.
The objective of this 2-week intensive course in laboratory animal science is to present basic facts and principles that are essential for the humane use and care of animals and for the quality of research.
In this course the student is trained to perform post-mortem diagnostics based on protocols, and to formulate, based on this diagnosis, the pathogenesis, the etiology and significance of the pathological conclusion for the contact animals.
You will learn how infections are diagnosed, how to study changes in the incidence of diseases and investigate strategies for treatment and control through detailed case studies. You will also have the chance to study a disease or disease-related topic in detail.
Learn about how regenerative medicine may hold the potential to bring (human and animal) therapies from the lab into the clinic. The convergence of science, technology and medicine in Utrecht are highlighted in this week-long course. This week-long course is comprised of meeting experts, patients, hands-on bench work, and demonstrations.
Semester-based online courses — available for registration and completion during a particular semester each year (Fall, Spring or Summer), and delivered via online instruction. Students submit coursework via WebCampus.
An ageing population, mounting healthcare costs and technological advancements are beginning to threaten the sustainability of the contemporary healthcare system. It is widely accepted that primary care can offer solutions to these changing demands that hospital-based care cannot.
In this summer course you work in multidisciplinary groups (f.e. medicine, nursing, physiotherapy and speech-language therapy). You will start from your own profession and your knowledge about diagnosis and treatment of the problems of patients after stroke. Then you learn how to prepare and participate in multidisciplinary discussions and interactions. You enlarge your knowledge about stroke and about other professions. For this we use the the ICF-system. You will also learn how to give a presentation.
This course will start with a specific research topic of your choosing. Under the individual guidance of health scientists specialised in epidemiology and biostatistics, you will learn how to transform your topic into a research question and research design. You discuss your progress with the teacher(s) during each class.
The ATHE Level 4 Certificate in Management for Health and Social Care is a UK accredited course which is internationally recognised. It is designed to enable supervisors and team leaders to learn and perform their role more thoughtfully and more effectively.