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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Medical Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths: What We Think We Know May Be Hurting Us Medical Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths: What We Think We Know May Be Hurting Us
  • Any time
  • National $ 214 per module
  • International $ 214 per module
  • Not specified

True or false: Eight glasses of water a day are mandatory for staying hydrated. Vitamin C protects you from catching a cold. Frequent snacking is the quickest way to bust your diet. Natural foods are always better for you. You hear advice like this all the time. But what do these four nuggets of so-called medical wisdom have in common? They're all myths, half-truths, and misconceptions—pieces of information so familiar we take them for granted without truly considering the scientific truth behind them.

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What Science Knows about Cancer What Science Knows about Cancer
  • Any time
  • National $ 214 per module
  • International $ 214 per module
  • Not specified

Few global challenges touch humanity with as much immediacy or ubiquity as cancer. Over the course of their lifetime, one in three people in North America, Europe, and Australia will develop a malignancy, and in the United States alone, the direct and indirect costs of cancer amount to billions of dollars a year. The sad truth is that almost every family in the Western world will be affected by cancer at some point in their lives.

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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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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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The Intelligent Brain The Intelligent Brain
  • Any time
  • National $ 199 per module
  • International $ 199 per module
  • Not specified

Dr. Richard J. Haier is Professor Emeritus in the School of Medicine at the University of California.

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Translational Medicine
  • Apr 2016
  • EEA € 2,500 per year
  • Non-EEA € 2,500 per year
  • 14 months

This course will help you to develop critical thinking skills to approach the challenges in translational medicine. You will also improve your communication skills – in particular, those required for presenting complex scientific ideas to a broad spectrum of people. You will learn to analyze effective manuscript preparation and begin to apply the concepts to your own work. In addition, you will have the opportunity to analyze the business, scientific and regulatory aspects of translational medicine

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Graduate Diploma in Clinical Supervision
  • Mar 2016
    Not specified
  • 12 months

The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Supervision course provides advanced, high quality multidisciplinary training in clinical supervision for professionals working in the mental health area. Please note this program is only available to offshore Singaporean nationals completing the program via Executive Training Counselling Academy.

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Summer Course Health Professions Education
  • Jun 2016
  • EEA € 1,200 per week
  • Non-EEA € 1,200 per week
  • 5 days

The interactive Summer Course 'Expanding Horizons in Problem-Based Learning (PBL) in Medicine, Health and Behavioural Sciences' aims to inform participants about all aspects of PBL and to share with them the many years of practical experience with PBL as implemented in the medical education programme.Experience with PBL was built at the Maastricht Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences and the Maastricht Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.

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Regenerative Medicine: Bench to Bedside and Back
  • Dec 2015
  • EEA € 750 per module
  • Non-EEA € 750 per module
  • 4 months

From Bench to Bedside and Back (BBB) will immerse you in the interdisciplinary nature of RM. You will meet experts in fields that converge fundamental science with innovative technologies with clinical application. In addition, there will be a group assignment, a social evening program, and success stories in RM. The course is organized by themes: innovative approaches and the future; animal models in RM; RM in the clinic; misconduct in science and societal acceptation of RM.

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Clinical Endocrinology
  • Nov 2015
  • EEA € 603 per year
  • Non-EEA € 603 per year
  • 3 days

This course aims to introduce the students to clinical endocrinology related to calcium metabolic diseases, fibrosis, obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular risk factors.

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Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety
  • Jun 2016
  • EEA € 1,150 per module
  • Non-EEA € 1,150 per module
  • 5 days

The course will cover key issues in pharmacoepidemiologic and drug safety research. Special topics include databases and molecular pharmacoepidemiology. Students will learn about the typical problems (e.g. confounding by indication, rare side effects) and approaches to deal with these problems in the practice of pharmacoepidemiology.

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