International Medicine Intensive Course by fdh56iuoui


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INMED International Medicine Intensive Course                                                     The course will be held at the
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                                                                                                    of Infectious Diseases

                  Starting: 7/1/10 1/1/11 3/1/11 5/1/11 6/1/11

!   Physicians, Dentists, &    $1025 $1085 $1140 $1250 $1470                                        Via Christi Medical Center
    Pharmacists                                                                                     International Medicine
! Residents, NPs, PAs          $810    $865      $920      $1030 $1250

!   Students*                  $535     $585      $645     $755      $865
                                                                                                    U n i v e r s i t y o f Te x a s
*Medical, PA, NP, Dental and Pharmacy students only. PhD students                                   Southwestern Medical
are not eligible for the student rate.                                                              Center/John Peter Smith                   International public health
To pay via credit card, pay online at or call
816-444-6400, or make checks payable to INMED and mail
                                                                                                    Hospital                                     Diseases of poverty
completed registration with payment to:                                                                                                Cross-cultural competency in healthcare
                                                                                                    University of Missouri
Institute for International Medicine
6400 Prospect Ave., Suite 338A                                                                      Kansas City School of                          Health leadership
Kansas City, MO 64132                                                                               Medicine International              Personal skills for cross-cultural living
CME/CEU Information                                                                                 Medicine Program
To be eligible for CME or CEU credit, one must attend the entire
course. Partial credit will not be given, and the certificates will be
given out at the conclusion of the course.
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If one is unable to attend the course after having registered, he/she             curriculum and logistics, please visit
                                                                                                                                                      June 6-17, 2011
must notify INMED in writing by April 30, 2011 to receive a refund.                                                                           University of Missouri - Kansas City
A $50.00 fee will be charged for all cancelled registrations. No          or contact INMED at:
                                                                                                                                                         5120 Holmes
refunds will be issued after April 30, 2011. INMED reserves the
right to cancel or modify individual sessions or the entire course. In                                                                             Kansas City, MO 64110
                                                                                             (816) 444-6400
the event of a course cancellation, a full tuition refund will be made.
                                                                                           Fax: 816-444-3060
At the completion of the INMED International Medicine Intensive Course,       Course Content                                                                         Course Topics
students in the context of a low-resource community will be able to:
                                                                              The course will address five particular bodies of knowledge:                            International Public Health
• Advocate for literacy, economic development, and those interventions most                                                                                          • Launching Into International
effective to promote health and prevent death and disability                  • International Public Health - Those factors                                            Medicine
• Prevent, diagnose, and treat the leading diseases of poverty                that most significantly impact health in low-                                           • World Health Challenges
• Assure that health interventions are culturally appropriate                 resource communities                                                                   • Promoting Health Thru
• Design effective health interventions as part of a health leadership team   • Diseases of Poverty - Focusing on                                                      Community Development
• Successfully adapt one's lifestyle to a new cultural context                preventing and treating medical conditions                                             • Nutritional Assessment
• Demonstrate technical proficiency in relevant clinical skills                that are most frequently associated with and
                                                                              encountered in low-income and developing                                               Diseases of Poverty
                Course Directors:                                             nations                                                                                • Water-Borne Diseases &
                                                                              • Cross-Cultural Skills - Addressing how to                                              Dehydration
                Nicholas Comninellis, MD, MPH                                 adapt to living and working effectively in                                             • Lower Respiratory Infections
                Assistant Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City       unfamiliar cultures                                                                    • Common Eye Disorders            Cross-Cultural Competencey In
                School of Medicine                                            • Health Leadership - Detailing how health professionals can work in                   • Essential Optical Refraction    Healthcare
                President, Institute for International Medicine – INMED       cooperation with communities to design and lead effective health systems               • Prevention of Global Blindness  • Health & Culture
                                                                              • Personal Skills For Cross-Cultural Living - Covering cultural adaptation,            • Burns & ENT Disorders           • Surviving Culture Shock
                                                                              physical health, personal relationships and financial skills connected with             • Oral/Dental Pathology           • Cultural Adaptation
                Nancy Crigger, PhD, ARNP                                      service in low-resource communities                                                    • Family Planning & Prenatal Care • Language Acquisition
                Associate Professor of Nursing, William Jewell College,                                                                                              • Obstetrical Complications
                Liberty, MO
                                                                                                  Educational Components
                                                                                                                                                                     • Common Newborn Illnesses        Health Leadership
                                                                                                                                                                     • Teaching Basic Newborn Care     • Principles of Disaster Management
                                                                                                  Students in the course will achieve the above learning
                                                                                                                                                                     • Vaccination & Well Child Care   • Comparative Health Systems
                                                                                                  objectives through the following educational components:
                                                                                                                                                                     • Malaria                         • Haiti Health Intervention Planning
                                                                                                                                                                     • TB                              • Community Health Assessment
                                                                                                  • Lecture presentations by expert professionals
Featured Faculty:                                                                                                                                                    • Fungal Diseases                 • Major Global Health Initiatives
                                                                                                  • Case studies providing analysis and application
                                                                                                                                                                     • Avian Influenza                  • Ethical Issues in International Medicine
Joe LeMaster, MD                                                                                  • Hands-on clinical skill stations to develop technical facility
                                                                                                                                                                     • Fine Needle Aspiration          • Future of International Medicine
Following residency in 1990, Joe and his wife Judy first                                           • Formation groups exploring personal application
                                                                                                                                                                     • Necrotizing Infections          • Research in International Health
served at Okhaldhunga Hospital in eastern Nepal, a 32-
                                                                              Enrollment Qualifications                                                               • Burn Management
bed facility that provided the only medical care for 300,000
                                                                                                                                                                     • Common Surgical Disorders       Personal Skills For International Living
people. During a furlough, Joe completed a Masters in
                                                                              The course is open to healthcare professionals and healthcare students in              • Chronic Disease Management      • Misconceptions About Medical Missions
Public Health in Developing Countries at the London
                                                                              the fields that routinely diagnose and treat disease, including physicians,             • Supplying Safe Drinking Water   • Choosing Your Service Path
School of Tropical Medicine. Over the next ten years he
                                                                              dentists, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists,                 • Evidence-based Disaster Medicine• International Travel Made Easier
also promoted maternal-child health through the
                                                                              resident physicians, students of medicine, dentistry, physician assistants,            • Bioterriorism                   • Personal Health Of The Traveler
Okhaldhunga Primary Health Care Programme in Nepal,
                                                                              and pharmacy.                                                                          • HIV Management                  • Financial Planning For Medical Missions
and he did research on leprosy with The Leprosy Mission
                                                                                                                                                                     • HIV Opportunistic Infections
and Anandaban Leprosy Hospital.                                               Evaluation                                                                             • Intestinal Helmithic Infections
                                                                                                                                                                     • Tissue Hemithic Infections
                 John Gibson, MD                                              Assessment of student's performance will be based upon:
                                                                                                                                                                     • Measles, Polio, & Dengue
                 Dr. Gibson is Program Director of the International                                                                                                 • Viral Hepatitis
                 Medicine Fellowship at the University of Texas               • Attendance and participation in all course events
                 Southwestern Health Sciences Center/John Peter Smith         • Acceptable performance on examinations
                 Hospital. He lived in Thailand from 1984-2004 training                     Certification
                 medical personnel and providing care for marginalized
                 people throughout the nation.                                              Students who successfully complete the course of study and
                                                                                            who pass the final examination will receive the INMED Academic
    The participating faculty includes 20 healthcare                                        Qualification In International Medicine. Verification of the
professionals with international medicine expertise. For                                    educational experience will be provided to the student's affiliated
                                                                                            school or residency program. Those who do not pass the final
 more information outlining the course curriculum and
                                                                                            examination will receive a certificate of attendance.
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