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Top 76 Courses in Medicine 2017

Medicine

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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Pre-Medicine Program

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Bradford

Interested in a career in medicine? Think you might want to be a doctor? Well, you will eventually need to earn a doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathic medicine degree. But first, you’ll need a bachelor’s degree. You can do that on our campus. [+]

Courses in Medicine. Pre-Medicine Program Program Designation: Pre-Professional Program Contact: Dr. Mary Mulcahy and Dr. David Merwine Interested in a career in medicine? Think you might want to be a doctor? Well, you will eventually need to earn a doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathic medicine degree. But first, you’ll need a bachelor’s degree. You can do that on our campus. While you’re here, you can choose any major. However, most of our students who are in medical school or who are now doctors majored in biology. Once you earn a four-year degree, you can apply to medical school. We have an agreement with the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA, which will allow you to enter their medical school after just three years of undergraduate coursework, enabling you to become a doctor in even less time. In each case, these agreements mean that if you meet certain requirements, you will automatically be admitted to one of their doctoral programs. What you can do with a degree in Pre-Medicine. Program Requirements: Course Requirements INTRODUCTION TO CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY INTRODUCTION TO BIODIVERSITY GENERAL CHEMISTRY I GENERAL CHEMISTRY II ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I LAB ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II LAB INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS I or FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICS I & FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICS I LAB INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS II or FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICS II & FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICS II LAB ENGLISH COMPOSITION I ENGLISH COMPOSITION II CALCULUS I INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY STATISTICS: PSYCHOLOGY INTRODUCTION... [-]

Course: Classical Methods in Data Analysis

Elevate Health
Online Part time 12 weeks November 2017 Netherlands Netherlands Online

This online medical course, offered by the MSc Epidemiology program of the UMC Utrecht and Utrecht University, provides an understanding of the basic applications of biostatistics in the analysis of medical research data. [+]

Classical Methods in Data Analysis This online medical course, offered by the MSc Epidemiology program of the UMC Utrecht and Utrecht University, provides an understanding of the basic applications of biostatistics in the analysis of medical research data. Topics are: types of data, location and variability measures, samples and populations, distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, comparing two or more means or proportions (parametric and non-parametric methods), and relationships between two variables (correlation, simple linear regression). The course also includes an extensive discussion of the multiple linear regression model. This is an ideal course for anyone who wishes to further his medical education by getting a better understanding of data analysis. Learning Objectives √ have insight in the √n law and its consequences for sample size √ have insight in the general principles of decision procedures (“testing”), and be able to apply these procedures in practice using common statistical packages (SPSS, R) √ understand the principles of the following statistical analysis techniques: Student T tests (1-sample, 2-sample and paired), Analysis of Variance (1-way and 2-way ANOVA), Simple and multiple linear regression analysis, 1-sample, 2-sample and paired proportion tests (χ 2 test for goodness-of-fit, Pearson’s χ 2 test and McNemar’s χ 2 test) √ know in which situations these techniques can be applied and the conditions that should be met to obtain reliable results using these techniques √ be able to apply these techniques using common statistical packages (SPSS, R) √ have insight in the Kolmogorov Smirnov test (normal distribution) and the... [-]

Certificate in Human Anatomy and Physiology Online Course

Courses for Success
Online Part time 6 - 8 weeks January 2018 USA USA Online

We'll place an emphasis on the organization of the human body and the differences between nonliving matter and living organisms. We'll also cover cell anatomy and physiology because all life processes are ultimately carried out at the cellular level. [+]

Courses in Medicine. Learn Principles of Genetics and Gain an Understanding of How Traits are Passed from OneGeneration to the Next We'll place an emphasis on the organization of the human body and the differences between nonliving matter and living organisms. We'll also cover cell anatomy and physiology because all life processes are ultimately carried out at the cellular level. After we've established this foundation, we'll survey the anatomy and physiology of each of our 11 organ systems. You'll learn how our nervous system allows us to receive, process, and interpret sensation and send messages to our muscles and glands. We'll cover the skeletal and muscular systems, learning how they make movement possible, and also about some of their little-known but equally essential functions. This course explains how the circulatory and respiratory systems work together to provide our bodies with the oxygen our tissues need, and how they work together with the skin and kidneys to rid our bodies of wastes. You'll learn how our bodies fight off diseases, and how our digestive system converts the food we eat into energy and the tissues of our bodies. We'll also spend time on the endocrine system, which supplies the hormones we need for our survival, and the reproductive system, that group of organs that allows life to be passed on to another generation. We'll also discuss functions of the different organ systems that you'll probably find surprising. In addition, each lesson includes information about specific disorders that sometimes happen to our... [-]

Medical Assistant Program

APLMED Academy
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Aurora

Medical Assistants (MAs) are an important member of a patient-centered team consisting of physicians, nurses and other health professionals. Nearly 85 percent of MAs work in a physician’s office performing a mix of administrative and clinical tasks. MAs also work in hospitals, home care and hospice care. [+]

Medical Assistants (MAs) are an important member of a patient-centered team consisting of physicians, nurses and other health professionals. Nearly 85 percent of MAs work in a physician’s office performing a mix of administrative and clinical tasks. MAs also work in hospitals, home care and hospice care. Their administrative responsibilities include patient reception and admission, scheduling, answering phones, collecting health histories, filing insurance claims and managing patient flow through the office. MAs are likely the first and last faces a patient sees during a visit to their doctor. They will also spend time with patients to ensure they understand the doctor’s instructions. Clinical functions can include: Patient intake processing, including taking patient histories and vital signs; Performing first aid and CPR; Preparing patients for procedures; Assisting physicians with examinations and treatments; Infection control. Administrative responsibilities can include: Scheduling and receiving patients; Preparing and maintaining medical records; Performing basic secretarial skills and medical transcription; Handling telephone inquiries and written correspondence; Serving as a liaison between physicians and other individuals; [-]

Short Course in Key Topics in Snakebite: Biology, Epidemiology, Pathology & Treatment

Liverpool School Of Tropical Medicine
Campus Full time 2 weeks March 2018 United Kingdom Liverpool

This is the only course in the UK to focus exclusively on tropical snakebite - and is delivered by teaching staff that are experts in the field, and at the centre of global efforts to reduce snakebite induced mortality and morbidity. [+]

Courses in Medicine. Key Topics in Snakebite: Biology, Epidemiology, Pathology & Treatment 3 good reasons to study 1. This is the only course in the UK to focus exclusively on tropical snakebite - and is delivered by teaching staff that are experts in the field, and at the centre of global efforts to reduce snakebite induced mortality and morbidity. 2. This course covers all aspects of snakebite and provides you with the information needed to understand why snakebite is a profoundly neglected disease. 3. This course incorporates a practical session which provides you with unique access to venoms and antivenoms, as well as opportunities to conduct experiments on the antivenom / venom binding that explain many clinical, geopolitical and fiscal issues. The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine is a leading UK institute for teaching tropical medicine, and the only one hosting a Venom Research Unit with a herpetarium housing more venomous snake species than any other research establishment in Europe, mainly spitting cobras, puff adders and carpet and saw-scaled vipers because of their significance in envenoming. More details of the Unit and their work can be found here This 2 week course aims to provide you with in-depth knowledge and critical understanding of key topics in relation to snakebite - a neglected disease of the rural poor in Africa and Asia. It will describe the disease burden and risk groups that make snakebite such a neglected disease and what attempts are being made to increase the global recognition of snakebite... [-]

Course in Myths and Realities of Personalised Medicine: the Genetic Revolution

FutureLearn
Online Part time 5 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Personalised medicine. Precision medicine. Individualised medicine. Customised medicine. Targeted medicine. All buzzwords of recent years that excite, confuse and infuriate the public, researchers and healthcare professionals. Broadly speaking, these terms all refer to the idea of tailoring treatment to individual patients based on their genetic code. [+]

Personalised medicine. Precision medicine. Individualised medicine. Customised medicine. Targeted medicine. All buzzwords of recent years that excite, confuse and infuriate the public, researchers and healthcare professionals. Broadly speaking, these terms all refer to the idea of tailoring treatment to individual patients based on their genetic code. What does it all mean, and why should you care? This free online course will discuss both the hype and hope surrounding the genetic revolution and personalised medicine. The impact of personalised medicine on clinical practice will likely yield significant benefits for patients, yet it raises a number of serious ethical and legal issues for health professionals, patients and the community. Explore the power of genetics across disease prevention and diagnosis In this unique course you will learn from leading researchers and healthcare professionals how genetic testing is currently used to guide treatment across diseases including cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and mental health, and infectious disease. You will also explore the power of genetics to impact disease prevention and diagnosis, and the social, legal, political and ethical implications of this new knowledge. Examine key personalised medicine topics week by week Week One: We begin by discussing what causes disease and development of personal traits – our genes or our environment? We will also explore how genes are passed from one generation to the next, basic medical genetics, and how recent technological and scientific advances have heralded the advent of the genetic revolution, and the global approach and impact of these advances. Week Two: We will... [-]

Medicine Gap Year Programme

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus Full time 10 - 10 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom Yarnton

The Medicine Gap Year programme provides prospective medical students and practitioners with the chance to develop their academic understanding of Medicine through tuition and guided research. [+]

Courses in Medicine. Introduction Whether you are thinking of studying Medicine as an undergraduate degree or as a graduate course, this course is designed to set you on the right path to achieving your ambitions, developing skills and knowledge in fundamental areas of medicine. The course also encourages development in wider skills essential to the successful study and practice of medicine, including patient communication, ethical considerations, conducting a patient examination and other practical skills. The Project As with all of our Gap Year subjects, the Medicine course focuses on the production of an extended piece of writing that the student must research and produce independently under the guidance of our tutors. Typically this consists of a thesis on a specific topic within Medicine, often an area of debate or something featuring heavily in the news, although there is scope for producing something other than a thesis. Possible thesis titles and topics include: Medical Breakthroughs in Times of War The Medicine of the Middle ages: Key Developments Pioneering figures in Medicine: Jenner, Pasteur and Fleming Ethical considerations in Medicine: Cloning, Genetic Modification and Stem Cell Research The Ethics of Animal Testing in Medicine Other possibilities beyond the production of a thesis include: The production of a beginner’s guide to the study of Medicine in general, the study of a specific area within Medicine, or the practice of Medicine. The production of a series of educational videos outlining medical techniques for beginner medical students. Topics Covered Following Orientation Week, tutoring at our... [-]

Voyage to Medicine

Tel Aviv University
Campus Full time 4 - 5 months July 2017 Israel Tel Aviv

The Voyage to Medicine program is a fall-semester study abroad program for pre-med and other health/science undergraduate students. It combines aspects of hands on experience at one of Israel’s leading hospitals, clinical research, academic studies and volunteer work in coordination with TAU International, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, and Magen David Adom (the Israeli Red Cross). [+]

“Voyage to Medicine has been one the most unique and amazing experiences of my life and has helped me in deciding my direction and aspirations in medicine. The knowledge and skills I have gained from this program will not only help me stand out in my application but will help me be a better doctor for the rest of my career.” - George, Class of 2016/17 About The Voyage to Medicine program is a fall-semester study abroad program for pre-med and other health/science undergraduate students. It combines aspects of hands on experience at one of Israel’s leading hospitals, clinical research, academic studies and volunteer work in coordination with TAU International, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, and Magen David Adom (the Israeli Red Cross). The program is designed to immerse students into the medical and health care fields. It provides a unique opportunity to gain first hand views and experiences in one of Israel’s finest hospitals and its medical institutions, under the guidance of expert physicians in the field. The Voyage to Medicine program offers a unique educational experience. Along with the academic courses taught by leading physicians, students will get the opportunity to shadow staff members and be integrated in the department’s daily activity, to watch leading medical technics, converse with patients and experience first-hand what it means to be part of a medical team at a level one trauma center. The hospital setting enable students to view and take part in the work done at the various departments of the... [-]

Access to Radiography Level 3

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 34 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London

There is far more to Radiography than taking X-rays, you can choose to specialise in diagnostic or therapeutic radiography. What ever route you choose you will be entering a rewarding and varied profession. [+]

Courses in Medicine. Working in the health and care professions is a rewarding experience. Your first step to a career in health and care starts at Kensington and Chelsea College. You may have been out of education for a while in which case the Pre Access and Access course will help you to develop the skills that you need to progress into Higher Education in a health-related field. Course Overview There is far more to Radiography than taking X-rays, you can choose to specialise in diagnostic or therapeutic radiography. What ever route you choose you will be entering a rewarding and varied profession. Did you leave school a long time ago? Did you fail to achieve your full potential at school? Do you feel it’s time for a new career, a change of direction? If you are over 19 and would like to gain the skills to go to university to study Radiography this is the course for you. Campus: Chelsea Centre Times: Tue Various [-]

Health Science (Medicine) - International Foundation Year

DIFC Ireland
Campus Full time 7 - 9 months September 2017 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. Course Content English for Academic Purposes ESAP for Science Mathematics for Science Science – two subjects: Chemistry and Biology at 4 hours/week each Additional Chemistry Pastoral care/progression counselling Successful completion of the Medicine & Health Sciences pathway can lead to progression to Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy and other Health Science related degrees one of our partner universities. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Successfully completed high school examinations. Have a minimum English level of 5.0 IELTS. [-]

Medicine Summer Course

Summer Boarding Courses
Campus Full time 2 - 2 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom Oxford

Our Medicine course has been designed to be a comprehensive, interactive course for the doctors of tomorrow. [+]

Courses in Medicine. 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. 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 of 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 Two or four weeks - St Hugh's Key Skills Developed Problem Solving, Communication, Management, Research, Teamwork Language Level Required Intermediate and above Suitable for further study or career Medicine, Dentistry, Sports Science Prices & Dates 2 Weeks 03/07/2017 — 17/07/2017 (Price £3,300) 17/07/2017 — 31/07/2017 (Price £3,300) 31/07/2017 — 14/08/2017 (Price £3,300) Students aged 8 to 17 Accomodation Students at the Oxford College Summer School will stay at one... [-]

Medical Field Experience in San Jose, Costa Rica

Bridge Education Group
Campus Full time 2 weeks Open Enrollment Costa Rica San José

If you’re studying to be a healthcare professional and want to experience what the field of medicine is like in other countries, then BridgeAbroad’s Spanish & Medical Field Experience program in San Jose, Costa Rica is for you! [+]

Medical Field Experience in San Jose, Costa Rica Medical Field Experience at a glance City: San Jose Host Institution: Bridge Duration: Minimum 2 weeks Course Hours: 30 per week Language of Instruction: Spanish and/or English Minimum Spanish Proficiency: Beginner Spanish & Medicine Internship in San José If you’re studying to be a healthcare professional and want to experience what the field of medicine is like in other countries, then BridgeAbroad’s Spanish & Medical Field Experience program in San Jose, Costa Rica is for you! You’ll spend at least two weeks studying Spanish and experiencing the healthcare system in Costa Rica first-hand. You’ll assist with patient care and administrative work at a local healthcare facility or hospital. It’s a great way to test out a potential career in medicine and to build your Spanish skills as you jump headlong into Costa Rica’s fascinating culture. Why Study in San José? Costa Rica literally means ‘the rich coast’, and it is indeed a tropical paradise. Pristine rainforests lead to white sand beaches, and the “pura vida” (pure life) pace of life is relaxed. Costa Rica is a great place to begin your adventure: located in Central America and bordering Nicaragua to the north and Panama to the south. A chain of volcanoes and mountains—part of the Andean-Sierra Madre chain—runs the length of the country and separates the Caribbean Sea on the east coast from the Pacific Ocean on the west coast. In addition, Costa Rica has over 1,000 miles of gorgeous white-and-black sand... [-]

Course in Infection, Neurobiology, and Genetics

Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 19 weeks August 2017 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 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 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 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... [-]


Residency program in Dermatovenerology

Novosibirsk State University
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years September 2017 Russia Novosibirsk

Teaching medicine at Novosibirsk State University was organized on the basis of the Division of Medical Biology of the Department of Natural Sciences [+]

Teaching medicine at Novosibirsk State University was organized on the basis of the Division of Medical Biology of the Department of Natural Sciences. In 1995, training of specialists qualified in biomedical research was started there. Same year, the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation decided to open the medical departments at three classical universities in Moscow, Petersburg, and Novosibirsk. The academicians of the Russian Academy of Sciences – Ludmila N.Ivanova, Dmitry G.Knorre, and Valentin V.Vlasov – were among the founders of the university medical department in Novosibirsk. In 2002, Novosibirsk State University was licensed to teach general medicine, and the next year the first students were enrolled to the Division of Medicine of the Department of Natural Sciences. In 2003, the division evolved into a new university department, and professor Andrey G.Pokrovsky, M.D. became the first dean of the department. In 2009, the first graduation of the Medical Department of Novosibirsk State University occurred. All the graduates obtained the Medical Doctor Diploma with specialization in General Medicine, and those who decided to proceed with medical practice, were admitted as interns or resident doctors to the different hospitals of Novosibirsk city and the region. Some of the graduates entered the post-graduate education programs at the research institutes of the Siberian Branches of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences and pursued the biomedical research career. Same year, the state accreditation for the teaching of general medicine was successfully obtained. The Medical Department of Novosibirsk State... [-]

Medicine

Cambridge Immerse
Campus Full time 2 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom Cambridge London + 1 more

Cambridge Immerse is a unique two week residential educational experience with a diverse and enriching curriculum, designed and taught by Cambridge University and Oxford University tutors. [+]

Courses in Medicine. Overview of course Session 1: July 23rd 2017 – August 5th 2017 Session 2: August 6th 2017 – August 19th 2017 Residential in a central University of Cambridge college Classes designed and taught by University tutors A variety of carefully planned skills workshops Dedicated university and subject specific advice Inclusive of all excursions and extracurriculars Diverse range of international participants Participant Assessment Certificate of Participation Summary Cambridge Immerse is a unique two week residential educational experience with a diverse and enriching curriculum, designed and taught by Cambridge University and Oxford University tutors. Tutorials and seminars are taught by experts in an optimal learning environment that stimulates academic enquiry; yet the carefully planned schedule ensures that the programme not only meets the academic needs of the participants, but also provides a unique insight into the university city through an abundance of extracurricular activities. The Cambridge Immerse Medicine course is both challenging and engaging, with students learning in small groups to ensure that each student’s needs are addressed. Students are taught university-level topics in a way that is approachable and easy to understand. The Cambridge Immerse Medicine course is perfect for those considering studying Medicine at university level. As well as introducing students to topics explored at the undergraduate level, the course introduces students to more advanced topics and debates that will not only spur intellectual curiosity, but assist in preparing to study Medicine at leading universities. Academic Content & Learning Objectives Cambridge Immerse introduces students to the world... [-]