International Medicine & Public Health Hybrid Course
This Course is a hybrid: 10 weeks online, plus 3 days in classroom, including final exams in classroom.
At the completion of the INMED International Medicine & Public Health Hybrid Course, students in the context of a low-resource community will be able to:
- Prevent, diagnose and treat the leading diseases of poverty
- Prevent, diagnose and treat HIV infection
- Provide for the health of pregnant women and newborns
- Demonstrate proficiency in clinical skills used in low-resource settings
- Advance community-wide health promotion and death/disability prevention
- Assure that healthcare is culturally appropriate
- Mitigate disaster risk and respond to disaster events
- Design and implement healthcare as part of a leadership team
- Transfer healthcare skills to other personnel
Students in the Course will achieve the above learning objectives through the following educational components:
- Interactive online presentations by expert professionals
- Case studies providing analysis
- Skill stations to develop technical facility
- Formation groups exploring personal application
Students will need to devote five to ten hours per week during the online segment of the course.
INMED DIPLOMA OPTION
INMED highly recommends that the International Medicine & Public Health Hybrid Course be complemented with a supervised clinical experience in international medicine. Both can be enrolled for simultaneously via the INMED Diploma in International Medicine & Public Health or the INMED Diploma in International Public Health.