Free Online Course on Preparing for an International Health Elective
St George's, University of London, King's College London is offering free online course on Preparing for an International Health Elective: Training in Global Health, Ethics and Safety. This course is primarily aimed at those currently studying in medical or healthcare disciplines and who are considering undertaking an International Health Elective as part of their training.
Prepare for undertaking an International Health Elective, in this course developed in collaboration with King's College LondonThis course will start on August 21, 2017.
Course At Glance
Length: 3 weeks
Effort: 2 hours/week
Subject: Preparing for an International Health Elective: Training in Global Health, Ethics and Safety
Institution: St George's, University of London, and Future learn
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course starts on August 21, 2017
St George's, University of London
The university provides a world-class multi-professional health sciences education that equips graduates to meet today's healthcare needs through relevant scientific research, clinical excellence, strong interpersonal skills and team-based working. Sharing a clinical environment with a major London teaching hospital, its innovative approach to education results in well-rounded, highly skilled clinicians, scientists, and health and social care professionals.
King's College London
King's College London is one of the world's leading research and teaching universities based in the heart of London.
About This Course
International health electives (IHEs) are highly variable, student-organised placements that offer important opportunities for student-directed learning about health and healthcare in unfamiliar contexts. They enable medical and healthcare students to take responsibility for their own learning and to explore areas of interest relevant to future careers.
Why Take This Course?
This is a free online course. This MOOC will be offered with Video Transcripts in English. Applicants can get a verified certificate.
Prepare for undertaking an International Health Elective, in this course developed in collaboration with King's College London
This course is primarily aimed at those currently studying in medical or healthcare disciplines and who are considering undertaking an International Health Elective as part of their training.
Paula Baraitser is a senior lecturer at the Kings Centre for Global Health where I lead the MSc and iBSc in global health. I am the elective's lead for GKT School of Medicine.
Carwvn Hooper is a Senior Lecturer in Medical Ethics and Law at St George's, University of London. I have studied medicine, philosophy and medical education. I have also completed a PhD in Law.
Fawzia is a Teaching Fellow at the King's Centre for Global Health
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