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 diseases of poverty, low-resource HIV medicine, maternal-newborn health, international public health, cross-cultural skills, disaster management, low-resource health leadership, and healthcare education. This Professional Certificate Course is an 8-week structured learning experience under guidance of INMED faculty. 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 Public Health learners will be able to demonstrate using case-studies and simulation:
- Management and prevention of the leading diseases of poverty
- Management and prevention of HIV infection
- Care for the health of pregnant women and newborns
- 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.
Nicholas Comninellis, MD. MPH, DIMPH
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.