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Starts : 2013-03-25
106 votes
Coursera Free Business English Economics & Finance Health & Society

This course will explore the many problems of the American health care system and discuss the specific ways that the Affordable Care Act will impact access, quality, costs, as well as medical innovation.

Starts : 2014-04-21
103 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Business & Management Health & Society

This interdisciplinary course focuses on sustainable innovation, introducing entrepreneurial students to the realities of problem identification and solution design within the complex world of healthcare.

Starts : 2016-01-04
97 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare English Biology & Life Sciences Medicine Teacher Professional Development

Explore the structure and function of the human central nervous system. Learn why knowledge of human neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neural plasticity, and new discovery in the brain sciences matters for clinical practice in the health professions.

Starts : 2014-02-24
109 votes
Coursera Free Business English Economics & Finance Food and Nutrition Health & Society Medicine

This course covers the basics of normal nutrition for optimal health outcomes and evidence-based diets for a variety of diseases.

Starts : 2013-09-09
108 votes
Coursera Free Health and Welfare English Health & Society Medicine

Learn about the wide range of contraceptive methods, and the public health implications related to access to information and choices about reproductive health.

Starts : 2015-01-28
94 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare English Health & Society Medicine

This course explores why primary health care is central for achieving Health for All. It provides examples of how primary health care has been instrumental in approaching this goal in selected populations and how the principles of primary health care can guide future policies and actions.

Starts : 2016-01-11
86 votes
Coursera Free Agriculture English Food and Nutrition Health & Society

Explore how food intersects with public health and the environment as it moves from field to plate.

Starts : 2015-04-13
98 votes
Coursera Free Health and Welfare English Health & Society

This course examines the community context of the changes needed to promote the public’s health.

Starts : 2013-06-24
102 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare English Health & Society

Learn how social factors promote mental health, influence the onset and course of mental illness, and affect how mental illnesses are diagnosed and treated.

Starts : 2013-09-16
96 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare English Health & Society

A non-technical introduction to the contemporary application of computing to healthcare delivery, public health and community-based clinical research.

Starts : 2014-06-16
97 votes
Coursera Free Health and Welfare English Education Food and Nutrition

This course will provide a coherent, understandable look at the evidence on how nutrition and physical activity impact health through lower morbidity, longevity, and quality of life.

Starts : 2014-01-13
8 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare English Education Food and Nutrition Health & Society Medicine

Learn the basics of child nutrition and how to make healthy meals for healthy children and families in version 2.0 of the "Just Cook" class.

Starts : 2013-01-28
119 votes
Coursera Free Health and Welfare English Health & Society Medicine

Principles of Public Health introduces the major concepts and principles of public health and the determinants of health status in communities. Emphasizes the ecological model that focuses on the linkages and relationships among multiple natural and social determinants affecting health.

Starts : 2014-09-15
97 votes
Coursera Free Life Sciences English Biology & Life Sciences Food and Nutrition

This seven week course will explore nutrition concepts that take center stage in mainstream media outlets and become conversation topics among consumers interested in food choice as it relates to optimal health and physical performance.

Starts : 2013-01-22
84 votes
Coursera Free Health and Welfare English Biology & Life Sciences Food and Nutrition Health & Society

This introductory course provides an overview of the principles of nutritional science. Subject matter includes description and functions of nutrients, digestion and absorption, effects of nutrient deficiencies and toxicities, requirements, food sources, nutrient interactions, dietary guidelines, and the role of nutrition in health and disease.

33 votes
Khan Academy Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare Healthcare and Medicine Influenza

Most people have had the flu virus at least once in their lives, and it

94 votes
Khan Academy Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare Healthcare and Medicine The Heart

Your heart sits in the middle of your chest and pumps blood from about 4 weeks after conception until the day that you die. It never stops, and over your lifetime it will pump ~175 million liters of blood. To visualize that, imagine the amount of water that falls over Niagara falls in a few minutes. Remarkable! This little pump is the size of your clenched fist and in an adult can weigh about 300 grams. Watch these videos to learn more about how the heart works, blood flow in arteries and veins, and blood pressure. Meet the heart!. Layers of the Heart. Flow through the Heart. Two Circulations in the Body. Lub Dub. Heart Quiz. Circulatory System and the Heart. Arteries vs. Veins - What's the difference?. Layers of a blood vessel. Arteries, Arterioles, Venules, and Veins. Three Types of Capillaries. Pre-Capillary Sphincters. What is blood pressure?. Learn how a stethoscope can help determine blood pressure. Resistance in a tube. Adding up resistance in series and in parallel. Adding up resistance problem. Flow and Perfusion. Putting it all together: Pressure, flow, and resistance. Blood pressure changes over time. Regulation of blood pressure with baroreceptors. Parts of a nephron. General overview of the RAAS system - Cells and hormones. Renin production in the kidneys. Activating Angiotensin 2. Angiotensin 2 raises blood pressure. Aldosterone raises blood pressure and lowers potassium. Aldosterone removes acid from the blood. ADH secretion. ADH effects on blood pressure. Aldosterone and ADH. Meet the heart!. Layers of the Heart. Flow through the Heart. Two Circulations in the Body. Lub Dub. Heart Quiz. Circulatory System and the Heart. Arteries vs. Veins - What's the difference?. Layers of a blood vessel. Arteries, Arterioles, Venules, and Veins. Three Types of Capillaries. Pre-Capillary Sphincters. What is blood pressure?. Learn how a stethoscope can help determine blood pressure. Resistance in a tube. Adding up resistance in series and in parallel. Adding up resistance problem. Flow and Perfusion. Putting it all together: Pressure, flow, and resistance. Blood pressure changes over time. Regulation of blood pressure with baroreceptors. Parts of a nephron. General overview of the RAAS system - Cells and hormones. Renin production in the kidneys. Activating Angiotensin 2. Angiotensin 2 raises blood pressure. Aldosterone raises blood pressure and lowers potassium. Aldosterone removes acid from the blood. ADH secretion. ADH effects on blood pressure. Aldosterone and ADH.

96 votes
Khan Academy Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare Healthcare and Medicine Heart Muscle Contraction

Find out more about heart muscles and what happens when they contract. Three Types of Muscle. Heart Cells Up Close!. Myosin and Actin. Tropomyosin and troponin and their role in regulating muscle contraction. Calcium Puts Myosin to Work. Sympathetic Nerves Affect Myosin Activity. Why Doesn't the Heart Rip?. Three Types of Muscle. Heart Cells Up Close!. Myosin and Actin. Tropomyosin and troponin and their role in regulating muscle contraction. Calcium Puts Myosin to Work. Sympathetic Nerves Affect Myosin Activity. Why Doesn't the Heart Rip?.

94 votes
Khan Academy Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare Healthcare and Medicine Heart Depolarization

Check out the flow of positive charge through the heart that happens every time your heart beats! Learn how the heart is able to keep a regular rate and rhythm throughout your life. Membrane Potentials - Part 1. Membrane Potentials - Part 2. Permeability and Membrane Potentials. Action Potentials in Pacemaker Cells. Action Potentials in Cardiac Myocytes. Reseting Cardiac Concentration Gradients. Electrical System of the Heart. Depolarization Waves Flowing through the Heart. A Race to Keep Pace!. Thinking about Heartbeats. New Perspective on the Heart.

97 votes
Khan Academy Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare Blood Pressure Healthcare and Medicine

Learn about blood pressure and how we measure it. Take a deeper dive and find out how blood pressure is related to resistance and flow!. What is blood pressure?. Learn how a stethoscope can help determine blood pressure. Resistance in a tube. Adding up resistance in series and in parallel. Adding up resistance problem. Flow and Perfusion. Putting it all together: Pressure, flow, and resistance. Blood pressure changes over time. What is blood pressure?. Learn how a stethoscope can help determine blood pressure. Resistance in a tube. Adding up resistance in series and in parallel. Adding up resistance problem. Flow and Perfusion. Putting it all together: Pressure, flow, and resistance. Blood pressure changes over time.