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Purpose
  • Support Personnel
Each module is authored by an expert in the field and organized with competency-based learning objectives, interactive case studies, core learning content, video case discussions and links to additional on-line resources. A brief overview of each module takes 10-15 minutes, but there are many layers of interactive on-line resources to provide learners with an opportunity for an in-depth learning experience.
Modules
  • Communicator (Medical Interpretation):
    experience how communication can impact the quality of health care
  • Medical Expert (The X-Factor):
    learn unique health needs and health care access barriers of newly arriving refugees
  • Advocate (Being Human):
    explore the field of social justice with health advocates
  • Professional (Cross Cultures):
    find out how working in the field can turn your professional identify upside down
  • Collaborator (Teamwork):
    appreciate the role of interdisciplinary collaboration, community engagement and provider networks
  • Manager (Against All Odds):
    discover the importance of good manager skills in resource limited settings
  • Scholar (Foundations):
    uncover the role of science and scholarly work in global health
Title Refugees and Global Health eLearning
Date launched 2013
Duration Ongoing
Type of Resource Online course
Purpose Support personnel
Online or Blended OL
Learning objectives These e-learning modules will introduce students to Refugees and Global Health through a series of interactive cases and multimedia presentations from doctors, nurses and students who have worked around the world; global health practitioners dedicated to exploring new frontiers and improving the health of vulnerable populations.
Target group Practitioners on Global Health
Evaluation results/ monitoring plan NA
Recognition or certification of learning NA
Financing and sustainability model -
Leading Organization Canadian Collaboration for Immigrant and Refugee Health (CCIRH) and the University of Ottawa, Canada
Contact Person Kevin Pottie, MD, CCFP, MClSc, FCFP
Associate Professor, Departments of Family Medicine and Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa CT Lamont Centre for Research in Primary Health
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website http://ccirhken.ca/e-learning/