Public Health

Health Courses – Public Health

Intro

Would you be interested in enhancing your knowledge and skills in the public health domain? Would you be interested in putting hands on practice by performing actual applications of the health concepts?

Public Health will provide you with the skills and knowledge that need to be implemented in public health throughout not only European context, but also the international one. The aim of the course is to improve people’s health by explaining them with the strategies that are employed to conduct new products and services, changes in public policies, reducing inequalities in health and many others.

Intro: course overview

This course is intended for students who would be interested in making wider health implications. Moreover, this course will give the students the chance to apply all the theories that they learn into practice and thereby, enhancing their knowledge of the most commonly discussed topics in the health care domain.

This course is well organized to suit with student’s academic background in the health and research domain. By taking this course, you will be getting accredited certifications in the healthcare system.

Students will be provided with a firm background of the most important terms that are used within the clinical research domain. By enrolling into this course, graduates will receive an EFAG College certificate that will broaden their career opportunities.

This course is well-suited for students who:

  • Care about not only their well-being, but also the whole population.
  • Want to make wider health implications.
  • Have already worked or wish to work in the public health field.

Intro: Course Q & A Discussion Board

What are the public health concepts that are recently discussed in the health care domain?

Week 01

Week 01: overview

During the first week, the students will get familiar with certain definitions that are used in the public health domain, as well as being able to describe them in epidemiologic terms.

Assignment: Week 01

The students will be given an assignment that will test their knowledge of the public health terminologies.

Week 02

Week 02: overview

The students will get familiar with the determinants of health and which may include wellness, disease or illness.

Week 02: Assignment

The students will determine the determinants of health and hand in a research report by the end of the course.

Week 03

Week 03: overview

During this week, the students will be introduced to the main research methods that are used in the clinical research domain, where the students will get a firm background of the benefits of utilizing each of these methods.

Week 03: Assignment 20 pts

Students will analyze different case studies which will allow them to choose the most suitable research method.

Week 04

Week 04: overview

The students will be introduced to the techniques that are employed in the health and research process. The students will get familiar with the basic concepts that are used in clinical research, which may include trial phases and trial designs will be highlighted.

Week 04: Assignment

The students will get familiar with the trial designs and trial phases that are used through the research development technique.

Week 05

During this course, the students will be introduced to the widely known diagnostic tests that are used in the health domain. The students will carefully examine the physiology and anatomy of certain organisms in order to get familiar with the elements that make up each of these organisms. The students’ knowledge will be enhanced by getting familiar with the concepts that may cause bias of the data, and which may include quality assurance and quality control tests.

An awareness of quality control, quality assurance, and proficiency testing will be developed through an overview of statistical methods used to verify reported values and predictive values.

Week 05: The students will conduct a full research that will help them in identifying some of the major causes of bias in clinical research, as well as finding statistical methods that they can use to verify data.

Week 06

Week 06: overview

The students will be getting familiar with the main strategies that are used to enhance health promotion and health protection in order to meet the public health standards.

Week 06: Assignment:

The students will discuss the strategies that are employed for health promotions.

Week 07

Week 07: overview

Throughout this course, the students will be provided with a basic overview of the regulations and standards that have an impact on performing clinical trials. The students will analyze some ethical issues that may contribute to the creation of certain regulations.

Week 07: Assignment 20 pts

Students will be asked to conduct a research on the local and international regulatory requirements that are related to performing research on the pharmaceutical products.

Week 08

Week 08: overview

The students will get the chance to widen their knowledge in the most major issues that are discussed in the field of clinical research. Students will get a firm background in new clinical research techniques, methodologies and biotechnologies that could be employed when performing clinical trials.

Week 08: Assignment

Students will be involved in the process of examining recent scholarly literature and practices in order to enhance their knowledge of investigational topics.

Week 10

Week 10: overview

During this course, the students will be introduced to the major principles and attitudes of project management, which they will be able to implement them effectively within the clinical research domain. This course will help the students in gaining the knowledge that they need within the clinical management trials. By taking this course, the students will be fully aware of how to develop timelines, budget and project plans in an effective manner.

Week 10: Assignment

The students will implement management and coordination techniques that are widely used within the clinical trials, along with its compliance with a set of some protocols.

Week 11

Week 11: overview

During this week, the students will get familiar with the implementation of a set of clinical protocols, along with its elements and structure, as well as the information that are employed for the productions. By taking this course, students will get the chance to have a practical experience in compliance with a set of guidelines.

Week 11: Assignment

The students will employ various concepts such as reliability, accuracy, as well as compliance with certain guidelines through the analysis of case studies.

Week 12

Week 12: overview

During this week, students will gain practical experience by analyzing various case studies that are used in conducting clinical research. The students will employ the use of some modelling tools, technical reports and presentations

Assignment 12:

Students will integrate their management skills in conducting and developing team projects.

Week 13

Week 13: overview

During this week, the students will carefully analyze the various stages that are involved in clinical research and which may include various settings such as organizing, planning, monitoring and executing clinical trials by following certain guidelines.

Week 13: Assignment

The students will employ certain aspects such as management and organization into practice.

Week 14

Week 14: overview

The students will get familiar with the determinants of health and which may include wellness, disease or illness.

Week 14: Assignment

The students will determine the determinants of health and hand in a research report by the end of the course.