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4.4
24 calificaciones
9 revisiones
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Fechas límite flexibles

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Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Nivel principiante

Nivel principiante

Hours to complete

Aprox. 13 horas para completar

Sugerido: 3 hours/week...
Available languages

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)...

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
Hours to complete
4 horas para completar

Module 1 – Setting the Scene

This module looks at the impact of the increasing incidence globally of non-communicable, or chronic, diseases and how the Charles Perkins Centre is developing a new approach to this complex challenge....
Reading
5 videos (Total: 12 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Understanding NCDs2m
How can a multidisciplinary approach solve complex societal problems?3m
Solutions3m
Module 1 Summarym
Reading5 lecturas
Module 1 Reading listm
Preparation for Assignment 115m
A note on the weekly discussion topics...5m
The presenters10m
Contributors10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Module 115m
Semana
2
Hours to complete
2 horas para completar

Module 2 - The Big Non-Communicable Diseases

This module outlines the five major non-communicable diseases, Obesity, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Cancer, and the many risk factors that they share....
Reading
9 videos (Total: 42 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
Cardiovascular disease7m
Secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease3m
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease4m
Diabetes Part 15m
Diabetes Part 27m
Obesity6m
Cancer2m
Module 2 Summary1m
Reading1 lectura
Module 2 Reading listm
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Module 220m
Semana
3
Hours to complete
2 horas para completar

Module 3 - The key risk factors for chronic disease

In this module we look more closely at the main risk factors for the non-communicable diseases and at the impact our modern environment is having on the global burden of these preventable diseases....
Reading
8 videos (Total: 40 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video8 videos
Physical activity5m
Diet7m
Tobacco6m
Alcohol6m
Sleep apnoea5m
Oral health4m
Module 3 Summary1m
Reading1 lectura
Module 3 Reading listm
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Module 315m
Semana
4
Hours to complete
4 horas para completar

Module 4 - How did we get here?

This module will provide an overview of the main factors in our biology, our environment, our food production systems, and our human psychology that have made us susceptible to the chronic disease health crisis. ...
Reading
7 videos (Total: 33 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video7 videos
Our biology10m
Our food supply2m
Corporate interest3m
Corporate interests and nutrition6m
Our domestic environment5m
Module 4 Summary2m
Reading1 lectura
Module 4 Reading listm
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Module 430m
4.4

Principales revisiones

por LLNov 19th 2017

Very interesting and educational course. I would recommend it to anyone interested in chronic diseases or anyone who wants to live a healthy life.

por RMAug 22nd 2018

This helped me to understand the nature of NCDs, as well as the things we can do to prevent ourselves from being prey to these

Instructor

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Stephen Simpson

Academic Director and Professor, School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Charles Perkins Centre

Acerca de The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney is one of the world’s leading comprehensive research and teaching universities, consistently ranked in the top 1 percent of universities in the world. In 2015, we were ranked 45 in the QS World University Rankings, and 100 percent of our research was rated at above, or well above, world standard in the Excellence in Research for Australia report....

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