Alcohol and Human Health OpenCourseWare: A Free Undergraduate Human Health Course by The Open University

Published Feb 12, 2009

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The Open University offers the free online course 'Alcohol and Human Health'. After taking this undergraduate-level course, students will better understand the biological effects of ethanol and the short and long-term impact of alcohol use.

Alcohol and Human Health Course Specifics:

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Alcohol and Human Health Course Description:

The Open University presents 'Alcohol and Human Health' through its Health and Lifestyle Department. Main course topics include biological effects of alcohol abuse, nervous-system damage, fetal alcohol syndrome and treatment options for alcoholics and the difficulties they present. In addition, students can expect to study hangovers and longer-term issues stemming from chronic alcoholism. This introductory-level undergraduate OpenCourseWare requires about six hours to complete.

Course materials include a full course outline, a list of reading references and a discussion forum. To learn more, visit the alcohol and human health course page.

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