Global Health ID Specialty Series

An Online Course for the Infectious Disease Specialist

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Content Overview

  • Pretest
  • 5 topic-based units with 15 sub-topics
  • A module feedback survey
  • Posttest
Speciality Series in Global Health Infectious Diseases

Objectives

· Increase your understanding of tropical infectious diseases that are not commonly seen in traditional American practices'.

· Increase your comfort with infectious disease treatment of international travelers.

· Increase your understanding of infectious diseases that affect refugee/immigrant/visiting friends and relatives patients within the United States.

· Increase your recognition of global migration factors, such as access to care, cultural differences, etc., that impact the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases in a global setting.

Units:

A. Travel

  1. Travel Medicine
  2. Vaccinations
  3. Diarrhea

B. Tropical and Travel Parasites:

  1. Malaria
  2. Other Protozoa
  3. Filaria
  4. Nematodes
  5. Other Worms

C. Tropical and Travel Bacteria:

  1. Tuberculosis
  2. Bacteria Group #1
  3. Bacteria Group #2

D. Viruses

  1. HIV
  2. Viruses Group #1
  3. Viruses Group #2

E. Fungi