What is Health Research?

Course Overview Have you ever wondered how doctors and nurses know what treatment or care to give? It’s only through health research that healthcare professionals find new and better ways of preventing, diagnosing and treating disease. Today’s research is tomorrow’s treatment. On this course, you […]

Nutrition and Disease Prevention

Course Overview Diet-related diseases and obesity levels are rising. On this course you will explore the relationship between diet and disease and the role diet plays in weight management. You will examine the latest research studies to consider how poor nutrition can lead to ill […]

Mouth Care Matters

Course Overview From dentists, health and social workers, to carers, many people are tasked with looking after the mouth health of people unable to undertake it themselves. On this course, you will learn the basics of good mouth health, including tooth decay, gum disease, and […]

Mental Health in Construction

Course Overview Construction has one of the worst rates of mental health issues of any industry. For example, in the UK low-skilled male manual workers are 3.7 times more likely to commit suicide than the national average. Mental health issues can be caused or exacerbated […]

MedTech: Exploring the Human Genome

Course Overview Advances in genomics have opened up exciting new possibilities for healthcare. On this course, you’ll learn what genomics is, and how it can revolutionise patient care. You’ll learn how genomic testing works, and consider the regulatory and ethical issues that surround it. You’ll […]

Medicine Administration for Carers

Course Overview On this course you will learn about the underlying principles and procedures of medicine administration. You will consider the legislation and guidance surrounding medicines administration, including requirements for medicines storage and record keeping. You will also learn the 6 ‘Rs’ of medicine administration: […]

Managing COVID-19 in Primary Care

Course Overview COVID-19 is having unprecedented effects on healthcare systems around the world. As a healthcare professional, it’s important to know how to respond safely and effectively. On this course, you’ll explore the epidemiology, clinical symptoms and signs, and current management of COVID-19 and follow […]

Making Babies in the 21st Century

Course Overview Following the journey of someone making use of technology to conceive, this course will take you through six different areas of assisted reproduction, as well as the science behind them and its impact. As you explore human reproduction in the age of technology, […]