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.
Human beings are asked to participate in medical research in order to improve the health and wellbeing of present and future persons. At the same time, participation of human beings leads to many ethical issues, such as: How do we ensure genuine informed consent of participants? What should be provided to control groups during clinical trials?
The health system plays a crucial part in the response to HIV in terms of provision of HIV and AIDS related services. HIV funding is increasingly used for strengthening health systems.
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The aim of the course is that you will become familiar with the basic issues leadership and management in large healthcare organizations deal with on a daily basis. Please remember that this course has a focus on your professional socialization as a healthcare professional (e.g. physician, nurse) in the lead. We will not cover the more administrative topics as finance, accounting, planning, control but will have a more activity orientated stance towards you as a leader or manager (to be) in your own daily work.
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 collaboration with the Utrecht Center for Entrepreneurship, Elevate now offers a free seminar series on entrepreneurship and innovation in the Life Sciences and Health domain. The series will provide you with insights into value creation and interaction between science, industry and policy in the domain.
You will learn how infections are diagnosed, how to study changes in the incidence of diseases and investigate strategies for treatment and control through detailed case studies. You will also have the chance to study a disease or disease-related topic in detail.
The seven Medical Peace Work courses are an introduction in violence prevention and peace building for doctors, nurses, public health workers, mental health practitioners, other health professionals, as well as students in these fields.
The course introduces participants to major public health challenges in lower- and middle-income countries. It provides an introduction to the aetiology, epidemiology, risk factors and public health importance of selected chronic non-communicable diseases, addresses major policy initiatives for international prevention and control of disease, and considers major health threats and challenges such as the impact of globalization and environmental changes.
Introduction to Global Health aims to introduce the principles and scope of global health and health-related development strategies. The course, offered by the MSc Epidemiology program of the UMC Utrecht and Utrecht University, introduces participants to the history, origins and current trends in global health. It addresses health-related development strategies, such as the Millennium Development Goals, considering social determinants of health and health equity.
IBS offers a one-semester Intensive English Language Programme with 300 hours of English followed by a one-semester preparation for medical studies.
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.