HRH Professional Short Courses 2013/14

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh / Institute for International Health and Development (IIHD)
27.01.2014 - 07.02.2014  Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
2 weeks
Course Content
Much attention has been focused recently on the shortage of numbers of clinical health professionals, but as country health systems reform to take account of changing health needs, changing demographics and globalisation, planners must consider radical ways to make the health workforce more responsive and sustainable. Human resource management for health systems are inadequate almost everywhere and the role is often allocated to people with no relevant background.
Learning objectives, training objectives
These short courses/workshops are designed for planners and professionals new to Human Resources for Health who wish to gain skills and insights into planning, managing and developing their workforce towards sustained growth in capacity.
Target Audience
We would expect at least five years work experience in the health or social care system and participants should be reasonably fluent in English
No formal pre-requisites are need to join the short course
Participants will receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the course. Those who wish to gain formal academic credit or switch to a full postgraduate award may do so on completion of set course assessments
Local Organizer
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
Each course runs for three hours in either the morning of afternoon for two working weeks. Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh is located in a new campus on the east side of the beautiful and lively capital of Scotland.

Enquiries and Registration:

Global Health Workforce Planning (27 January - 7 February 2014) Managing and Developing the Health Workforce (24 March - 3 April 2014)
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Health Systems
Type of degree
Certificate of attendance, Certificate of completion
Education form
Extra Occupational
10 Days
On request
Organizer contact info
Queen Margaret University Way
EH21 6UU East Lothian
United Kingdom
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