Syllabus

Building upon the lessons below, learners will also critique assigned articles, participate in discussion boards, and complete assigned application exercises. All weekly assignments are due by Sunday at midnight.

 

 

Clinical Health Week One: 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
Lesson Six: Tuberculosis

 

Clinical Health Week Two: Diseases of Poverty, Part Two

 

Lesson Seven: Bacterial Infections
Lesson Eight: Protozoal Diseases
Lesson Nine: Intestinal Helminth Infections
Lesson Ten: Tissue Helminth Infections
Lesson Eleven: Chronic Non-Infectious Diseases
Lesson Twelve: Syndrome Management

 

Clinical Health Week Three: Low-Resource 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

 

Clinical Health Week Four: Maternal-Health Health

 

Lesson One: Surviving Motherhood
Lesson Two: Pre And Post Natal Care
Lesson Three: Pregnancy Complications
Lesson Four: Pressing Women’s Disability Issues
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: 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: Cross-Cultural Skill, AND Disaster Management

 

Lesson One: Relevance Of Cultures
Lesson Two: Basic Cross-cultural Skills
Lesson Three: Healthcare Cross-cultural Skills
Lesson Four: International Cross-cultural Skills
and
Lesson One: Introduction to Disaster Management
Lesson Two: Overview of Disaster Management
Lesson Three: Disaster Mitigation
Lesson Four: Disaster Preparedness
Lesson Five: Disaster Response
Lesson Six: Disaster Recovery

 

Public Health Week Three: Health Leadership

 

Lesson One: Introduction To International Health Leadership
Lesson Two: Strategy For Health
Lesson Three: Major International Health Initiatives
Lesson Four: Constructing A Health System
Lesson Five: Leading A Health System

 

Public Health Week Four: Health Professionss Education

 

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

 

DAY ONE – VIRTUAL-CLASSROOM SECTION*

 

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 – VIRTUAL-CLASSROOM SECTION*

 

From Rescue to Resilience Discussion
Oral Rehydration Formulation Exercise
Disaster Management Skills Stations
Cross-Cultural Skills Session
International Public Health Exam Review
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.

*Virtual-Classroom Session schedule is subject to change