Alcohol and human health
What impact does alcohol have on the body? From a ‘hangover’ to cirrhosis this unit looks at the harmful effects of alcohol both in the short and long term.
Challenging ideas in mental health
Take a new and different look at mental health. This unit invites you to think differently about life's dilemmas by taking account of the views of all concerned, especially people experiencing mental distress. It explores ideas and practice in mental health, and will appeal to a wide range of people.
Finding information in health and lifestyle
This unit will help you to identify and use information in health and lifestyle, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of organ
Duke Children's Health Center Ten-Year Anniversary Celebration
The McGovern-Davison Children's Health Center -- or CHC, as it has become known -- serves as the virtual front door for Duke Children's Hospital & Health Center. Since the doors opened in 2000, the beautiful feather mobile and giant fish tank in the lobby have provided a welcoming atmosphere for countless patients, families, and visitors. For more information about Duke Children's, visit http://dukechildrens.org.
Masculinity, Sexual Behavior and Health
Reading seminar focusing on male adolescent health and sexual issues and explores the meaning of masculinity and the impact of masculine beliefs on men's health and health care use.
Integrated safety, health and environmental management: An introduction
Life is full of risk. In this unit ‘risk’ describes the probability and consequences of harm or, at worst, disaster. Risk management involves many stakeholders and integrated management systems help to ensure that safety, quality, environmental and business risks are all managed correctly. This unit also looks at emergency preparedness, that is, the management of emergencies and disasters.
Health and environment
To be able to understand the importance of the environment for our health, we need to know a little about the interdependence between environment and humankind. This unit will look at interactions between plants, animals and the physical and chemical environment, as well as considering ways in which humans have altered, and are altering this environment. These changes have health implications that are not always immediately obvious. Frequently, we initiate changes that are going to have their ef
Students are asked to explain how advances in technology have affected people's health.
Nutrients Involved in Blood Health and Immunity
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Codman Square Health Center
Hope Kelly reports on the health care workers and patients at the Codman Square Health Center. Kelly notes that the health care workers at the Codman Square Health Center are not surprised at the rise in the infant mortality rate in Boston. She adds that many of the patients at the Center are immigrants and have no health insurance. Kelly interviews Bill Walczak (Codman Square Health Center), Dr. Tony Schlaff (head of the Codman Square Health Center), Dr. Graunke (pediatrician, Codman Square Hea
Caring for Your Health
Dr. Emillio Carillo comments on healthcare in the Latino community. Program examines a number of health issues, with a focus on the needs of the Latino and Black community. Host Eduardo Diaz interviews Dr. Emilio Carrillo, cofounder of the Boricua Health Organization of Boston, to discuss problems related to healthcare delivery to Boston's Latino population. 'Encore' segments include 1974 interviews conducted by former Say Brother writer/researcher Dighton Spooner with Dr. Houston Kelly (on hype
NewsHour Extra: Addressing Health Mysteries
In this PBS NewsHour Extra lesson plan, students take an in-depth look at the SARS epidemic, with a particular focus on pan-national public health administration. A NewsHour interview with Dr. David Heyman, Director for Communicable Diseases at the World Health Organization (WHO), forms the basis of the exercise (video, audio, and transcript available). A NewsHour Extra story on SARS provides additional material. The site also offers ideas for homework and extension activities, each designed to
Risk, Exposure and Health
We all require food, air, and water to survive — which are contaminated to some extent by man-made pollutants. Two studies, one in a rural western mining town and another in a dense urban population, reveal how these exposures impact health, and what can be done to reduce the risks.
Hodges Health Career - Care Domains - Model
Hodges’ Health Career (Care Domains) Model provides a conceptual framework upon which users can map problems, issues and solutions across four knowledge domains: Interpersonal; Sociological; Scientific; & Political (Autonomy). The public may also be taught to use the model, enabling engagement, understanding and concordance in planning and outcome evaluation. Brian Hodges' original notes, a resources page and links (800+) are included. Additional material on health informatics and the potenti
A Second Life for E-Health
A new project of the Applied Technology for Nuero Psychology Lab of Prof. Giuseppe Riva and Researcher Alessandra Gorini: use the platform Second Life for on line psychological support for groups and individuals.
Geology and Human Health
This site from the "On the Cutting Edge" workshop series contains a variety of educational and supporting materials for both students and faculty teaching in the emerging field of geology and human health. You will find links to internet resources, books, teaching activities, and a group listserv, as well as posters, presentations and discussions from the spring 2004 workshop on Geology and Human Health.
Mine Safety and Health Administration Kid's Page
This site helps students, parents, and teachers understand how to prevent accidents at operating and abandoned mines. The site tells why mines are important and how minerals are essential to our health. It also presents historical accounts of how children were exploited as mine workers.
Health Care Communications: The Process of Pharmaceutical Care
The module contains the following levels: 9 Steps of the Pharmaceutical Care Process 8 Categories of Drug Related Problems Components of the PharmD's Plan for Drug Therapy Resources for the PharmD's Plan for Drug Therapy
Health and safety in Australia
This is the VET General Construction Safety Induction test.
Symptoms of Diabetes - Illumistream Health
One-third of diabetics don’t know that they have the condition. This video can help you avoid being one of those undiagnosed. In this video, a doctor explains the risk factors, signs, and symptoms of diabetes. 2:55 min.