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March 2
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May 22
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Global Health and Tropical Medicine Overview – ONLINE

March 2 - May 22

Global Health and Tropical Medicine Overview Course Description

We are excited to offer this course online for the first time in 2021!

Training in global health and tropical medicine is crucial for serving in international healthcare settings. In this course healthcare professionals and students will gain knowledge and skills needed for short or long term international service. The course provides an overview of tropical diseases in a case-based format. In addition, it highlights the provision of quality care through the application of global health guidelines.

Sessions are scheduled every Tuesday and one Saturday a month over a 12 week period from March 2 to May 22, 2021.

Continuing Education

CME – This Live activity, Global Health and Tropical Medicine Overview, with a beginning date of 03/02/2021, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 35.50 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.

CEU – 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 35.50 CEU. Contact hours awarded based on session attendance.

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

** Participants must be present during the live online course sessions to earn the CME and CEU.

Course Schedule

(Please note that session times are listed in Central Time – please convert to your time zone. Also note that session scheduling is subject to change based on presenter availability.)

Tuesday, March 2, 12-2pm central time
Welcome and Introductions
Course Overview
Review of Course Technology Tools

Tuesday, March 9, 12-2pm central time
12-1pm International Standards and Guidelines, Gregory Seager RN, MSN (1 cme/ceu)
1-2pm Overview of World Medical Problems & Tropical Medicine Overview, JoAnne Collinge MD, FAAP, CTropMed, MSc (1 cme/ceu)

Tuesday, March 16, 12-2pm central time
12-1pm Introduction to Case-Based Learning, Laura Smelter MD (1 cme/ceu)
1-2pm Sample Tropical Medicine Case, Laura Smelter MD (1 cme/ceu)

Tuesday, March 23, 12-2pm central time
12-1pm Tropical Diseases Affecting the Pulmonary System, Laura Smelter MD (1 cme/ceu)
1-2pm Tropical Diseases Affecting the Cardiovascular System, Deborah Lammert MSN APRN-CNS, BS RN,C CCRN-P (1 cme/ceu)

Saturday, March 27, 8:30am-1:30pm central time
8:30-8:40am Devotions
8:40-9:10am Q&A/Application/Group Casework, Laura Smelter MD (0.5 cme/ceu)
9:15-10:15am Overview of World Health Organization Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (WHO IMCI), Gregory Seager RN, MSN (1 cme/ceu)
10:20-11:20am IMCI Approach to Cough/Difficulty Breathing, Gregory Seager RN, MSN (1 cme/ceu)
11:25am-12:25pm IMCI Approach to Fever, Laura Smelter MD (1 cme/ceu)
12:30-1:30pm IMCI Approach to Diarrhea, Deborah Lammert MSN APRN-CNS, BS RN,C CCRN-P (1 cme/ceu)

Tuesday, March 30, 12-2pm central time
12-1pm Fever in the Tropics, John O. Gibson MD, FAAP, DIMPH, CTropMed (1 cme/ceu)
1-2pm The COVID-19 Global Pandemic, Deborah Lammert MSN APRN-CNS, BS RN,C CCRN-P (1 cme/ceu)

Tuesday, April 6, 12-2pm central time
12-1pm Parasites, Deborah Lammert MSN APRN-CNS, BS RN,C CCRN-P (1 cme/ceu)
1-2pm Staying Safe/Travelers’ Health, Laura Smelter MD (1 cme/ceu)

Tuesday, April 13, 12-2pm central time
12-12:30pm Q&A/Application/Group Casework, Laura Smelter MD (0.5 cme/ceu)
12:30-2pm Facilitated Group Casework, Laura Smelter MD (1.5 cme/ceu)

Tuesday, April 20, 12-2pm central time
12-1pm Tropical Diseases Affecting the Musculoskeletal System, Mark D. Lacy MD, MA, FIDSA (1 cme/ceu)
1-2pm HIV, Mark D. Lacy MD, MA, FIDSA (1 cme/ceu)

Saturday, April 24, 8:30am-1:30pm central time
8:30-8:40am Devotions
8:40-9:40am Diagnosis of Malnutrition, JoAnne Collinge MD, FAAP, CTropMed, MSc and Laurie Sauerwein MS, MScPH, RD, International Public Health Nutritionist (1 cme/ceu)
9:45-10:45am Treatment of Malnutrition, JoAnne Collinge MD, FAAP, CTropMed, MSc and Laurie Sauerwein MS, MScPH, RD, International Public Health Nutritionist (1 cme/ceu)
10:50-11:50am Newborn Care, JoAnne Collinge MD, FAAP, CTropMed, MSc (1 cme/ceu)
11:55am-12:55pm IMCI Approach to Sick Infants & Well Children, Laura Smelter MD (1 cme/ceu)
1-1:30pm Q&A/Application/Group Casework, Laura Smelter MD (0.5 cme/ceu)

Tuesday, April 27, 12-2pm central time
12-1pm Tropical Diseases Affecting the Neurologic System, Laura Smelter MD (1 cme/ceu)
1-2pm Vaccine Preventable Diseases, JoAnne Collinge MD, FAAP, CTropMed, MSc (1 cme/ceu)

Tuesday, May 4, 12-2pm central time
12-1pm Cultural Considerations, Laura Smelter MD (1 cme/ceu)
1-2pm Student Case Presentations, Laura Smelter MD (1 cme/ceu)

Tuesday, May 11, 12-2pm central time
12-1pm Student Case Presentations, Laura Smelter MD (1 cme/ceu)
1-2pm Student Case Presentations, Laura Smelter MD (1 cme/ceu)

Tuesday, May 18, 12-2pm central time
12-1pm Pharmacology Considerations in International Practice, Deborah Lammert MSN APRN-CNS, BS RN,C CCRN-P (1 cme/ceu)
1-2pm Ethics Considerations in International Practice, Deborah Lammert MSN APRN-CNS, BS RN,C CCRN-P (1 cme/ceu)

Saturday, May 22, 8:30am-1:30pm central time
8:30-8:40 Devotions
8:40-9:10 Q&A/Application/Group Casework, Laura Smelter MD (0.5 cme/ceu)
9:15-10:15 Neglected Tropical Diseases, Laura Smelter MD and Stephen R. Manock MD, MS (1 cme/ceu)
10:20-11:20am Practical Research in the Developing World, Stephen R. Manock MD, MS (1 cme/ceu)
11:25am-1:30pm Application Stations (2 cme/ceu)

Course resource

Attendees are strongly encouraged to purchase, prior to the course, VILLAGE MEDICAL MANUAL 7th Ed: A Guide to Health Care in Developing Countries by Mary Vanderkooi, M.D, D.T.M.&H.  Ordering instructions will be emailed after registration.

Registration and Logistics

Participants may register for the entire course or for each session separately. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions for a comprehensive learning experience. Please note that the above schedule is tentative and may be adjusted based on faculty availability.

Pricing

Prices include cme and ceu.

Entire course: $500

Individual sessions: $15/hour

If you are registering for the entire course, you may pay in full at the time of registration or save your spot in the entire course with a $75 deposit.

*CHSC members will receive a discounted rate for the entire course. Please email [email protected] to make arrangements.

Previous Global Health and Tropical Medicine Overview Course Reviews

“Great Course! So very applicable and helpful.”

“Covered lots of great topics, lots of practical knowledge.”

“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 ext 3.

You should receive an email receipt after registering. A separate email with course access and logistics information will be sent within the two weeks prior to the course or session date.

Please contact Laura Smelter with any questions – [email protected], 903-962-4000 ext 3.

Cancellation policy:

If you must cancel your registration for the entire course, CHSC will refund the full amount paid minus an amount equal to the course deposit ($75). No refunds will be issued for individual session registrations.

If CHSC cancels a course (for example, due to low enrollment), we will refund the full amount paid.

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