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June 25, 2018
June 30, 2018
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Shalom Retreat and Training Center
Shalom Retreat and Training Center
GRAND SALINE, TX 75140 United States
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(903) 962-4000

Global Health and Tropical Medicine Overview

June 25, 2018 - June 30, 2018

Register early and save! (See below.)

Course Description

Healthcare professionals and students – gain knowledge and skills for short or long term international service. This course provides an overview of tropical diseases in a case-based format and highlights the provision of quality care through application of global health guidelines. Sessions on topics ranging from malnutrition to cultural context outline approaches to whole-person care in developing communities. Suturing and physical exam workshops promote practical skills for resource-limited settings.

Continuing Education

Nurses – CEU provided by Texas Woman’s University College of Nursing – T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences – Dallas Center. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16383 for up to 40.5 CEU. Contact hours awarded based on session attendance.

Physicians – This Live activity, Global Health and Tropical Medicine Overview, with a beginning date of 06/25/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 41.50 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME credit includes 1 hour that meets the Texas Medical Board’s ethics requirement.

*Healthcare providers should check with their licensing and credentialing boards to confirm acceptance of credit.

Registration and Logistics

This course is held at CHSC Shalom Retreat and Training Center in Grand Saline, TX. Course activities are scheduled from 8am Monday, June 25, 2018 through 12:15pm Saturday, June 30, 2018. When making transportation arrangements, please plan 2 hours driving time between Dallas airports and Shalom Retreat and Training Center. Participants staying at Shalom Retreat and Training Center are encouraged to arrive June 24; full course price includes tuition, room (shared) and board from dinner June 24 through breakfast July 1. A commuter rate is offered which includes lunch daily.


Full course price (tuition, room and board) – $725
Register by April 30, 2018 and save $50 off Full course price! Use Promo Code GHTM18EARLY.
Students – save $50 off the Full course price! Use Promo Code GHTM18STUD.

Commuter (tuition and daily lunch) – $225

You can pay in full today or reserve your spot in this program with a $75 deposit.

Course Reviews

“Hands on!”


“I learned about so many tropical diseases!”

“I feel I am more equipped to serve on the mission field than ever before.”

For more information contact Laura Smelter – [email protected], 903-962-4000.

Please call 903-962-4000 to Register.

You should receive both an email receipt and a registration confirmation letter by email within 4 business days after registering.

Cancellation policy

If you must cancel your registration, CHSC will refund the full amount paid minus an amount equal to the course deposit ($75).

If CHSC cancels a course (for example, due to low enrollment), we will inform all registered participants 1 month prior to the course start date and will refund the full amount paid. Participants are solely responsible for travel expenses. We encourage registrants to make travel plans after the 1 month course confirmation date.



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