Tertiary Catalogue

Medicine


Functions of the Human Skeleton

Functions of the Human Skeleton

Systems of the Human Body: Skeletal System

The skeleton plays a crucial role in all vertebrates, including humans. This video introduces viewers to the role of the human skeleton, covering the key functions of shape, movement, protection, blood cell production and mineral storage....Show More
Bone Health and Disease

Bone Health and Disease

Systems of the Human Body: Skeletal System

There are many diseases, both historical and still widespread today, that are related to the health of our bones. This video discusses rickets, spina bifida, scoliosis, osteoporosis and arthritis, explaining their causes and methods of treatment...Show More
Injuries and Healing

Injuries and Healing

Systems of the Human Body: Skeletal System

Knowing what bones are made from is essential for understanding what happens when they break and mend. This video guides viewers through the minerals and proteins in bones and the two types of bone tissue, then explains the various...Show More
Joints and Movement

Joints and Movement

Systems of the Human Body: Skeletal System

The points at which bones connect with each other, or the joints, are critical for the body’s range of movement. This video explains the structural and functional classifications of joints, providing detailed descriptions and examples of...Show More
Structure of the Skeleton

Structure of the Skeleton

Systems of the Human Body: Skeletal System

The human skeleton contains up to 206 bones, arranged in a particular structure to fulfil their unique functions. This video comprehensively covers different types of bones and their function, the axial and appendicular skeletons and includes a...Show More
Medicines: A Brief Guide to Metformin

Medicines: A Brief Guide to Metformin

Understanding Diabetes

Metformin is the most common medicine given to people with Type 2 Diabetes. The clip gives a brief overview of how metformin works, and who it is suitable for.
Medicines: A Brief Guide to Gliptins and Other Incretin Therapies

Medicines: A Brief Guide to Gliptins and Other Incretin Therapies

Understanding Diabetes

This short clip looks at the different ways that incretin therapies are used to aid the breakdown of sugars in people with diabetes.
Medicines: A Brief Guide to Glitazones

Medicines: A Brief Guide to Glitazones

Understanding Diabetes

Glitazones help increase the insulin sensitivity in patients with Type 2 Diabetes. This short clip explains when and how glitazones are used to treat diabetes.
Medicines: How Insulin Works

Medicines: How Insulin Works

Understanding Diabetes

A short clip describing how insulin is used by cells for energy and what happens when it is not used correctly.
Management and Treatment of Diabetes

Management and Treatment of Diabetes

Understanding Diabetes

The video introduces learners to the importance of weight and exercise in the management of diabetes. They will also learn about how medicines, blood glucose control, and HbA1c are used to treat diabetes.
Symptoms and Complications of Diabetes

Symptoms and Complications of Diabetes

Understanding Diabetes

The video looks at the symptoms of diabetes, such as tiredness, weight loss and more frequent urination. It also looks at the long-term complications that can arise from diabetes.
Types of Diabetes

Types of Diabetes

Understanding Diabetes

The short clip introduces learners to diabetes. They will learn about the different types of diabetes, and how they occur.
Pathogens and Infectious Disease

Pathogens and Infectious Disease

There are a multitude of pathogens capable of infecting the human body and causing disease. This program explores the six main categories of pathogens: bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, prions and macroparasites. Their structure, mode of...Show More
The Trouble with Dying

The Trouble with Dying

After being diagnosed with late stage ovarian cancer, Cindy Cowan wants the right to choose how she is going to die. Linda Jarrett has suffered from multiple sclerosis for over 15 years. She is investigating the options for ending her life,...Show More
Types of Teeth

Types of Teeth

Objective: To learn about the different types of teeth in humans and what they are used for. Learning outcomes - students will be able to: 1. Tell when milk teeth and permanent teeth appear in humans. 2. Identify the different types of...Show More
Audiology - Cochlear Implants

Audiology - Cochlear Implants

Approximately 12,000 babies are born annually in the United States with a hearing impairment. With impressive advancements in technology, cochlear implants are giving these children the ability to hear. A cochlear implant is a small, complex...Show More
Developing a Vaccine: Rotavirus

Developing a Vaccine: Rotavirus

Disease and Treatment

The rotavirus will infect every child by the age of five. The World Health Organisation recommends national immunisation programs against the virus, but what are the advantages and disadvantages? This documentary style clip investigates the virus...Show More
Medication Administration: Healthcare Essentials

Medication Administration: Healthcare Essentials

This program is comprised of 10 short programmes, each addressing practical techniques and protocols in the administering of medications. This includes essential requirements for preparing medications and clients, as well as dealing with...Show More
Epidemiology: Linking Smoking to Lung Cancer

Epidemiology: Linking Smoking to Lung Cancer

Smoking’s role in lung cancer is not a simple cause-and-effect relationship. Using lung cancer as an example, this clip explores the critical role epidemiology plays in establishing the cause of a disease. Epidemiologist Robert MacInnis...Show More
Treating Cancer: Radiation Therapy

Treating Cancer: Radiation Therapy

Disease and Treatment

How is it that radiation, one of the causes of cancer, can also be used to treat it? This clip looks at cancer, the risk factors, and with the assistance of radiation oncologist Shankar Siva, provides a detailed examination of how radiation works...Show More
06. The Nervous System

06. The Nervous System

Anatomy and Physiology: An Introduction

This lesson provides a glimpse into the human neural network we call the nervous system. We can compare the nervous system to a highly complicated computer network. If we think of the brain as that central processing unit, or the command centre,...Show More
The Immune Response

The Immune Response

Other than swelling at a cut, and maybe some pus or a slight fever, we would be forgiven for not being aware of the existence of the human immune system. It is however a highly complex system, and when it is overwhelmed, things can get a lot more...Show More
14. The Reproductive Systems

14. The Reproductive Systems

Anatomy and Physiology: An Introduction

To procreate naturally, both the male and the female reproductive systems must be fully functioning, and if they are not medical intervention may help a couple to conceive. This video resource introduces students to IVF and the steps taken to...Show More
13. The Urinary System

13. The Urinary System

Anatomy and Physiology: An Introduction

This video resource looks at the effects of dehydration. Students will learn when dehydration occurs, the necessity of electrolytes, the effect of dehydration on the kidneys, and the production of rennin, the role of angiotensin in helping the...Show More
12. The Digestive System, Nutrition and Metabolism

12. The Digestive System, Nutrition and Metabolism

Anatomy and Physiology: An Introduction

This video resource shows students how the body absorbs lipids differently from carbohydrates and proteins. Students will learn when lipids enter the small intestine, the gall bladder is triggered to release bile into the duodenum in order to...Show More