Three New Penn Courses Starting Next Monday, June 25th!
Debate the potential impact of the Affordable Care Act while the Supreme Court determines its constitutionality. Learn about vaccines, their benefits, risks and the controversies surrounding them. Or, dive into the world of pharmacology and learn how drugs affect the body.
These three awesome University of Pennsylvania courses start next Monday, June 25, but you can sign-up now. If you like learning in groups, grab a friend or family member (or two!) to take the course with you.
Health Policy and the Affordable Care Act
Prof. Ezekiel Emanuel, University of Pennsylvania
This course will explore the many problems of the American health care system and discuss the specific ways that the Affordable Care Act will impact access, quality, costs, as well as medical innovation.
Prof. Paul Offit, University of Pennsylvania
This course will discuss issues regarding vaccines and vaccine safety: the history, science, benefits, and risks of vaccines, together with the controversies surrounding vaccines and answers to common questions that parents have about vaccines.
Fundamentals of Pharmacology
Prof. Emma Meagher, University of Pennsylvania
In this class you will learn how drugs affect the body, how they alter disease processes and how they might produce toxicity. We will discuss how new drugs are tested and developed prior to them being used for patient care. We will describe how personalization of medicine will become a common day reality in patient care.
Interested in more courses from University of Pennsylvania? Check out their full list of course offerings here: https://www.coursera.org/penn