Academic Credit Courses

INMED Academic Credit Courses are high-level learning experiences guided by supervising faculty. Each course has a specified schedule, final exam(s), and is also accredited for continuing medical education (CME). Some courses are entirely online, while other courses include required in-person, hands-on participation. Read Course FAQs. For the current schedule of elective course offerings visit the Academic Calendar.

 

These Academic Credit Courses (with exception of the first four which are required) qualify for Elective Credit towards the Professional Master’s Degree in International Health. MIH elective credits must total at least 6 credit hours.

 

Note: Each Academic Credit Course registration must be submitted one-by-one. Please do not combine multiple course registrations into the same cart.

 

Professional Certificate Courses

International Medicine & Public Health

 

 

Course Code: PCC – IMPH 903

 

This Professional Certificate Course is a hybrid experience, combining 8 weeks of structured online learning, plus 2 days of virtual classroom skills. Academic credit earned is 10 credit hours. Tuition for the Professional Certificate Course in International Medicine & Public Health is $2,720 for Master’s degree credit. Tuition for non-Master’s degree learners is $1,360. Non-Master’s degree learners should register using coupon code NMPCC50.

 

At the completion of this course, learners will be able to demonstrate using case-studies and simulation:

 

  • Management & prevention of the leading diseases of poverty
  • Management & prevention of HIV infection
  • Care for the health of pregnant women and newborns
  • Proficiency in clinical skills useful in low-resource settings
  • Skill in community-wide health promotion and death/disability prevention
  • Culturally appropriate healthcare
  • Proficiency in disaster mitigation and response
  • Design and implementation of team-lead healthcare interventions
  • Transfer of healthcare skills to other personnel

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International Nursing & Public Health

 

 

Course Code: PCC – INPH 902

 

This Professional Certificate Course is a hybrid learning experience, combining 8 weeks of structured online learning, plus 2 days of virtual classroom skill workshops and final exams. Academic credit earned is 10 credit hours. Tuition for the Professional Certificate Course in International Nursing & Public Health is $2,720 for Master’s degree credit. Tuition for non-Master’s degree learners is $1,360. Non-Master’s degree learners should register using coupon code NMPCC50.

 

After completing this course, learners will be able to demonstrate using case-studies and simulation:

 

  • Management & prevention of the leading diseases of poverty
  • Management & prevention of HIV infection
  • Care for the health of pregnant women and newborns
  • Proficiency in clinical skills useful in low-resource settings
  • Skill in community-wide health promotion and death/disability prevention
  • Culturally appropriate healthcare
  • Proficiency in disaster mitigation and response
  • Design and implementation of team-lead healthcare interventions
  • Transfer of healthcare skills to other personnel

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International Public Health

 

 

Course Code: PCC – IPH 901

 

This Professional Certificate Course is a hybrid experience, combining 8 weeks of structured online learning, plus 1 day of virtual-classroom skills. Academic credit earned is 10 credit hours. Tuition for the Professional Certificate Course in International Public Health is $2,720 for Master’s degree credit. Tuition for non-Master’s degree learners is $1,360. Non-Master’s degree learners should register using coupon code NMPCC50.

 

At the completion of this course, learners will be able to demonstrate using case-studies and simulation:

 

  • Vision and achievements of epidemiology
  • Primary measures of health and disease
  • Types of epidemiology studies and their application
  • Basic concepts of biostatistics and their application to research interpretation
  • Establishing the cause of a disease
  • Skill in community-wide health promotion and death/disability prevention
  • Culturally appropriate healthcare
  • Proficiency in disaster mitigation and response
  • Design and implementation of team-lead healthcare interventions
  • Transfer of healthcare skills to other personnel

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Professional Qualification Courses

Ultrasound for Primary Care

 

 

Course Code: PQC – USPC 801

 

Quality medical care in low-resource settings is often hampered by lack of objective clinical information. ultrasonography is a useful technology in such settings, providing vital data to support patient care decision-making. This course enhances performance and interpretation for ultrasonography of carotid, thyroid, heart, lung, aorta, abdomen, urinary tract, DVT screening, joint and venous access, and eFAST exam. The INMED Professional Qualification Course in Ultrasound for Primary Care is a hybrid experience that combines online preparation followed by a one-day, in-classroom event to master hands-on skills. Academic credit earned is 1 credit hour.

 

At the completion of this course, participants will be able to:

 

  • Apply the basic principles of ultrasonography to clinical settings
  • Perform basic ultrasonography of carotid, thyroid, heart, lung, aorta, abdomen, urinary tract, DVT screening, and joint and venous access
  • Interpret basic ultrasonography of carotid, thyroid, heart, lung, aorta, abdomen, urinary tract, DVT screening, and joint and venous access
  • Perform eFAST (Extended Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma) Exams
  • Interpret eFAST (Extended Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma) Exams

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Helping Babies Breathe

 

 

Course Code: PQC – HBB 802

 

The Professional Qualification Course in Helping Babies Breathe (HBB Master Trainer Course, 2nd Edition), is an evidence-based program to teach basic neonatal resuscitation techniques in low-resource locations, developed on the premise that straightforward newborn care can save many lives. Academic credit earned is 1 credit hour.

 

At the completion of this course, learners will be able to demonstrate using case-studies and simulation how to:

 

  • Identify delivery risks for mothers and newborns
  • Mitigate delivery risks for mothers and newborns
  • Provide for the healthcare needs of newborns at delivery, include ventilatory support when appropriate
  • Transfer newborn healthcare skills to other providers

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Essential Care for Every Baby and Small Babies

 

 

Course Code: PQC – ECB 803

 

The INMED Professional Qualification Course in Essential Care for Every Baby and Small Babies (ECEB-ECSB Master Trainer Course) is an evidence-based program to prepare learners to teach basic baby care techniques in low-resource locations to benefit midwives, mid-level providers, and community health workers. Academic credit earned is 1 credit hour.

 

At the completion of this course, learners will be able to demonstrate using case-studies and simulation how to:

 

  • Provide essential care needed by every newborn
  • Identify danger signs in newborns who require special care
  • Provide feeding for small babies
  • Educate parents in home care
  • Transfer baby healthcare skills to other providers

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Advanced Mother Baby Outcomes

 

 

Course Code: PQC – AMBO 804

 

The INMED Professional Qualification Course in Advanced Mother Baby Outcomes (AMBO) is designed to improve the results of pregnancy, delivery, and newborn survival by equipping healthcare professionals and learners the most vital, evidence-based skills in pre-natal, obstetric and neonatal care. AMBO skills are especially useful for low-income communities and low-resource healthcare settings. Academic credit earned is 1 credit hour.

 

At the completion of this course, participants will be able to demonstrate:

 

  • Proficiency in contraception & family planning counseling
  • Management of normal labor & deliveries
  • Recognition and management of common prenatal complications
  • Recognition and management of common obstetrical emergencies
  • Basic skills in newborn resuscitation
  • Recognition and management of common newborn diseases

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Tropical Medicine Hands-On Skills

 

 

Course Code: PQC-TMHS 805

 

The INMED Professional Qualification Course in Tropical Medicine Hands-On Skills is designed to provide learners a review of mostly commonly needed essential clinical skills. Included are hands-on sessions covering wound care and suturing, extremity trauma and immobilization/casting, tropical fever evaluation, blood and stool laboratory pathogen analysis, community health survey techniques, and basic and advanced cardiac life support for both children and adults. Academic credit earned is 1 credit hour.

 

At the completion of this course, participants will be able to demonstrate:

 

  • Wound evaluation and urgent management including repair
  • Extremity trauma evaluation including immobilization
  • Tropical fever evaluation and management
  • Blood and stool laboratory pathogen analysis
  • Community health survey techniques
  • Basic and advanced cardiac life support for both children and adults

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Other Academic Credit Courses

Emergency Pandemic Control

 

 

Course Code: PCC – EPC 701

 

This Course is 8 weeks of structured online learning. Academic credit earned is 2 credit hours.

 

At the completion of the Emergency Pandemic Control Course, participants will be able to demonstrate using case-studies and simulation:

 

  • Long-range mitigation of risk factors associated with epidemics
  • Effective measures to investigate causes of epidemics
  • Reliable epidemic control interventions

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Epidemiology

 

 

Course Code: PCC – EPI 904

 

This course is a structured, 8-weeks online learning experience under the guidance of INMED faculty. Academic credit earned is 6 credit hours.

 

At the completion of the INMED Epidemiology Course, learners will be able to demonstrate using analysis, case-studies and simulation the:

 

  • Vision and achievements of epidemiology
  • Primary measures of health and disease
  • Types of epidemiological studies and their application
  • Basic concepts of biostatistics and their application to research interpretation
  • Establishing the cause of a disease
  • Application of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention
  • Surveillance of and response to infectious diseases
  • Analysis of natural history, prognosis, and treatment of disease
  • Leading issues in environmental, occupational, and injury epidemiology
  • Role of policy, health planning, and the planning cycle

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Healthcare Leadership and Management

 

 

Course Code: PCC – HLA 703

 

This Course is 8 weeks of structured online learning. Academic credit earned is 2 credit hours.

 

At the completion of the Healthcare Leadership & Management Course, participants will be able to demonstrate using case-studies, active discussion, and reflective writing:

 

  • Apply principles of effective change to move people and processes toward a new vision.
  • Transform healthcare processes to increase patient-focused value.
  • Identify and summarize evidence from four perspectives to support or counter a planned change.

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Healthcare for Marginalized Americans

 

 

Course Code: PCC – HMA 705

 

This course is a structured, 8 weeks online learning experience under the guidance of INMED faculty. Academic credit earned is 2 credit hours.

 

At the completion of the INMED Healthcare for Marginalized Americans Course, learners will be able to demonstrate using analysis, case-studies and simulation the:

 

  • Comprehension of the obstacles and resources which exist for US marginalized people in accessing health care
  • Skills to improve the individual care of marginalized people which arise from an approach of cultural humility.
  • Effective strategies for addressing the social determinants of health in the lives of marginalized people.

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International Health Professions Education

 

 

Course Code: PCC – IHPE 704

 

This course is 8 weeks of structured online learning. Academic credit earned is 2 credit hours.

 

At the completion of the International Health Professions Education Course, participants will be able to demonstrate using case-studies, active discussion, and reflective writing:

 

  • Express the importance of skill transfer and empowerment.
  • List modalities to enhance effective learning. Assessment.
  • List principles of effective teaching.
  • Describe evaluation of learning outcomes.
  • Explain the principles of instructional design.

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International Healthcare Ethics

 

 

Course Code: PCC – IHE 707

 

This course is 8 weeks of structured online learning. Academic credit earned is 2 credit hours.

 

At the completion of the International Healthcare Ethics Course, participants will be able to demonstrate using case-studies, active discussion, and reflective writing:

 

  • Western principles of ethics related to healthcare
  • Complexities of healthcare ethics in the non-Western international cultural context
  • Analytical skills to understand and speak into ethical issues across culture

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International Refugee Care

 

 

Course Code: PCC – IRC 702

 

This course is a structured, 8 weeks online learning experience under the guidance of INMED faculty. Academic credit earned is 2 credit hours.

 

At the completion of the International Refugee Care Course, learners will be able to demonstrate using case-studies and simulation:

 

  • Describe the scope of the worldwide refugee crisis
  • Identify the basic issues involved in meeting the needs of refugees
  • Design comprehensive refugee care interventions for specific populations
  • Explain crisis resolution alternatives

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Lifestyle Health

 

 

Course Code: PCC – LSH 706

 

This Course is 8 weeks of structured online learning. Academic credit earned is 2 credit hours.

 

At the completion of the Lifestyle Health Course, participants will be able to demonstrate using case-studies, active discussion, and reflective writing:

 

  • Complete a personal health status analysis.
  • Analyze one’s personal health assessments.
  • Develop a personal health plan that addresses nutrition, stress reduction, sleep hygiene, community and activity.
  • Implement behavior change models into one’s personal health plan.

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