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    Introducing healthcare improvement

    This free course, Introducing healthcare improvement, explores quality improvement in healthcare settings. It begins by defining healthcare quality...

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    3 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    21 May 2019

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    This free course, Introducing healthcare improvement, explores quality improvement...
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    Challenging the biomedical model of childbirth

    Health means different things to different people, and this is reflected in the experiences of pregnancy and childbirth in this free course,...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    10 May 2019

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    Health means different things to different people, and this is reflected in the...
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    Forensic science and fingerprints

    This free course, Forensic science and fingerprints, covers how science can make fingerprints easier to study, how they are used in court and some...

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    21 Mar 2019

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    This free course, Forensic science and fingerprints, covers how science can make...
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    Exploring sport coaching and psychology

    By Ben Oakley

    This free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, investigates how scientific and management ideas contribute to success while also taking...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    12 Feb 2019

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 12 Feb 2019
    This free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, investigates how...
  • The science of nutrition and healthy eating

    This free course, The science of nutrition and healthy eating, looks at the science behind nutrition, covering aspects of biology, chemistry and...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 Dec 2018

  • The science of nutrition and healthy eating

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    The science of nutrition and healthy eating
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 31 Dec 2018
    This free course, The science of nutrition and healthy eating, looks at the...
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    The psychological aspects of sports injury

    For many people sport is a way of life, so imagine the emotional distress that a sports injury can bring when it restricts someone's participation...

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    3 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    26 Nov 2018

  • The psychological aspects of sports injury

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    Intermediate level Duration 3 hours Updated 26 Nov 2018
    For many people sport is a way of life, so imagine the emotional distress that a...
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    Factors that influence health: An introduction

    What factors influence our health? A lot of attention is focused on people's behaviour - their decisions to smoke, drink, over-eat and so on - with...

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    5 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    06 Nov 2018

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    What factors influence our health? A lot of attention is focused on people's...
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    Introducing ageing

    Everyone is ageing, whatever their current age, and we live in a world where many people are living much longer than previous generations. This is...

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    11 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Jul 2018

  • Introducing ageing

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    Introductory level Duration 11 hours Updated 19 Jul 2018
    Everyone is ageing, whatever their current age, and we live in a world where many...
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    Predictive medicine

    In this free course, Predictive medicine, you will learn how advances in genetics could change the way in which diseases are diagnosed and managed....

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    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    27 Jun 2018

  • Predictive medicine

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    In this free course, Predictive medicine, you will learn how advances in genetics...
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    Introducing public health

    This free course, Introducing public health, presents some key elements of public health and health promotion. It considers the scope and focus of...

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    6 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    01 Jun 2018

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    Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 01 Jun 2018
    This free course, Introducing public health, presents some key elements of public...
  • Drug development process: combating pain

    Drug development process: combating pain, is a free course offering a brief introduction to the process of new drug discovery; from identification...

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    2 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    16 Aug 2017

  • Drug development process: combating pain

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    Drug development process: combating pain, is a free course offering a brief...
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    Challenging ideas in mental health

    Take a new and different look at mental health. This free course, Challenging ideas in mental health, invites you to think differently about life's...

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    18 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    10 May 2017

  • Challenging ideas in mental health

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    Take a new and different look at mental health. This free course, Challenging...
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    Understanding service improvement in healthcare

    This free course, Understanding service improvement in healthcare, will help you to understand what people mean by the terms ‘service’ and ...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    14 Sep 2016

  • Understanding service improvement in healthcare

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    This free course, Understanding service improvement in healthcare, will help you...
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    What's in a title: Understanding meanings in community care

    What do we mean by 'community', 'care' and 'welfare'? In this free course, What's in a title: Understanding meanings in community care, you will...

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    4 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    05 Apr 2016

  • What's in a title: Understanding meanings in community care

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    What do we mean by 'community', 'care' and 'welfare'? In this free course, What's...
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    Imaging in medicine

    X-rays, CT scans and MRI scans are all medical imaging techniques of great practical importance that have been encountered by a great many people...

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    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    24 Mar 2016

  • Imaging in medicine

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    X-rays, CT scans and MRI scans are all medical imaging techniques of great...
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    Health and environment

    To be able to understand the importance of the environment for our health, we need to know a little about the interdependence between environment...

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    24 Mar 2016

  • Health and environment

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    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 24 Mar 2016
    To be able to understand the importance of the environment for our health, we need...
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    Work and mental health

    Although being at work during periods of mental illness can be difficult for those with mental health problems, most people with these difficulties...

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    5 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    21 Mar 2016

  • Work and mental health

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    Intermediate level Duration 5 hours Updated 21 Mar 2016
    Although being at work during periods of mental illness can be difficult for those...
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    From sound to meaning: hearing, speech and language

    Human communication is vastly more complex than that of any other species we know about. It is so complex that linguists are only just beginning to...

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    02 Mar 2016

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    Human communication is vastly more complex than that of any other species we know...
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    Science promotion

    This free course will look at how public engagement in science and technology might be achieved through science promotion. Science promotion and...

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    12 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    02 Mar 2016

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    This free course will look at how public engagement in science and technology...
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    The MMR vaccine: Public health, private fears

    A decade ago, the possibility of a link between the MMR vaccine and autism hit the media. Fear of the vaccine spread rapidly and, despite an almost...

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    20 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    02 Mar 2016

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    A decade ago, the possibility of a link between the MMR vaccine and autism hit the...
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    Epidemiology: An introduction

    Public health interventions need to be built on an evidence base and part of this evidence comes from epidemiology: the study of how and why...

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    7 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    29 Feb 2016

  • Epidemiology: An introduction

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    Public health interventions need to be built on an evidence base and part of this...
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    A question of ethics: right or wrong?

    This free course, A question of ethics: right or wrong?, discusses ethical and professional principles in sport and fitness environments. Working...

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    7 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    17 Feb 2016

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    Intermediate level Duration 7 hours Updated 17 Feb 2016
    This free course, A question of ethics: right or wrong?, discusses ethical and...
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    Professional relationships with young people

    In some people's eyes the development of relationships is a good end in itself, as it is in relationships that we express our humanity. Young...

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Feb 2016

  • Professional relationships with young people

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    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 16 Feb 2016
    In some people's eyes the development of relationships is a good end in itself, as...
  • Understanding narratives in health care

    What are the ways in which others (patients, relatives, practitioners) and you create and share meanings within health care? Narratives are the...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2016

  • Understanding narratives in health care

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    Understanding narratives in health care
    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 12 Feb 2016
    What are the ways in which others (patients, relatives, practitioners) and you...
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    Managing to meet service users' needs

    Frontline managers are responsible for gathering service user views on their needs. Whose views should be taken into account? How do managers...

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    3 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2016

  • Managing to meet service users' needs

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    Advanced level Duration 3 hours Updated 12 Feb 2016
    Frontline managers are responsible for gathering service user views on their needs...
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