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Archive course extract: Attachment theory

Archive course extract: Attachment theory Copyrighted image Copyright: Production team
Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 11 Jan 2016
This extract is from a course no longer in presentation at The Open University, and is online for archive purposes only. How do children come to...

Professor Nick Plowman discusses proton beam therapy and x-ray radiotherapy

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Professor Nick Plowman discusses proton beam therapy and x-ray radiotherapy Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Apr 2015
In this interview taken from BBC Radio 4's World at One, Great Ormond Street Hospital oncologist Nick Plowman discusses the pros and cons of...

Delivering difficult news

Delivering difficult news Copyrighted image Copyright: Monkey Business Images | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Apr 2015
Delivering bad news to children and their parents is never an easy task, medical professionals must learn the best way to do this. 

What do you really know about autism?

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What do you really know about autism? Creative commons image The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Apr 2015
You've probably heard a lot about autism - but can you separate the myth from the reality?

Managing children’s pain

Managing children’s pain Copyrighted image Copyright: Sergei Razvodovskij | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 18 Mar 2015
Recognising when a child is in pain and trying to relieve this can be complex. In this article Dr Joan Simons draws on her research on children's...

Who makes the difficult decisions about children’s treatment?

Who makes the difficult decisions about children’s treatment? Copyrighted image Copyright: Elena Schweitzer | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 10 Mar 2015
Who has the right to decide on whether a child needs to undergo a surgical procedure? The child, the parents or a medical professional? The...

Health and Social Care Tasters

Health and Social Care Tasters Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Updated 23 Jan 2015
Is health and Social Care for you? Dip into some of our tasters and find out!

Social Science and Psychology Pathway

Social Science and Psychology Pathway Copyrighted image Copyright: Dreamstime
Updated 21 Jan 2015
So you have decided that studying Social Science and Psychology is for you - what next?

What do you know about dyslexia?

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What do you know about dyslexia?
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Oct 2014
Take our quiz on dyslexia to test your knowledge of a condition many people don't understand