Through My Eyes - Intellectual Disability Healthcare around the World

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Through My Eyes – Intellectual Disability Healthcare around the World

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Through My Eyes – Intellectual Disability Healthcare around the World
The course Through My Eyes – Intellectual Disability Healthcare around the World is an online class provided by The University of Queensland through edX. The skill level of the course is Introductory. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Learn, from personal stories, the daily life and challenges faced by those with intellectual disabilities.
Course description
This health course focuses on the stories of people with intellectual disabilities around the world, as well as their families and supporters. You will learn about the challenges and aid received in healthcare for people with intellectual disabilities, including their experience of specific syndromes and communication difficulties, and how they stay healthy. Learners will also hear from family members as they discuss complex care, rare syndromes, early death, and planning for independence. The end of the course will focus on the history of treatment, the impact of rights’ movements on healthcare delivery, common health conditions, and health promotion. This course is open to anyone, but will be of particular relevance to those in the field of advanced medical, allied health, and disability. This course can also be used as workforce education for medical professionals in this field.

Prerequisites & Facts

Through My Eyes – Intellectual Disability Healthcare around the World

Course Topic

Medicine, Social Sciences

University, College, Institution

The University of Queensland

Course Skill Level

Introductory

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Through My Eyes – Intellectual Disability Healthcare around the World

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / The University of Queensland you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (49.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: The University of Queensland
Topic: Medicine, Social Sciences
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