Online Global Health Modules 1 - 7

COMPLETING THIS ONLINE ACTIVITY CONSISTS OF FIVE STEPS:

  1. Read all information below
  2. Register for the learning module (link at bottom of page)
  3. Complete the learning module
  4. Complete your course evaluation and feedback
  5. Print your Statement of Completion

Original release dates: Module 1: 10/6/2010; Module 2: 4/22/2011; Module 3: 4/22/2011; Module 4: 3/7/2011; Module 5: 3/15/2011; Module 6: 4/1/2011; Module 7: 10/6/2010
Recent content review and update: December 1, 2017
Content valid through: June 30, 2018*
*You will have access to the module for which you register for TWO years from the date of your registration. If updated content is published within these two years, the maximum credit count may change.

Providership
This activity is provided by the University of Minnesota. Presented in collaboration with the University of Minnesota Department of Medicine and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

About the Online Global Health Course
These modules are part of the University of Minnesota Department of Medicine Online Global Health Course. The overall goal of this course is to ensure that participants gain sufficient medical knowledge and expertise to pass the Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical and Travelers' Health Examination offered biannually by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH). To pass this exam, participants must demonstrate competence in the core curriculum as outlined by the ASTMH (www.astmh.org). For detailed information about the University of Minnesota Online Global Health Course, visit www.globalhealth.umn.edu/onlinetrainingglobalhealth/index.html.

STEP ONE: READ ALL INFORMATION BELOW

TARGET AUDIENCE
The primary audience for this module includes physicians and other health care providers working in immigrant, refugee, and travelers' health and tropical medicine.

OVERALL ACTIVITY OBJECTIVES

  • Practice clinical care for globally mobile populations including immigrants, refugees, and travelers.
  • Diagnose and treat tropical infectious and noninfectious diseases.
  • Discuss public health and ethical considerations in caring for populations in a resource-limited setting, including mission work, disaster response, and clinical medicine in low and middle income countries.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
View the estimated time to complete the modules.

Method of Participation
Participants must register and pay the appropriate fee to receive the personal login and access codes needed to enter each module. To complete the module, participants will do the following: read the objectives and faculty disclosures, proceed through the educational material, successfully complete the post-tests, and complete the module evaluation. Participants will receive further instructions regarding how to claim credit for the activity in a follow-up communication from the University of Minnesota's Office of Continuing Professional Development.

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In support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. View the accreditation statements.

 

DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS
All planning committee members and course faculty were required to disclose any relevant financial relationships related to their involvement in this course so that we could take steps to appropriately manage and resolve any potential conflicts of interest (real or perceived).

Planning Committee

  • Brett Hendel-Paterson, MD, CTropMed®, Co-Course Director, Faculty
  • Kate Venable, MD, CTropMed®, Co-Course Director, Faculty
  • William Stauffer, MD, MPH, CTropMed®, Co-Course Director, Faculty
  • Beth Scudder, MA, Course Developer, Instructional Designer
  • Sarah Sponsler, Global Medicine Pathway Coordinator
  • Morgan Riordan, Education Consultant
  • Jodi Brenden Amir, Senior Education Coordinator

Faculty
The majority of the faculty had nothing to disclose. The only reported exceptions are as follows:

Module 1 - Introduction to Health Care for Immigrant and Refugee Populations:
Faculty:

  • Elizabeth Barnett, MD: Grant/Research support: Intercell, Cerexa; Other: Royalties, Elsevie
  • William Stauffer, MD, MPH, CTropMed®: Critical Measures: Royalties on an educational online product
  • Patricia F. Walker, MD, DTM&H, FASTMH, Elsevier Publishing: Royalties, Royalties from textbook sales: Immigrant Medicine; UpToDate (Self) : From UpToDate for Immigrant screening content on their website (Status: Ongoing), Royalties (Status: Ongoing)

Module 2 - Disaster Response and Clinical Medicine in Resource-Limited Settings:

  • The Module 2 Faculty had no financial disclosures.

Module 3 - Public Health and Non-Communicable Disease in Developing Countries:
Faculty:

  • William Stauffer, MD, MPH, CTropMed®: Critical Measures: Royalties on an educational online product

Module 4 - Parasitic Infections:
Faculty:

  • William Stauffer, MD, MPH, CTropMed®: Critical Measures: Royalties on an educational online product
  • Patricia F. Walker, MD, DTM&H, FASTMH: Elsevier Publishing: Royalties from textbook sales
  • David Boulware: Grant/Research Support: GSK; Merck; Provision of an HIV medicine (efavarinz) for a NIH clinical trial, which in the US is made by Bristol-Meier-Squib; Investigator initiated research project: Pfizer; Merck

Module 5 - Bacterial, Mycobacterial and Fungal Infections:
Faculty:

  • Henry Wu, MD, Takeda Vaccines (Self): Funded for role as a site Co-Investigator for industry sponsored research

Module 6 - Viral Infections:
Faculty:

  • David Boulware: Grant/Research support: GlaxoSmithKline

Module 7 - Travel Medicine:
Faculty:

  • David Boulware: Grant/Research Support: GSK; Merck; Provision of an HIV medicine (efavarinz) for a NIH clinical trial, which in the US is made by Bristol-Meier-Squib; Investigator initiated research project: Pfizer; Merck
  • Elizabeth Barnett: Grant: Intercell, Cerexa; Other: Royalties, Elsevier
  • Patricia F. Walker, MD, DTM&H, FASTMH: Elsevier Publishing: Royalties from textbook sales
  • Elizabeth Barnett, MD: Consultant: Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Research Support: Cerexa, Inc. Intercell Pharma, ParVax, Inc., DSMB: Pfizer, Inc.

Disclosure Policy

View the Office of Continuing Professional Development Disclosure Policy.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
There is no commercial support for this activity.

PRIVACY STATEMENT/SHARING OF PRIVATE DATA
View the University of Minnesota Online Privacy Statement.

STEP TWO: REGISTER FOR THE MODULE(S)

Register online with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover by selecting Add to Cart in the Enroll Now section on the right side of this page.

QUESTIONS?
If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Continuing Professional Development, Medical School, at (612) 626-7600 or 1-800-776-8636, or e-mail us at cme@umn.edu.