Free Educational Offerings

We are delighted to be able to offer you some of our educational materials free of charge.

New: Caring for Newly Arrived Afghans

End of Life and Advance Care Planning: Honoring Choices Across Cultures

This 3-4-hour, lecture-based course prepares individuals in many disciplines who provide clinical care or support for patients and their families and will provide practical advice and a useful toolkit to direct discussions about advance care planning and to provide end-of-life care using core values of compassion and cultural humility.

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Interactive Cases

These online interactive tropical, travel, and refugee health clinical cases are free for you to explore and learn from. Cases from around the world and in many different areas encourage you to test your thinking and extend your learning!

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Introduction to Immigrant and Refugee Health

This 7-hour, lecture-based introductory course in immigrant and refugee health is offered free of charge. Lectures included here are by global health experts who also lecture for our annual Global Health Course.

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Introduction to Medical Interpreting

In this self-paced online module, students and practitioners learn to understand the basics of interpreting, comprehend the ethics of interpreting, and understand the guidelines and pitfalls of interpreting.

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Principles of Disaster Preparedness & Infectious Disease Outbreaks

This 9-hour, lecture-based course helps individuals to understand infectious disease outbreaks and control. While it was crafted in response to (and during) the COVID-19 pandemic, it does not contain COVID-19 specific lectures, as all lectures predate this pandemic, dating from 2015-2019.

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Live case presentations with colleagues from Selian Hospital in Arusha, Tanzania.

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Caring for Newly Arrived Afghans

This new, CME-bearing course helps medical professionals get ready to welcome newly arrived Afghans. Experts discuss Operation Allies Welcome, Afghan history and culture and how that might affect your Afghan patient. The course includes best practices on the refugee health domestic medical exam, skin exam, immediate clinician considerations in Afghan arrivals, psychological first aid, and mental health and trauma considerations in Afghans, all through the framework of cultural humility.

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Additional free resources from Dr. Bobbi Pritt at the Mayo Clinic:

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