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Immune System

 

Anatomy and Illness Fundamentals, part 2, express A Guide for Grass Roots Audiences: This module describes the endocrine, lymphatic, immune, nervous and reproductive systems.

Anatomy and Illness Fundamentals, part 3, express A Guide for Grass Roots Audiences: This module describes infectious and non-infectious diseases.

Arthritis The word "arthritis" means "joint inflammation." Inflammation, which is one of the body's natural reactions to disease or injury, includes swelling, pain, and stiffness.

Asthma Asthma is a chronic (long-term) lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways. Asthma causes recurring periods of wheezing (a whistling sound when you breathe), chest tightness, shortness of breath, and coughing.

Autoimmune Diseases, Introduction For Community Health Workers: This module describes the immune system and how autoimmune diseases can affect almost any part of the body, such as the heart, brain, nerves, muscles, eyes and kidneys. The training covers the causes of autoimmune diseases, their signs, symptoms and treatment and lists common types of these illnesses.

 

Cancer: Hodgkin Lymphoma A Guide for General Audiences: This two-part module is specifically targeted to general audiences and describes the lymphatic system, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and staging. As well as resistance and recurrence, treatment, nutrition, physical activity and follow-up care.

Diabetes The Diabetes Series provides a thorough description of type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Practical skills for managing diabetes are discussed, along with diagnosis options.

HIV/AIDS A Guide for General Audiences: This series is specifically targeted to general audiences and includes the definition of HIV & AIDS, symptoms, treatment and practicing safe sex.

Immune System This module explains the immune system and its functions as well as discussing vaccines and microbes.

Upper respiratory tract infections The upper respiratory tract consists of the nose, nasal cavity, larynx, trachea, and some of the sinuses and air cells. Upper respiratory tract infections include the common cold, influenza, laryngitis, pharyngitis, sinusitis, tonsillitis, and croup (in children).