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Health & Safety

Learn everything about Health & Safety through free online courses from leading universities around the world, including Harvard, Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Search for your favorite university or select your preferred course duration or weekly effort. Most of these Health & Safety courses are self-paced.

Course name
Duration
Effort

Health Care IT: Challenges and Opportunities

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
10 – 15 hours
Approx. 10 hours to complete

Health and healthcare in transition: dilemmas of governance

National Research Tomsk State University
4 weeks, 5-6 hours per week
Approx. 28 hours to complete
3 weeks, 1 hour per week
Approx. 3 hours to complete
5 hours/week
Approx. 9 hours to complete
6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours per
Approx. 16 hours to complete

Advanced Neurobiology II

Peking University
6 hours/week
Approx. 11 hours to complete

Healthy Aging and the Future of Cannabis Research

University of Colorado Boulder
4 weeks, 2 hours/week
Approx. 7 hours to complete
4 weeks of study, 3-5
Approx. 9 hours to complete

Antibiotic Stewardship

Stanford University
4 weeks of study, 2
Approx. 7 hours to complete

Genomics: Decoding the Universal Language of Life

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
6 weeks of study; 6-8
Approx. 33 hours to complete
6 weeks of study, 3 hours per
Approx. 12 hours to complete
5 weeks of study, 3 hours per
Approx. 10 hours to complete

Pain Management: Easing Pain in Palliative Care

University of Colorado System
9 hours/week
Approx. 8 hours to complete
6 hours/week
Approx. 16 hours to complete

The Science of Gastronomy

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
3-4 hours/week
Approx. 17 hours to complete
5 hours/week
Approx. 15 hours to complete
4 hours/week
Approx. 12 hours to complete
14.5 hours of videos
Approx. 17 hours to complete

Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology

University of Alberta
12 weeks of study, 1-2
Approx. 16 hours to complete
Four weeks of study, 4-6 hours
Approx. 19 hours to complete
4 weeks of study, 2-4
Approx. 12 hours to complete
7 hours/week
Approx. 5 hours to complete

Voice Disorders: What Patients and Professionals Need to Know

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
5 hours/week
Approx. 6 hours to complete
6 weeks
Approx. 21 hours to complete

Clinical Epidemiology

Utrecht University
7 weeks of study, 1-3
Approx. 15 hours to complete
9 hours/week
Approx. 5 hours to complete
N/A
Approx. 12 hours to complete
4-week course requiring 2-4 hours per week
Approx. 9 hours to complete

Infection Prevention in Nursing Homes

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
N/A
Approx. 7 hours to complete

Plant Bioinformatics

University of Toronto
6 weeks of hands-on study, plus 2 evaluation weeks. The hands-on modules will
Approx. 11 hours to complete

From Disease to Genes and Back

Novosibirsk State University
6 weeks of study, 3-5 hours a
Approx. 18 hours to complete
6 weeks of study, 2-4
Approx. 18 hours to complete
4 weeks of study, 2-3
Approx. 9 hours to complete
8 hours/week
Approx. 17 hours to complete

Bioinformatics Capstone: Big Data in Biology

University of California San Diego
3 weeks of study, 3-4
Approx. 15 hours to complete

Synapses, Neurons and Brains

Hebrew University of Jerusalem
16 hours
Approx. 31 hours to complete

Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health

The University of Sydney
5 hours/week
Approx. 21 hours to complete

Understanding Obesity

The University of Edinburgh
4 weeks of study, 1-2 hours
Approx. 8 hours to complete
7 weeks for 2-4 hours week
Approx. 20 hours to complete
7 weeks of study, 3-5
Approx. 15 hours to complete

Business Process Management in Healthcare Organizations

Rutgers the State University of New Jersey
4 weeks (4 lessons); 4-6 hours of learner work per lesson; total time for the course =
Approx. 9 hours to complete
6 hours/week
Approx. 7 hours to complete
10 hours/week
Approx. 10 hours to complete

Health Care Delivery in Healthcare Organizations

Rutgers the State University of New Jersey
4 weeks (4 lessons); 4-6 hours of learner work per lesson; total time for the course =
Approx. 8 hours to complete
6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours per
Approx. 25 hours to complete
Workload includes an estimated 3-4
Approx. 21 hours to complete
8 weeks, 3-7 hours/week
Approx. 13 hours to complete
N/A
Approx. 7 hours to complete

Supporting Parents of a Newborn Baby

University of Colorado System
8 hours/week
Approx. 4 hours to complete
6 weeks of study, 2-3
Approx. 23 hours to complete

Emergency Care: Pregnancy, Infants, and Children

University of Colorado System
8 hours/week
Approx. 21 hours to complete

Writing in the Sciences

Stanford University
8 weeks of study, 3-5
Approx. 24 hours to complete

Genetics and Society: A Course for Educators

American Museum of Natural History
5-8 hours/week
Approx. 9 hours to complete
4 hours/week
Approx. 27 hours to complete
5 hours/week
Approx. 14 hours to complete

Bacteria and Chronic Infections

University of Copenhagen
2-3 hours/week
Approx. 12 hours to complete

Acute and Chronic Rhinosinusitis: A Comprehensive Review

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
2 hours
Approx. 3 hours to complete
6 weeks of study, 2-3
Approx. 19 hours to complete

Leading Healthcare Quality and Safety

The George Washington University
5 weeks of study, 1-3
Approx. 11 hours to complete
N/A
Approx. 13 hours to complete

Study Designs in Epidemiology

Imperial College London
4 weeks of study, 2-4
Approx. 6 hours to complete

Cáncer de próstata

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
3 hours/week
Approx. 10 hours to complete
7 weeks of study, 5-8
Approx. 18 hours to complete
4 weeks of study, max 4 hours
Approx. 16 hours to complete

Moralities of Everyday Life

Yale University
N/A
Approx. 16 hours to complete
ca. 5-12 h/week
Approx. 9 hours to complete

Epigenetic Control of Gene Expression

The University of Melbourne
7 weeks of study, 6-8
Approx. 30 hours to complete

Genome Sequencing (Bioinformatics II)

University of California San Diego
N/A
Approx. 16 hours to complete

Buddhism and Modern Psychology

Princeton University
2-5 hours/week
Approx. 19 hours to complete

Preventative Healthcare for the Newborn Baby

University of Colorado System
10 hours/week
Approx. 6 hours to complete
7 weeks of study, 5-8
Approx. 22 hours to complete
6 modules. Each contains approximately 2 hours of lecture, 30 minutes of reading,
Approx. 16 hours to complete
N/A
Approx. 22 hours to complete
5 hours/week
Approx. 19 hours to complete
2-3 hours per week
Approx. 9 hours to complete
4 weeks of study, 4 to 6 hours a week
Approx. 13 hours to complete

Cannabis, Mental Health, and Brain Disorders

University of Colorado Boulder
4 weeks, 4 hours/week
Approx. 8 hours to complete
4-5 hours/week
Approx. 8 hours to complete
3 weeks, 2-3 hours/week
Approx. 4 hours to complete
4-5 hours/week
Approx. 14 hours to complete

Chicken Behaviour and Welfare

The University of Edinburgh
N/A
Approx. 9 hours to complete

Epidemics - the Dynamics of Infectious Diseases

The Pennsylvania State University
20 hours of videos and quizzes
Approx. 16 hours to complete

Mindfulness in Integrative Healthcare

University of Minnesota
4 weeks of study, 2 hours a
Approx. 10 hours to complete
6 weeks of study, 3-5
Approx. 17 hours to complete
5 weeks 2-5 hours per week
Approx. 22 hours to complete

Validity and Bias in Epidemiology

Imperial College London
4 weeks of study, 2-4
Approx. 8 hours to complete
5 weeks of study, 1-2
Approx. 10 hours to complete
4 weeks of study; 2 hours per
Approx. 11 hours to complete

Industrial Biotechnology

University of Manchester
6 hours/week
Approx. 13 hours to complete
6 weeks of study, 4-6
Approx. 17 hours to complete

Genomic Data Science and Clustering (Bioinformatics V)

University of California San Diego
N/A
Approx. 9 hours to complete
4 weeks of study, 3-5
Approx. 7 hours to complete
N/A

Herbal Medicine

University of Minnesota
2.0 to 4.0 hrs per week for 6 weeks, including the
Approx. 17 hours to complete
3-5 hours/week
Approx. 10 hours to complete

Lactation Biology

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
8 weeks of study; 4–5
Approx. 38 hours to complete
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