Related fields in the discipline are life science, health science and medicine. Studies in life sciences encompass all fields of science that involve the scientific study of living organisms such as plants, animals, and human beings. Medicine and biology are the major fields of study the area. As such, life sciences are closely linked with health science, which is a multidisciplinary field based on the natural science such as biology, chemistry and physics.
The postgraduate courses Master of Health Promotion, Postgraduate Diploma in Health Promotion and Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion have been developed to further knowledge and increase skills in the major principles pertaining to health promotion.
Occupational Therapy is an exciting and rewarding field working with children and adults who have physical, cognitive, or emotional disabilities that interfere with their ability to engage in life's tasks. There are a variety of career options and the job outlook for OT’s is outstanding because of the shortage of practitioners. The Program in Occupational Therapy prepares students to work with children and adults who have physical, cognitive, or emotional disabilities that interfere with their ability to engage in life's tasks. Occupational therapists serve as vital members of a treatment team, consulting with physicians, physical and speech therapists, nurses, social workers, psychologists, vocational counselors, teachers, other specialists, and family members. They blend a scientific knowledge of the human body and mind with an understanding of the challenges of disability, environment, and culture.
The Medical Physics Graduate Program is an interdisciplinary program sponsored by five departments: radiology, radiation oncology, physics, biomedical engineering, and occupational and environmental safety (health physics). Four academic tracks are offered: diagnostic imaging physics, radiation oncology physics, nuclear medicine physics, and health physics.
The program promotes excellence and educates students on the significant issues in Neuroscience. The challenging curricula includes mandatory taught courses which cover the main aspects of Neuroscience and a number of elective courses enabling students to broaden their knowledge of other relevantfields.
The Graduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Studies is available to graduates of medical, nursing, psychology and other allied health disciplines. The program has been designed to provide graduates from medical, allied health (including psychology) and nursing degrees with core skills to respond to substance misuse in a range of health settings, including those which focus on psychological health, mental health nursing, medical practice, social work, occupational therapy, and Indigenous health settings.
The online Emergency Preparedness certificate can be earned in conjunction with your Master of Public Health or as a standalone Graduate Certificate. The courses will equip you with the essential public health skills needed to prepare for and prevent disasters, assess risk and communicate with both organizations and general populations alike. It will also help prepare you to make informed decisions and take action to aid in the recovery process.
Public Health is about preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the efforts of society. Whether you are already a working professional in this area, or new to the subject, this is the ideal programme for those wishing to address today’s problems in public health.
The Graduate Program in Tropical Medicine of the Institute of Tropical Medicine of São Paulo (IMTSP) had the authorization of its creation by the Board of Graduate Studies of the University of São Paulo on 20.December.2006, published in the Official Diary of the State of São Paulo and got the recommendation of CAPES (Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel), through its Scientific Technical Council, on meetings between the period from 23 to 25th of July 2007, attributing grade 05 to the Program.
Extend your knowledge in Mental Health with USQ’s Graduate Diploma of Health. As part of your studies, you will further develop expertise skills in mental health care, enabling you to work as a clinically skilled member of mental health teams in developing and established services.
This Advanced Nursing Practice course will provide aspiring healthcare professionals with a comprehensive programme of preparation that develops an advanced level of practice.The course recognises the accepted international benchmark for advanced practice. Advanced Nursing Practitioners are highly experienced and educated members of the care team.
Expand your perspective to address quality of life care for people with disabilities as well as the elderly with USQ’s Graduate Diploma of Health (Quality of Life). Within your studies, you will enhance your knowledge and expertise as a health professional working with older persons in a variety of health settings.
The occupational therapy programmes at London South Bank University (LSBU) aims to provide an education centred on the meaning and performance of occupations in life. According to the College of Occupational Therapists (2011); occupational therapists "work with people facing physical, mental and social disabilities to help them do the things they want to do".