MED 7019

GPEDS 2.0 For Medical Students


Emily Danich
Course Coordinator

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    Catalog description:  Global health has long been a priority at the University of Minnesota. This online course is designed to equip providers interested specifically in pediatrics with the knowledge that they need to practice in an under-resourced setting. This course, updated in 2019, consists of 29 pre-recorded lectures, each approximately 1 hour or less focusing on pediatric specific topics comprising 4 modules: Fundamentals of Global Child Health, Disease Identification and Management, Clinical Pearls and Preparing for work Abroad, and Global Pediatrics at home.

    Sites:  OL: Online learning

    Required session attendance:

    Typical weekly schedule/Delivery mode:  Self paced

    Direct patient care:  No

    Consent requirement: Open to student scheduling

    Course objectives:  By the end of the course, students will be able to apply what they have learned to work in a resource-limited pediatric setting, explain issues in tropical diseases, demonstrate cognitive flexibility when it comes to procedural skills and the importance of self-care and self-awareness when working abroad.

    Graded components: Post test. Must answer 25 out of 29 questions correctly.

    Grading scale: P/N


    Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

    Limited to Student Type:  No

    Course equivalency:  N/A

    Related curricular experience: N/A

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    Course evaluation: MedHub