Educational Components

Participants in the Professional Diploma in International Nursing and Public Health will attain the competency objectives through the following educational components.

 

Download the complete Syllabus for the INMED Professional Diploma in International Public Health

 

1)  Professional Certificate Course in International Public Health

 

Each INMED Professional Diploma in International Public Health participant must successfully complete the INMED Professional Certificate Course in International Public Health.  This course combines active on-line learning with in-class skill development, and concludes with comprehensive final examinations.

 

Dates and locations of upcoming courses are available here.

 

When applying to the INMED Professional Diploma in International Public Health, please indicate in which course you will to participate.

 

2)  International Service Learning

 

The second component of the INMED Professional Diploma in International Public Health is a international service learning experience.

 

Participants serve a minimum of four weeks – two weeks in the case of practicing professionals and final-year resident physicians – at an INMED International Public Health Training Site where they are supervised by experienced INMED faculty. Responsibilities vary from site to site, may include outpatient care, health education, community development activities, and participation in research and intervention evaluation. Please see the Training Site descriptions for full details.

 

Participants will make an educational presentation to the staff at that training site.  The participant’s supervisor will assist in selecting the topic and developing content of this presentation.

 

Upon returning from the international service learning experience, participants are required to submit a guided personal essay to aid integration of the experience to the learner’s personal and professional life