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What is health? is a Course

What is health?



Full course description

Hello and welcome to our open-access short course about understanding what health is. This course is designed to give you an introduction to thinking about different definitions and concepts of health, and how culture affects our understanding of health and wellbeing.

The course is delivered through a mixture of reading and videos, and there is a short test at the end to assess your understanding. In total the course should take about 3 hours to work through.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  1. Understand different models of health and wellbeing
  2. Define health, wellbeing, disability, culture and stigma
  3. Discuss different cultural perspectives and how they relate to our understanding of health

You can access the full course content without enrolling here:

Open Access

The course should take about 3 hours to complete.

Alternatively, if you would like a certificate on completion of the course, use the Enrol button below to sign up for a free course account.

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