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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 7 hours to complete

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Available languages

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Subtitles: English
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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 7 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Setting the Stage: Refugees, Displaced Persons, Conflict, and Complex Emergencies

Defining complex humanitarian emergencies, the top priorities and response, and main actors involved....
Reading
5 videos (Total 36 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
What are CHEs/Top Priorities12m
Major Actors8m
Data Collection in Emergencies11m
Overview/Summary1m
Reading2 readings
Getting Started10m
Readings & Resources45m
Quiz1 practice exercise
MODULE 1 Quiz12m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Healthcare in the Emergency Phase

Mental health programming for populations impacted by emergencies, reproductive health, food and nutrition, and water, sanitation, and hygiene....
Reading
5 videos (Total 44 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Reproductive Health8m
Food and Nutrition10m
Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene14m
Overview/Summary1m
Reading1 reading
Readings and Resources45m
Quiz1 practice exercise
MODULE 2 QUIZ16m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Disease Control

Disease control, and communicable non-communicable diseases....
Reading
8 videos (Total 64 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video8 videos
Vaccine Preventable Diseases / Measles10m
Malaria Control8m
Infectious Disease Emergency Response8m
Communicable Diseases - Acute Respiratory Infections10m
Non-Communicable Diseases8m
Overview/Summary1m
Supplementary: Diarrheal Diseases: A true life example from Haiti, 204m
Reading1 reading
Readings and Resources45m
Quiz1 practice exercise
MODULE 3 QUIZ18m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Program Management

Overview of an essential component of emergency management - program management....
Reading
5 videos (Total 42 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Logistics Part I9m
Logistics, Part II8m
Mental Health Aid Workers7m
Wrap Up3m
Reading1 reading
Readings and Resources45m
Quiz1 practice exercise
MODULE 4 QUIZ16m

Instructors

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Dabney P. Evans, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Hubert Department of Global Health. Rollins School of Public Health. Director, Center for Humanitarian Emergencies.
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Cyrus Shahpar

Assistant Professor, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine & Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health

About Emory University

Emory University, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of the world's leading research universities. Its mission is to create, preserve, teach and apply knowledge in the service of humanity....

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