Medical Mission Overview: An Orientation to International Aide Work - Bocas del Toro
Medical Mission Overview: An Orientation to International Aide Work is organized by Remote Care Education, University of Minnesota and will be held from Aug 18 - 24, 2019 at Floating Doctors, Bocas del Toro, Panama.
Note: room and board is included in the fee
This conference is ideal for experienced and inexperienced medical practitioners primarily from internal medicine, emergency medicine, family practice, pediatrics and obstetrics/gynecology who have a desire to effectively participate in providing quality healthcare in the remote setting, especially in tropical areas.
This activity is designed for individuals looking to develop and/or improve their tropical medicine competence and medical mission performance.
Credit Designation Statements - Live Activity Component
American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 30.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Credit Designation Statements - Distance Learning Component
American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This interactive course is designed to combine hands-on training alongside the experienced Floating Doctors staff with classroom didactics led by an international staff of highly trained and experienced physicians. Once onsite, there will be a total of four days of classroom discussions, reviewing perspectives on best practices for remote care diagnostics and treatments, two-and-a-half hours of hands-on portable ultrasound techniques, and two days of hands-on training in remote clinics where learners will be paired with a Lead Medical Provider with the Floating Doctors.
Distance Learning Component
This educational activity offers learners the opportunity to access educational materials online prior to the live activity. The online content includes:
• Medico-Legal Aspects of Mission Work
• Maximizing the Scope of Practice
• Mental Health
Additional Distance Learning Details
Original release date: April 1, 2019
Content valid through: August 17, 2019
• Two days of remote clinic deployment where the learner receives the highest quality instruction from experienced staff to ensure the retention of knowledge
• Ultrasound techniques for remote obstetrics, gastrointestinal, and cardiology diagnostics
• Cultural Competency
• Running a Successful Clinical Deployment
• Maternal Health
• Births in Remote Settings
• Infectious Disease
• Gastrointestinal Disease
Following completion of this activity, learners should be better able to:
• Plan and organize your own medical mission.
• Diagnose conditions using portable ultrasound.
• Describe how to identify and treat common presentations in remote settings without hospital support.
• Discuss tools and resources for the diagnoses and treatment of conditions outside your specialty in remote settings.
Remote Clinic Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of the clinic deployments, learners should be better able to:
• Perform in all areas of a remote clinic, clinical treatment station, pharmacy, intake.
• Diagnose and treat patients in remote settings.
• Organize and plan an appropriate pharmacy for future medical missions.
|Registration Type||Due Date||Price|
|Physician Early Fee||18 Jul,2019||USD 2000.00|
|Other Healthcare Professional Early Fee||18 Jul,2019||USD 1900.00|
|Resident/Fellow Early Fee||18 Jul,2019||USD 1800.00|