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HMX Physiology

Harvard Medical School Online

2 months
800 USD/full
800 USD/full
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In the HMX Physiology course from Harvard Medical School Online, you’ll learn essential principles underlying how the human body functions, and see how this knowledge comes into play in real-world scenarios and in clinical settings from the intensive care unit to the cardiac catheterization lab.

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Key Features

Build a body of knowledge on the systems that keep bodies functioning.

Understanding how the body works is vital for effectively treating patients.

The HMX Physiology course is offered by Harvard Medical School Online .

Programme Structure

Topics covered include:

  • Partial pressure basics
  • Partial pressures in the lungs and blood
  • Osmotic forces
  • Starling forces
  • Body fluid compartments
  • Osmotic forces in the kidney


Richard M. Schwartzstein, MD - Ellen and Melvin Gordon Professor of Medicine and Medical Education, Harvard Medical School; Director of the Academy, Harvard Medical School; Director of the Center for Education, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Associate Chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

HMX courses are suitable for a variety of learners interested in medical science, including:

  • Students who are considering or attending medical school or other health-related professional programs (nursing, pharmacy, PA) – including those at the high school, undergraduate, and postgraduate levels
  • Professionals looking to improve knowledge for work on health care applications, projects, and research
  • Curious learners with sufficient prerequisites (biology, chemistry, physics) who want to know more

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    800 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD for the full programme during 2 months.
  • National

    800 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD for the full programme during 2 months.

Tuition starts at $800 for an individual course, or $1000 for a two-course bundle.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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