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Intermediate Level

Approx. 15 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours videos, quizzes, and peer reviewed project...

English

Subtitles: English

Learner Career Outcomes

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 15 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours videos, quizzes, and peer reviewed project...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Introduction to Maternal Mortality and Morbidity in the Global Context

5 videos (Total 37 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
A Closer Look at the Numbers 5m
Causes of Death 7m
Signs of Progress 5m
Accelerating the Global Response 8m
3 readings
Course Overview10m
About Us10m
Readings & Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Introduction to Maternal Mortality and Morbidity in the Global Context20m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Introduction to Maternal Mortality and Morbidity in the U.S. Context

7 videos (Total 65 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Trends and Disparities in U.S. Maternal Mortality 11m
Severe Maternal Morbidity7m
Primary Prevention of Maternal Deaths 3m
Interview with Diana Childers and Dr. Wendy Book 10m
Secondary Prevention of Maternal Death 11m
When Prevention Fails: Maternal Mortality Review 11m
1 reading
Readings & Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Introduction to Maternal Mortality and Morbidity in the US 20m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

The Impact of the Health Care Workforce Shortage

6 videos (Total 45 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Maldistribution & Migration 6m
Shortage, Maldistribution, & Migration Solutions 6m
Task Shifting vs. Task Sharing 8m
The Effectiveness of Task Shifting & Task Sharing 10m
Policy Issues 6m
1 reading
Readings & Resources10m
1 practice exercise
The Impact of the Health Care Workforce Shortage on Maternal and Newborn Care20m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Emergency Obstetric Care & Health Facility Services

6 videos (Total 39 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
EmOC Signal Functions6m
United Nations Process Indicators for Monitoring EmOC 8m
EmOC Monitoring and Assessment 5m
Quality Improvement in EmOC 3m
Challenges to EmOC Implementation in Developing Country Contexts8m
1 reading
Readings & Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Emergency Obstetric Care: Health Facility Services that Support Maternal Health and Survival30m
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Neil Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

About Emory University

Emory University, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of the world's leading research universities. Its mission is to create, preserve, teach and apply knowledge in the service of humanity....

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