Alcohol, Drugs, and Baby Boomers: Are you ready?

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Alcohol, Drugs, and Baby Boomers: Are you ready?

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Coursera's online classes are designed to help students achieve mastery over course material. Some of the best professors in the world - like neurobiology professor and author Peggy Mason from the University of Chicago, and computer science professor and Folding@Home director Vijay Pande - will supplement your knowledge through video lectures. They will also provide challenging assessments, interactive exercises during each lesson, and the opportunity to use a mobile app to keep up with your coursework. Coursera also partners with the US State Department to create “learning hubs” around the world. Students can get internet access, take courses, and participate in weekly in-person study groups to make learning even more collaborative. Begin your journey into the mysteries of the human brain by taking courses in neuroscience. Learn how to navigate the data infrastructures that multinational corporations use when you discover the world of data analysis. Follow one of Coursera’s “Skill Tracks”. Or try any one of its more than 560 available courses to help you achieve your academic and professional goals.

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As the baby boomer generation ages, the impacts of alcohol and drug use among this generation will become an increasingly important public health issue. This 5-week course will provide primary care givers and health care providers with an overview of this looming issue and provide strategies for the prevention and reduction of substance use associated harm.
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5 years ago
Nice little course about health care for the aging. It's really a very short introduction to the topic, with very easy quizzes and not a lot of material. If you're interested in this area, you should check it out - it won't take too much of your time. I did feel that it was very superficial and at times seemed a bit paternalistic. Still, a nice experience.
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