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.
The purpose of this graduate certificate is to provide a theoretical and practical foundation in nursing education for Masters Prepared nurses who wish to assume the role of nursing faculty in an associate or baccalaureate degree nursing program. This certificate will provide the opportunity to acquire some of the basic skills utilized by the nurse educator.
This course is an intensive program about care and communication related to patients with head and neck cancer. You will visit health care institutes in the Netherlands and be inspired by experienced teachers. The program exists of lectures,workshops, excursions to see clinical practices and presentations of fellow students. By attending this course, you will become aware of the ways in which health problems outside your field of expertisemay affect the type of treatment you offer a patient.
This course, offered by the MSc Epidemiology program of the UMC Utrecht and Utrecht University, provides a basic understanding of statistics, aiming to level differences in prior knowledge among students and provide the necessary base for other statistical courses.
Within the TBU Summer School you have a great opportunity to gain more knowledge and practical experience in Landfill Waste Disposal and Composting, Use of Phosphate Salts in the Food Industry, Footwear History and Experiment in Archaeology or Footwear and Health, but also have fun in the multicultural environment.
During the course you will learn the principles of motor learning and behaviour change according to the latest scientific findings and how these principles can be translated into useful tools for therapists. You will be introduced to the value of Cesar Kinetics in daily life activities, connected to the different life stages (childeren, adults, elderly). You will receive lectures and skill lessons on the topics above. Furthermore you will experience behaviour change and motor learning yourself.
Upcoming summer we will offer a unique course especially designed for eye care students, both orhtoptist and optometrist, which covers all the ins and outs of Diabetes Mellitus. Besides giving a complete background we will discuss the diabetes care in different countries, the ocular and systemic complications and their treatments as well as the social impact of the disease.
In this practice orientated course we focus on Nursing Leadership in Daily Work. Having insight in the strategic and clinical role a nurse leader plays in healthcare is of great value nowadays. With a combination of workshops, lab sessions, lectures, excursions and role play we let you investigate your own potential as a nurse leader and give you the opportunity to meet other highly motivated nurse students, giving a boost to your CV and your international professional network.
In this course you will enhance your skills in writing a research proposal in English, both in terms of information elements and language. The course is specifically aimed at professionals working in the medical field. We will analyze the structure, vocabulary and grammatical structures of such a proposal.
The increase of longevity of the population is one of the major achievements of the twentieth century. This rapid demographic transition poses huge challenges to many countries on diverse areas. This course will inform you - from different prospective - about the factors that keep older people healthy and participating in the society. The focus is a better understanding of the ageing process, the prevention of functional decline and preservation of autonomy.
This course, offered by the MSc Epidemiology program of the UMC Utrecht and Utrecht University, provides insight into the basic terminology and principles of epidemiology: from the history and design of epidemiological research, to the different measures of frequency and association. The principles of bias and confounding are also addressed.
In this summer school course we will address to holistic and evidence based modalities to prevent adverse incidents, foster harm reduction and increase the quality of life of life of patients and family having problems with mood disorders and /or self-destructive behaviour.
The objective of the course is to provide the participant with insight in the principles and important issues of cardiovascular disease (CVD) epidemiology. Topics that will be covererd are: Atherosclerosis, worldwide trends in CVD and mortality, the role of trigger factors in the occurence of a cardiovascular event, risk factors and prevention strategies of CVD.