Professional Certificate Course in International Medicine & Public Health
Course Code: PCC – IMPH 903
Promoting health in a low resource and/or cross-cultural setting presents special challenges, and requires particular skills. This comprehensive course enhances expertise in diseases of poverty, low-resource HIV medicine, maternal-newborn health, clinical skills for low-resource settings, international public health, cross-cultural skills, disaster management, low-resource health leadership, and healthcare education. Academic credit earned is 10 credit hours. Sample the INMED learning experience with this 15-minute Free Demo Short Self-Paced Course.
At the completion of the INMED Professional Certificate Course in International Medicine & Public Health, 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
This Professional Certificate Course includes 8 weeks of structured learning and assignments due each Sunday night. Each week includes a required virtual class with the faculty for discussions, simulations, case studies and final exams. This weekly required virtual class may last up to 120 minutes.
INMED DIPLOMA OPTION
INMED highly recommends that the Professional Certificate Course in International Medicine & Public Health be complemented with a supervised clinical experience in international medicine, available throughout the INMED Professional Diploma in International Medicine & Public Health (DIMPH).