Syllabus

*Topics and presenters are subject to change.

 

In addition to the assigned lessons below, each week learners will also critique assigned articles, participate in article discussion boards, and complete assigned application exercises. All weekly assignments are due by Sunday night.

 

 

NURSING WEEK ONE ONLINE

 

Subject for this week is Diseases of Poverty, Part One:

Lesson One: Introduction To Diseases Of Poverty
Lesson Two: Malnutrition
Lesson Three: Enteric Infections
Lesson Four: Viral Diseases
Lesson Five: Malaria

 

NURSING WEEK TWO ONLINE

 

Subject for this week is Diseases of Poverty, Part Two:

Lesson Six: Tuberculosis
Lesson Seven: Bacterial Infections
Lesson Eight: Protozoal Diseases
Lesson Nine: Intestinal Helminth Infections
Lesson Ten: Tissue Helminth Infections
Lesson Eleven: Syndrome Management Protocols

 

NURSING WEEK THREE ONLINE

 

Subject for this week is International HIV Medicine

Lesson One: Introduction To The HIV/AIDS Epidemic
Lesson Two: Prevention of HIV Infection
Lesson Three: Mother To Child Transmission (MTCT) Prevention
Lesson Four: HIV Infection Drugs and Management Strategies
Lesson Five: HIV-Related Opportunistic Diseases
Lesson Six: Children & HIV Infection

 

NURSING WEEK FOUR ONLINE

 

Subject for this week is Maternal Newborn Health: Mothers

Lesson One: Surviving Motherhood
Lesson Two: Pre And Post Natal Care
Lesson Three: Pregnancy Complications
Lesson Four: Pressing Women’s Disability Issues

 

NURSING WEEK FIVE ONLINE

 

Subject for this week is Maternal Newborn Health: Newborns

Lesson Five: Newborn Care Overview
Lesson Six: Healthy Newborn
Lesson Seven: Newborn Problems And Management
Lesson Eight: Maternal Newborn Future Vision

 

PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK ONE ONLINE

 

Subject for this week is International Pubic Health:

Lesson One: Introduction To International Public Health
Lesson Two: Health And Social Context
Lesson Three: Strategy For Health
Lesson Four: Effective Health Promotion
Lesson Five: Effective Disease And Injury Intervention

 

PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK TWO ONLINE

 

Subject for this week is Disaster Management:

Lesson One: Introduction to Disaster Management
Lesson Two: Disaster Mitigation
Lesson Three: Disaster Preparedness
Lesson Four: Disaster Response
Lesson Five: Disaster Recovery

 

PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK THREE ONLINE

 

Subject for this week is Cross-Cultural Skill:

Lesson One: Relevance Of Cultures
Lesson Two: Basic Cross-cultural Skills
Lesson Three: Healthcare Cross-cultural Skills
Lesson Four: International Cross-cultural Skills

 

PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK FOUR ONLINE

 

Subject for this week is International Health Leadership:

Lesson One: Introduction To International Health Leadership
Lesson Two: Strategy For Health
Lesson Three: Major International Health Initiatives
Lesson Four: How To Lead A Health System

 

PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK FIVE ONLINE

 

Subject for this week is Healthcare Education:

Lesson One: Skill Transfer and Empowerment
Lesson Two: Effective Learning
Lesson Three: Effective Teaching
Lesson Four: Feedback and Evaluation

 

DAY ONE – IN-CLASS SESSION*

 

Fighting the Diseases of Poverty Discussion
Helping Babies Breathe Skills Stations
Complicated Obstetrical Skills Stations
International Medicine Exam Review
Suturing & Wound Care Skill Stations
F-100 Formulation Exercise
Tropical Medicine Case Studies
International Medicine Final Exam

 

DAY TWO – IN-CLASS SESSION*

 

From Rescue to Resilience Discussion
Oral Rehydration Formulation Exercise
Disaster Management Skills Stations
Cross-Cultural Skills Session
International Public Health Exam Review
Poverty Meal
Community Health Survey Exercise
Launching Your International Healthcare Career Discussion
International Public Health Final Exam

 

A complete syllabus will be sent to each participant prior to the start of the course.

*In-Classroom Session schedule is subject to change