Short Courses in Life Sciences, Medicine & Health

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.

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Suggested Short Courses Programmes

Neural Metrics 2.0: Quantitative Methods in Neuroscience Neural Metrics 2.0: Quantitative Methods in Neuroscience
  • Aug 2015
  • EEA € 600 per year
  • Non-EEA € 600 per year
  • 5 days

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.

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The Myths of Nutrition and Fitness The Myths of Nutrition and Fitness
  • Any time
  • National $ 94 per module
  • International $ 94 per module
  • Not specified

Discover the scientific truths that counter popular myths about nutrition and fitness with Dr. Goodman's insightful and rewarding course, The Myths of Nutrition and Fitness. Each of these six self-contained lectures explores in great depth the major myths, lies, and half-truths related to key components of fitness and nutrition. You'll

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Infectious Disease and Public Health Infectious Disease and Public Health
  • Feb 2016
  • EEA € 1,480 per module
  • Not specified

Infectious disease affects all our lives to varying degrees, often making front-page news: ‘New resistant strain of TB’, ‘Will bird flu cross over to humans?’ ‘Hospital infections reach epidemic proportions’, etc. This module approaches infectious disease from several perspectives – exploring the underlying biology, epidemiology, ecology and evolution of pathogens in relation to the extraordinary immune defences of their human hosts.

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Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases
  • Any time
  • National $ 234 per module
  • International $ 234 per module
  • Not specified

All you need is Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases, in which Dr. Roy Benaroch, a practicing physician and an adjunct assistant professor of pediatrics at the Emory University School of Medicine, guides you through 24 unique Grand Rounds that reveal insights into how doctors do what they do. Whether you’re a patient, a current or future medical professional, or someone just looking to enjoy a good mystery

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Neuroscience of Everyday Life Neuroscience of Everyday Life
  • Any time
  • National $ 84 per module
  • International $ 84 per module
  • Not specified

Opening your eyes to how neural processes produce the familiar features of human existence, The Neuroscience of Everyday Life covers a remarkable range of subjects in 36 richly detailed lectures. You will explore the brain under stress and in love, learning, sleeping, thinking, hallucinating, and just looking around—which is less about recording reality than creating illusions that allow us to function in our environment.

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Nutritional Science (minor) Nutritional Science (minor)
  • Jun 2015
  • National $ 676 per module
  • International $ 1,267 per module
  • 3 months

The Department of Nutritional Sciences Online Courses and Summer Minor. The program consists of courses in the health-related fields, including occupational and physical therapy, nursing, pharmacy, dietetics and radiation therapy fields.

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Forensic science: DNA analysis Forensic science: DNA analysis
  • Sep 2015
  • International £ 235 per module
  • Not specified

This course will examine DNA profiling and how it can be invaluable when solving crimes. The course will be arranged around an online crime scene. Participants will identify evidence for analysis and process the results to identify which suspect committed the crime. The crime scene investigation will involve examining case studies, and how DNA evidence is evaluated and the discussion of the ethical issues involved.

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Mitochondrial Bioenergetics: From Molecule to Man to Population Mitochondrial Bioenergetics: From Molecule to Man to Population
  • Aug 2015
  • EEA € 600 per module
  • Non-EEA € 600 per module
  • 5 days

Mitochondria are central to the regulation of cellular growth and energy production. The abnormal functioning of these organelles and associated pathways is closely linked to neuromuscular disease, ageing, cancer and metabolic syndrome/diabetes.

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Molecules, Medicines and Drugs: a Chemical Story Molecules, Medicines and Drugs: a Chemical Story
  • Aug 2015
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA £ 356 per module
  • Non-EEA £ 356 per module
  • Not specified

Explore the discovery and development of a range of drugs and medicines that relieve pain, alleviate symptoms, minimise the risk of infection and effect cures. Molecules, medicines and drugs: a chemical story is one of a series of short, five-month 10-credit modules introducing fascinating topics in science. It is a highly interactive online module that focuses on the chemistry that underlies medicines.

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Interprofessional Health and Social Care Winter School Interprofessional Health and Social Care Winter School
  • Jan 2016
    Not specified
  • Not specified

For the first time, the ZHAW International Winter School on "Challenges in Interprofessional Health and Social Care" took place from 5 to 30 January 2015 in Winterthur at the ZHAW School of Health Professions. 59 international students from 10 countries, 20 students from Lausanne and about 300 local students learned during role plays, study visits and interactive lectures about collaboration in interprofessional teams, different health and social care systems or how to sensibly act with clients from different cultures.

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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Program Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Program
  • Dec 2015
    Not specified
  • 10 months

Develop the skills and confidence to begin your nursing career in the Herzing University Licensed Practical Nursing(LPN) program. Through classroom instruction and hands-on clinical experience, you'll emerge our LPN program fully prepared take the National Council Licensing Examination for Practical Nurses exam (NCLEX-PN) and become a licensed practical nurse (LPN).

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Alcohol, Drugs and Addiction Alcohol, Drugs and Addiction
  • Jul 2015
  • Non-EEA € 1,350 per year
  • Not specified

The Summer Institute on Addiction is an intensive two week summer programme, which focuses on the study of addiction across cultures and is taught by an international faculty team.

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