Available courses for health workers in peace issues

Doctors working in prisons: human rights and ethical dilemmas

Course level / degree:
Certificate
Continuing education or vacational training
Related fields of medical peace work:
Human rights and International humanitarian law
Target groups:
Physicians
Nurses
Other health professionals
Country:
@ e-learning course
Institution:
Norwegian Medical Association, World Medical Association
Main Topics:
informed consent and confidentiality, responsibiliy to report abuses of Human rights, dual loyalty, hunger strike, health care for woman, children, mentally ill people and vulnerable groups, violence in prisons, symptoms of torture and other degrading tre
Aim:
to present relevant international statements regulating the medical treatment of prisoners and to raise prison doctors' awareness of their role in various areas of conflicting interests between the prisoner (patient) and the prison administration
Requirements:
no
Open to external students or non members:
Yes
Elective or obligatory:
Elective
Fee:
no
Duration:
12 hours
Contact hours:
Credits:
12 hours/points in post graduate and continuing medical education
Teaching Methodologies:
lessons with interactive cases and other real life material, exercises and multiple choice
Contact Details:
e-mail: lupin@legeforeningen.no, phone: + 47 23 10 91 03
Language:
English, Spanish, Hebrew, French
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