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119 votes
Khan Academy Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare Healthcare and Medicine The Lungs

Get a better understanding of how your lungs help you to sing and survive!. Meet the lungs. People and plants. The Bronchial Tree. Inhaling and Exhaling. How does Lung Volume Change?. The Lungs and Pulmonary System. Alveolar Gas Equation - Part 1. Alveolar Gas Equation - Part 2. O2 and CO2 solubility. Henry's law. Graham's Law of Diffusion. Fick's Law of Diffusion. Oxygen Movement from Alveoli to Capillaries. Peripheral Chemoreceptors. Central Chemoreceptors. The Respiratory Center. Sneeze, Cough, and Hiccup. Meet the lungs. People and plants. The Bronchial Tree. Inhaling and Exhaling. How does Lung Volume Change?. The Lungs and Pulmonary System. Alveolar Gas Equation - Part 1. Alveolar Gas Equation - Part 2. O2 and CO2 solubility. Henry's law. Graham's Law of Diffusion. Fick's Law of Diffusion. Oxygen Movement from Alveoli to Capillaries. Peripheral Chemoreceptors. Central Chemoreceptors. The Respiratory Center. Sneeze, Cough, and Hiccup.

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.

116 votes
Khan Academy Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare Healthcare and Medicine Hypertension

Learn all about hypertension: symptoms, diagnosis, and how lifestyle changes can make a difference!. What is hypertension?. Hypertension symptoms and categories. Hypertension effects on the blood vessels. Hypertension effects on the heart. 4 lifestyle changes to help manage hypertension. What is hypertension?. Hypertension symptoms and categories. Hypertension effects on the blood vessels. Hypertension effects on the heart. 4 lifestyle changes to help manage hypertension.

113 votes
Khan Academy Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare Blood Vessel Diseases Healthcare and Medicine

Learn about how arteries differ from veins and how arteries can get damaged over time. Arteries vs. Veins - What's the difference?. Arteriosclerosis, Arteriolosclerosis, and Atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis - Part 1. Atherosclerosis - Part 2. Arteriolosclerosis - Part 1. Arteriolosclerosis - Part 2. Arteries vs. Veins - What's the difference?. Arteriosclerosis, Arteriolosclerosis, and Atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis - Part 1. Atherosclerosis - Part 2. Arteriolosclerosis - Part 1. Arteriolosclerosis - Part 2.

110 votes
Khan Academy Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare Healthcare and Medicine Preload and Afterload

Find out exactly what preload and afterload mean, and why most of us use a handy shortcut to guess-timating what they are!. Why Doesn't the Heart Rip?. What is Preload?. Preload and Pressure. Preload Stretches out the Heart Cells. Frank-Starling Mechanism. Sarcomere length-tension relationship. Active contraction vs. passive recoil. What is afterload?. Increasing the Heart's Force of Contraction. Why Doesn't the Heart Rip?. What is Preload?. Preload and Pressure. Preload Stretches out the Heart Cells. Frank-Starling Mechanism. Sarcomere length-tension relationship. Active contraction vs. passive recoil. What is afterload?. Increasing the Heart's Force of Contraction.

110 votes
Khan Academy Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare Fetal Circulation Healthcare and Medicine

Find out how the heart and circulatory system work in the fetus!. Meet the Placenta!. Umbilical vessels and the Ductus Venosus. Flow through the Heart. Hypoxic Pulmonary Vasoconstriction. Foramen Ovale and Ductus Arteriosus. Fetal Hemoglobin and Hematocrit. Double Bohr Effect. Fetal Circulation Right Before Birth. Baby Circulation Right After Birth. Fetal Structures in an Adult. Meet the Placenta!. Umbilical vessels and the Ductus Venosus. Flow through the Heart. Hypoxic Pulmonary Vasoconstriction. Foramen Ovale and Ductus Arteriosus. Fetal Hemoglobin and Hematocrit. Double Bohr Effect. Fetal Circulation Right Before Birth. Baby Circulation Right After Birth. Fetal Structures in an Adult.

110 votes
Khan Academy Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare Changing the PV Loop Healthcare and Medicine

Find out how preload, afterload, and contractility work together to change your PV Loop (and affect stroke volume and cardiac output)!. What is Preload?. What is afterload?. Increasing the Heart's Force of Contraction. Reimagine the Pressure Volume Relationship. What is Contractility?. Getting Ea (Arterial Elastance) from the PV Loop. Arterial Elastance (Ea) and Afterload. Arterial Elastance (Ea) and Preload. Stroke Work in PV Loops and Boxes. Contractility, Ea, and Preload Effects on PV Boxes. What is Preload?. What is afterload?. Increasing the Heart's Force of Contraction. Reimagine the Pressure Volume Relationship. What is Contractility?. Getting Ea (Arterial Elastance) from the PV Loop. Arterial Elastance (Ea) and Afterload. Arterial Elastance (Ea) and Preload. Stroke Work in PV Loops and Boxes. Contractility, Ea, and Preload Effects on PV Boxes.

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.

109 votes
Khan Academy Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare Healthcare and Medicine Miscellaneous

Enjoy!. Bacterial Meningitis. Ritual of the Bedside Exam. Systemic Thinking About Cancer. Inflammation. Bacterial Meningitis. Ritual of the Bedside Exam. Systemic Thinking About Cancer. Inflammation.

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 : 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.

104 votes
Khan Academy Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare Healthcare and Medicine Heart Disease and Stroke

Find out what can cause a heart disease and stroke, and how the two are related!. Heart Disease and Heart Attacks. Thrombo-emboli and Thromboembolisms. Stenosis, ischemia and heart failure. Strokes. Heart Disease and Heart Attacks. Thrombo-emboli and Thromboembolisms. Stenosis, ischemia and heart failure. Strokes.

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.

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

Find out how the body works to maintain a normal blood pressure by sensing when its too high or too low and responding accordingly. 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. 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.

102 votes
Khan Academy Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare Healthcare and Medicine Healthy Lifestyle

Learn some of the fundamentals behind staying healthy: Reducing your salt, keeping your weight in a healthy range, and exercising regularly. Low salt diet. Spotting salty foods. Calculate your own Body Mass Index. Introduction to exercise. 11 major muscle groups. Low salt diet. Spotting salty foods. Calculate your own Body Mass Index. Introduction to exercise. 11 major muscle groups.

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.

101 votes
Khan Academy Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare Endocrinology and Diabetes Healthcare and Medicine

Learn about hormones and diabetes, as well as some important information on glucose control. Intro to the Endocrine System. Precocious Puberty. Childhood Growth. Glucose Insulin and Diabetes. Blood Sugar Levels. Glucose Concentration Conversion. A1C Levels. Intro to the Endocrine System. Precocious Puberty. Childhood Growth. Glucose Insulin and Diabetes. Blood Sugar Levels. Glucose Concentration Conversion. A1C Levels.

101 votes
Khan Academy Free Closed [?] Health and Welfare Healthcare and Medicine Pressure Volume Loops

Watch as the pressure and amount of blood inside the left ventricle go up and down within fractions of a second!. Pressure in the Left Heart - Part 1. Pressure in the Left Heart - Part 2. Pressure in the Left Heart - Part 3. Left Ventricular Pressure vs. Time. Left Ventricular Volume vs. Time. Drawing a Pressure-Volume Loop. Understanding the Pressure-Volume Loop. End Diastolic Pressure-Volume Relationship (EDPVR). End Systolic Pressure-Volume Relationship (ESPVR). Reimagine the Pressure Volume Relationship. What is Preload?. Why Doesn't the Heart Rip?. Pressure in the Left Heart - Part 1. Pressure in the Left Heart - Part 2. Pressure in the Left Heart - Part 3. Left Ventricular Pressure vs. Time. Left Ventricular Volume vs. Time. Drawing a Pressure-Volume Loop. Understanding the Pressure-Volume Loop. End Diastolic Pressure-Volume Relationship (EDPVR). End Systolic Pressure-Volume Relationship (ESPVR). Reimagine the Pressure Volume Relationship. What is Preload?. Why Doesn't the Heart Rip?.

Starts : 2015-10-01
99 votes
edX Free Military Science & Protective Services English EdX HarvardX Humanities Philosophy & Ethics

HarvardX is proud to relaunch this introduction to Justice with new videos and discussion forums in multiple languages!

Taught by lauded Harvard professor Michael Sandel, Justice explores critical analysis of classical and contemporary theories of justice, including discussion of present-day applications. Topics include affirmative action, income distribution, same-sex marriage, the role of markets, debates about rights (human rights and property rights), arguments for and against equality, dilemmas of loyalty in public and private life. The course invites learners to subject their own views on these controversies to critical examination.

The principal readings for the course are texts by Aristotle, John Locke, Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill, and John Rawls. Other assigned readings include writings by contemporary philosophers, court cases, and articles about political controversies that raise philosophical questions.

Closed Captioning and discussion forums are available in Chinese, German, Portuguese, and Spanish.


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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.