According to the World Health Organisation, the global life expectancy increased by 5.5 years (to 72 years) between 2000 and 2016.
As life expectancy increases, so too does the pressure on healthcare services and professionals.
Medical research advances and the technological revolution of healthcare means care has become more complex.
Unlimited gives you limitless access to a range of courses which can help you respond to healthcare changes and advances as you learn in your own time, from world-leading healthcare experts.
With Unlimited, you’re welcome to delve into pretty much any topic that makes you happy (from business to coding), but below are five of our top healthcare courses for professionals and enthusiasts looking to broaden their understanding of key healthcare issues ➡️
Digital devices are revolutionising healthcare as we know it.
Explore the impact of new technologies on healthcare professionals and patients.
You’ll study different types of wearable devices and sensors, and learn how digital devices in healthcare are designed and regulated.
You’ll also consider the impact of the miniaturisation of implantable devices, and the challenges around devices’ use of big data on healthcare systems.
Join this course if: you want to understand digital medicine and the impact of medical technology on healthcare.
In a rapidly changing world, the complexity of care is increasing and being able to respond to change is vital.
Explore the issue of change in healthcare environments, and learn how to improve your response to change at work.
You’ll explore the reasons change is necessary and look at ways to empower others to manage change positively.
Join this course if: to learn how to preserve and improve the quality of service provision, whilst adapting to change.
Understanding Autism with the University of Kent
1 in every 100 people in the UK are on the autistic spectrum. Autism is a lifelong developmental disability affecting how a person communicates with and relates to others and the world.
Explore the spectrum of Autism and discover shared difficulties and how the condition affects people in entirely different ways.
Consider the social communication skills, sensory sensitivities, repetitive behaviours and the co-occurring conditions which affect those living with Autism.
Join this course if: you want to understand Autism through lived experiences of people on the spectrum.
Dementia is one of the foremost priorities in global health and is estimated to affect over 44 million people worldwide. This has a huge impact on individuals and society.
Discover key issues in dementia care and research. You’ll explore four less common forms of dementia through the eyes of people affected.
With world-leading experts at UCL, you’ll learn how research into the signs, stages, symptoms and causes of these forms can bring us closer to defeating dementia.
Join this course if: to gain insight into dementia through the stories, symptoms and science behind four less common diagnoses.
Have you ever wondered how what you eat affects your health? Nutrition plays a key role in human health and disease prevention.
Explore the food health crisis of modern times, and learn how nutrition can help humans experience longer and healthier lives.
You’ll explore the foundation of nutrition and metabolism in the human body, and learn how to assess a healthy nutrition plan for different ages and stages of life.
Join this course if: you want to learn how food affects our physical and mental health.
Healthcare is changing. Go Unlimited to learn how you can harness these changes to look after yourself and others better. If none of these suit you, check out our full range of healthcare courses and get started today.