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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Nuts and Bolts of Travel Preparation

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 108 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Project Planning15m
Working in the Field5m
Tales from the Field: Steve Harvey18m
Preparing to Travel19m
Travel Advisories4m
Health Insurance6m
Emergencies8m
Tales from the Field: Summer and Shaun25m
3 readings
Syllabus10m
Foundations of Global Health Specialization10m
Ouma and Dimaras: Views from the global south10m
1 practice exercise
Nuts and Bolts of Travel Preparation30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Travel Health & Prevention

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 82 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
Vector-Borne Diseases and Prevention16m
Food and Waterborne Diseases19m
Rabies, Altitude, and Sun Exposure6m
Injuries5m
Tales from the Field (Julie Denison)4m
Finding Care Overseas4m
The Returned Traveler7m
Mental Health Considerations for Travelers5m
Burnout and Vicarious Traumatization7m
2 readings
Rates of intentionally caused and road crash deaths of US citizens abroad10m
Aid workers, assuming survivors' agony, at risk of 'vicarious trauma'10m
1 practice exercise
Travel Health & Prevention30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Staying Safe

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 94 min), 1 reading
7 videos
Moving Around17m
Staying Safe12m
Looking After Yourself15m
Tales from the Field: Joanne Katz20m
Safety and Gender-Based Violence6m
Lesbian-, Gay-, Bisexual-, Transgender-, Queer-, and Intersex-Specific Considerations8m
1 reading
A few resources on safety10m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Cultural Competence & Ethics

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 63 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Culture Shock14m
Tales from the Field: Courtland Robinson16m
Ethical Considerations of Training7m
Ethical Practices/Behaviors in Global Health8m
The Importance of Learning Languages11m
1 reading
Culture Shock and Travelers10m
1 practice exercise
Staying Safe and Cultural Competence & Ethics30m

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