Medicine92 courses

An Introduction to Global Health

Understanding challenges and solutions to global health issues from an inter-disciplinary perspective.
STARTS: Mar 31, 2016

Climate Change Policy and Public Health

Explore current evidence linking climate change and public health while learning the fundamental co-benefits of climate change mitigation. Evaluate policies and interventions while gaining hands on experience communicating climate science and health to policy makers and the general public.
STARTS: Nov 09, 2015
INSTRUCTORS: Jonathan Patz
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Nudge-it: Understanding obesity

Nudge-it is an multi-disciplinary European research project studying new ways of establishing and reinforcing healthy eating habits. Join us to learn about eating, appetite and obesity.
STARTS: Oct 05, 2015
The University of Edinburgh
The University of Edinburgh

Epigenetic Control of Gene Expression

Each mammalian cell has the same genes, yet performs distinct functions. This is achieved by epigenetic control of gene expression; the switching on and switching off of genes. This course will cover the principles of epigenetic control of gene expression, how epigenetic control contributes to cellular differentiation and development, and how it goes wrong in disease.
STARTS: Jun 29, 2015
INSTRUCTORS: Dr Marnie Blewitt
The University of Melbourne

Mental Health: A Global Priority

This course is designed to help you develop a broader understanding of mental health and illness from a global perspective. Over five weeks you will be guided in exploring how and why the current challenges faced in mental health care vary globally.
STARTS: May 25, 2015
The University of Edinburgh
The University of Edinburgh

Psychological First Aid

Learn to provide psychological first aid to people in an emergency by employing the RAPID model: Reflective listening, Assessment of needs, Prioritization, Intervention, and Disposition.
STARTS: May 18, 2015
INSTRUCTORS: George Everly, Jr., PhD
Johns Hopkins University

Bacteria and Chronic Infections

This course will give you an introduction to bacteria and chronic infections. Leading experts in the field will make you familiar with the fundamental concepts of microbiology and bacteriology such as single cell bacteria, biofilm formation, and acute and chronic infections.
STARTS: May 13, 2015
INSTRUCTORS: Thomas Bjarnsholt
University of Copenhagen

Disaster Preparedness for the Health Care Professional

Are you ready for the next inevitable disaster or public health emergency? Whether you're an EMS responder, physician, nurse, social worker, health care student, or other health care provider, you will acquire foundational knowledge in preparedness, management, and response for disasters and large-scale public health emergencies in this 6-week course.
STARTS: May 11, 2015
Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University