Short Courses in Human Medicine

Human medicine deals with issues how to maintain human health conditions, prevent from illness and treat it. Human medicine is a health science based on biomedical research. The study field has many multidisciplinary fields, such as biomedical engineering, disaster medicine, hospital medicine, environmental medicine, travel medicine, evolutionary medicine, forensic medicine, medical ethics, sexual medicine, addiction medicine, laser medicine, therapeutics, pain medicine, nosology, medical humanities, pharmacogenomics, urgent care and etc. The field has a wide spectrum of health professionals: bioengineers, pharmacists, therapists, nurses, laboratory scientists and etc. Most of the basic sciences of the field are: genetics, immunology, neurology, psychiatry, neuroscience, microbiology, epidemiology, molecular biology, histology, toxicology, cytology, biostatistics, pharmacology, nutrition science, biophysics, medical physics, biochemistry, pathology, embryology, photobiology, endocrinology, anatomy, radiobiology and biomechanics.

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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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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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Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health
  • Any time
  • National $ 319 per year
  • International $ 319 per year
  • Not specified

Mind-body medicine—working in tandem with traditional medical practice—makes use of a large spectrum of psychological, physical, and behavioral treatments, drawn from many disciplines, in an approach to health care that aims to treat the whole person. It provides highly effective resources for preventing and treating a wide range of medical conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, stress, cancer, and depression—as well as for fostering the ultimate goals of health care: truly optimal and lasting physical health, and emotional and psychological well-being.

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Introduction to Statistics for Health Care Research Introduction to Statistics for Health Care Research
  • Jan 2016
  • May 2016
  • International £ 1,890 per year
  • 3 months

This ten week online statistics module is designed for health and social care professionals who want to understand the basics of analysis methods commonly used in medical research, in order to understand published research and to participate in more specialised courses. Students will learn to use and interpret basic statistical methods using SPSS, with reference to cohort studies, case control studies and randomized controlled trials. Online discussion forums enable communication between students and the tutor to provide support and to interpret and understand real-life scenarios.

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Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory
  • Any time
  • National $ 94 per module
  • International $ 94 per module
  • Not specified

This insight lies at the heart of his captivating course Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory. In just six engaging and interactive lectures, you'll explore the real research (not the fads) on how memory functions—and then apply these findings to help you make better use of the memory abilities you have. By tapping into a series of scientifically proven strategies, tricks, and techniques, and by practicing them through dynamic exercises led by Professor Vishton, you'll emerge from the end of this short course with the ability to process information more effectively and to increase your chance of remembering almost anything you want.

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Learn About Human Genetics and Health Issues Learn About Human Genetics and Health Issues
  • Any time
  • EEA € 200 per module
  • Non-EEA € 200 per module
  • 6 months

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.

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History of Medicine (Online) History of Medicine (Online)
  • Jan 2016
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA £ 125 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 155 per year
  • 1 months

Focusing on the key turning points in the history of western medicine e.g. the advent of hospitals, the role of public health, the rise of biomedical research, this course offers insights into medicine’s past, asks what has shaped contemporary medicine and how do people study it.

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Pre-Med Programme for Medical Studies Pre-Med Programme for Medical Studies
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 2,750 per semester
  • Non-EEA € 2,750 per semester
  • 6 months

IBS offers a one-semester Intensive English Language Programme with 300 hours of English followed by a one-semester preparation for medical studies.

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Interdisciplinary Health Care Provision in a Global Perspective Interdisciplinary Health Care Provision in a Global Perspective
  • Feb 2016
  • Aug 2015
  • EEA € 0 per year
  • Non-EEA € 3,500 per year
  • 140 days

University College Zealand, Denmark offers the 30 ECTS bachelor-level course Interdisciplinary Health Care Provision in a Global Perspective. In a globalised society, where health profes­sionals are often faced with complex health issues that demand intercultural and interdisciplinary competences, strengthening people-centered health care and public health capacity is a high priority around the world. Interdisciplinary Health Care Provision in a Global Perspective aims at developing students’ abilities to meet the increasingly high demands for new and innovative approaches to health care in a globalized world.

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Preparatory Course for Medical and Dental Programs Preparatory Course for Medical and Dental Programs
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 5,500 per module
  • Non-EEA € 5,500 per module
  • 9 months

Preparatory Course taught in English is organized by Medical University in Lodz for the international students planning to apply for medical and dentistry programs in order to repeat and improve their knowledge required on the entrance exam. It also aims at making up the differences of candidates’ knowledge in the prerequisite subjects to help them in their first year of studies.

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The Neubauer American Spring Semester - Introduction to Medicine The Neubauer American Spring Semester - Introduction to Medicine
  • Mar 2016
  • National $ 9,000 per year
  • International $ 9,000 per year
  • 5 months

The program is designed to prepare students to excel in their future academic and professional careers in the Health Sector. It provides an introduction to medicine to students on pre-med/ health tracks, exposing them to the various facets of the doctor-patient relationship and ethical aspects of clinical medicine as well as advanced clinical practices and research. Students study in classes with Israeli peers and live on campus. Related internships and practical clinical experience opportunities are also offered through this program. More details are provided in the program description.

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