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June 17, 2019
June 22, 2019
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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 17, 2019 - June 22, 2019

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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 included in the course promote practical skills for resource-limited settings.

New this year – Ultrasound workshop added to course!

Continuing Education

Nurses –  CEU provided by Texas Woman’s University College of Nursing – T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences – Dallas Center; 5500 Southwestern Medical Avenue; Dallas, TX 75235. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16383, for up to 43.50 CEU. Contact hours awarded based on session attendance.

Physicians – This Live activity, Global Health and Tropical Medicine Overview, with a beginning date of 06/17/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 43.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

*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 17, 2019 through 4:30pm Saturday, June 22, 2019. 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 16 and depart June 23; Full course price includes tuition, room (shared) and board from dinner June 16 through breakfast June 23. A commuter rate is offered which includes lunch daily.


Full course price (tuition, room and board) – $725
Students – save $50 off the Full course price! Use Promo Code GHTMSTUD.

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!”

“It was very practical. Will be able to use in the field on a regular basis.”

“I learned about so many tropical diseases!”

“Instructors with a ton of real-world experience offered insight that was invaluable.”

“The course presented a wide variety of resources that were applicable across medical specialties and levels of training.”

“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.

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 plans and expenses. We encourage registrants to make travel plans after the 1 month course confirmation date.



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