GPEDS 2.0 For Medical Students
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
Course evaluation: MedHub