10-14, 2014 - Global Health Course
November 17 – 20, 2014 - Disaster Course
November 21, 2014 – Global Health Symposium
from 2013 course attendees:
I really appreciate the emphasis on effective global health initiatives to be
informed of what works, what doesn’t and what’s being done.”
think this course should be mandatory, all students should be made aware of
global issues as we are being a ‘global community’.”
you for organizing this course.
Education provided was excellent!
Thank you for getting such fabulous speakers. The hotel was also great!”
This international health course is a two week course offered once a year as part of the University of Colorado School of Medicine Global Health Track. The first week of the course is the Global Health section of the course and the second week of the course is the Children in Disasters section.
This course prepares its participants for international experiences and future global health work. This is an interactive training course which incorporates readings, lectures, small group problem based learning exercises, technical skill sessions, online coursework and a disaster simulation exercise.
Agenda click here.
Global Health and Disasters Course Agenda with Readings and Citations
The following readings are categorized by day. If you wish to learn more about a certain subject, navigate to the day that the talk of interest occurred on, and open the link to see a table of contents.
Please note, these readings are NOT mandatory - they are for further interest only.
Global Health Course, Day 1
Global Health Course, Day 2
Global Health Course, Day 3
Global Health Course, Day 4, Part 1
Global Health Course, Day 4, Part 2
Global Health Course, Day 5
Pediatrics in Disasters Manual
Learning Objectives for the Two Week Course
Global Health and Disasters Course Agenda with Learning Objectives
Students will learn to diagnose and treat major tropical diseases, including malaria, dengue, typhoid, and intestinal parasites.
- Students will learn about the major public health issues facing communities in the developing world.
Students will learn about the impact and management of TB, HIV, and chronic disease in the developing world.
Students will understand what makes a disaster.
Students will recognize the components of disaster response.
Students will understand the need for disaster preparedness and training.
Students will learn about the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Pediatrics in Disaster training program.
Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit has been granted by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). 51.75 elective credits have been approved for both weeks of the course. The Global Health week (week 1) is 28.75 elective credits and the second week, Pediatrics in Disasters is 23 elective credits. Certificates for CME elective credits will be distributed the last day of each week to the participants.
Lodging and Shuttle
The Center for Global Health has negotiated a special nightly rate of $104 including breakfast and internet at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Denver-Aurora. If interested in booking your stay during the course, please click on the following link to book your room. http://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/D/DENITDT-GHD-20141105/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
If you have any questions, please contact Katie Madonio, Sales and Catering Manager at 303-614-0781 or email@example.com.
DoubleTree by Hilton, Denver-Aurora
13696 E. Iliff Place Aurora, CO 80014
Free Airport Shuttle to Hotel; click here
Click here for the shuttle schedule round trip Hotel to Anschutz Medical Campus.
Students, Fellows or Residents currently in a training program. Please note: if you are a student with the University of Colorado School of Medicine or Colorado School of Public Health and you are taking the course for credit, you must register for the course via your school. You do not complete this registration form and payment.
An external participant is anyone who is not currently in a training program as a student, resident or fellow or taking the course for credit with the University of Colorado School of Medicine or Colorado School of Public Health.