• Disclaimer: MoocLab is community-supported. If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners.

Courses Build your Knowledge in Healthcare and Medicine with Free Open Online Courses


Official Account
Group Manager
Take the first step towards making an impact and build your professional knowledge to advance in your career. To help you, we have hand-picked a selection of open online courses in Healthcare and Medicine delivered by leading universities on the three top online learning platforms, Coursera, edX and FutureLearn. All the courses listed can be accessed free of charge.

Healthcare and Medicine

Addressing Postnatal Depression as a Healthcare Professional
By University of Exeter via FutureLearn
Learn how postnatal depression affects parental mental health and how to provide support on this BPS-approved course.
3 weeks | 3 hrs per week
Join free

Airway Matters
By UCL (University College London) via FutureLearn
Explore key concepts underlying safe, multidisciplinary airway management.
5 weeks | 4 hrs per week
Join free

Cancer in the 21st Century: the Genomic Revolution
By The University of Glasgow via FutureLearn
Discover how genetics is revolutionising the detection and treatment of cancer, with this free online course.
6 weeks | 4 hrs per week
Join free

Genomic Technologies in Clinical Diagnostics: Next Generation Sequencing
By St George's, University of London via FutureLearn
Understand new and established genomic sequencing technologies, and how to apply them in clinical practice.
2 weeks | 5 hrs per week
Join free

Nutrition and Wellbeing
By University of Aberdeen via FutureLearn
Demystify the complex and conflicting messages we hear about nutrition, health and lifestyle today, with this free online course.
4 weeks | 3 hrs per week
Join free

See more courses in Healthcare and Medicine on FutureLearn ►

Fundamentals of Neuroscience, Part 1: The Electrical Properties of the Neuron
By Harvard University via edX
A three-course series that explores the structure and function of the nervous system—from the inner workings of a single nerve cell to the staggering complexity of the brain and the social interactions they enable.
5 weeks | 3-5 hours per week
Join free

Essential Competencies for Nurse Preceptors
By University of Maryland, Baltimore & University System of Maryland via edX
A learning program that focuses primarily on the preceptor-preceptee relationship within an academic, clinical learning experience, and can be applied at many levels in the nursing education sequence.
7 weeks | 1-2 hours per week
Join free

Design in Healthcare: Using Patient Journey Mapping
By Delft University of Technology via edX
Learn about the Patient Journey Mapping method for innovative product and service design in healthcare.
8 weeks | 3-4 hours per week
Join free

Overview & Management of Parkinson’s Disease
By Salisbury University & University System of Maryland via edX
Provides an overview of Parkinson’s disease, including risk factors, stages, symptoms, medications and treatments. Explores the experience of a person with Parkinson’s disease, as well as, special care considerations when hospitalized.
5 weeks | 2-3 hours per week
Join free

Introduction to Urology
By Karolinska Institutet via edX
Introduction to Urology will set you on a path to a basic understanding of urology geared towards anyone interested in clinical medicine.
4 weeks | 5-8 hours per week
Join free

See more courses in Healthcare and Medicine on edX ►

Introduction to Psychology
By Yale University via Coursera
What are people most afraid of? What do our dreams mean? Are we natural-born racists? What makes us happy? What are the causes and cures of mental illness? This course tries to answer these questions and many others, providing a comprehensive overview of the scientific study of thought and behavior.
Approx. 20 hours to complete
Join free

Medical Neuroscience
By Duke University via Coursera
In this course, you will discover the organization of the neural systems in the brain and spinal cord that mediate sensation, motivate bodily action, and integrate sensorimotor signals with memory, emotion and related faculties of cognition
Approx. 95 hours to complete
Join free

The Addicted Brain
By Emory University via Coursera
This is a course about addiction to drugs and other behaviors. It will describe what happens in the brain and how this information helps us deal with and overcome addiction. It will also discuss other topics such as government policy and our vulnerability to take drugs.
Approx. 15 hours to complete
Join free

Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health
By The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill via Coursera
Often called “the cornerstone” of public health, epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of diseases, health conditions, or events among populations and the application of that study to control health problems.
Approx. 13 hours to complete
Join free

Finding Hidden Messages in DNA (Bioinformatics I)
By University of California San Diego via Coursera
This course begins a series of classes illustrating the power of computing in modern biology. Please join us on the frontier of bioinformatics to look for hidden messages in DNA without ever needing to put on a lab coat.
Approx. 17 hours to complete
Join free

See more courses in Healthcare and Medicine on Coursera ►