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FutureLearn's Most Popular Open Online Courses in Medicine

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FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, have shared their most popular online courses in medicine. The courses are provided by top universities including UCL, Monash University, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UEA, University of Aberdeen, University of Bath and The University of Oxford. Anyone can enrol as there are no pre-requisites, and many of them are free to join. Some offer accreditation.

Here's what your fellow medical professionals are studying:

UCL (University College London)
Perioperative Medicine in Action

Explore perioperative medicine and how you can improve care for the high risk surgical patient. Join this RCoA endorsed course.
Duration: 4 weeks | Weekly study: 3 hours | Learn Free | Extra benefits: From £52
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Airway Matters
Explore key concepts underlying safe, multidisciplinary airway management.
Duration: 5 weeks | Weekly study: 4 hours | Learn Free | Extra benefits: From £52
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The Many Faces of Dementia
Gain a unique insight into dementia through the stories, symptoms and science behind four less common diagnoses.
Duration: 4 weeks | Weekly study: 2 hours | Learn Free | Extra benefits: From £52 | Accreditation Available
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Monash University
Food as Medicine
Explore the role of food in health. Apply nutrition science to guide you on using food as medicine for you and your family.
Duration: 3 weeks | Weekly study: 4 hours | Learn Free | Extra benefits: From £62
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Food as Medicine: Fertility and Pregnancy
Help your patients use foods and nutrition to assist in conceiving and achieving good pregnancy outcomes.
Duration: 2 weeks | Weekly study: 4 hours | Premium course: £157 | Accreditation Available
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Food as Medicine: Food and Inflammation
Understand how food and nutrition relates to inflammation with this course for healthcare professionals.
Duration: 2 weeks | Weekly study: 4 hours | Premium course: £157 | Accreditation Available
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Mindfulness and Wellbeing Courses
Explore the art of mindfulness and discover how mental wellbeing can better help you meet the challenges of modern life.
4 courses
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London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Disease Outbreaks in Low and Middle Income Countries
Understand disease outbreaks and learn how to prepare for them with this course for people working in or studying global health.
Duration: 3 weeks | Weekly study: 4 hours | Learn Free | Extra benefits: From £42
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Health in Humanitarian Crises
Discover the health needs of those affected by humanitarian crises, challenges of delivering healthcare, and what we must do next.
Duration: 3 weeks | Weekly study: 4 hours | Learn Free | Extra benefits: From £52
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UEA (University of East Anglia)
Youth Mental Health: Helping Young People with Anxiety
Get an introduction to managing anxiety disorders in teenagers, with a course ideal for teachers and healthcare professionals.
Duration: 3 weeks | Weekly study: 4 hours | Premium course: £52
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University of Aberdeen
Nutrition and Wellbeing
Demystify the complex and conflicting messages we hear about nutrition, health and lifestyle today, with this free online course.
Duration: 4 weeks | Weekly study: 3 hours | Learn Free | Extra benefits: From £52
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University of Bath
Quality Improvement in Healthcare: The Case for Change
Explore new and better ways of organising health and social care services to improve quality with this free CPD-certified course.
Duration: 6 weeks | Weekly study: 3 hours | Premium course: £72 | Accreditation Available
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The University of Oxford
Cognitive Behavioural Skills to Treat Back Pain: The Back Skills Training (BeST) Programme
Learn an evidence-based, cognitive behavioural approach to manage low back pain with this CPD course for health professionals.
Duration: 6 weeks | Weekly study: 2 hours | Learn Free | Extra benefits: From £72
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