Free course for self paced study. Earn a certificate. Designed to cover key constituent parts of medical ethics; it is suitable for any healthcare professional wanting to acquire a basic grounding in the subject. 12 Topics under the headings: Rights and responsibilities; Ethico-legal frameworks; Beginning and end of life; Governance; Healthcare.
Free course for self-paced study. Basic concepts of Patient Safety - with links to WHO handouts. For any healthcare professional anywhere in the world - aims to equip them with the basic concepts of Patient Safety. 11 Topics: What is Patient Safety; Applying human factors; Systems and effects of complexity; Being an effective team player; Learning from error; Understanding and managing clinical risk; Using quality improvement tools; Engaging with patients and carers; Infection prevention and control; Invasive procedures; Improving medication safety.
Free course for self paced study. Earn a certificate. Understand the importance of Human Rights to Public Health. Relevant to all, but in particular those with interests in global health. Topics include: Humanitarian emergencies; Reproductive health; Universal health coverage; Human rights and health services; Legal issues.
Free course for self-paced study from the University of Nottingham. Genocide and its relevance to Public Health. Topics include: Examples of the actions that constitute genocide; Key stages, including the progression from exclusion to genocide; Extent and health impacts; Relevance to public health and the medical profession; Strategies to prevent genocide and address it's consequences.
Free course for self paced study. Earn a certificate. Explore the concepts of Medical Professionalism and how they might be applied in various settings. Topics include: Definitions; Altruism and commitment to patients' interest; Self-regulation and maintenance of competence; Civic engagement; Relevance to today/tomorrow.
Free course for self paced study. Earn a certificate. Threats to the health of refugees and asylum seekers, potential methods to improve the situation. The scope is global, but there is a focus on refugees settled in developed countries. Topics include: Size of the problem; Details of health effects; Models of healthcare for settled refugees; Politics - a global issue; What can we do?