Surgical Care in International Health

University of British Columbia-Branch for International Surgery / Branch for International Surgery
07.09.2010 - 03.12.2010  Vancouver British Columbia CANADA
12 week course-full online
Course Content
This first-of-its-kind course is an essential foundation to the emerging discipline of international surgery.SURG 510 99C is an entirely online (no classes on campus) three credit course created for those who want a flexible learning environment. Course topics include maternal mortality; trauma pandemic; ethical issues in surgical care in low resource settings; surgical education and the burden of disability.
Learning objectives, training objectives
• Increased understanding of the global status of unmet surgical need.
• A broader appreciation of the ethical issues, the role of advocacy, and the models of surgical care education in international surgery.
Target Audience
surgeons, surgery-related residents, health professionals, non medical with health-related field experience
Typical postgraduate careers and job opportunities
Humanitarian medical-related agencies such as MSF; ICRC and others. Teaching at academic institutions such as UBC.
some overseas field experience
Higher Education Authority
graduate course 3 credits at the Univesity of British Columbia CANADA
Our faculty have a long association with the University of British Columbia and the Branch for International Surgery and have been involved in surgical service around the globe.

Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Mairi Murchison
Development Cooperation - Advanced Training, Development Cooperation - Special Topics and Health, Humanitarian Assistance - Advanced Training, Public Health, Surgery
USD 2.000,00
Organizer contact info
910 west 10th avenue room 3104
V5Z 4E3 Vancouver British Columbia
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