Global Health Primer Course
2019 Course Dates
May 3, 2019 Denver Health Hospital Campus
August 26, 2019 University of Colorado - Anschutz Medical Campus
The Global Health Primer course
The Primer is a one-day course for healthcare providers (RNs, APRNs, PAs, Techs, EMTs, MDs, Pharmacists and students) with little to no international experience interested in expanding their global health knowledge! The course covers basic principles of contemporary global health practice and international health work. Content is delivered in short lectures, group discussions and small group activities. The course is for providers in all specialty areas, not only emergency medicine. The aim of this course is to equip participants with tools and resources for their next international medical experience in order to be an effective volunteer on the ground and empower local communities.
Care delivery in low-resource settings
Health volunteer professionalism
Global health ethics
Pharmacy for global health
Finding a volunteer opportunity
Practical tips for trip preparation and safety
Jointly provided with the CU College of Nursing and CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy.
The University of Colorado College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational offering for a maximum of 6.5 contact hours is provided by the University of Colorado College of Nursing Office of Continuing Education. Professionals are expected to claim credit commensurate with their level of participation in this activity.
The University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SSPPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). This activity is accredited for 6.5 hours of application-based CPE. To receive CPE, pharmacists must complete the online presentation evaluations and claim CPE on www.ipharmCE.UCDenver.edu. CPE will be uploaded to CPE Monitor within 48 hours of claiming credit.