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.
This research enterprise, known as cognitive neuroscience, seeks to understand the biological underpinnings of cognition and behaviour in terms of explanatory principles on the smallest scale (molecules and neurons) to the largest scale (brain networks).
The ATHE Level 4 Diploma 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.
Developing Leaders in Global Health Systems is a graduate level summer program that brings academic faculty from the School of Public Health from the University of Georgia – Athens (UGA) to the beautiful campus of University of Haifa.
Our online independent learning courses allow students majoring in another field at the University of Nevada, Reno to complete a minor in Addiction Treatment Services primarily online.
Our summerschool is aimed at advanced master students and starting PhD students with the goal to teach them on recent advances in neural circuit development and plasticity from an interdisciplinary perspective. This will be achieved in two ways: first, a series of lectures by renowned international speakers and second, participants work on assignments that require extensive discussion between lecturers, organizers and participants.
This course it intended for students and recent graduates in physiotherapy and related fields interested in technology. Students get an introduction in the world of assistive technology (AT) and its potential to support patients as well as therapists. The focus in this summer course will be on AT to support mobility and ambulation, motor learning in rehabilitation, activity monitoring and e-rehabilitation, home adaptations and sports.
The brain is the most complex and intriguing organ in the human body. It is also the gateway to being human: from the slight movement of a limb to solving complex equations and experiencing emotions; everything ultimately originates in this awe-inspiring organ. Should this organ fail to function, it will impact the very essence of our humanity.
This certificate is designed to provide health care program students or health care providers with the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and skills that are needed to meet the unique needs of the elderly population.
This course deals with a subject of importance to us all – our genes, which is an area at the forefront of developments in medical science. You’ll examine the patterns of inheritance of genes, how genes function and why there are differences between individuals and between populations. Learn about human genetics and health issues is one of a series of 100-hour flexible online courses introducing fascinating topics in science.
In this course you will study three exciting topics in contemporary science which will provide you with a broad understanding of Level 1 science. These topics include Human genetics and health issues, which deals with our genes – an area at the forefront of medical science and Empire of the microbes, which explores the intriguing world of bacteria, viruses, yeast and other microscopic organisms.
Would you like to know more about hand therapy after this summer? In this summer course students will be introduced to the specialized field of hand therapy. The participants will obtain the beginning knowledge of numerous aspects related to hand therapy: a deeper understanding of hand anatomy, hand movement patterns, common pathologies and common treatment programs. For those interested in pursuing a career in hand therapy this course will provide an excellent foundation.
Medicines are among the most regulated products in society. From the earliest pre-clinical stages onward, policy makers want to foster the development of safe, effective and affordable medicines for patients in need of pharmacotherapy. When a drug reaches the market, it is the beginning of a process of complex interactions between patients, prescribers, insurers, pharmaceutical companies and governments. Furthermore, the inequity in access to medicines is still a defining characteristic of the global pharmaceutical market place.