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MPW course 3: War, weapons and conflict strategies

Medical Peace Work
Course Content
Beginning with weapons of mass destruction it then moves on to other weapons and strategies of war such as the use of landmines and mass rape. How doctors and other health professionals work towards disarmament and arms control.
Learning objectives, training objectives
Course 3 describes the health effects of war, weapons and strategies of violent conflict, and provides an historical and practical analysis of the response of health professional groups to war and militarisation.
Target Audience
Doctors, nurses, public health workers, mental health practitioners, other health professionals, as well as students in these fields
Typical postgraduate careers and job opportunities
Health professionals work for humanitarian, development, human rights, or medical peace organizations abroad or at home. Health professionals improve health outcomes for their patients and communities in violence-prone settings.
Qualifications
internet access
Certifications
CME-accreditation for all specialties by the Norwegian Medical Association
Local Organizer
European Medical Peace Work Partnership
Notes
The Medical Peace Work online courses are self-running and multi-media e-learning tools. The content is presented in seven different courses. Estimated workload for this course is about 8 hours.
 

Enquiries and Registration:

Mr. Dr. Klaus Melf
0047 0917 6 1591
Ms. Angelika Wilmen
0049 030 698 074 15
 
Categories
Development Cooperation - First Mission Abroad, Development Cooperation - Special Topics and Health, Distance Learning, Health Promotion, Humanitarian Assistance - Complex Emergencies, Humanitarian Assistance - First Mission Abroad, NA, Public Health
Type of degree
Certificate of attendance, Certificate of completion
Education form
E-Learning
Duration
1 day
Languages
English
Credit Points
8 CME
Fees
Participation is free
Organizer contact info
Revsfjora 310
5643 Strandvik
Norway
Tel: 0047 0917 6 1591
mpw@legermotatomvapen.no
 
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