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2012 UMN Global Health Course: May 14, 2012 through May 27, 2012

On behalf of Dr. William Stauffer, Dr. Brett Hendel-Paterson, and Dr. Patricia Walker, you are invited to register for the 2012 In-Person Global Health Course!

Registration is now open and accessible via the University of Minnesota Continuing Medical Education Office.

2012 COURSE AGENDA:

The 2012 In-Person Global Health Course will consist of two continuous weeks, running from May 14, 2012 through May 27, 2012.

The goal of this year's Course will be to provide participants with hands-on experiences and preparatory guidance for the ASTMH examination.

The Course modules will include activities such as: case presentations, classroom discussions, simulation scenarios, laboratory sessions, and ultrasound technique instruction. A list of prerequisite and suggested lectures will be provided in advance of the classroom training.

2012 COURSE SCHEDULE: *A detailed course agenda will be available soon

May 14, 2012 - May 17, 2012
May 21, 2012 - May 25, 2012
May 25, 2012 - May 27, 2012 Mock Humanitarian Disaster/Refugee Camp

- The exercises will begin Friday and continue through Noon on Sunday

*An optional mock humanitarian disaster/refugee camp has been added to the end of the 2012 In-Person Global Health Course at no extra charge to participants. This exciting activity will be held in conjunction with the American Refugee Committee, the Humphrey Institute, and the CDC, and will take place at the Phillippo Scout Reservation camp that is located approximately 40 miles south of Minneapolis.

CME ACCREDITATION:
The University of Minnesota is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢ continuing medical education (CME) credit for physicians. Other health care professionals who participate in this CME activity may submit their Statements of Attendance to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit.

REGISTRATION FEES:

Option 1: Practicing Physicians, RNs, PAs, NPs, LPNs.

$1,490.00 + $200.00 for CME credit if desired

Option 2: Retired Physicians, Active Military Personnel, Health Care Providers from Developing Countries, Non-University of Minnesota Resident Physicians, Medical Students, Fellows, and Nursing Students as well as University of Minnesota Residents and Fellows outside of the Global Health Pathway. $745.00 + $200.00 for CME credit if desired

Option 3: UMN Faculty, UMN DOM Faculty, UMN Global Health Teaching Faculty, Full-Time CDC Staff, and UMN DOM/Global Health Pathway International Affiliate Site Faculty may contact gblhlth(at)umn.edu for further information.

Option 4: UMN Global Health Pathway Resident Physicians and UMN Medical Students may contact gblhlth(at)umn.edu for further information.

COMPLETE GLOBAL HEALTH COURSE CURRICULUM:

-The complete Course curriculum has been designed to cover all core topics required for the ASTMH Certificate of Knowledge examination.

-To meet ASTMH requirements, any two In-Person Global Health Course modules plus all seven Online Global Health Course modules must be completed.

-While not required, it is highly recommended that the online modules be taken in advance of the hands-on training.

NEW IN 2012 - ASIA CLINICAL TROPICAL MEDICINE COURSE:

This new hands-on training option will take place in Bangkok, Thailand from July 21, 2012 through August 3, 2012.


COURSE LOCATION:

University of Minnesota
Malcom Moos Tower, Room 2-690
515 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

PARKING AND TRANSIT:
http://www1.umn.edu/pts/park/apmfaq.html#APM37

CENTRAL CORRIDOR CONSTRUCTION:
http://www.metrocouncil.org/transportation/ccorridor/centralcorridor.asp


TRAVEL: Local travel agent option.
HOUSING: Local hotel accommodations are available.

Thank you for your interest in our Global Health Course, we hope to see you soon!
Please let me know if you are in need of a Letter of Invitation.

Debbie Luedtke, MSE
University of Minnesota
Global Health Pathway & Course Program/Project Specialist
PWB 14-100, MMC 284
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612.626.3526
E-Mail: luedt047(at)umn.edu
Web Site: http://www.globalhealth.umn.edu
Facebook: University of Minnesota Global Health
Twitter: @UMNGlobalHealth

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