October 9-13, 2017- Global Health Course
October 16-19, 2017 – Disasters Course
October 20, 2017 - Global Health Symposium
This international health course is a two week training 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 and the second week of the course is the Disasters section.
This course prepares its participants for international experiences and future global health work. The interactive training incorporates readings, lectures, small group problem based learning exercises, technical skill sessions, and a disaster simulation exercise.
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Register early to lock in your participation!
Students, Residents or Fellows:
Students, Residents or Fellows 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.
Week 1 - $50
Week 2 - $50
Both Weeks - $100
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 Colorado School of Public Health or School of Medicine at the University of Colorado.
Week 1 - $600
Week 2 - $600
Both Weeks - $1,000
Learning Objectives for the Two Week Course
Children in Disasters
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.
Lodging and Shuttle
The Center for Global Health has negotiated a special nightly rate of $122 at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott Denver at Anschutz Medical Campus. This rate includes a free continental each morning.
If interested in booking your stay during the course, please click here
Springhill Suites by Marriott
13400 East Colfax Avenue, Aurora, CO 80011
Location and Parking on Campus
Campus Maps: Click here
to access an interactive campus map where you may identify buildings, parking, where to dine on campus, etc.
The Center for Global Health has received the following live activity credit via the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).
This Live activity, Global Health & Disasters Course, with a beginning date of 10/9/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 57.75 Elective credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Week 1: 32.08
Week 2: 25.67
Credit in the Colorado School of Public Health
The two-week Global Health and Disasters Course has been approved for 2 credit hours in the Colorado School of Public Health. Just register for course EPID6670-2.