From the monthly archives

September 2009

Open Course Ware in digital format are offering plethora of courses in health care and medicine that  students in health care industry and medicine would found and get to be of great use and utility for them. Following are some of the open ware courses in health care that student would find of massive educational importance and perspective of learning despite being not enrolled into the courses.

Health Problem for Aging Population
This particular courseware emphasizes over study of aging, its implication on individuals and its overview from different angles consisting of demography, biology, and epidemiology of diseases, physical and mental disorders, functional capacity and disability.

An introduction to Biology
This course is offered by MIT Biology Department and includes course material including fundamental principles of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology and cell biology. Its some other courses explore research on cell biology, immunology, neurobiology, genomics and molecular medicine. One interesting aspect of this courseware is Video lectures by Professor Eric Lander, Director of the Broad Institute at MIT and Professor Robert A. Weinberg, winner of the 1997 National Medal of Science.

Implant Dentistry
This open course ware projects necessary learning and knowledge related to simple surgical and prosthodontic methods for implant dentistry. The course ware combines exhaustive list of surgical and prosthodontic procedures for present implant dentistry with series of lectures and slide lectures.

Challenging ideals in Mental Health
This particular courseware helps in understanding the reasons and complexities of mental health and distress. After completing this course one would be able to understand importance of user survivor’s experiences and perspectives. How mental health affects each and everyone.

Substance Abuse and Family
This course ware was offered by UMass Boston Open Course Ware and is directed toward families whom family members are substance abusers and to understand functionality of these families. Course ware is provided with methods and resources to help such families.

Basic Human Pathology
This particular course offered by Tufts Universities on Basic Human Pathology involving teaching on general and systemic pathology and paves a basis for other Tufts Dental course like Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral Diagnosis, Medicine 2/3 and other clinical science courses.

Introduction To Human Nutrition
Courses introduced by Berkeley University in spring of 2007, gives an overview of digestion and metabolism of nutrients. Under course material foods are discussed as source of nutrients and effects of nutrients on health. The aim of the course is to cater the world wide problem of food and nutrition.

Understanding Cardiovascular Diseases
Courseware precisely is for describing different types of cardiovascular diseases and differentiating between learning of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) and Coronary Heart Disease (CHD).

Impact on Human Health
This courseware offered by connexions is for studying impact of degraded environmental conditions on Human health generated from agents like huge dump of pollutants and toxics wastes into the earth’s biosphere.

Mental Health Practice
This course ware helps to define and understand mental health and illness and role of social work in bringing down the description met out by mental health.

Top 10 Health Experts to Follow on Twitter

by admin on September 11, 2009

Being living the healthier life happens to be the goal of every person who is living around you. And there are persons who are known to be the health experts or fitness trainers can guide you to be on the right track to keep your body in right touch and aptitude. As to get into touch with some good fitness trainers you can have contact with them at prominent micro blogging site, Twitter. Following are some of the Health Experts on Twitter.

CDC Emergency
Located at Atlanta, GA it is the agency to enhance capacity of Americans to prepare for and respond to public health emergencies.  It is a prominent channel of government in form of online communication with 500 million page views provides users with credible health information on variety of issues like data and statistics, diseases and conditions, environmental health and other issues.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta
Operating from CNN headquarters Atlanta Dr. Sanjay Gupta is a Chief Medical Correspondent and a Neurosurgeon. More you can learn about him at

Located at Kentucky, Ronnie is a social activist who likes to help others by means of health, fitness, outdoors and loving new things.

Jimmie Smithtrain
Living at Connecticut he is a diet expert, writer, entrepreneur, breakdancer, beat boxer and mogul. He at his website has provided video tutorial and information in form of articles for body building and other health tips.

Stephanie Quilao
She is an active blogger who express and share her views on health living, work, food, inspiration and Twitter. She started with her first blog Back in Skinny Jeans that is place for having thoughts about body, mind and spirit.

Brian Marshall
Living at Cleveland, Ohio Brian Marshall is ER Physician and Occ medicine expert, internet marketer and personal finance expert.

Health, Fitness, Diet
Situated at Los Angeles California, USA Genesis pure health offers products and fitness supplements that provides the natural, pure and organic nutrition and provide tips for the fitness and health areas of life including, Weight loss, weight control, energy and fitness health, anti-aging, skin care and empowering healing process.

Living at British Columbia, Canada she is a freak about fitness, weight training, HIIT, running, swimming, diet & nutrition. And she loves to share what all she has about fitness and nutrition to chill about.  Her exercises involve endurance running, wind sprints, hill sprints and power walking.

Dr. Mehmet Oz
Based at New York he is a surgeon and regular celebrity at Oprah Guest and is planning to about his own TV channel on health and fitness.

Dr. Jennifer Howard
She is a licensed psychotherapist, healer, author, relationship counselor, and professional speaker who have extensive experience of 20 years to let people to change their lives. She has developed a personal development plan to assist people in personal development and spiritual growth through her lectures and workshops.

Masters in Health Care

by admin on September 01, 2009

The health care profession is among the most rewarding but it can be more rewarding to you when you have just the right level of education and getting the salary you want. There is a high demand for highly qualified and experienced health care professionals so if you have not had your masters degree yet, now is the time to find the right college and enroll. You are probably missing out on many opportunities because there are people who already have Masters degrees and are hence more qualified than you.

With a masters in health care, you will be among the best educated in your field and you can still continue and have a PhD. Many health care professionals with masters get senior management positions easily and if there are some responsibilities you cannot be given right now because the management thinks you are not qualified enough to handle such, this will change once you get your masters.

A Masters Degree program is not very expensive and there are a lot of scholarships and grants for people like you especially if you are in a field that is favored by most of the grantors. Without aid, you can still afford your fees and with the availability of so many study options, you can get it cheaper than you expected. Perhaps the best option at the moment for you, especially if you are working, is to study in an online program.

Online masters in health care are offered by a number of universities. You just have to select the one where you will find the course you are interested in. You can choose to have your studies the way you want since these online programs are very flexible. There are also very qualified teachers for the online programs and you will have access to all the materials you want so as to pass your exams well. Once you have your Masters degree, you will realize that you made the best decision to advance your studies apart from the fact that you will feel more confident and capable in what you do.