Professional Certificate Course in International Public Health
Course Code: PCC – IPH 901
Promoting health in a low resource and/or cross-cultural setting presents special challenges, and requires particular skills. This comprehensive course enhances expertise in epidemiology, measures of health and disease, epidemiology studies, basic biostatistics, disease causation, international public health, disaster management, cross-cultural skills, low-resource health leadership, and health professions education. Sample the INMED learning experience with this Free Demo Short Self-Paced Course.
At the completion of the INMED Professional Certificate Course in International Public Health 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
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 Public Health be complemented with a supervised field experience in international public health. Both can be enrolled for simultaneously via the INMED Professional Diploma in International Public Health.