Medical Care and Clinical Knowledge in Conflict

Course Description

Course Aims 

This course equips learners with in-depth knowledge about the landscape, needs, and challenges around providing medical care at times of conflict.

 

Topics Covered 

The course introduces learners to the nature and challenges around acute and emergency care and interventions at times of conflict. The course also reviews the role of healthcare staff and associated innovations, driven by the settings of conflict. The course then moves to address the major clinical conditions and diseases that may be encountered by healthcare providers, public health practitioners, or policy makers in conflict settings. Finally, the course highlights the challenges related to clinical care of vulnerable populations such as women, children, the elderly, persons with disabilities, and health providers.

 

Competencies

Learners completing this course will be able to:

  • Understand the acute and emergency care measures performed at the scene of injury
  • Recognize the challenges of providing medical care at times of conflict
  • Address the major types of injuries, clinical conditions and diseases at the time of conflict
  • Demonstrate the need for clinical care of specific populations at the time of conflict

 

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  • Format: Online Asynchronous
  • Language: English
  • Duration: 30 hours