Course in Medical Studies

Top 39 Courses in Medical Studies 2019

Medical Studies

A course is a higher level program that can be taken once a high school diploma has been obtained. Courses cover a wide range of subjects and typically take six months to several years to complete, depending on the education level.

What is a course in medicine? This is a program of study that is appropriate for students seeking a medical or medical research degree. It covers various subjects in depth, including anatomy and physiology, medicinal drugs and interactions, and chemistry. Many times, medicine programs require courses in psychology and statistics as well. Courses may include scientific writing and research as well as practicums, internships, or even a thesis. The inclusion of these items depends on various factors, such as the level of the program.

A course in medicine will give a student the knowledge he or she needs to pursue higher degrees in many medical fields, such as anesthesiology, pharmacology, and general medicine or research. This opens the doors to many employment opportunities and higher pay.

Course cost is usually dependent on several factors, such as the country the school is located in and how prestigious the institution is. Students should always contact the school of their choice directly for more fee information.

A course of study in medicine is a great way to land quite a few jobs in a diverse and growing medical industry. Pharmacists, nurses, anesthesiologists, and medical researchers all require the skills gleaned from a medical course load. These jobs are typically found in a wide array of places, such as private and public hospital settings and facilities, private medical offices, and academic research facilities. No matter the degree level earned, a background in medicine is useful in many employment areas.

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Clinical Research Course with Cannabis-based Medicines

Strauss-Levy & Co
Online Full time Part time 6 months October 2019 Israel Ezor Tel Aviv + 1 more

Learn how to produce a clinical trial that will generate sufficient clinical evidence through a regulatory compliant, well designed and high-quality clinical trial. [+]

Clinical Research with Cannabis-Based Medicines (SL#0028)

Learn how to produce a clinical trial that will generate sufficient clinical evidence through a regulatory compliant, well designed and high-quality clinical trial.

Learning Objectives: This course is a “must have” for companies and investigators who plan clinical research with cannabis-based treatments and wish to perform the most reliable, robust and regulatory compliant clinical trial with valid and undisputable results.

Clinical research with cannabis-based medicines course is a comprehensive overview of the most fundamental elements in clinical development that are directly linked to the very specific nature of the Cannabis-based treatment.... [-]


Graduate Pathway in Basic Medical Science

The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters May 2019 USA Birmingham

INTO UAB's Graduate Pathway program in Basic Medical Science will prepare you to enter the second year of a master’s degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Upon successful completion of the Graduate Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of graduate study at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. This transition from an INTO Graduate Pathway program to a university degree program is called progression. [+]

INTO UAB's Graduate Pathway program in Basic Medical Science will prepare you to enter the second year of a master’s degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of graduate study at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. This transition from an INTO Graduate Pathway program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree Program Components:

2-Semester:

30 credit hour program 14 credit hours apply from Pathway 16 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:

30 credit hour program 10 credit hours apply from Pathway 20 credit hours remaining toward a degree Course features Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area. Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills. Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject. Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing coursework. Key course facts Course length: 1-2 Semesters Start dates: 2019: January, May, August; 2020: January, May Fees: From $15,240 Class hours: 9-13 hours per week Class size: 14 Award: This program leads to a master's degree in Basic Medical Sciences at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Course options: 1-Semester 2-Semester Entry requirements ... [-]

Course in Infection, Neurobiology, and Genetics

Umeå University - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 19 weeks August 2019 Sweden Umeå Skellefteå + 1 more

The separate courses includes lectures, seminars, and practical laboratory work. Immunology covers the organization and development of the immune system, its activation upon stimulation, the various effector mechanisms involved in the innate [+]

Infection, Neurobiology, and Genetics

The separate courses include lectures, seminars, and practical laboratory work.

Immunology covers the organization and development of the immune system, its activation upon stimulation, the various effector mechanisms involved in the innate and adaptive immune responses (cellular and humoral immunity), immunological memory, tolerance mechanisms, transplantation immunology, autoimmunity, hypersensitivity, immune deficiencies, and the defense mechanisms against different pathogens.

The Bacterial Physiology and Pathogenesis course will highlight the intriguing world of bacteria. It will give insight into the bacterial diversity and some of their distinctive habitats. It will illustrate in molecular detail the regulatory mechanisms of microbial adaptation to these varied environments. It will discuss the role of horizontal gene transfer in bacterial evolution and the acquisition of new coding potential, such as antibiotic resistance. The course will present the current state of knowledge regarding pathogenic mechanisms and the major disease-causing bacteria that use them. This will include an explanation at the molecular level of various pathogenic strategies such as motility, biofilms, quorum sensing, secretion systems, toxins, adhesion factors and immune evasion mechanisms. In the face of widespread antibiotic resistance among leading bacterial pathogens, new anti-bacterial treatment and prevention options will also be addressed. The Neurobiology course gives the student extended knowledge about how the nervous system is organized, and how it functions in order to change physiological state of neuronal circuits which underlies the generation of behavior. Thus, the nervous system is explored at molecular, cellular, systems and behavioral levels. The Genetics course aims to provide knowledge... [-]


Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine (NTC)

Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)
Campus Full time 3 months March 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine or Nederlandse Tropen Cursus (NTC) provides essential preparation for medical doctors, nurses, midwives and other health professionals who intend to work in low- and middle-income countries or societies. [+]

The Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine or Nederlandse Tropen Cursus (NTC) provides essential preparation for medical doctors, nurses, midwives and other health professionals who intend to work in low- and middle-income countries or societies. Participants may be preparing to work in a district hospital at the first level of referral or intend to participate in health care projects with non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The NTC can be taken as a stand-alone course or as part of the Master in International Health course (MIH). In the Netherlands, the NTC forms part of a post-graduate training programme for physicians leading to a diploma in tropical medicine. For more information, go to www.nvtg.org. For health professionals who want to go abroad for a short period, it is also possible to follow separate sessions of the NTC course. For more information follow the link. The NTC is jointly organized by the Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre (VU) in Amsterdam, the University Hospital of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and KIT (Royal Tropical Institute ) and is NVAO accredited.... [-]


Institute for Medical Studies - preparation for TUL (Preparatory Courses for University Study)

Charles University The Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Czech Republic Prague

In close cooperation with the Technical University of Liberec, we offer you preparatory courses for successful study at this university. [+]

In close cooperation with the Technical University of Liberec, we offer you preparatory courses for successful study at this university.

Course description

Students who decide to undertake a one-year preparatory course in Liberec will spend part of their studies on the campus and part in ILPS classrooms. That will allow them to connect with the university environment right from the beginning. As well as intensive Czech language lessons they will be thought technical subjects on the university grounds by lecturers and professors.

All subjects will be thought with technical textbooks according to students language abilities. This Czech language course is focused on language and communication. Students will learn the whole system of Czech grammar, a relevant amount of vocabulary and syntax structure. Students will be able to communicate fluently and efficiently. During this course equal attention is paid to both spoken and written communication; comprehension, reading, and listening are also practiced. Students will be also introduced to geography, history, political and cultural affairs of the Czech Republic. Part of the course will be thought in the UJOP UK classrooms located in city center and all vocational subjects will be thought on university grounds (classrooms and labs) by university lecturers and professors, therefore students can get familiar with the university environment right from the beginning. Upon fulfilling all study requirements students will reach the B2 level in the Czech language and credits in vocational subjects.... [-]


Course in ICPF- MED

IAS College
Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 Germany Lübeck

ICPF Med is a one-year course offered by IAS and University of Allensbach, with the objective of preparing qualified foreign medical doctors for Higher Studies in Germany. Upon successful completion of this course, which includes German Language Training with a focus on medical terminology, hospital observerships, industry visits and much more, students can pursue their Masters in the healthcare sector. [+]

About ICPF- MED

ICPF Med for Medical Doctors from Abroad

ICPF Med is a one-year course offered by IAS and University of Allensbach, with the objective of preparing qualified foreign medical doctors for Higher Studies in Germany. Upon successful completion of this course, which includes German Language Training with a focus on medical terminology, hospital observerships, industry visits and much more, students can pursue their Masters in the healthcare sector.

ICPF Med provides credit points for the program (ECTS) which could be used in further studies.

The Medical Module of ICPF Med includes:

Basic vocabulary The German health system The anamnesis Physical examination The psychiatric exploration The patient presentation Apparative diagnostics Conversation among Medical Doctors/Doctor-Patient Intercultural communication Hold a lecture Written documentation (Case Sheet writing) Admission Requirements ... [-]

Summer School CardioLung 2019

University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools
Campus Full time 6 days June 2019 Italy Pisa

Cardiopulmonary health and disease strictly depend on a dynamic interplay between genes, aging, lifestyle and risk factors. In multidisciplinary sessions, basic and clinical themes regarding established achievements and emerging research directions will be addressed. The need for integration of knowledge finalized to better research and clinical outcome will be highlighted. [+]

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Cardiopulmonary health and disease strictly depend on a dynamic interplay between genes, aging, lifestyle and risk factors. In multidisciplinary sessions, basic and clinical themes regarding established achievements and emerging research directions will be addressed. The need for integration of knowledge finalized to better research and clinical outcome will be highlighted.

Our Summer School includes a theoretical and a practical part. Plenary lectures will represent the core of the Course. Hands-on- sessions and live demonstrations from diagnostic and pathophysiologic cardiovascular and pulmonary laboratories will provide an overview of various up-to-date techniques in the clinical research setting.... [-]


Online Course: Survival Analysis

Elevate Health
Online Part time 3 weeks November 2019 Netherlands Netherlands Online

This online medical course will give an introduction to survival analysis and cover many of the types of survival data and analysis techniques regularly encountered in epidemiologic research. The necessary statistical theory will be presented, but the course will focus on practical examples, with an emphasis on matching data analysis to the research question at hand. Lab sessions will give students the opportunity to apply the theory to real datasets using the free statistical software R. [+]

Survival Analysis

Survival data, or more generally, time-to-event data (where the “event” can be death, disease, recovery, relapse or another outcome), is frequently encountered in epidemiologic studies. Censoring is a problem characteristic of most survival data and requires special data analytic techniques. This online medical course will give an introduction to survival analysis and cover many of the types of survival data and analysis techniques regularly encountered in epidemiologic research. The necessary statistical theory will be presented, but the course will focus on practical examples, with an emphasis on matching data analysis to the research question at hand. Lab sessions will give students the opportunity to apply the theory to real datasets using the free statistical software R.... [-]


Course in Liver Disease: Looking after Your Liver

FutureLearn
Online Part time 3 weeks January 2019 United Kingdom UK Online

Learn about how your liver works, ways to look after it and how liver damage is caused, studied and treated around the world. [+]

We are currently experiencing an international explosion of liver disease that continues to have an enormous impact on healthcare systems and global health. In the UK we have seen a 20% increase in deaths related to liver disease since 2000, and this pattern reflects the global situation.

Contrary to expectations, this dramatic increase in liver disease is not restricted to patients who drink alcohol, and liver cancer is the third most common cause of cancer-related death. Many inherited conditions and acquired infections can also cause liver disease, and liver disease as a consequence of obesity and diet is becoming especially significant.

This course will teach you about the amazing roles the liver fulfills to keep you healthy and will show you how these functions are compromised when the liver is damaged. We will highlight the reasons why the liver disease is on the increase and show you some of the amazing new treatment options available to address the global challenge of liver disease. Finally, we will also show you some simple steps you can take to look after your liver to prevent liver disease.... [-]


Health Science (Medicine) - International Foundation Year

DIFC Ireland
Campus Full time 7 - 9 months September 2019 Ireland Dublin United Kingdom London + 2 more

The perfect preparation course for international students hoping to attend the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland or other to Medical Universities in the UK or mainland Europe. [+]

The perfect preparation course for international students hoping to attend the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland or other to Medical Universities in the UK or mainland Europe.

The DIFC Medicine Foundation pathway offers the best preparation for international students to help them to achieve a placement in International Medicine degree programmes.

DIFC has partnerships with top Medical Universities, including Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI), St George’s University London (SGUL), the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), as well as Debrecen University in Hungary, Charles University in the Czech Republic, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences and European University Cyprus.... [-]


Medical Program

Olinda School
Campus Full time 4 weeks March 2019 Brazil Olinda

This course takes place throughout the year, except during the first half of January and the second half of July. The course lasts a minimum of four weeks and may be extended at the discretion of the student. [+]

This course takes place throughout the year, except during the first half of January and the second half of July. The course lasts a minimum of four weeks and may be extended at the discretion of the student. The course includes two weeks of intensive Portuguese classes and lectures on health addressing tropical diseases, public health, the government’s Family Health Program (PSF) and the doctor-patient relationship. The goal of this program is to engage the student and help them understand the reality of public health in Brazil. For this reason, the student will conduct a survey of the most common diseases in a number of different local communities, prepare and develop prevention workshops and produce a final report listing the difficulties faced by these communities when they need to access the public health system, specifically the PSF. Students will have the opportunity to work with the Instituto Solidare in Recife. In order for students to gain a broader understanding of the reality of Brazilian public health, they will also work in a small town in the interior of Pernambuco, Panelas. Upon arrival, students will be entitled to transportation from the airport to their homestay.... [-]


USMLE Step 1 Course

Focus Education Centre of Canada
Campus Full time 6 weeks September 2019 Canada Mississauga

United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 1 [+]

United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 1

Course Length

- 6 weeks (3 times/week for 4/6 hours/day)

Recommended Study Material

Focus study strategies Multiple choice questions Step 1 content description and general information booklet Subscription to NMBE Qbank for 3 months

Other perks

Private lessons available In house, mock exams (1 per week, corresponding to the material taught that week) You can repeat the course twice at no additional cost You will be elligible for an additional discount if you take additional courses with us [-]

Postgraduate Course in Tropical Medicine and International Health

Institute of Tropical Medicine
Campus Full time 5 months September 2019 Belgium Antwerp Brussels + 1 more

The postgraduate course in Tropical Medicine and International Health provides health professionals with a broad and interdisciplinary training. [+]

Postgraduate Course in Tropical Medicine and International Health

The postgraduate course in Tropical Medicine and International Health provides health professionals with a broad and interdisciplinary training. It combines clinical and biomedical knowledge and skills with a systemic approach to health care organization and disease control. The broad perspective of international health policy and specific inputs from social sciences will help students grasp the complex picture of health and health care in low-resource settings. The integration of these different disciplines is a key feature of the programme.For most students, this course will be the start of a challenging career in international health, while for others, who already have experience working in low and middle-income countries, it offers the broad perspective needed before specializing. Through its new flexible structure in two modules, students can register for the whole programme or for selected modules.... [-]


Medicine Summer Course

Summer Boarding Courses
Campus Full time 2 - 6 weeks July 2019 United Kingdom Oxford

Our Medicine course has been designed to be a comprehensive, interactive course for the doctors of tomorrow. During this course, students will develop their knowledge and understanding of the world of medicine, through the theoretical and practical skills involved in being a doctor. [+]

Welcome to a rich and dynamic summer college. Our courses bring together cultures, ideas and study to form a stepping stone for your future academic and professional success. Oxford is home to wonderful architecture, history and to some of the greatest thinkers of the world, you are invited to become part of that wonderful heritage. Students travel from around the world to become part of our academic family, forming a remarkable community each with cultures, passions and ideas to offer and learn. This is Oxford College Summer School. <br\>

Medicine

Our Medicine course has been designed to be a comprehensive, interactive course for the doctors of tomorrow. During this course, students will develop their knowledge and understanding of the world of medicine, through the theoretical and practical skills involved in being a doctor. Students will focus on the study of human biology, the analysis of patient symptoms and the response to key medical issues. As well as receiving a certificate and report at the end of their stay, students will leave with a First Aid qualification. Length of Course... [-]


University expert in nephrology, dialysis and transplantation

Formación Alcalá
Online Part time 3 - 7 months September 2019 Spain Jaén

Number of hours and credits: 500 hours and 20 ECTS credits. [+]

Courses in Medical Studies. Number of hours and credits: 500 hours and 20 ECTS credits. Duration: 3 months minimum and maximum 7 months from the date of enrollment - Mode: Material provided in book format + Evaluation and Tutorials by Virtual Training Platform Alcalá. GOALS Acquire theoretical foundation and develop the skills, aptitudes and attitudes necessary so that you can prevent, diagnose and treat patients with chronic renal failure, dialysis and transplantation. Acquire the knowledge, skills, techniques and procedures to prevent and properly care for patients with renal disease. Give an in-depth and updated knowledge, technical skills and competencies necessary for the diagnosis and treatment of nephrology sick. Deepen the relationship between the clinician and researcher and sick, introducing the ethical principles that should govern the relationship with the patient. Acquire the fundamentals and principles of health economics applied to the field of nephrology. Training in clinical and experimental research. Ability to use existing human and material resources available for health workers in health interventions in nephrology and kidney transplant pathology at all levels (primary, secondary and tertiary prevention). Update regarding kidney diseases in the health care environment and concepts, so that possible understanding considering both personal and social aspects (economic, political, cultural, etc.). Improve the quality of patient care, identifying, analyzing and trying to solve the problems in the health care practice always promoting adherence and patient comfort with some kind of tropical disease or HIV infection. Achieving Wellness and quality of life of patients and the health care... [-]