Available courses for health workers in peace issues

European Master in Disaster Medicine

Course level / degree:
Post-graduate
Related fields of medical peace work:
Civil protection and human securityTrauma healing and reconciliation
Target groups:
Medical StudentsOther health professionals
Country:
Belgium
Institution:
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Main Topics:
Epidemiological impacts and health risks of disasters, disaster medicine, disaster management, psychosocial support
Aim:
to improve competence in disaster medicine and the medical disaster management competencies for health workers, contribute to the global development of disaster medicine as an academic discipline through the creation of a global network of education and r
Requirements:
This programme is offered via distance learning.
Open to external students or non members:
Yes
Elective or obligatory:
Elective
Fee:
5,000 EUR
Duration:
1 academic year
Contact hours:
residential session with faculty and peers for 16 days
Credits:
60 ECTS
Teaching Methodologies:
e-learning curriculum, self-directed study, residential session with debates and practical exercises, research
Contact Details:
Prof. M. Debacker (michel.debacker@vub.ac.be) or Prof. I. Hubloue (ives.hubloue@uzbrussel.be)
Language:
English
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