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Global Health and Tropical Medicine Overview

June 25, 2018 - June 30, 2018

Organized by Christian Health Service Corps

June 25 – 30
CHSC Shalom Retreat and Training Center
Grand Saline, Texas


Course Description

Healthcare professionals and students – gain knowledge and skills for short or long term international service. This course provides an overview of tropical diseases in a case-based format and highlights the provision of quality care through application of global health guidelines. Sessions on topics ranging from malnutrition to cultural context outline approach to whole-person care in developing communities. Suturing and physical exam workshops promote practical skills for resource-limited settings.

Continuing Education

Nurses – CEU provided by Texas Woman’s University College of Nursing – T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences – Dallas Center. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16383 for up to 40.5 CEU. Contact hours awarded based on session attendance.

Physicians – This Live activity, Global Health and Tropical Medicine Overview, with a beginning date of 06/25/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 41.50Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


June 25, 2018
June 30, 2018
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