Health and medicine

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Course Date: Anytime (self-paced)

Price: free

Course Summary

The medical world can be a confusing place. Patients and their families might feel overwhelmed by the large vocabularies and complicated explanations they get from their health care providers. Students entering health care also struggle to grasp the complexity of health sciences, and are forced to memorize huge amounts of information. We hope to make understanding the medical world a bit easier. Look around! These videos do not provide medical advice and are for informational purposes only. The videos are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking it because of something you have read or seen in any Khan Academy video.

Syllabus

  • Circulatory system
  • Circulatory system diseases
  • Respiratory system
  • Respiratory system diseases
  • Renal system
  • Nervous system and sensory information
  • Executive systems of the brain
  • Hematologic system
  • Hematologic system diseases
  • Immune system
  • Musculoskeletal system
  • Endocrine system
  • Lab values and concentrations
  • Endocrinology and diabetes
  • Colon disease
  • Cervical spine
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Health care system
  • Miscellaneous

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