Well and Able - Improving the Physical Health of People with Intellectual Disability

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Well and Able – Improving the Physical Health of People with Intellectual Disability

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Well and Able – Improving the Physical Health of People with Intellectual Disability
The course Well and Able – Improving the Physical Health of People with Intellectual Disability 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 how to help those with intellectual disability achieve better health.
Course description
This health course will examine the specific physical health issues that affect people with an intellectual disability including, oral health, syndrome specific health issues, health communication, especially for non-verbal patients, sexual health, and interactions between tertiary and primary healthcare systems. There is a special section on complex care including issues associated with aging and spasticity, and the health impacts of epilepsy. This course is open to anyone, but will be of particular relevance to those in the field of medical, allied health, and disability. It can also be used as workforce education for medical professionals in this field.

Prerequisites & Facts

Well and Able – Improving the Physical Health of People with Intellectual Disability

Course Topic

Communication, 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

Well and Able – Improving the Physical Health of People with Intellectual Disability

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: Communication, Medicine, Social Sciences
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