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Understanding the body's response to injury, and the development of trauma centres

Understanding the body's response to injury, and the development of trauma centres Copyrighted image Credit: Viktor Levi | Dreamstime.com
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Feb 2014
How the body responds to physical injury, and the development of specialist centres that treat major trauma victims.

40 years of the Glasgow Coma Scale

40 years of the Glasgow Coma Scale Copyrighted image Credit: Viktor Levi | Dreamstime.com
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Feb 2014
The Glasgow Coma Scale is 40 years old. Here we look at how a patient's score is calculated.

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Using numbers and handling data

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Introductory Level Duration 12 hours Updated 10 Feb 2014
You might not realise it, but maths is an essential component of healthcare. In fact, sloppy calculations can have fatal consequences. This unit is...

Public health in community settings: An introduction

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Intermediate Level Duration 5 hours Updated 10 Dec 2013
This unit introduces you to some key aspects of community level engagement, in particular how to get to know the locality in which you want to work...

Introducing public health

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Intermediate Level Duration 6 hours Updated 10 Dec 2013
This unit introduces some key elements of public health and health promotion, using a video case study of Coventry. It focuses on the major...

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Dissertation: a research project

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Dissertation: a research project Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Masters Level Duration 600 hours Updated 05 Jan 2013 Register by 04 Apr 2013
This one-year research dissertation project completes the Masters in Advancing Professional Practice, deepening and diversifying your understanding...

Professional Graduate Certificate in Education

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Professional Graduate Certificate in Education Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Duration 1200 hours Updated 04 Jan 2013
This certificate enables you to review and assess of current ways public health promotion work, and develop the skills, knowledge and understanding...

Leading healthcare improvements

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Leading healthcare improvements Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Masters Level Duration 600 hours Updated 21 Jun 2012 Register by 05 Sep 2013
This course will help you develop leadership skills in relation to healthcare service improvements, innovation and policy.Entry is open to...