Global Health and Tropical Medicine Course Overview
Training in global health and tropical medicine is crucial for serving in international healthcare settings. Healthcare professionals and students – gain the knowledge and skills needed for short or long term international service. This 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. The sessions cover topics ranging from malnutrition to cultural context and outline approaches to whole-person care in developing communities. The Physical Exam, Suture, and Ultrasound Workshops included in the course promote practical skills for resource-limited settings.
Required resource: Attendees must 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. Instructions on ordering and a discount code will be provided in course confirmation information.
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 45 CEU. Contact hours awarded based on session attendance.
CME – Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
*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.
When making transportation arrangements, please plan 2 hours of driving time between Dallas airports and CHSC Shalom Retreat and Training Center.
Participants staying at Shalom Retreat and Training Center are encouraged to arrive August 23 and depart August 30.
Course tuition: $295
Students – save $50! Use Promo Code: promo50.
Room and board: $92.50/night
Pay in full today or reserve your spot in this program with a $75 deposit.
Previous Global Health and Tropical Medicine Course Reviews
“Great Course! So very applicable and helpful.”
“Covered lots of great topics, lots of practical knowledge.”
“It was not just a conference but an opportunity to make friends and enjoy fellowship.”
“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.
Space is limited. Registration will close on August 17 or when space is filled.