About This Course
Attendees will be exposed to relevant areas of One Health with special emphasis on approaches that integrate medicine as One Health and from a global One World perspective. Issues/Diseases of global health importance will be covered as well as their linkages to humans, animals and the environment. The course is a 48 contact hour, year long experience in which students are required to attend, participate in presented topics via monthly online webinar sessions as well as engage in discussion blogs, complete quizzes and develop a seminar presentation for peer review. The course is divided into 12 modules with each month in the year 2017 serving as a module focused on a particular One World, One Health, One Medicine approach. Each module will include live seminars, reading materials, quiz and a blog for posting submissions to a discussion question. This course will contribute to the development of global health professionals, who will demonstrate multidisciplinary knowledge and competence in dealing with global health issues, desire for lifelong learning, evidence-based practice, interdisciplinary team work, and professional and ethical behavior in practice in order to improve and sustain the health of the humans, animals and the environment.
- To embrace One Health that captures the unique characteristics of how humans, animals and the global environment interact with each other.
- To acquire broad global health tools needed to solve issues that are of international relevance.
- To demonstrate effective written and oral skills for communicating with diverse audiences on global health context.
- To describe a health issue of global significance in terms of determinants, magnitude, prevention and control.
- To gain a One Health perspectiove through the lens of a One World and One Medicine perspective.